Retrieve Deleted iTunes Backup File On Windows

Updated on June 23, 2022


Restore your iTunes backup file that has been accidentally deleted or has gone missing from your computer. It is built with a deep scan algorithm that scans every sector of the drive to locate and restore your MDBACKUP files with full integrity. It is specially designed, which helps in recovering more than 300 file types on any Windows or Mac device including Windows 11, 10, and its earlier versions and macOS Monterey, Big Sur, Catalina, and its earlier version.




Accidentally Lost or Deleted iTunes Backup from Windows:


If the iTunes backup file is missing from its location, try to search it using the Windows search (Finder) option. If you cannot find the iTunes backup file, then check your Recycle Bin or Mac Trash. If you cannot find the iTunes backup file in both the cases, then probably your iTunes backup file is deleted from your computer. Hence, you need to restore it.

And, to help you recover lost iTunes backup files on Windows, here it is described how to recover deleted iTunes backup with Remo File Recovery Software.

Can I Recover Deleted iTunes Backup?

Yes, you can recover a deleted iTunes backup file on a Windows or Mac computer. The most important thing to do after losing or deleting an iTunes backup file is to stop using the computer or drive where the backup file was lost.

Use Remo Recover tool to recover deleted iTunes backup file from any Windows or Mac device, including Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, and previous its versions, as well as macOS Big Sur, Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, and older versions.

Common Reasons for iTunes Backup File Deletion or Loss on Windows

  • Deleting iTunes backup files knowingly or unintentionally
  • Hard disk drive getting infected with malicious programs
  • Formatting/reformatting the hard drives which contain iTunes backup files
  • Using unreliable and unauthorized third-party system applications

How to Recover Deleted iTunes Backup File?

Method 1: Recover Deleted iTunes backup file from Recycle Bin

The first place to look for your deleted iTunes backup file is the Recycle Bin. Follow the steps below to recover files from Recycle Bin.

  • Go to the Recycle Bin.
  • recycle bin

  • Check for the deleted iTunes Backup file.
  • Once you locate the deleted iTunes backup file right click on it and click on Restore.

recycle bin

Method 2: Recover Deleted iTunes Backup with Remo Recover


By making use of the Remo Recover tool for Windows or Mac, one can conveniently rescue deleted/lost iTunes backup file from any Windows or Mac. This software easily detects all kinds of file formats including images, movies, songs, program files, docs, and more with high accuracy. This software also supports recovery of large-sized deleted files and folders from any computer or USB storage device.

Remo Recover utility can be employed to recover deleted iTunes backup on all major Windows operating systems including Window 10. This software easily detects all kind of file formats including images, movies, songs, program files, docs, and more with high accuracy. This brilliant software supports recovery of files and folders that is removed accidentally, misplaced, or became inaccessible from any Windows-based computer or USB media storage device.

Steps to Recover Deleted ITunes Backup


1. Download and install Remo Recover on your Windows and select the drive from where you want to recover the deleted iTunes backup file.

2. To begin the scanning process click on the Scan option.

click on the scan option to recover deleted itunes backup file

Note: Now the Quick Scan starts then followed by the Deep Scan option. Wait for the scanning process to complete. You can navigate to the Dynamic Recovery View in the Tree Structure to see the recovered files. Then navigate to the Deleted Files folder and click on the Preview option to evaluate the recovery results.

go to the dynamic recovery view

3. Finally, select the MDBACKUP file and click on the Recover option.

How to Locate iTunes Backup files Manually?

iTunes saves iTunes backup files or folders in the Users folder. However, the location of the backup folder is determined by the operating system you are using. Despite the fact that you can make a copy of the Backup folder, you must not relocate it. Otherwise, the file will not be able to restore data from a moved backup file.

1. Find the iTunes Backup file on Windows

In the C drive follow the path to locate the iTunes Backup file on Windows \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\AppleComputer\MobileSync\Backup and hit Enter.

2. Find the iTunes Backup file on Mac

In the menu bar go to the search option and paste the path ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ and press Return.