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idevicebackup2 — 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

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