Quickly Restore Locked iPad/ iPad Pro in Three Methods

Many of us like to use passwords to secure our personal information on our digital products to prevent others to access our privacy. But what happens if we forgot the password and accidently locked out of our iPad or iPad Pro. It's a high frequency question that all the iPad users may ask, is it possible to restore my locked iPad without data lost? Actually it is possible to restore a locked iPad. Learn from this article to restore your locked iPad Pro or other iPad.

Many of us like to use passwords to secure our personal data on our digital products to prevent others to access our privacy. But, what happens if we forget the password and accidently get shut out of our iPad or iPad Pro. It's a high frequency question that all the iPad users may ask, is it possible to re-instate my locked iPad without data lost? Actually it is possible to restore a locked iPad. Learn from this article to restore your locked iPad Pro or other iPad.

I. How to re-instate a Locked up iPad Pro / iPad

If you want to open a locked up iPad, you are required to restore it. However, re-instating a locked iPad might result in data lost. Thus, before the restoration, you'd better to back up your device data. If you have back up your device with iTunes, you can restore your gadget by the iTunes backups. Follow the steps below to restore your locked iPad:

  • 1#. Connect iPad to the computer via a USB cable. It is important to know that you should use the same computer you used to back up your iPad earlier.
  • 2#. Launch the iTunes program to allow the iTunes sync the iPad data and create a backup file for your iPad.
  • 3#. When the data backup and sync is done, click on “Restore iPad” button.
  • 4#. Once you enter the Set-Up-Screen step, click on “Restore from iTunes Backup” option.
  • 5#. Select the iPad as the target device in iTunes and select your related backup to reinstate your locked iPad.

II. Brilliant Software to get back Data from a Locked up iPad Pro / iPad

iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery s a brilliant software for you to bring back data from a locked up iPad. With this software, you can re-establish over 19 different types of data on your iPad such as contacts, call logs, photos, music, apps, videos, notes, and other documents. Also it can be compatible with all iOS apparatuses and offers you the very fast speed if you utilize it to fix your iPad's OS or to reinstate the data from the device.

Main attributes of iSkysoft Data Recovery for iPad

  • Multiple data types – This iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery program can help you to restore more than 19 types of data on your iOS devices such as notes, messages, videos, music, contacts, call history, apps, calendar, voice memo, voicemail, app videos, app photos, WhatsApp history, reminder, safari bookmarks, and many other things.
  • Data preview before restoration – You are allowed to preview the data before you restore them to your computer, so that you can select the files that you want to restore which saves plenty of your time and energy.
  • Three restoration types – This software offers you 3 data restoration types: Recover from iPhone, Recover from iTunes backup and Recover from iCloud backup.
  • Fully iOS device compatibility – iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery supports all the iOS devices no matter which model or version it is or no matter it's an iPhone, iPad or iPad. You can use it to restore data from all these iOS devices.
  • Automatically data searching – Once you enter the iTunes backup data restoration page, all the iTunes backup files saved on your computer will be automatically searched out by this iSkysoft iPad Data Recovery.

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Method 1. How to reinstate Data right away from Locked up iPad 1

This method is only for directly recovering data from a locked up iPad 1.

1 Select the restoration type

After install this tool on your PC, simply click on the icon of the tool on your PC to open it. Then use the USB cable to connect the iPad with the PC. Once enter the home interface, click on “Recover from iOS device” option to decide the data restoration type for the following data restoration.

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2 Scan your iPad

Once the data restoration type is decided, you will enter the scan interface. Now you need to click on “Start Scan” button on the monitor to scan the files from your locked iPad. After the scan finished, all the files saved on the iPad will be listed in different categories on the left side of the interface.

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3 Restore iPad files to your computer

Now you can select the data categories that you would like to reinstate files from by clicking on the categories, and you will see the detailed files inside, select the files you want from different data categories. Once you done, click on “Recover” button on the interface to restore the files to your PC.


Method 2. How to Restore Locked iPad from iTunes Backups

If the files is no longer in your iPad now, and you have backed up them in the iTunes, you can follow this way to restore these files from your iTunes backup:

1 Launch the program

Of course, you need to launch the program first. Then you will enter the program home interface. Choose the “Recover from iTunes backup file” option now.

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2 Restore iPad files from that iTunes backup

Now the program will automatically search the backup files of iTunes on your computer. Once it done, all the iTunes backup files will be listed on your screen. Select the one you want, then click on “Star Scan” to scan the files in the backup file. And once it done, you will see all the data categories that saved in that file. Select the files you want from the categories one by one. Once you finished selection, click on “Recover” to restore them to your computer.

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Method 3. How to Restore Locked iPad from iCloud Backups

Or if your iPad files that you want is saved in the iCloud, you can restore those files by this way:

1 Sign in to your account of iCloud

After you open the program, choose “Recover from iCloud backup” option, then you will see the hint on the interface to ask you to log in your account of iCloud with its password. Type your account and password as a request.

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2 Download iPad backup file from iCloud

Now you are in your iCloud account, you can see there are several backup files that you uploaded before. Choose the one backup file that you want to restore your iPad files from and then click on “Download” button. Once the file is downloaded, let the program to scan it by clicking on “Scan Downloaded”. After the scan is finished, all the files will show on the screen in several main categories.

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3 Restore iPad files from that iCloud backup file

It's time for you to select the files you want to restore freely. Depend on your need, tick the files from these categories. If you finished, simply click on “Recover” button at the bottom to restore these files from this backup file to your computer.

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