Why we need to backup iPad data
Lost iPad Photos and other data ? There are few things the iPad users dread than the loss of iPad contents. You should backup iPad contacts, notes, photos, videos and other data frequently to help prevent the loss of treasured information, in case the iPad malfunctions or lose data after iOS 7.1/7 update, jailbreak, or factory restore.
Surely, Apple makes backing up iPad not difficult - using iTunes and iCloud. However, it takes a few hours to backup iPad with iTunes since it doesn't support backup selectively by content type. You need to give up iCloud backup as well if you are running under iOS 6. Furthermore, if your iPad get damaged, wet, lost or stolen, you can use neither iTunes nor iCloud to backup iPad. Below are is the best way to backup ipad 2/3/mini/mini 2/mini 3/Air/Air 2.
How to backup iPad data to computer without iTunes/iCloud
There are some third-party options for backing up iPad, too. If you'd prefer a more flexible backup, you need third party software. The program that you can use to transfer contents from your iPad to a computer can also, in most cases, be used to create a complete iPad backup. Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery and Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery for Mac are the very tools that offers the fullest set of features based in two different operating systems: they backup photos, notes, contacts, messages, and additional data like videos, music in the upcoming versions. If you accidently lost those data, you can also use it to recover lost iPad data. It supports iPad Air/iPad mini 2/iPad mini/4/mini and lower versions.
Below you will find a quick and easy tutorial about how to backup iPad using iPad backup. Steps on how to backup iPad on Mac and steps on how to backup iPad on Mac are the same.
Step 1: Select iPad Backup File and Backup iPad Photos to PC
You don't need to connect your iPad to your computer. That means you can accomplish backup even though your iPad is missing or unworkable. Before getting started, you should make sure you have ever synced your iPad with iTunes. If so, when you launch this software, a backup file is listed on the interface. Select it and click "Start Scan".
Step 2: Backup iPad Photos, Contacts, Videos
After the scanning completes, all the contents on your iPad including contacts, call history, messages, notes and photos will be displayed by category. Select the ones you need to backup. And then click "Recover". In this way you could backup iPad without iTunes.
Step 3: Specify a Path to Backup iPad
Select a location on your computer to save the backup contents. Click "Save" to confirm.
Using iPad Mini? When you enjoy the convenience it brought, don't forget to backup iPad photos, music, notes and other files for safty of your data.