Tenorshare iPad Data Recovery - User Guide (Windows)


Tenorshare iPad Data Recovery recovers SMS, contacts, WhatsApp, videos etc easily from iPad, iPad 4, iPad mini etc along with retina display and other iPad versions.
Below are the detailed steps and guide on how to recover data from iPad:


Mode 1: Recover iPad data directly without backup file

This method will enable you to recover all your deleted iPad data directly from iPad to PC. You need to have iPad with you when you opt this method.

Step 1 - Choose recovery mode

At first, connect your iPad to the PC where you have downloaded iPad Data Recovery software. Now, run iPad Data Recovery on your PC then on the program interface from the menu choose ‘Recover Data from iPad’. You must ensure that your iPad is powered off.


Step 2 - Set iPad to DFU mode

Now, you need to set iPad to DFU mode. The below mentioned steps is required to enter into DFU mode. Still, if you have not powered off your iPad then press ‘Home’ and ‘Power’ button to power it off for 5seconds.

  • Click ‘Start’ in order to access iPad DFU mode.
  • Keep holding for 10 seconds ‘Home’ and ‘Power’ button.
  • Then, release ‘Power’ button and for 15 seconds keep holding ‘Home’ button.


Note: When you are using iPad mini, iPad 3, iPad 4 or iPad 2 then no need to enter into DFU mode and skip step 3. This step is followed by iPad 1 users only before data recovery.

Step 3 - Scan iPad for deleted data

When you will enter into DFU mode then communicating processing bar appears.


After iPad data recovery tool, it will automatically start scanning itself.


Step 4 - Preview iPad data

In order to recover the correct ones, you will be able to preview the data by this software.



Step 5- Recover data from iPad

Then, click ‘Recover’ button and select a path for recovered iPad messages, contacts, photos, WhatsApp etc.



Mode 2: Recover iPad data from iTunes backup file

This method restores iPad data from iTunes backup files. Even if you don’t have recent iPad backup on your PC, you will be able to recover iPad data when your iPad is either damaged or stolen.

Step 1 - Choose recovery mode and scan iPad backup

Open iPad Data Recovery software then choose ‘Recover Data from iTunes Backup File’. Now, it will automatically detect all backups on your PC by this program. It will also list them on the program interface. Then, choose the one which signifies your iPad and then click ‘Start Scan’.


Step 2 - Preview iPad files

When scanning is finished, it will display all the scanned files on interface. According to category, you can preview files then choose the one which you want to recover.


Step 3- Restore iPad from iTunes backup

After selecting files to recover, press ‘Recover’ button. Thus, within a moment you will get back all your deleted iPad data on your PC.

This is the easy way to recover iPhone contacts, photos, SMS and other files