Three Ways to Restore Jailbroken iPad Pro/iPad Air

It's really a difficult problem to restore a jailbroken iPad but still retain its jailbroken status. Because at most time once a jailbroken device is restored, most of the jailbroken features will be returned to the non-jailbroken status. But now it is possible if you are using the iPad in a region where it can work in its default state, but if you want it to be retained as its jailbroken status, you need to turn to some useful tools. Don't worry, reading this article will solve your bother.

My iPad is jailbroken, but there are something wrong, so I need to restore it. Any way to restore my iPad but retain its jailbroken status?

It's really a difficult problem to restore a jailbroken iPad but still retain its jailbroken status. Because at most time once a jailbroken device is restored, most of the jailbroken features will be returned to the non-jailbroken status. But now it is possible if you are using the iPad in a region where it can work in its default state, but if you want it to be retained as its jailbroken status, you need to turn to some useful tools. Don't worry, reading this article will solve your bother.

Part 1. The Best Tool for Jailbroken iPad Restoration

If you use the best restoration tool, the iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery, to restore a jailbroken iPad is an easy task and you won't take any risk of data loss and jailbroken features loss. The “Fix iOS to Normal” feature of this tool enables you to operate the whole process without mistake taking worries.

Key Features of iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery

  • Easy operation – It offers you an easy interface which allows you to use this software without any difficulties even if you are a software beginner.
  • Fully compatible with all iOS devices – It can be compatible with all the iOS devices, not just iPad, but also iPhone, iPod, and so on. It means you can use it to retrieve the data from all the iOS devices.
  • 3 data recovery ways – It offers you the lost data recovery from device itself, iTunes backup and iCloud backup. The comprehensive ways make you fully retrieve the lost data you want.

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Simple steps to restore your jailbroken iPad by iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery

Sure you probably have overcome a lot of difficulties and spent a lot of money to jailbreak your iPad, so you cherish it and would love to maintain this status even after you restored your iPad. This iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery can accomplish it quite easily.

Step 1: Connect your iPad with the PC

Download iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery and then install it on your PC. Then launch this tool. Once you enter the home screen of the program, you can find there is a “Fix iOS to Normal” option, click on this option. The Use a matched USB cable for your iPad to connect it with your computer. Wait a moment until your iPad be recognized by the program. Then click on the “Start” button to begin the restoration process.

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Step 2: Choose the required firmware and download it

Then the program will show you a list of the firmware for your iPad which is needed. Now you need to choose one of them for updating your iPad or you can just choose the iOS version that you currently have to maintain your iPad's present occasion. Once you finished selection, download it to your PC by clicking on the “Download” button.

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Step 3: Restore your iPad

After the selected firmware for the iOS release successfully downloaded to your computer, the iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery will allow it to automatically restore your iPad. Please wait for some time until the process is done and you can see your iPad restarting.
Then you will find your iPad is still retained its jailbroken status.
The jailbreak is necessary because the iOS devices actually haven't operated in all parts of the world yet, so these iOS devices do need to be jailbroken to fit for working with different certain networks. Since the jailbreaking is a time-consuming process for people who are not tech-savvy. They might spend plenty of money to ask others to do the iPads jailbroken for them. If you one of them, sure you want to maintain this status even you restore your iPad. By this tool, you can restore iPad without device returning to non-jailbroken status risk. And also you can update your iPad and use it in regions where haven't been supported by Apple yet.

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Part 2. Restore a Jailbroken iPad by iTunes

Using iTunes to restore a jailbroken iPad is the most common method people will choose. Because iTunes offers the latest iOS to ensure the best security features. So people may think it is the best way to restore an iPad. You'd better have the latest iTunes version on your PC, otherwise you need to update it before the iPad restoration process.

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Step 1) Connect your iPad.  Connect your iPad to your computer via a USB cable. When your iPad is recognized, iTunes will guide you to the “Summary” tab, then you need to select the “restore” option. Then a list of recovery options will be listed on iTunes interface.

Step 2) Restore your iPad. Here you need to notice since your iPad is a jailbroken iPad, DO NOT create a backup file. You must select the “Don't Back Up” button on the pop-up window. Once the iTunes ask you whether you want to restore the iPad, click on “Restore” button to continue the process.

Step 3) End the process properly. Once the restoration is finished, your iPad will reboot and return to the normal mode. Afterward, the iTunes will ask whether you want to restore from a previous backup or not, be attentive, here you must select the “Use as new” option if you want to use a jailbroken device.


Part 3. The Third Way to Restore iPad Without Jailbroken Status loss

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Step 1) Download and install Cydia software. Once you already have the Cydia package on your PC, you also need to download iLex RAT app, which will allow Cydia to restore your jailbroken iPad. You need to add a REPO in Cydia for iLex RAT to work properly. Find out the “Manage” tab at the bottom of the interface, and then select “Sources” option before going to the “Edit” feature.Click on the “Add” button, and then type the following URL in the box: http://cydia.myrepospace.com/ilexinfo/

Step 2) Restore your jailbroken iPad. Once the Cydia and iLex RAT are successfully installed, you can start to restore your iPad without jailbroken status loss.

Note: Do be careful when you see the cautions pop up when you are restoring the jailbroken iPad. And carefully read the instructions and think about the steps before you act because one wrong action may make you lose the jailbreak or disable the device.