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How to Recover Lost Data from iPad

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 by Elvira Sharma
As one of Apple products, iPad gives users more fun and a better users experience. Compared with laptop, it is lighter and easier to carry. At the same time, it can also be used as a camera, which is a better choice for photographers. The popularity of iPad makes the issue about losing data on iPad hot. Many users start searching for the effective methods to recover lost files after they find them get lost or accidentally deleted them. Undoubtedly, the lost files can be restored, but to do it better, you need to have a third-party software to help you. iPhone Data Recovery is what I will recommend to you.

iPhone Data Recovery is a useful data recovery not only for iPhone, but also for iPad. It can restore any contents from all iDevice, no matter which version of iOS. What’s more, it provides users with three different methods: recover from iOS device directly, recover from iTunes backup, and recover from iCloud backup file. You can choose one according to your actual situation. In addition, no matter what operating system you are using, it can also work well on both Windows and Mac computer.

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In this article, I will show you two different ways to restore your iPad data in two parts.

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

Step 1. Connect your iPad to the computer and scan the device
Firstly, use a USB cable to connect your iPad to your PC and launch the program on it. When you get the window as below, choose the recovery mode of Recover from iOS Device and click “Start Scan” to starting scanning your device.

Extract iPad Lost Data

Step 2. Preview and recover iPad data
After the scanning completes, you can see all data scanned out and listed in categories. You can preview the content of them. And tick what you want to recover. Then click “Recover” to get them back to your computer.

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.

Part 2: How to Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup File

Step 1. Choose the recovery mode and download iTunes backup file
Launch the iPhone Data Recovery on your computer and switch the recovery mode to “Recover from iTunes Backup File”.

Restore iPhone Deleted Data

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 backed up your iPad data before.

Step 2. Extract your iTunes backup file
Choose a backup file from the list on the right side of the interface and click "Start Scan" to extract it. After that, you can get the window as below.

Restore iPhone Deleted Data

Step 3. Start to recover iPad data
Now all the contents in the iTunes backup are scanned out and displayed. You can preview them one by one. Then check those you want to recover and press “Recover” to save them on your computer.

get back iphone 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 iPhone Data Recovery which also works well with iPhone 6 Plus/ 6/ 5s/ 5c/ 5/ 4S/ 4/ 3GS and iPod touch 5/ 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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