[Easy Guide] How to Recover Data from Broken iPad Pro/Air/4/mini?

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Alleny Gavinto iOS Recovery Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

Our iPad, after a long period of use, will become unhealthy. For example, the iPad often crashes, the iPad is in a white screen, the iPad runs slowly, the iPad is damaged, and so on. These are all normal phenomena. In fact, this is not only the iPad, but any electronic device. When the iPad is severely damaged, how to recover data from broken iPad becomes imminent.

So, how do we rescue the broken iPad and recover data from the broken iPad? Usually, people may restore iPad data from iTunes backup, but what if there is no iTunes backup? This article will show you an advanced iPad Data Recovery software that allows you to selectively extract and restore data from a damaged iPad.

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Part 1: How to Recover Data from Broken iPad without Data Loss

If your iPad is completely damaged, you can use a comprehensive iPad Data Recovery tool named MobiKin Doctor for iOS, to help you recover data from the iTunes backup of your iOS device. This software is fully compatible with all iPad models and iOS versions. And it can be downloaded and run on Windows and Mac computers.

Brief Overview of Doctor for iOS:

  • Recover data from a broken iPad by extracting iTunes backup without deleting data on your iPad.
  • Restore iPad/iPod/iPhone data from iTunes backup or iDevices directly.
  • Get data back from various data loss circumstances, like device is broken, accidental deletion, water damage, busted parts, device stuck, jail-breaking, etc.
  • Support to recover photos, videos, audio, text messages, contacts, call history, voicemail, notes, calendars, Safari history, and etc.
  • Pretty easy to operate, allowing you to preview and select the data to recover.
  • Run smoothly on iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad 4, the New iPad, iPad mini, iPad 2, etc., as well as all models of iPhone and iPod touch.

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How to retrieve data from broken iPad via iPad Data Recovery? To achieve that, ensure that you have backed up your iPad data to iTunes.

Step 1. Run the program and choose the recovery mode

Download and install iPad Data Recovery on your computer. Launch it and select the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode from the screen. Choose the iTunes backup you need and tap "Start Scan" to let the tool scan your iTunes backup files.

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Step 2. Preview the data before recovery

After the iPad Data Recovery scanned your iTunes backup record, it will show you all your data files that can be recovered. Preview the scanning result and choose all the data you want to recover. Then, click "Start Scan" to continue.

Tips: For an instant, if you want to recover photos from broken iPad, you should tick off "Camera Roll" and "Photos", to begin the iPad photos recovery.

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Step 3. Retrieve data from broken iPad

Once you have selected all the files you need after the scan, you can click the "Recover to Computer" button to kick off the recovery process. A few minutes later, those data will be restored to your computer.

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Part 2: How to Recover Files from Broken iPad via iTunes Backup

If your broken iPad can't be recognized by the program or your computer, you can also try another mode of "Recover from iTunes Backup File", to restore iPad data from iTunes backup files. Of course, you need to make sure you have synced your iPad to iTunes before.

How to Recover iPad from iTunes backup file with iPad Data Recovery:

Step 1: Launch iPad Data Recovery

Launch iPad Data Recovery and go to the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode on the left panel. Then, all iTunes backup files on your computer will be detected and listed.

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Step 2: Select the iTunes backup you need

Select the backup file you want to recover and click on the button of "Start Scan". The program starts to scan the connected iPad.

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Step 3: Recover broken iPad via iTunes backup

Preview the scanning result and select the data you want back. Then, click the "Recover" button to recover the selected iPad data to your computer.

Part 3: How to Recover Data from Broken iPad via iCloud Backup

The third method is to extract data from a broken iPad with the iCloud backup. Using this method, you need to make sure you have enabled "iCloud Backup" on your iPad settings before, and you must remember your iCloud account you have used to back up your iPad.

How to recover data from dead broken iPad with iCloud backup?

Step 1: Run iPad Data Recovery program

Run the iPad Data Recovery and choose the mode "Recover from iCloud Backup File" from the left sidebar.

Step 2: Log into your iCloud account

On the new screen, you need to log in to your iCloud account. Just enter your Apple ID and passcode. After that, all iCloud backup files will be displayed on the program interface.

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Step 3: Restore iPad from iCloud backup

Preview and choose the files you want to recover. Hit on the "Recover" button to save the data to your computer.

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In the Bottom

What can I do with my broken iPad if I still do not get out of the predicament? Please try to take your device to an Apple repair center. Ask professional maintenance personnel to check the device for you to see if the data can be recovered. And from the above content, we can also see the importance of backing up iPad.

The above is all about how to recover data from broken iPad mini/4/Air/Pro. If you want to recover data from a broken iPad without losing any data, we strongly recommend using MobiKin Doctor for iOS. It provides a free trial version that allows you to check whether you can find the data you want on the damaged iPad.

Of course, if your broken iPad can be detected by the software, this software can also restore data directly from the iPad without backup.

Please choose the therapy that suits you according to your situation. Hope you can get back the data you want soon. Good luck.

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Alleny Gavin
Alleny GavinChief Editor
A chief editor at MobiKin, brings over a decade of experience in technical writing and holds a B.A. in English Literature. With a background as a Project Manager in the IT industry, he has authored 1000+ articles on, offering expert solutions for iOS issues. Gavin, a tech enthusiast, effortlessly recommends software with passion and extensive expertise in smartphones and software.
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