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iPad Data Loss Mac Solution: How to recover lost data from iPad on Mac

For iPad users, data loss on iPad is not rare. We usually save a lot of files like videos, music, documents, photos and more on iPad and enjoy them whenever and wherever we go. But these files can be easily lost from iPad due to various reasons. Maybe you are just clearing up some useless photos to release space on iPad but mistakenly delete some important pictures, or accidently pressing delete button while watching videos.

People are usually regret for these data loss on iPad. Read on you will find the iPad data loss solution .First of all, let's take a quick look at the reasons may cause the data loss on iPad.
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Data Loss on iPad Circumstances:

Accidentally deleted some important files from iPad when you are clearing up your iPad;
Formatted your iPad and erased everything on your iPad;
The password was forgotten and all the data stored on the iPad are become inaccessible;
Run your iPad in the battery low status frequently which causes a power failure;
Data lose after upgrading iPad to a higher iOS system
Other known or unknown reasons.

Tool we recommend:

To help you recover lost data from iPad, we strongly recommend Pavtube iOS Data Recovery for Mac,which is a safe and easy-to-use iPad data Recover for Mac user, you can recover your deleted, formatted, corrupted or lost files on iPad by using this powerful iPad data Recover. If you have synced your iPad with iTunes before data loss, you can recover lost data from iTunes backup file with ease; if you don’t have any backup files; Don’t panic! You still have chances to get back lost data on iPad, iPhone data recovery allows you to retrieve the lost data directly from your iPad.

So don’t worry the iPad data loss problems any more. It works well with iPad Air/mini/4/3/2 and also supports to recover contacts, call history, text messages, notes, voice memos, camera roll, photos, etc. from iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, etc, as well as iPod touch 4/5. Let's check out how to recover lost data on iPad.

First of all, you should download iPad Data Recovery for Mac and installed on your Mac:

How to Recover Lost Files (Photos, calendar, Notes, & More) from iPad on Mac OS X?

Here, we would like to take the Mac version as an example. If you are running a computer, you can get the Windows version and doing the same operations as below on your PC. To restore lost data from iPad, there are two different modes: "Recover from iOS Device” and "Recover from iTunes Backup ".

Part 1: How to Recover Lost Data from iPad directly

Step 1: Connect your iPad to Mac
Run iPad Data Recovery for Mac. Connect your iPad to Mac via a USB cable. Then you'll get the following interface; Choose “Recover from iOS Device”.

ios data recivery from ios

Step 2: Start to scan your iPad for lost data
Then the software begins scanning your iPad automatically for lost data, all the data on your iPad would be detected and listed.
scan from ipad mac

Step 3: Preview and selectively recover files on Mac
After the scan, all found data are displayed in categories, like contacts, messages, message attachments, call history, camera roll, photo stream, photo library, calendar, notes, reminders, voice memos and safari bookmark. You can preview the contents and selectively mark those files you want, click the “Recover” button after making your decision to save them on your Mac.
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Notes:you can check the box;“Uncheck all“ to unselect all files, and then select what you want one by one. If you only want to regain deleted files, please check the box “only display the deleted items” to list deleted files only, so that you can easily restore the deleted files and save time.

Part 2: How to recover iPad lost data by extracting it from iTunes Backup

Note: If you want to recover them through this recovery mode, please remember not to sync your iPad with iTunes when you realize that you've lost data, or the previous iTunes backup file will be overwritten after the sync.

Step 1: Select iTunes backup file to scan
Launch iPad data recovery, select “Recover from iTunes Backup”
choose itunes backup
All your iTunes backup files of your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch which has ever synced with iTunes on your Mac will be automatically found and listed here. Select the one of yours and click "Start Scan" button to begin iTunes backup extracting.

Step 2: Preview and restore iPad data
After scanning finished, all your files backed up by iTunes can be found and displayed in categories. Preview the content at first, then selectively mark and recover those you want by clicking "Recover" button to save them on your Mac.
photo displayed in itunes backup

Now, download this powerful program to recover your iPhone/iPad/iPod data.

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