As an iPad user, you must have stored huge numbers of your loved files, such as videos, photos, audio, music and more, on your beloved iPad/iPad Mini or iPad Air, right? Take photos as an example: When you take photos to record an unforgettable moment of your life, these photos are only evidence to remind you beautiful days. Due to importance of your iPad files, it is very necessary to make a backup to keep them more safely.

As an iPad user, you must have stored huge numbers of your loved files, such as videos, photos, audio, music and more, on your beloved iPad/iPad Mini or iPad Air, right? Take photos as an example: When you take photos to record an unforgettable moment of your life, these photos are only evidence to remind you beautiful days. Due to importance of your iPad files, it is very necessary to make a backup to keep them more safely.

Don't know how to make iPad files backup? In the article, I will show you three different methods to backup iPad Pro/iPad Air/iPad Mini files: backup files through iTunes/iCloud/Wondershare TunesGo Retro to complete the task respectively. Just continue reading to learn more.

Method 1. Backup iPad Pro/iPad Mini/iPad Air files with the help of iTunes

In the first part, I will show you how to backup your iPad Pro/iPad Mini/iPad Air files with help of iTunes. When you want to get back files that are deleted recently, you can turn to iTunes for help. To start with, you need to install the latest version of iTunes. Please then follow the steps to continue:

Step 1: Firstly, please connect your iPad to computer through an Apple USB cable and then launch your iTunes by double clicking.

Step 2: Now, please click the button “View” in the starting window and then choose “Show Sidebar”. In the sidebar, you can see a “DEVICES” category, just choose your iPad here.

Step 3: As you can see on the top right of the starting window, please choose the Summary tab. You will then see two options, which are “To Computer” and “Back Up Now” respectively. Now, just choose both of them.

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Note: You should know that your media files such as music, photos and videos cannot be backed up if they are synced from your computer. If you want to backup media files and more, please turn to the method 3 and try the program Wondershare TunesGo Retro.



Method 2. Backup iPad Pro/iPad Mini/iPad Air files with help of iCloud

Here is method to backup iPad files with help of iCloud in steps. Similar to iTunes, iCloud can also backup iPad, iPod and iPhone files for you with ease. In addition, you can store huge numbers of data without occupying your limited storage room.

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To complete this, please connect your iPad to your iCloud via Wi-Fi and then turn to the tab “Settings”. Then please choose the button “iCloud” to enter into your iCloud and choose “Backup and Storage”. Just a few seconds later, your data will be backed up to iCloud automatically. Please note that your data will be synced to iCloud if your iPad is connected to power source, connected with the Internet through Wi-Fi and screen is locked.



Method 3. Backup iPad Pro/iPad Mini/iPad Air Media Files with Wondershare TunesGo

If you encountered data loss that caused by system reinstall, computer repair or iTunes crash, you can try the program Wondershare TunesGo to get back lost files. In addition to backup media files, the program can also transfer playlists, Podcast, iTunes U and more from iPad/iPad Air/iPad Mini to your iTunes with ease.

Here is free trial version of the program for you. You can now download it to have a try before purchase it. Please choose either Windows version or Mac version according to your computer system. Here are steps for you:

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Step 1: Launch TunesGo Retro & connect iPad/iPad Mini/iPad Air to computer

Firstly, please install the program on your computer and run it to bring up the starting window. Then please connect your iPad to computer via a USB cable. The program will detect and recognize your iPad immediately and show it in the starting window.

Step 2: Backup all music, videos, photos, playlists from iPad Mini/iPad Air to computer

In starting window of the program, you can choose the quick access to make the backup. Here are two quick access: “To iTunes”, which enables you to transfer media files to your iTunes library with ease and “To Folder”, which enables you to transfer files to folder. You can bring up the main features by entering the control panel for each type of file.

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