Windows XP:


C:\Documents and Settings\<your username>\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup

How to display this folder in Windows Explorer:

  1. Make sure hidden files are visible in Windows Explorer, here's how:
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/tips/hiddenfiles.mspx
  2. Browse to "C:\Documents and Settings\<your username>\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup"

Windows 8, 7, Vista:


C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup

How to display this folder in Windows Explorer:

  1. Make sure hidden files are visible in Windows Explorer, here's how:
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Show-hidden-files
  2. Browse to "C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup"

Max OS X:


/Users/<your username>/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/<your device id>

How to display this folder in Finder:

  1. Click the "Finder" icon from the dock.
  2. Select "Go" / "Go to Folder ..." from the Finder's top menu
  3. Enter : "/Users/<your username>/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup" and click "Go"