How to Restore Your iPad after Jailbreak

Nov 23,2019 • Filed to: Fix Mobile Device Issues • Proven solutions


How can I restore my iPad after a failed attempt on jailbreaking?

A friend of mine tried to help me jailbreak my iPad but he failed, and now all my photos, contacts and notes are lost! How do I selectively restore them from iTunes backup?? I don't want to update everything on my iPad. Anyone pls help, Thank You!

Whenever you try to jailbreak your iPad or other iDevices, do remember to back up your iPad in advance. No matter you succeeded or failed, you can keep your iPad data original. iTunes backup file doesn't allow you to preview or selectively restore the data from iTunes backup, but it doesn't mean you can't do it in another way. With a third-party tool, you can easily extract the backup and handle it by yourself.

How to Restore iPad after Jailbreak

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Method 1. Steps of restoring iPad feom iTunes Backup after jailbreak

Before doing the iPad restore, don't sync your iPad with iTunes, avoiding updating the backup and causing your data lost forever.

Step 1. Run the program on your computer after installing it, and you'll get the primary window to begin iPad restore after jailbreak. You'll have to the "Recover from iTunes backup file" mode. There all your iTunes backup file will be displayed. Find the backup of your iPad, choose it and click "Start Scan" at the right corner to extract the content of it.

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Step 2. When the scan finishes, all the details of the backup are extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview and mark those you want to recover them all with one click "Recover to computer".

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Note: To avoid losing data on your iPad, do remember to back it up on your computer regularly.

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Method 2. Restore iPad from iCloud Backup after jailbreak

Step 1. Choose recover mode "Recover from iCloud Backup File",then enter your iCloud account.

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Step 2. Choose the backup file to download.After logged in iCloud account successfully,all the iCloud backup file will be displayed.Click "Download".

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Step 3. Choose the type of data to scan,after the scan is completed,all contents will be showed and choose the ones you want to restore,then click "Recover to Computer" to save data to computer.

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