How to Restore iCloud Backup to New iPad?
Christmas is around the corner, maybe you are planning to buy a new iPad for your Christmas gift. Actually, buying a new iPad is just a matter of dollars, but have you ever thought of those files saved on your old device like hundreds of contacts or messages, or precious videos or photos? How will you deal with these files?
Why not choose to restore data to new iPad from iCloud backup? Since nowadays more and more users prefer backing up their devices to iCloud as a backup in case of sudden data losses, so you are free to utilize any files on your new iPad as wanted and needed. But don't know how to do it?
Before restoring iCloud backup on iPad directly, you need to be informed that with the iCloud service, you can only restore the entire iCloud backup to your device, which may cover the existing files you still need by the extracted iCloud backup files; and for those who need to restore iCloud backup to iPad which is not newly bought, you need to erase all contents and settings from iPad to put it into a clean slate before starting the process.
And restoring backup might take some time since the process needs Wi-Fi connection to download settings, contents and other data. So if you have saved many files on your iPad, it may take a little while.
To restore iCloud backup to new iPad, you just need to follow the below steps;
- Open your iPad device and go to Settings > iCloud > Storage and Backup.
- Now enter your Apple ID and password to continue the process.
- Then you will reach an interface where all iCloud backups of different are arranged.
- Select the iCloud backup that you want to restore to new iPad.
- Finally, you just need to wait for the process to get completed within a while.
If you don't have an available and stable Wi-Fi network, or you simply want to get back part of the previous iCloud backup files, you can try another much easier way to restore iCloud backup to new iPad by using this powerful software - iCloud Backup Extractor.
About the software:
It is a professional program which allows you to easily sync iCloud backup to new iPad, even if you have lost such files on your old device. Moreover, this is not all that a professional data recovery tool is able to offer. Actually, this software provides three modes of data recovery, so you are free to choose to set up new iPad from iCloud backup, iTunes backup and directly from iOS device.If you accidentally lost important files from your device, then you can also choose to recover the lost files from your iPad from these modes.
1-2-3 steps to restore iCloud backup to new iPad:
Step 1. Operate the installed software after downloading on your computer, then select the "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode and sign in your iCloud account with Apple ID and passwords.
Note: During recover, please do not connect your device to computer in case of your iCloud backup files are modified or updated.
Step 2. Then you can see different backup files from different devices shown in categories. Select the right one of your device and download it.
Step 3. After that, all the detailed file information would be arranged on the main interface. You can tick out the wanted files that you want to recover from previous iCloud backup and hit the Recover option to recover the old iCloud backup to the computer. Then, you are free to transfer the synced iCloud backup to new iPad that you bought.
With this iCloud Backup Extractor software, you can restore the entire iCloud backup to your new iPad or selectively restore iCloud backup files to device as wanted and needed.