Posted by Kate , Apr 18, 2017
To get back some of my important files, I wanted to restore iPad from iCloud backup. But I found that I couldn't view the content of the iCloud backup file and had no way to recover the data I want. How can I restore iPad from iCloud backup? Please help me!
Actually, iCloud backup is not a common file that can't be read directly. If you want selectively restore iPad data from iCloud, you need a third party tool. iPhone Data Recovery software should be you best choice.
iPhone Data Recovery software, as an excellent iPad recovery tool, provides you a convenient way to restore iPad from iCloud backup. With its help, you can preview your iPad data, such like contacts, pictures, music, text messages, notes, etc. from iCloud backup file and selectively retrieve them to the computer or your iPad.
Download the software and have a try.
Make sure you have a recent backup to restore from. On your iPad, Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage, then tap a device listed under Backups to see the date and size of its latest backup.
For information about backing up manually now, see Back up your iPad to iCloud.
Go to Settings > General > Reset, then tap "Erase all content and settings."
From the Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iCloud Backup, then sign in to iCloud. Proceed to "Choose backup," then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.
After done above, turn on your iOS device. From the Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iCloud Backup, then sign in to iCloud. Proceed to "Choose backup," then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.
Step 1. Launch the program and log in your iCloud account
At first, download iPhone Data Recovery software and install it on the computer. Run the problem and turn to the "Data Recovery" mode. Locate to "Recover from iCloud Backup". Then sign in your iCloud account with your Apple ID and password. You have no need to worry about the security of your account as the program won't keep your account information.
Step 2. Download the iCloud backup file for your iPad
Once you log in, you can find all iCloud backup files displayed at list on the frame. Choose the one for your iPad and click "Download" to extract the iCloud backup file. In the pop-up window, you can choose the file types you want to retrieve. It will save you time.
Step 3. Preview the files and restore iPad from backup
When the download completes, all iPad's files from the iCloud backup will be displayed in categories. You can preview the data such as photos, songs, videos, contacts, messages, etc. in detail. Choose the items you desire by checking the boxes before, and click the button "Recover" to save them on the computer. You can also connect your iPad to the computer via USB cable and select "Recover to Device". In that way, the data will be imported to your iPad.