Can I recover iPad data after resetting it without iTunes?
I accidentally reset my iPad to factory default settings on my trip. Now I'm back and want to recover my previous data, but I don't want to lose those data on my iPad currently. How can I recover iPad data after restoring it to factory settings without iTunes? Your help will be appreciated very much!
It's very hard to recover data from iPad after you've restored it to new, or you can say it's impossible. The factory resetting can always erase previous data on your iPad and make them overwritten. To recover it, there is only one way: extracting your iTunes backup file, if you don't want to lose the current data on your iPad.
How to recover iPad data after factory settings restore without iTunes
iTunes will take all your current data away when it brings you previous data. To avoid this happening, you need to get another kind of program:Wondershare Dr.Fone (Mac) (for Mac users) or Wondershare Dr.Fone (for Windows users). Both of the software can help you to extract iTunes backup files, letting you preview the content and selectively recover data from it, without affecting any data on your iPad currently. The whole process takes you a few minutes. Let's check it by steps below.
Download the free trial version below to take a try (To extract iTunes backup of your iPad, you can choose any version of Dr.Fone below).
Step 1. Choose iTunes backup and scan
For Windows users, launch Dr.Fone and turn to "Recover from iTunes Backup File". Here you'll get all iTunes backup files for your iOS devices. Choose the one for your iPad and click "Start Scan" to extract it.
For Mac users, launch Wondershare Dr.Fone (Mac) and select your device and recover mode first, then you can choose the iTunes backup file of your iPad, click "Start Scan" to get detailed contents of it.
Step 2. Preview & recover iPad files after restore
After the scan, you can preview all the contents that the program's found and listed in categories. Check them one by one, mark those you want and "Recover" them selectively at one time.
Note: If you're going to restore your iPad to factory settings, you can use "Recover from iOS Device" option of Dr.Fone to back up your iPad data first, it is now availble for both Windows and Mac version. It can help to directly scan your iPad and save the data on your computer before you reset iPad to new.