How to Backup, Restore Apple iPad

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Apple iPad has just started it’s journey and it has to witness millions of users soon. With the source of time, people would need ways to backup their important data to avoid unpleasant circumstances and they might even need to restore an old backup. Here is the step by step tutorial on how to take backup of your iPad or restore an old backup file.

How to Back up your iPad

  1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes
  2. Connect your iPad to your computer
  3. Right-click the iPad icon on the left pane of iTunes >> Choose ‘Back Up’
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  5. Wait for sometime until your iPad gets backed up
  6. You are done.

How to Restore from iPad Backup

Before proceeding to restore from an old backup file, make sure to have a current backup file of your iPad first.

  1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes
  2. Connect your iPad to your computer
  3. Under iTunes Device option, select your iPad >> Select ‘Summary’ tab >> Select ‘Restore’ option
  4. It will prompt you to make a back up copy of your settings before restoring, select the ‘Back Up’ option (If you have just backed up the device, skip this step)
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  6. Select the ‘Restore’ option when iTunes prompts you and wait for sometime
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  8. Once the restore process has completed, iPad will reboot and will display a message like below:

Your iPad has been successfully restored…

If you want to restore from a previous backup, follow the above steps and click ‘restore from Backup’.

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