Restore iPad from iPhone Backup File on PC/Mac
If you bought a new iPad Air, and you already have some apps, photos or music on your iPhone you need, you may not want to waste your time downloading them again to your iPad. You possibly want to know if you can transfer certain current files from your iPhone to iPad. The answer is yes.
Every time you sync your iPhone with iTunes, all iPhone files will be backed up automatically. Therefore, you can do the data recovery through iTunes. However, here comes the problem - when you sync your iPad with iTunes, all your current files in your iPad will be erased. What if you only want to restore some of the iPhone data to your iPad Air? How to restore iPad from iPhone backup File backup? You cannot achieve to do it without any assistance. In the next few passages, a powerful recovery program will be introduced to you that will help you accomplish your demand.
Here I will recommend you the amazing third party software as your assistant: MobiKin iPhone/iPad Data Extractor (Win/Mac). The program is used for extracting all iPhone data from iTunes backup. If you have backed up your files before, with it, you can restore and save iPhone backup files according to your need on your PC or Mac and sync them to your iPad via iTunes with no limitation. And you don't have to worry whether your iPad data will be wiped or erased. If you have interests, you can download and install the iPhone data extractor software on your personal computer or Mac. Windows and Mac version are both available here. To be more specific, we will take the Mac version as an example and show you the tutorial in the following parts. For Windows users, you can turn to the Windows version and take the similar steps.
- iPhone: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C/5, iPhone 4S
- iPad: iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, New iPad, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 2, iPad 1
Tips to Retrieve iPad from iPhone Backup on Computer or Mac
Step 1. Choose Mode "Recover from iTunes Backup File"
Launch the software after the installation and you'll see the window below. Click "Recover from iTunes Backup File" and select on iTunes backup file of your iOS device and click "StartScan".
This scanning process will take a few seconds, please be patient. Then you can see the results of the scanning as the window shows.
Step 2. Preview the Data and Begin to Extract
The files are classified into different categories on the left column. You can choose the data you want to extract them and "Export" to restore them for your iPad. For example, you can click folder "Photos" and you'll see the items displayed on the right panel. Tick those you want and click "Export" to save them on your Mac. This goes with other files.
Step 3. Sync the iPhone Backup to iPad
Now, you can link your iPad to Mac, and open the iTunes to sync the iPhone backup to your iPad as much as you want. It will just take a few minutes. Done! The iPhone data are all extracted to your iPad now with a few clicks. If you are interested in it, download the software to have a try first.