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iSafeCopy - Utility To Backup And Restore iPhone Data Including Cydia Applications

iSafeCopy LogoApple iTunes provides iPhone and iPod Touch backup and restore facility, but if you have jailbroken your device you must be having lots of stuff that iTunes won't backup, in such a situation restoring your device will result in loss of such data, thanks to brand new software iSafeCopy you can now backup and restore that data savings lots of time re-installing everything from scratch.

iSafeCopy User Interface

iSafeCopy is currently in beta and allows iPhone and iPod Touch users to backup and restore Cydia sources, installed applications, Winterboard Themes, Cycorder Videos, Camera Roll Images, Wallpapers, MxTube saves, Ringtones, Address book, SMS, Notes, iBlacklist Database, Full Call History and Calender data with ease.

Using iSafeCopy is pretty straightforward you simply download the application from here (link removed see update below), Now, extract and launch iSafeCopy and connect your iPhone or iPod Touch to start using the software, the application makes use of SSH to communicate with iPhone so make sure you have OpenSSH installed on your device and allow iSafeCopy bypass Windows firewall.

iSafeCopy SSH

The BETA version of the software is limited to 30 days to make sure users use bug-free final version instead of beta after launch.

UPDATE : It seems the product is no more supported and users are not getting their registration codes after payment, see comments below.


thanks a lott...i'll test it and post result.

still writing error connecting

You need to install OpenSSH on your device from Cydia bfore using this.

I just started backup - initially had some issues as it couldnt connect.

1. Install OpenSSH
2. Run iTunnel
3. Run iSafeCopy and click Connect.

And it is ready for you to work on.

Use default password "alpine" if you change root password an error appears

Hi I made a back up of isafe copy and all ent well. Now for the life of me i cant get it to connect and that means I can restore my have open ssh on my iphone

Hi i openssh installed i ran itunnel then i ran isafecopy and still i can't connect please help

dOES this app work on os 3.0? Cause i cant connect now that i upgraded to 3.0, and i could on 2.2

Does this work on os 3? i could connect on 2.2 and sicne the upgrade i cant!

I could not get the default ssh tunnel working so I just used a command like this in cygwin:

ssh -l root -L22:

leave the default password on the iphone 'alpine'

Mine is a day over...and it doesn't install anything, so you can't just reinstall...

works perfectly after upgrading jailbroken 2G iphone from 2.2 to 3.0 using redsn0w 0.8 restored everything many thanks

I purchased iSafe Copy from the iDevmobile website through paypal today because my trial was 36 days of the 30 days and would only give me the option to "close" or purchase/register. I received my confirmation from Paypal however i have not received any instructions on how to "unlock" the software or a link to download a registered copy. I also can not find ANY link or their site to contact anyone and noticed that a woman on twitter messaged them either yesterday, or earlier today that had purchased it on July 26th. They replied that the key was sent. I sent her a tweet, waiting for a reply to see if she actually got her "key" and how to activate it. Has anyone else received their key or know how and where to get mine to unlock this...bricked my iphone 3g yesterday and restored this morning...i would like to finish restoring from a backup 2 days ago.

Thanks in advance

Purchased and i am still waiting on instructions to unlock. Anyone else have a problem getting theirs unlocked/registered?

I also am waiting. I purchased 2 days ago. I sent an email earlier today to the that was listed on the paypal receipt. I was the post above yours in the forum and i am waiting for a reply from someone else also. Hoping someone that has registered can answers our questions.

I purchased two products from idevmobile also and have not recan activation code.

i bought with paypal almost a week ago. I tried emailing the developer, but got no serial.


i wonder how much we have to pay for it and how i couldn't find it :(

These people are dishonest Ask paypal for a refund as you'll never get an activation code

I also paid for an activation code, but still waiting, No response to my emails. It looks like a great program, pitty the promoters have shot through.

Sync can be used to restore a single APP. But it does not restore APP DATA.

According to latest apple website info, restore from backup is always predicated with a factory reset, which is STUPID.

From apples website:

On Windows XP, backup files are put here: \Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

Regarding "restore", according to Apple's website, the FIRST PART of restoring from a backup involves this:

"Restoring your device will delete all the data from your device, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. All settings are restored to their factory condition."

The LAST part, according to Apple: "The final step is to restore your device from a previous backup"

You are promted with dates of previous backups (which apple calls "syncs").

The STUPIDITY here is that in order to restore from a previous backup, you must first RESET the device to FACTORY SETTINGS. That is pure stupidity.

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