How to Restore iPad without iTunes in 5 Minutes

Last Updated on June 16, 2020 by Ian McEwan

Restore iPad without iTunes

People have a tendency to save or store important data on their iPad since it is portable. However, the data could be lost accidentally due to several reasons such as accidental deletion, jailbreak, virus attack or factory reset. When this happens, you may turn to iTunes, from which you can restore data. But please take note that it is likely to lost data when restoring from iTunes.

Restore iPad without iTunes

To avoid it, we strongly recommend DataKit iPad Data Recovery to you. It is an efficient data recovery tool for restoring iPad without iTunes. Not only does it help you to retrieve data without any data loss, but also it is of high efficiency and convenience.

Before we introduce how to retrieve iPad without iTunes using this software, let’s have a comparison between restoring backup with iTunes and with DataKit iPad Data Recovery.

Methods to Restore iPad With iTunes With DataKit iPad Data Recovery
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1 Restore Directly from iPad without iTunes

Step 1 Connect iPad and Select File Types

Launch DataKit iPad Data Recovery on your PC after you download it. Click on Recover from iOS Device and then Start.

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On the next page, choose the types of files that you need to retrieve.

Then connect the iPad to your computer using the USB cable. Choose Scan when the program detects your iPad successfully.

Step 2 Preview and Recover Data from iPad

You could see that all recoverable data are clearly displayed in the next window after the scan is finished. Click different tabs to check all files. Select the ones that you want to recover and then choose Recover.

Step 3 Choose or Create a Folder to Store iPad Data

You could choose the location on your computer in a pop-up window to store the recovered data. Just in a few seconds can you finish the recovery.



2 Restore iPad without iTunes via iCloud

There is another method which helps you recover iPad data without iTunes, if you have backups on iCloud.

Step 1 Select File Types and Log in iCloud Account

Launch DataKit iPad Data Recovery and click Recover from iCloud Backup and then Start.

recover from icloud download backup file

Check the box of different file types that you would like to retrieve.

Fill in your iCloud account information with 100% security.

Then several available iCloud backups will be listed for you to choose. Click on the one that you would like to recover data from and then press Next.

Step 2 Download iCloud Backup and Preview iCloud Data

Select the iCloud backup files and after a few minutes, your iCloud backups have been will be downloaded by DataKit iPad Data Recovery. Then preview the data to choose the files which you want.

scanning icloud backup file overview

Step 3 Choose or Create a Folder to Store iPad Data

You could choose the location on your computer in a pop-up window to store the recovered data. Just in a few seconds can you finish the recovery.

Bottom Line:

Next time when you want to restore iPad without iTunes, please remember you have a reliable assistant -- DataKit iPad Data Recovery, which is compatible with both Windows and Mac, and offers you a chance to live more efficiently. It can be used on varieties of iOS devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod. Data loss won’t be a problem anymore when restoring backups. There is a free trial version of DataKit iPad Data Recovery so do not hesitate and give it a try.

Download DataKit iPad Data Recovery FREE Now!

Purchase DataKit iPad Data Recovery Now!

Recover iPad Calendars, Messages, Contacts, Pictures, App Data, Note and more.

Win Download Mac Download Win Download Mac Download Get Free Trial via Email for Later Download on Computer

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