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I forgot my Encrypt Local Backup password for iPhone4S.

I tried to transfer contacts, photos, etc. to my new iPhone5 through iTunes with operation "restore from backup" but it always asks for a password that I can't remember.

How I can transfer contacts, photos, etc. to my new iPhone5, or do I have to enter all contacts manually?

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possible duplicate of Enter the passcode to unlock your iphone backup file – patrix Dec 12 '12 at 22:21
So you set an encryption password at one point, but now don't remember it? If that is the case, according to Apple, there is no recovery. – bassplayer7 Dec 12 '12 at 23:12
If you still have the old phone and haven't reset it, I imagine you can set a new backup encryption password and then make a new backup. Otherwise, I'm afraid you're screwed. – Harald Hanche-Olsen Dec 13 '12 at 17:42

I knew that you need the backup password to get your contacts, photos, videos, etc. I have the same situation before. You can find a tool to unlock the backup password, or go to Google Search: "iPhone Backup Unlocker"

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