The newly launched Apple iPad mini is out to have a beat down with other tablets in the market and has been quite popular among customers these days. And then there is one problem: if you have jailbroken your iPad mini and have lost data on iPad mini, there is probably a need for you to restore iPad mini from backup.
Restore iPad mini is also essential if you are thinking of upgrading your iPad mini to the newest iOS 6 or you accidently lose important data on your iPad mini. If you are thinking about restore iPad mini from iCloud backup, I think you should know that Apple offers you 5 GB free space, if you want more you should pay for it. As a result, it is better to choose other ways as iCloud backup also requires very good WiFi connection, provided that you want it quick and smooth. Now we will share two easy-to-use methods to restore iPad mini without iTunes.
It is easy to restore iPad mini after jailbreak as long as you have iTunes Data Recovery tool, a powerful tool that not only allow us to restore iPad mini contacts, videos, photos, etc. from iTunes backup files, but also allow us to resotre other iPad models and restore iPhone, iPod touch and other iDevices to our computer.
Install and run iTunes Data Recovery, the iPad recovery tool, on your computer. And after you launch iTunes data recovery you will find all iDevice backups displayed here. You only need to choose the backup of your iPad mini, and proceed to "Start Scan" to restore iPad mini from iPad backup.
All recoverable data are categorized as different file types, such videos, photos, etc. You can preview contacts before you restore iPad mini contacts.
Check the file types that you want to restore, and click "Recover" to save these files on your computer.
With this method we could restore iPad mini from other iPad backup. For instance, if you have iPad 3 backup and you want all these iPad 3 files on your newly bought iPad mini, you could restore all the backup files to PC and then restore iPad mini from iPad 3 backup. No need to have iPad 3 at all. This may be of great help if you lost iPad 3 but still have iTunes backup files for iPad 3 on your computer.In the similar way, you could also restore iPad mini from iPhone backup.
For Mac users, all the steps to restore iPad mini are exactly the same. All you need to do is to download another version of this tool – iTunes Data Recovery for Mac, if you want to restore iPad mini on Mac.
"I forgot to backup iPad mini with iTunes, and did not synch iPad mini with iTunes before. Then is it possible for me to restore iPad photos?" Yes, of course. There is another tool for iPad Data recovery including photos, contacts, calendar, Safari Bookmark, voice memos, reminders and other files. iPad Data Recovery is the tool that will help us restore iPad mini directly from your iPad. You do not need the iTunes backup file at all; just make sure that your iPad mini is at hand.
First connect your iPad mini with your computer through a USB cable. Click "Start Scan".
As all files are displayed by category on the interface now, we could select files according to their categories and then click "Recover" to restore iPad mini without backup.
Now, iPad Data Recovery supports to restore iPad mini from iCloud backup. Click here to see how to do so.
If you work on the iPad mini or use it extensively to store your information, you should constantly backup iPad mini information. In the event you need to restore your device but still want all your personal information, you can choose to restore iPad mini from iPad backup.comments powered by Disqus