2

My iphone 4 was backing up to the cloud. I got a 5, and did the entire restore process. I was irritated and inconvenienced to discover that my email account passwords and my google 2-step verification tokens in the google authenticator app did not come back from the backup. I had to re-enter account passwords, and then tear down and re-set-up the google authenticator tokens.

Aside from my mild pique that the Apple person who sold me the phone neglected to mention this little bit of entertainment, I'm left wondering: is there any way to get backups to include this stuff? Do itunes backups include this stuff, so that I'd be happier if I switched from cloud to itunes?

2

I believe that if you make an encrypted backup using iTunes it will include passwords.

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .