How to Restore iPad from iCloud Backup

Urgent!!! My little bro played Candy Crush on my iPad mini yesterday, but I don't know how he deleted some data on my iPad! Photos, iMessages, notes and more! He is only seven and didn't mean to do that so I forgave him. But I need to get these deleted data back. I have backed up my iPad running iOS 11 into iCloud every three days. But I don't know how to restore iPad mini from iCloud in details! Can anyone help me restore iPad with iCloud backup files? ——Elisha

Just like Elisha, iPad users lose their data for kinds of reasons, such as accidental deletion, failure of upgrade and etc and this will bring trouble for users' life. However, benefiting from the convenience of iCloud, users can easily back up their iPad data into iCloud and it is possible to restore iPad using iCloud backup. And this article will show you how to get iPad data from iCloud no matter the circumstances in which the data was lost.

Way 1 Entirely Restore iPad from iCloud Backup

You can choose to restore your iPad from iCloud backup entirely. Follow the instructions to restore iPad data from iCloud backup.

Note: You need to erase all the data and settings on your iPad before restore. And you cannot choose what to restore from the iCloud backup you made before.

  1. Go to Settings > General > Reset, tap "Erase all content and settings".
  2. From Apps & Data screen, tap on Restore from iCloud Backup and log in your iCloud account.
  3. Tap on Choose backup and choose the most recent iCloud backup to restore.
  4. And after restoring, your deleted data will be back on your iPad.

 Recovery from iCloud Backup


Way 2 Selectively Restore iPad Data from iCloud

 iMyFone D-Port Pro is a better choice for you to restore data from iCloud backup. It allows you to restore only messages, WhatsApp messages, WeChat messages from iCloud without affecting the other data.

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  • Supports to backup all the data on your iPhone or only messages, WhatsApp messages and WeChat messages.
  • Supports to restore only messages, WhatsApp messages, WeChat messages from iTunes backup or iCloud backup.
  • Supports to extract 18+ data: including photos, videos, notes, voice memos and third-party IM apps.
  • It is compatible with the latest iOS devices and iOS 11.

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How to Restore iPad Data from iCloud Backup with D-Port Pro

Step 1. From "Restore Backup to Device" option, click on the hyperlink "Download iCloud Backup".

select the file type(s) you need to restore

Step 2. Sign in your iCloud account, then choose the most recent iCloud backup. The program will take some minutes to download the backup and search your data.

Sign in your iCloud account

Step 3. select the file type(s) you need to restore from iCloud backup. For now iMyFone D-Port Pro supports only messages, WeChat messages, WhatsApp messages. We will work on the program to support more types of data in future updates.
 select the file type(s) you need to restore

Step 4. Then you can preview the data to confirm which ones are you need. Next, click the Restore button and restore it to your iPad.

preview the recoverable data

As seen from the article, to restore iPad from iCloud backup is not so hard. And indeed it will be so easy with iMyFone D-Port Pro (compatible with iOS 11). The iOS data backup and restore tool helps you restore your data in iCloud backup. Just download and restore for your iPad data in iCloud!

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