With Belkasoft X you can perform a full file system acquisition of numerous iOS device models. The product can acquire image of an iPhone or an iPad without you doing jailbreak! The acquired image is the same full file system copy like the one obtained with a jailbreak or checkm8-based acquisition however, unlike checkm8, it works on a broader range of devices and iOS versions.

Below you can find a list of requirements to use this method:

  • iOS device models: iPhone 5S to iPhone X as well as newer models:
    • iPhone XS/XS Max
    • iPhone XR
    • iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max
    • iPhone 12/Mini/Pro/Pro Max
    • iPhone 13/Mini/Pro/Pro Max
    • iPhone 14/Plus/Pro/Pro Max
    • iPhone SE (2nd gen)
    • iPhone SE (3rd gen)
    • iPad Air (3rd gen)
    • iPad Pro (3rd gen) and others
  • iOS versions:
    • 10.3.3 to 15.1.1 (full file system and keychain)
    • 15.2 to 15.7.1 (partial file system that misses some system databases including SMS, calendar and alike)
    • 16.0 to 16.5 (full file system and keychain)
  • Apple ID: You must possess either an Apple ID or an Apple Developer Account
  • Antivirus: Antivirus must be switched off otherwise it may delete the agent as it functions in a manner similar to an exploit
  • Internet connection:
    • If the Apple ID is utilized, an Internet connection is required on both the computer with Belkasoft X and the examined device
    • If the Apple Developer Account is used, an Internet connection is necessary only on the computer
      • However Internet connection is still necessary on the device if the Apple Developer Account was registered after June 6, 2021 and iOS version is iOS 15.0 or higher
  • Approximately 100Mb of free space on the device

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