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Is it possible to delete the contents of ~/Library/iTunes/Mobile Backups? This seems to be where backups were stored in older versions of iTunes/iOS? It appears like it is every backup of iPods, iPhones, etc. I've owned since 2003.

It seems like backups of an iPhone/iPad done locally are now stored in ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync and that it would be safe to delete the contents of the other folder (~/Library/iTunes/Mobile Backups) but would appreciate any confirmation that this is accurate :)

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Yes, you are correct. The new location for iOS backups is:

~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

This Apple KB article was recently updated to reflect this change. Hope this helps.

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