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How to Restore iPad from iCloud Backup

Sep. 28, 2016 10:40 am / Posted by Fitch to iOS Topics
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With an iCloud backup, you can easily restore iPad data no matter you lose those important files cause you upgrade to iOS 10, factory reset iPad device or simply delete such files by mistake. Unlike restoring from iTunes backup, you don't need to plug right into the specific Mac or Windows PC that saves your iTunes library. With iCloud, all you need is stable Wi-Fi connection and some free time. Now, let's see how to easily restore iPad from iCloud backup within 1-2-3 step.

Guide on How to Restore iPad from iCloud Backup

- After your iPhone or iPad powers on, you'll see a welcome screen, Slide your finger across the bottom where it says slide to set up.

- Now choose your language from the choices presented to you.

- Select the country or region you are in.

- Now choose your wifi network and enter the password for it if there is one. If you don't have access to wifi, you can choose Use Cellular but keep in mind, only some things in your iCloud backup will be restored without wifi. Others won't be triggered until you're on wifi. Or you can choose to restore from an iTunes backup if you have access to one.

- Now on the Location Services screen, choose whether you'd like to have location services on by default. Make sure you read the description of what location services are before deciding whether or not you'd like to enable or disable them. Keep in mind that certain apps like Maps need location services to operate properly.

- On the next screen, tap on Restore from iCloud backup and enter your credentials when asked.

- Now agree to the Terms and Conditions. You will be asked to verify that you agree to them a second time.

- If you have iCloud backups, your iPhone will now show them. Tap on the backup name that you'd like to restore from.

(Note: If your iPad device runs well except for some data losses, just go to Settings > iCloud > Restore from iCloud Backup to restore iPad files from iCloud backup.)

Extra Bonus: What if iPad Files were Lost without an iCloud Backup?

It is no big deal to suffer from sudden data losses as long as you have an iCloud backup. But what if you don't have a backup? How will you deal with the lost files? Actually, you can still recover these files from iPad with the help of this professional Vibosoft iOS Data Recovery software, which allows you to easily recover the lost data from iPhone/iPad/iPod even if you don't have an iCloud backup. This software offers you two ways to recover iPad data - recover from iPad device itself and recover from iTunes backup files.

Also Read:

Simple Way to Recover iPod without iTunes Backup

How to Restore iPad from iPhone Backup Files


iDataRescuer is a powerful program to help users easily recover lost data from iPhone/iPad/iPod device or iTunes backup file without any loss.

Steps to restore iPad from iCloud:

> First of all, open the installed software on the computer and then get iPad connected to the computer via the USB cord. You will then see the below interface where two modes are arranged on the main interface. Choose the right mode and hit the Start Scan option to continue.

main menu

> Then all the file folders will be detected and displayed on the left panel as pictured in the below. You can now enter the right file tab to preview more detailed file information. While previewing, select the wanted files by ticking them out and then hit the Recover option to restore iPad data in one click.

view lost data

No matter you have an iCloud backup or not, there is always a way to restore files to iPad within simple clicks. Now, just choose the right way as you wanted and needed to get back the lost iPad files!

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