idevicebackup2 - Man Page

Create or restore backups for devices running iOS 4 or later.

Synopsis

idevicebackup2 [Options] CMD [CMDOPTIONS] DIRECTORY

Description

Create or restore backup from the current or specified directory.

Options

-u,  --udid UDID

target specific device by UDID.

-s,  --source UDID

use backup data from device specified by UDID.

-i,  --interactive

request passwords interactively on the command line.

-n,  --network

connect to network device.

-d,  --debug

enable communication debugging.

-h,  --help

prints usage information.

-v,  --version

prints version information.

Commands

backup

create backup for the device.

--full

force full backup from device.

restore

restore last backup to the device.

--system

restore system files, too.

--no-reboot

reboot the system when done.

--copy

create a copy of backup folder before restoring.

--settings

restore device settings from the backup.

--remove

remove items which are not being restored.

--skip-apps

do not trigger re-installation of apps after restore.

--password PWD

supply the password of the source backup.

info

show details about last completed backup of device.

list

list files of last completed backup in CSV format.

unback

unpack a completed backup in DIRECTORY/_unback_/

encryption on|off [PWD]

enable or disable backup encryption.

changepw [OLD NEW]

change backup password on target device.

cloud on|off

enable or disable cloud use (requires iCloud account).

Authors

Martin Szulecki

Nikias Bassen

On the Web

https://libimobiledevice.org

https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libimobiledevice

Referenced By

idevicebackup(1).