idevicebackup2 man page

idevicebackup2 ā€” 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 its 40-digit device UDID.

-s, --source UDID

use backup data from device specified by UDID.

-i, --interactive

request passwords interactively on the command line.

-d, --debug

enable communication debugging.

-h, --help

prints usage information.

Commands

backup

create backup for the device.

restore

restore last backup to the device.

--system

restore system files, too.

--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.

--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.

encryption on|off [PWD]

enable or disable backup encryption.

changepw [OLD NEW]

change backup password on target device.

Authors

Martin Szulecki

Nikias Bassen

See Also

idevicebackup(1)

On the Web

http://libimobiledevice.org