How to Change iTunes Backup Location to External Drive Windows 10/11 | Complete Guide



How to Change iTunes Backup Location to External Drive Windows 10/11 | Complete Guide

How to Change iTunes Backup Location to External Drive Windows 10/11 | Complete Guide

This is a to-the-point video about how one can change the destination of iTunes to backup your ios devices (iPhone, iPad, and others) to external sources. Comes handy if you are using a shared computer. Please read below carefully.

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If you are using the desktop version of iTunes, type:

cmd /c mklink /J “%APPDATA%Apple ComputerMobileSyncBackup” “D:New iTunes Backup”

If you are using the Windows Store version of iTunes, type:

cmd /c mklink /J “C:Users[USERNAME]AppleMobileSyncBackup” “D:New iTunes Backup”

Once again, make sure to replace C with the drive letter of your primary partition and [USERNAME] with your Windows username

Depending on your version of iTunes, get to the MobileSync directory and launch PowerShell with the Shift key pressed. Once inside, run the following command:

cmd /c rmdir D:New iTunes Backup
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