Q:"Can i recover deleted files on iPad?" - Casey from Apple Discussion
The iPad is known as Apple's tablet computer. Loved by users for its portability, it is often used to watch videos, work online and play games. But, as Casey points out, data loss also happens. With so much important data stored, you'd be worried if something like this occurred. In this post, three workarounds, universally proven to function, are shown to recover whatever matters for you.
- Part 1. Recover Deleted Files from iPad Using No Backup
- Part 2. Recover Deleted Files from iPad Using iTunes Backup
- Part 3. Recover Deleted Files from iPad Using iCloud Backup
Things to Know after Files Get Deleted on iPad:
Instead of wiping the deleted files from the device immediately, the iPad temporarily stores it in a SQLite database on the system. If you continue to use the iPad, new data will be generated to occupy and overwrite deleted files. To avoid such a bad result, you'd better stop using the device after data loss.
The other important thing you must be concerned about is, do you have a chance to retrieve the data and how to recover it? The truth is, you can get to benefit from three ways. In first case, get the deleted files back from iPad device. In second case, restore the deleted files from iTunes backup. In third case, extract the deleted files from iCloud backups. However, here's the bad part. You cannot read the files you lost from iPad and need to ask for a third-party software. Also, both straight methods to officially recover in iTunes and iCloud will replace the current available data. All that makes it a necessity to put the following solutions into effect.
Tool to Retrieve Deleted Files from iPad - Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery
Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery is currently one of the most prestigious software for ensuring the security and professionalism of data recovery, which supports iOS 13/12 and all series of iPad devices.
Best of all, this powerful tool can act as a medium, running to handily and safely fetch files from iPad, including videos, photos, pictures, call logs, Safari history, Kik messages, WhatsApp, reminders, etc. Besides, the data recoverable on iPad can be previewed in real-time and allows selectively choosing.
Key Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:
With 20+ supported data types and full compatibility
Recover deleted files on iPad in three modes
Scan and analyze files from common & encrypted backups
Preview iPad data to rescue in different situations
Part 1. How to Recover Deleted Files from iPad - "Recover from iDevice"
Can you make sure the deleted files are still on the device? Just use your iPad that works fine here to recover.
Step 1 Connect iPad to computer
Go direct to run Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery on your desktop. When you're by default taken to "Recover from iDevice" mode, you can now connect your iPad to the computer. Once required, follow the instructions to authorize the computer to detect it.
Step 2 Scan files from iPad
After iPad recognition, the possible device info will be detected, what together with to show is the supported data types. Just select the files you need and click on the "Scan" button to search without backup.
Step 3 Recover deleted files on iPad
After the scan had been done for some time, the chosen files will be put into related categories. You can here set about to previewing and marking desired files from iPad to "Recover".
Part 2. How to Recover Deleted Files from iPad - "Recover from iTunes"
Is there at least one iTunes backup available to restore the deleted files from? If so, apply the solution below to try.
Step 1 Toggle to Recover from iTunes
Run the program and simply switch the mode to "Recover from iTunes" on the computer you sync iPad files to.
Step 2 Scan deleted iPad files from iTunes backup
Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery is able to show all valid iTunes backups. It enables you to choose one from the list and tap the gear icon in the rear of it to pick up needed files. Next, go on to "Scan".
Step 3 Undelete iPad files from iTunes backup
The deleted files that can be readable to recover will be shown in the results page after scan. Afterwards, check to "Recover" files from iTunes backup to your computer.
Part 3. How to Recover Deleted Files from iPad - "Recover from iCloud"
Likewise, suppose you have backed up files from iPad to iCloud account before deletion, you can also check out the steps as follows.
Step 1 Log in iCloud account
Firstly, launch the program and change mode to "Recover from iCloud". It requires you to remember your Apple ID and password so that you can sign in without hassle.
Step 2 Download and scan iPad relevant iCloud backup
A list containning iCloud backups can be viewed in your sight. Just click on the "Download" option to get one and "Scan" important files for your iPad.
Step 3 Find deleted files to recover from iCloud backup
Having finished scan, Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery will organize all selected iPad files in the left column. You can read and preview in real-time to check both deleted and existing data. Then press on the "Recover" button to save on computer.