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Where are iphone backups now located in Mountain Lion
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Nov 12, 2012, 06:23 AM
I know previously you could find your backups in ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup, but I do not have a MobileSync folder in my Application Support Folder, is it now a hidden folder or what?
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Nov 15, 2012, 01:41 AM
iPhone Backup Location for Mac OS X
in Mac OS X your iPhone files are backed up at the following location:

~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

The (~) symbol signifies your home directory, which is the same place all your other personal documents are stored.

iPhone Backup Location for Windows 7, XP, and Vista
Windows XP stores all of your iPhone backup files in this location:

CDocuments and Settings\user\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup

Windows Vista and Windows 7 backs up the iPhone files to here:

CUsers\user\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
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