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Question 1. iPad photo recovery: Does anyone know how to recover deleted photos on iPad? I deleted my photos after synced with iPhoto. However, iPhoto crashed, the whole photos didn't store in iPhoto and I didn't get a chance to back them up. Please help me.

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 iPad 4. 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.

Recover Lost Photos from iPad with the Best iPad Photo Recovery

To recover the lost photos you saved in your iPad, you need a data recovery tool like iSkysoft iPad Photo Recovery. 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 and iCloud backup files. This product will provide you the best solution that you need to use to bring back your precious iPad photos. This article introduces 3 ways to get your iPad photos back on Mac and Windows.

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Easily Recover Lost Photos on iPad Pro/Air/mini

Key Features of iSkysoft iPad Photo Recovery

  • 3 Recovery Modes: Allows to recover photos directly from iPad 1, extract iTunes backup and download iCloud backup.
  • Up to 18 File Types: In addition to photos, you can recover lost messages, contacts, notes, videos, reminders, call history and more on your iPad Pro/Air/mini.
  • Various Data Loss: Retrieve data lost for deletion, factory settings restore, jailbreak failure, iPad lost or broken, etc.
  • Preview: Lets you read and preview found data before recovery.
  • Flexible Recovery: Selectively recover any item you want from iPad, iTunes and iCloud backup files.

Method 1. Recover Photos from iPad 1 Directly

iSkysoft iPad Photo Recovery can directly scan your iPad to restore deleted or lost photos without previously backing up iPad pictures with iTunes. See how below.

Step 1. Choose recovering deleted photos from iPad device

First start iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery (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. Then click "Start" to let the program scan your iPad.

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Step 2. 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.

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Method 2. Restore iPad photos from iTunes backup files (For all iPads)

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. Choose your iTunes backup and scan it

When you launch iSkysoft iPad Photo Recovery, choose "Recover from iTunes Backup Files". Then you'll see all your iTunes backup files on the computer are displayed. Choose one and click "Start Scan" to extract it.

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Step 2. Preview and recover lost iPad photos from iTunes backup files

The scan will stop within a few seconds. After it, you can begin previewing all data in the backup file. For photos, you can check the categories of "Camera Roll", "Photo Stream" and "App Photos". Check the item you want and click "Recover" to save it to your computer.

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Method 3: Retrieve deleted iPad photos from iCloud backup (For all iPads)

Step 1. Sign in iCloud

In this way, you need to choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File" after running the program. Then enter your iCloud account to sign in it. When you do this, make sure that the internet connection is good, or you'll fail to log in.

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Step 2. Choose your iCloud backup to download

When you logged in, the program will find all your backup files in your iCloud account. Choose the one for your iPad and click to "Download" it. This will take you some time. Just keep the internet connection is in a good condition during the whole process.

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Step 3. Extract the downloaded iCloud backup

Once the download process is complete, you need to continue clicking on the appearing button of "Scan Downloaded" to extract data in the backup file, so that you can preview and recover data from it.

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Step 4. Preview and recover iPad photos from iCloud backup

When the program finished extracting the backup file, you can preview the content in detail. Choose the category to preview your desired data one by one and tick the one you want. Then click "Recover" to save it to your computer.

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Video Tutorial on How to Recover Lost Photos on iPad

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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. Method 1. Recover photos from iPad directly (Only for iPad 1) Method 2. Restore iPad photos from iTunes backup files Method 3: Retrieve deleted iPad photos from iCloud backup

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