Question 2. I used my colleague's computer to connect iPad 4, but it deleted all my stuff and downloaded many contents from my colleague's iPad on my iPad4. Is there a way to restore my photos and all other contents?
iPad photo loss usually due to certain problems that are not easy to resolve. For example, some iPad users who complained that their photos saved on their gadget disappeared as the gadget encountered a technical problem. You may also lose your precious photos if you accidentally deleted them as you scroll your gadget content too fast not knowing that you've pressed the delete button.
To recover the lost photos you saved in your iPad, you need a data recovery tool like iSkysoft iPhone Data Recovery for Mac. This software is among the leading iPad data restoration software programs that can help you restore your lost pictures effortlessly. Besides iPad photos, it can also be used to restore SMS, call history, contacts, calendar, notes, and reminders from your iPad, iPhone, iPod and even your iTunes backup files on your Mac. This product will provide you the best solution that you need to use to bring back your precious iPad photos. This article introduces 2 ways to get your iPad photos back on Mac.
Method 1. Recover Photos from iPad 1 Directly
iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery for Mac can directly scan your iPad 1 to restore deleted or lost photos without previously backing up iPad photos with iTunes. See how below.
Choose recovering deleted photos from iPad device
First start iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery for Mac (it will close iTunes in case your iPad is automatically synced with iTunes, stopping iTunes from updating the latest iTunes backup file which may contain your lost iPad photos - see Part 2) and then connect your iPad 1 to your Mac. In the program window, select "Recover from iOS device" mode.
Follow instructions to scan photos on iPad
Follow the instructions below to access iPad 1's file system before scanning lost its photos.
1. Take your iPad and click the "Start" button in iSkysoft iPhone Data Recovery for Mac.
2. Immediately press the "Power" and "Home" buttons at the same time on your iPad for 10 seconds.
3. In 10 seconds, hands off the "Power" button only, and keep holding the "Home" button for another 10 seconds. Your iPad is now ready to be scanned.
4. Release the "Home" button and click the "Start Scan" button to scan deleted photo on your iPad.
Preview and recover photos from iPad
When scanning complete, all recoverable photos are included in Camera Roll, Photo Stream, or Photo Library. You can preview photos in thumbnails. If you want recover a photo, just check it and click the Recover button at bottom.
Method 2. Restore iPad Photos from iTunes Backup Files for All iPad Models
If you ever synced your iPad or backed up iPad photos with iTunes before your photos are lost, you can try recovering photos from iTunes backup files. Different from iTunes, this iPad photo recovery software enables you to selectively recover iPad photos from the selected iTunes backup file.
The steps are similar to those described above. Below is the easy guide to recover deleted iPad photos from existing iTunes backup files.
Step 1: Select "Recover data from iTunes backup files"
Step 2: Select your desired iTunes backup file
Step 3: Scan and recover lost iPad photos from iTunes backup files