Where are iPhone backup files stored on my Mac computer?

Where are iPhone backup files stored on my Mac computer?

The location of the iPhone backup files generated in iTunes is the following directory:

/Users/USERNAME/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

Replace USERNAME with your personal account name. In the Finder, navigate to your home directory under PLACES and click Library -> Application Support -> MobileSync -> Backup

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The OP is asking about the backup of the iPhone, NOT the operating system file. Your approach will not work for a backup, and now that the OP has followed your directions he or she has all but eliminated the possibility of restoring the backup.
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the location of backup files:

Windows XP:

\Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple
Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8:

\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

You can browse your iTunes backup files with a Free iTunes Backup Explorer to read and access iphone backup files

The OP is asking about the backup of the iPhone, NOT the operating system file. Your approach will not work for a backup, and now that the OP has followed your directions he or she has all but eliminated the possibility of restoring the backup.
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As files from iphone backup is saved in the form of unreadable and hidden folder. Even though you know the location of backup files:

Windows XP:

\Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple
Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8:

\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

After finding the files. You can browse your iTunes backup files with a Free iTunes Backup Explorer to ,read and access files from iPhone backup to PC

Here's a solution from Apple Support:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203271

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