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Forgot iPad Screen Lock Password – How to Recover Data from it

Posted by Kate , Jun 09, 2017

For safety, most people will set a password to lock the iPad. This usual phenomenon brings the problem that what should users do if they forget the iPad password. It is really frequent that users forget the password on iPad and the iPad stays in the black screen, they can do nothing but wondering how to unlock iPad screen.
Actually, the only way to unlock an iPad without a password is to restore the iPad to original factory settings, which means that all data on the iPad will be erased. So, what should users do first is to recover data from it.
Here is the recommendation. You can try RecoveryTool iPhone Data Recovery, the specially data recovery software for iOS users. Two versions of the software are available, one is for Mac users and another for Windows users. Both of them allow you to selectively recover your iPad data and save them on your computer.

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Part 1: How to Erase Your Device with iTunes to Remove Your Screen Lock

If you enter the wrong passcode on an iOS device six times in a row, you'll be locked out and a message will say that your device is disabled. All you can do is to erase your device with iTunes to remove your screen lock.
1. Connect your device to the computer you synced with.
2. Open iTunes. If asked for a passcode, try another computer you've synced with, or use recovery mode. 
3. Wait for iTunes to sync your device and make a backup.
4. Once the sync and backup have finished, click Restore "your device name".
5. When you reach the Set Up screen while restoring your iOS device, tap Restore from iTunes backup.
6. Select your device in iTunes. Look at the date and size to find the most recent one.

Part 2: How to Recover Data from Your Locked iPad

Step 1. Run the Program and Connect Your iPad to computer

Firstly download the software which is suitable to your computer and then run it. Connect your iPad to the computer with an USB cable.

Step 2. Scan your Locked iPad for Data on It

On the very first place, choose "Recover" section on the primary interface. After that, click the "Start" button on the interface of the program and hold the Power and Home buttons for exactly 10 seconds at the same time. Then release the Power button and keep holding the Home button for anther 15 seconds. Keep holding the Home button until you have successfully entered the system.
The program will then begin to scan your iPad.
For other iPad users like iPad mini, iPad with Retina Display, etc., directly click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPad for all data on it.

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Step 3. Preview and Save the iPad Data on Your Computer

After the scanning, all the data will be listed on the computer. You can preview them in detail and tick the items you need at the same time, then just click "Recover" button to recover the data you need on your computer.

Regain Data from iPad

Okay, the software had showed you how to recover data from a locked iPad, isn't very easy and convenient? After you have restored the data, you can now restore the iPad to original factory settings and unlocked iPad screen without worry. So just download the iPhone Data Recovery and have a try.

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