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How to Recover Lost Data from iPad

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 by Elvira Sharma
iPad is a tablet computer that you can use it to surf the Internet, chat with your friends, watch movies, and so on, as a computer can do. iPad users not only use it for entertainment but also use it for business. For example, some businessman would like to take iPad with them to show sample of their products to their clients. It is lighter and easy-carrying then other computers. For it is of so much convenience, iPad users use them frequently. It is possible for them to delete their iPad data unintentionally, what should we do if we face this situation? You can use iPad Data Recovery to help you.

iPhone Data Recovery is a effective program for you to retrieve your iPad data. The reason why iPad Data Recovery is so popular can be listed as follow:
1. It is compatible to every iPad model no matter you use the latest one or the previous one. It is also compatible to other iDevice like iPhone and iPod touch.
2. You can download iPad Data Recovery (Windows) or iPad Data Recovery (Mac) according to your computer.
3. It can recover your lost iPad bookmarks, videos, pictures, notes, calendars, and so forth with simple steps.
4. iPad Data Recovery provides you with three different recovery modes: To directly scan your iPad for lost data, to restore from iTunes backup and to recover from iCloud backup.

You can download the free trial version first and perform the recovery by yourself according to the instruction below:

Now, the article will be divided into two parts to show you two different ways to restore your iPad data.

Part 1: How to Recover Lost Data from iPad 2/3/4 Directly

Step 1. Connect your iPad to the computer with USB cable and scan
After download and install iPad Data Recovery on your computer, launch it and connect your iPad to your computer with USB cable. Click "Start Scan" to start scanning your iPad. Then you will see the window as follow.

Extract iPad Lost Data
Recover Deleted iPad Data

Step 2. Preview and recover iPad data
After the scan finished, you can preview all the found data. Tick what you want and click "Recover" to save them in the specified file on your computer. Then you can get them back to your iPad with USB cable.

Undelete iPad Lost Data
Note: Both the deleted data and the existed ones are all scanned out in this step. You can slide to the top of the window to click "Only display the deleted items" to display the deleted files only.

This is the whole steps of How to Recover Lost Data from iPad 2/3/4 Directly, hope it can satisfy you. If not, you can get a rough idea of the second choice in the contents below: How to Recover Lost Data from iTunes backup, it provides you an alternative method to Recover Lost Data from iPad.

Part 2: How to Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode
After installing and launching the program on your Mac, you'll get the interface below. Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" to move on.
Undelete iPad Lost Files
Note: If you choose to recover from iTunes backup file, you don't need to connect your device to your computer. What you need to do is to make sure you have backup your iPad data before.

Step 2. Scan and extract your iTunes backup file

If you've ever synced more than one iOS device with iTunes on your Mac, like iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, there will be more than one backup files. Choose the one for your iPad and click "Start Scan" to extract it.

scan itunes backup files

Step 3. Start to recover iPad data
Now all the contents in the iTunes backup are scanned out and displayed. You can preview and check to recover your deleted iPad notes, photos, videos, contacts or calendar, and so forth. Then hit "Recover" and save them on your computer.
Get Back iPad Lost Data
By following the above steps, you now have all those data back. Please remember that you should backup your iPad regularly so as to avoid data lost. By the way, if you have iPhone or iPod, you can make full use of iOS Data Recovery which also works well with iPhone 6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4S/4/3GS and iPod touch5/4.
Download the free trial version to try it by yourself if you like iPhone Data Recovery after reading this article.

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