How to Recover Deleted or Lost Data from iPad

Lost important iPad data due to iOS upgrade or factory reset? Or accidentally wipe off all iPad files? When lost iPad crucial data, how to recover them in a simple and secure way? This article offers three methods for you to recover iPad data from backup or without backup.

Method 1: Restore deleted or lost data from iTunes backups

If you have the habit of backing up everything on iTunes, then congratulations! You can recover most important files and information from iTunes backups except those newly-added files after last sync. Clicking on "Restore Backup..." will start the recovery process.

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Method 2: Retrieve deleted or lost data from iCloud backups

iCloud backups do not cover all types of files and data, but you can still retrieve a lot of things through iCloud backups. After you log in the with your account information, you can see the backup file types listed on the Home Page, and you can click on each type to perform the iPad data recovery.

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Method 3: Use iPad recovery software to recover the files selectively

Want to perform iPad recovery in an easy and fast way? You can't miss iMyfone D-Back iPad data recovery or iPad data recovery for Mac


iPad data recovery (iOS 10 Supported)

  • Supported multiple iPad: iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini, iPad 2, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, The New iPad, iPad with Retina display and more;
  • Smart scan and recovery mode: Intelligently scan and recover your lost iPad data from iPad, iTunes backup and iCloud backup without selecting them manually.
  • Recoverable files: text message, photo, video, calendar, contact, bookmark, note, whatsApp and more.

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How to Restore Your Lost iPad Data with the iMyfone D-Back?

Step 1. Select the Lost File Types You Want to Recover and How You Lost Them

Launch the program after downloading it successfully. Connect your iPad to computer via the original USB cable. Then, please select the exact file types that you want to recover. Continuously, you need to choose how you lost your data for quick scan and recovery.

2. Select Files from Smart Recovery

Note: iMyfone D-Back for iPad will only scan the file types you’ve chosen instead of all file types which will save your valuable time.

Step 2. Scan for Lost iPad Files

iMyfone Data Recovery for iPhone will automatically and intelligently scan your iPad, iTunes backups or iCloud backups according to the file types and lost time you choose. So, you don’t need to be puzzled on selecting which route to scan or recover.

12. Select iCloud Backup

Step 3. Preview and Recover Deleted iPad Data

While scan is completed, the searched results will be clearly classified on the left side of interface. You can preview all the contents or only browse the deleted items by clicking "Only show the deleted". Choose the files which you want to recover, and then click "Recover".

13. Preview from iCloud

Finally, a pop-up window will display to let you choose the location to store the recovery files. And your iPad data will accordingly be retrieved successfully.

Briefly to say, only three steps could let you perform iPad recovery successfully and safely.Now, what still bothers you to restore your iPad data by virtue of iMyfone D-Back iPad data recovery or iPad data recovery for Mac? Catch the chance and time to retrieve your iPad data immediately. Free download now and have a try. You will find all the lost data even under the trial version.

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  • Nadine12

    I don’t know why all my SMS is gone… perhaps becz I was drunk last night, and accidentally del all..…. no matter how, but this software recovered my iphone 6 SMS. I don’t really care about other messages except for my critical message on my business with my very important customers. As a salesman, such information is really my life, without it, my career will lost as well… Tks again! Great.

  • Samantha

    Is the imyfone D-back useful for the first generation iPad? And I need some photos deleted two day ago on it.

    • Hi Samantha,
      iMyfone D-Back can recover data for all the iPad models. And provided that your photos are not overwritten, it can find them on your iPad.
      And I suggest you to use the free trial version to detect whether the deleted photos can be find.
      Thanks for your comment. :)

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