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Last Updated : Sept 10, 2018 | Written by Amanda

If you backup your iPhone to macOS Mojave via iTunes or iCloud but do not know where are iPhone backups stored on Mac, you can follow this guide on how to find iPhone backup on Mac to access the location folder of iPhone videos, photos, music, contacts, text messages, calendar, notes, etc.

Find iTunes Backup Location on Mac

Method 1

Step 1. Click the search in the menu bar.

Step 2. Type this into the search box: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/, or just hit Command+Shift+G on keyboard and then paste the path in Go To Folder screen. The (~) stands for home directory.

Step 3. Press Return and you will see where iPhone backups are stored on Mac.

Find iPhone Backup on Mac

Method 2: Via iTunes

Step 1. Launch iTunes and then choose Preferences in the menu bar at the top left corner.

Step 2. Click Devices.

Step 3. Control-click the backup that you want, then choose Show in Finder to see iPhone backup location on Mac.

Notice: Backup iPhone to Mac via iTunes allows you to copy the Backup folder but you can't move it to a different folder, external drive or network drive. And please do not edit, rename or extract contents from your backup files as that may prevent you from restoring iPhone from backups.
Apples doesn't support opening of iTunes-created backup files even in iTunes itself. You can only see these backup files once you restore them into your iPhone using a backup file or through a third-party iPhone backup viewer.

Locate iPhone Backups

Find iCloud Backup Location on macOS Mojave and older

Step 1. On your iPhone, select Settings -> [your name] -> iCloud, then tap iCloud Backup.

Step 2. In Mac, go to Apple menu -> System Preferences -> click iCloud -> click Manage.

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How to Find iPhone Backup on Mac

DearMob iPhone Manager is a top-notch iPhone backup viewer allowing you to find iPhone backup location on macOS Mojave and older in an effortless way. It is also an iPhone backup software letting you backup and restore iPhone in one click.

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Backup iPhone with DearMob iPhone Manager

Step 1. Download, install and launch DearMob iPhone Manager on your Mac.
Step 2. Connect your iPhone to Mac via USB cable. If there is a message popping up on your iPhone, connect Trust This Computer to continue.
Step 3. When you access the main UI of this iPhone backup viewer, click the "Backup" button.
Step 4. Just click "Backup Now" to backup your iPhone to Mac.

Find iPhone Backup on Mac
DearMob iPhone Manager allows you to set the backup folder manually. You can choose any directory to save your iPhone backups. Once the iPhone backup on Mac is done, you can find the backup files in the specific folder.

Restore iPhone Backups
If you wan to restore your iPhone backups, this tool also stands by you. Just connect your iPhone to Mac and then click Restore button to one click restore iPhone backups in minutes.

Encrypt iPhone Backups
When you backup your iPhone, you can choose to encrypt iPhone backup with a password-protected way.

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