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iPhone and iOS Forensics by Katie Strzempka, Andrew Hoog

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Appendix A. iTunes backup location
When a user initiates a backup of their iOS device through iTunes, these files are stored in a default location, depending on the operating system running on the workstation. The following table outlines the iTunes backup storage locations for various operating systems.
Table A.1. iTunes Backup Locations
Operating SystemLocation
Windows XPC:\Documents and Settings\<user name>\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
Windows Vista/Windows 7C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
Mac OS XUsers/<user name>/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

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