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How Can I Restore iPad Without iTunes Backups?

Jan. 26, 2015 13:57 pm / Posted by Fitch to iOS Topics
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"Yesterday, I reset my iPad back to factory default settings. However, I didn't realize that I had forgot to backup data until I restarted my iPad and found that the entire files had been removed. Do you guys know how to restore iPad without iTunes backup? Please do me a favor. Thanks a lot."

Nowadays, people purchase an iPad for various entertainments, like watching TV shows, taking pictures, or surfing the Internet, and so on. If you worry about losing vital data, such as contacts, messages, photos, videos, etc, from iPad all of a sudden, you can sync them to the iTunes as a backup. Unfortunately, many users haven't realized the significance of keeping a backup file until they lose files by mistake. If you just lose data from iPad without backup on iTunes, the most urgent thing must be finding ways to recover them.

In this article, my recommendation is Vibosoft iPad Data Recovery, which is designed to restore iPad no matter you have kept backups on iTunes or not. After launching it on your computer, this software will deeply scan the memory of your iPad. Meanwhile, if you have synced data to iTunes before, this program will scan the backup file on the iTunes. Soon, you will see that the deleted data are displayed on the menu, including photos, videos, contacts, text messages, calendar, notes, call history, voice memos, and so on. Then you can freely touch the options to view them. After that, you are able to mark the lost files to recover in a batch with zero quality loss. Want to learn more detailed features about this iPad Data Recovery program? Just get the free trial version to give it a try by yourself.


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

User Guide to Retrieve Deleted Files on iPad air/Mini/2/1/New iPad

1Run the Program, Connect iPad to the PC

After installing and operating this software on your computer, you will see an interface as pictured. Please connect your iPad to the computer via USB first. If you have no backup on iTunes, you should choose the "Recover from iOS Device" mode to continue. After that, click the "StartScan" button to scan the internal memory of your iPad.

main menu

By the way, as this software can be used to restore iPad from iTunes backup as well. If you select "Recover from iTunes Backup File", you will see that all backup files on the iTunes are listed one by one. Please choose the right one of your iPad backup. Then click "StartScan" to scan the backup file.

recover from iTunes

2 Directly Regain Lost Data from iPad

In this step, you can see that all lost files are arranged on the menu after deeply scanning. Now you are allowed to touch the corresponding options to view lost photos, videos, contacts, messages, call history, notes, calendar, voice memos and more at will. After marking the deleted files, please click the "Recover" button to regain all targeted data the computer at the same time.

view lost data

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