How to Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPad Easily

Did you accidentally delete some important videos from your iPad? Or did you wake up from a long night out with your friends only to find that some important office videos have gotten deleted from your iPad during your night of fun and frolic and you need them back urgently when you go to office? Well, if you need to retrieve deleted videos from iPad urgently, don’t fret! You can now get your important videos back using a variety of methods at your disposal without much hassle.

There are three ways you can easily retrieve deleted videos from iPad. All three methods are effective so the method you choose depends on your personal backup preferences.

1 Retrieve Deleted Videos on Camera Roll from iPad via iTunes/iCloud

Everyone knows that you can backup your iPad videos on iTunes or iCloud. Therefore, you can restore one of these backups to get your videos back. But be warned that this method often means that your existing data will be permanently replaced by the data in the backup, which could lead to data loss.

If you still want to restore the videos from a previous backup, here’s how to do it.

To restore via iTunes, connect the iPad to your PC and then launch iTunes. Click on the iPad and then click “Restore iPad” to get them back.

Retrieve Deleted Videos on Camera Roll using iTunes

To restore via iCloud, you first of all need to erase all the contents and settings on your iPad. Go to Settings> Reset > Erase All Contents and Settings. Then follow the prompts to set up your device and choose “Restore from iCloud Backup.” Select the relevant backup and keep your device connected to a Wi-Fi network until the process is complete.

Retrieve Deleted Videos on Camera Roll using iCloud

However, your device will be completely replaced and all data added after your last backup can not be recovered and will be overwritten so choose your backup file carefully.

2 Retrieve Deleted Videos that you Purchased from iTunes

If you want retrieve deleted videos from iPad that you have purchased from the iTunes store, it will be much easier since iTunes has the information on all the videos that you have purchased and downloaded from the iTunes store. Here’s how to retrieve videos from iPad from iTunes Store.

Step 1: Open iTunes store app on your iPad.

Step 2: Choose "Purchased" option to open the list of movies, music and TV shows which you bought from iTunes Store and select movies.

Step 3: Tap on "Not on This iPad" option and select the movies that you have previously deleted on your iPad.

Step 4: Tap the cloud icon to begin re-download the deleted videos.

Retrieve Deleted Videos that you Purchased from iTunes

3 Retrieve Deleted Videos on iPad using iPad Data Recovery

If you want to overcome the drawbacks of restoring videos using the above methods, you can also opt to use third party software such as iMyFone D-Back iPad data recovery for Win and the tool's Mac version to retrievie deleted videos from iPad.  iMyFone D-Back makes it easy to retrieve deleted videos without resetting the iPad whether you have a backup or not.

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iMyFone D-Back iPad Data Recovery

  • Four recovery modes increase the probability to recover your data. And Smart Recovery mode for beginners who don't know advanced software usage.
  • Preview your files before you restore them so you have complete control all the files you recover.
  • Supports 22 file types of iOS content including photos, contacts, text messages, notes, voice memos, WhatsApp messages, Kik messages, WeChat messages, etc.
  • Extract the deleted or existing videos to your computer to escape data overwriting.
  • Supports almost all iOS versions on iOS devices, including iOS 10 and iPhone 7.

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So many advantages make the iMyFone program most comprehensive data recovery software available for retrieving deleted videos from iPad.

How to retrieve deleted videos from iPad using iMyFone D-Back

Step 1. Select the right recovery mode

In case you are not sure, you can use Smart Recovery to retrieve deleted videos from iPad.

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Step 2. Select the file type

just select the file types you want to restore (e.g. click on video) and then select how you lost your videos. And let the software choose the best scan path for subsequent scan.

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Step 3. Preview and retrieve videos

Once scan is completed, you will be able to preview the video files to find the videos you want to restore. You can also sort the video files by clicking on “Show only the deleted files” button to save your time.

preview videos for retrieving deleted videos from ipad

Simply click on Recover to pick the folder you want to recover the files in and all your selected videos will be extracted to that location shortly.

As you can see, the iMyFone D-Back iPad data recovery for Win and iMyFone D-Back data recovery for iPad Mac version is not only easy to use but allows users to recover up to 22 different types of files quickly and effectively. It is the first choice for any kind of data retrieval for all iOS devices. Go to iMyFone official website and give it a try today!

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  • Zachery Losina

    can it retrieve my videos deleted three months ago?

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