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idevicebackup2(1) General Commands Manual idevicebackup2(1)

NAME

idevicebackup2 - Create or restore backups for devices running iOS 4 or later.

SYNOPSIS

idevicebackup2 [OPTIONS] CMD [CMDOPTIONS] DIRECTORY

DESCRIPTION

Create or restore backup from the current or specified directory.

OPTIONS

-u, --udid UDID
target specific device by UDID.
-s, --source UDID
use backup data from device specified by UDID.
-i, --interactive
request passwords interactively on the command line.
-n, --network
connect to network device.
-d, --debug
enable communication debugging.
-h, --help
prints usage information.
-v, --version
prints version information.

COMMANDS

backup
create backup for the device.
--full
force full backup from device.
restore
restore last backup to the device.
--system
restore system files, too.
--no-reboot
reboot the system when done.
--copy
create a copy of backup folder before restoring.
--settings
restore device settings from the backup.
--remove
remove items which are not being restored.
--skip-apps
do not trigger re-installation of apps after restore.
--password PWD
supply the password of the source backup.
info
show details about last completed backup of device.
list
list files of last completed backup in CSV format.
unback
unpack a completed backup in DIRECTORY/_unback_/
encryption on|off [PWD]
enable or disable backup encryption.
changepw [OLD NEW]
change backup password on target device.
cloud on|off
enable or disable cloud use (requires iCloud account).

AUTHORS

Martin Szulecki

Nikias Bassen

ON THE WEB

https://libimobiledevice.org

https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libimobiledevice