The Most Amazing iPad Backup Guide Ever

Backup Your iPad. Minimize Risk of Data Loss.

Benefits of Making Backup for Your iPad

Backing up your iPad to save a copy of your most important information in cloud or local computer
can effectively reduce the risk the data loss.


If a file is being written at the point of power failure, it also will cause partial or massive data loss.


Hardware and system fail to function properly due to head crash, controller failure etc.


Software corruption always comes with unexpected shutdown. In addition, it can also make your files inaccessible.


You may lose important data, encounter personal or business information leakage, and financial loss.


You may delete the wrong files or overwrite the data, improperly plug in or out your iPad or accidentally drop it.

How Can You Make a Backup for Your iPad

With iTunes, you can save a copy of your iPad data by backing it up. This can minimize the risk of data loss
and easily transfer data from one iOS device to another. Learn More >>

backup ipad to itunes
  • Tips

    How to verify whether the backup is completed successfully: Preferences > Devices


    How to backup purchased contents to iTunes from iPad: File > Devices > Transfer Purchases from "iPad"


    How to backup iPad without iTunes

iTunes vs iCloud

  iCloud iTunes
Storage Location in the cloud on your Mac or PC
Storage Capacity 5 GB of free storage (can upgrade to 1TB) your Mac or PC's available space
File Types contacts, calendars, notes, My Photo Stream, and iCloud Photo Library Content from the iTunes and App Stores
Gmail and Exchange mail PDFs downloaded directly to iBooks
Apple Pay information and settings Content synced from iTunes
Photos and videos My Photo Stream, and iCloud Photo Library
iTunes in the Cloud and App Store content Touch ID settings
App data Apple Pay information and settings
Home screen and app organization Health and Keychain data
iMessage, text (SMS), and MMS messages  
Encrypts your backups Yes Yes

What Do You Want to Backup from iPad

How to Manage Your iPad Backup Files

How to Restore from iPad Backups

Troubleshooting and Tips