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Is it possible to create multiple encrypted backups with different passwords in different iTunes?

For example, if I create an encrypted backup in iTunes 1 with password 'abc' and then plug the device into into iTunes 2 on a different computer and try to create another encrypted backup. Will I be able to set password 'xyz'?

From then on, when I return to iTunes 1 will the backup password on that iTunes be 'abc' or 'xyz'?

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You can sync (and backup) your iDevice with one computer only, so the problem of assigning different passwords doesn't come up at all.

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I nearly hear about iPhone users to create more than one password. For encrytped iPhone backup password, I think you should create only one password for safe.

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Why do you think one should only make one password? Can you explain it a little bit further? –  Pfitz Dec 26 '12 at 8:41
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