“So I have an iPad Pro & when I got it updated from 11 to 12, using iTunes on Windows 10, before restoring from a backup. On the final boot up I got a screen saying ‘Attempting data recovery’. Anyone else see this? What should I do?”
Some users see the Attempting data recovery message when updating iOS 12/11.4/11. with iTunes. For most cases, it will automatically finish and recover the backup to your device. However, is some cases, iPad gets stuck on Attempting data recovery screen and never gets past, or iPad has not really been recovered after its completing. Thus, how to fix iPad stuck on Attempting data recovery loop and recover data if iPad Attempting data recovery fails? Here are the solutions.
If your iPad unfortunately gets stuck on Attempting data recovery screen, you can try force restarting your iPad by pressing and holding both the Home and the Top (or Side) buttons for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
If your device still stuck on Attempting data recovery loop after force restarting, you may need an iOS system repair tool like Tenorshare ReiBoot to repair your iPad operating system.
Attempting data recovery failed/stuck would fail restoring data on your device. If some of your important data are missing on your iPad, an easy way to get them back is using a data recovery tool like Tenorshare UltData (iPhone Data Recovery). It would directly recover data on your iPad without backup, or restore files from iTunes/iCloud backup without erasing current data on your device.
To recover data from iPad with backup: Run iPhone Data Recovery > Connect your iPad > Select iPhone Files to Scan > Click Start Scan > Preview and recover your wanted files.
To recover iPad data from iTunes backup: Run iPhone Data Recovery > Select Recover from iTunes > Select backup file to scan > Click Start Scan > Preview and recover your wanted files.
To recover iPad data from iCloud backup: Run iPhone Data Recovery > Select Recover from iCloud > Log into your iCloud account > Select backup and files to download > Click Next > Preview and recover your wanted files.
That’s all about how to fix iPad Pro/Air 2/Air/4/3/2, iPad mini 4/3/ stuck on Attempting data recovery and recover missing data if iPad Attempting data recovery fails. We hope solutions in this article would solve your problems.