Keeping Backup of your iPhone, iPod or iPad is essential task, you need to do, if you want to prevent data losses or any error you may encounter on your phone. Your IOS device backup may help you on many occasions, like, it can help you to restore your device from the previous store Backup or if you have forgotten your Passcode, it will help there as well, and what if by mistake, you erase all your data? Again it can help you to restore your important data.
You may have noticed, that by default iTunes, stores your Backup to a strange place on your drive, and normal people like us, don’t know, how to locate and access previously stored backup on your desktop. I therefore, have brought a new tutorial to help you, how to change iPhone Backup location in iTunes, so that you’re able to access it quickly.
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Instructions to Change iPhone, iPad or iPod Backup Location in iTunes
Step 1. First of all, go to Start->Run->Type CMD
Step 2. Now in the command window type the following and hit the Enter button from your keyboard:
cd “%APPDATA%\Apple Computer\MobileSync”
Step 3. Now you need to rename your old backup folder by typing the following commands:
ren Backup Backup_Old
Step 4. Now type the following commands to create a new directory for storing your Backups from iTunes for your IOS device.
Step 5. After creating a new directory for your Backups, type the following commands, to create a symbolic link to the new directory.
mklink /J “%APPDATA%\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup D:\temp\Backup”
Step 6. To verify your symbolic link, use Windows Explorer, there you will notice an arrow at the bottom, as shown in the below image.
Hopefully, you have understood the whole process, how to change the default location of iPhone, iPad or iPod touch Backup location in iTunes using the RUN commands. If you do have queries or confused at any step, feel free to ask in the comment section.