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How to Restore iPad from Backup

Can you restore iPad from a backup of another iPad?

My iPad has died and I need to see my calendar. Is it possible to get the calendar from my iPad and restore it with my friend's iPad?

If you have synced your iPad with iTunes after you creating the calendar content, there is a chance for you to get it back, even though you didn't make a backup when your iPad died. iTunes can automatically generate a backup for your iDevice when you sync with it. Get the backup file, you can get your lost calendar, and restore it with any other iPad.

How to restore iPad backup photos, notes, calendar, contacts and videos

However, iPad backup restore goes a little difficult, because the iPad backup file is not a common file that you can directly view or use. It's a .db file which need to be extracted before viewing or using. The way to fix this is to using an iPad backup restore program, which lets you view and restore the lost iPad calendar content.

Get iPad backup restore software: Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows).

Besides the calendar, this program empowers you to preview and restore the deleted notes, photos, videos and contacts, etc. from iPad 1, iPad 2, The new iPad, iPad with Retina display and iPad mini, as well as all models of iPhone or iPod touch.

You can download the trial version below to have a try.

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Step 1. Select the iPad backup to scan lost contents

First, find the iPad backup file. What you should pay attention is that don't connect and sync your iPad with iTunes, to prevent data loss.

After launching the program, you have two recovery modes to recover iPad data from. Here we try the Recover from iTunes Backup File mode. When you go to this mode, all backups for your device which has been synced with iTunes will be found with the device name, serial number and syncing time. Select your iPad  to scan and extract all contents from it.

ipad restore from backup

Step 2. Recover iPad calendar, notes, photos, videos and contacts

A while later, all the contents in the backup will be extracted, including calendar, notes, photos, videos and contacts. You can preview them all in original quality and recover them all with zero quality loss.

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Step 3. Restore iPad backup

Then you can restore your iPad backup with another iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, or you can just save them on your computer.

To avoid losing data from your iPad, do remember to backup files on your computer well.

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Further Reading

Recover iPhone messages: This guide shows you how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone in different ways.
Recover deleted photos on iPhone: This article shows you how to recover deleted photos on iPhone in different ways.
Recover iPhone iMessages: You can recover deleted contacts without a backup on iPhone with 3 steps at ease.

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Rosie
Had the same problem and I'm glad I tried your software to restore my calendar and some photos on my new iPad. It's really important to backup your files or sync it with iTunes so in cases like this there's still a way to restore those files and of course through the use of a great software such as Data Recovery for iTunes for Mac users like me. thanks a lot!
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