[Free]2 Quick Ways to Backup iPad with or Without iTunes

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Backing up iPad is easy to do and it's also incredibly important. Backing up the photos, contacts, messages, notes, audios, and videos from iPad to somewhere is an effective way to avoid data loss against theft, damage or leaving behind on the back seat of the taxi. As to how to back up iPad in a quick way, we offer two options in this post to help you make it with ease. One way is to use a totally free third-party iPhone data transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover Free, and another way is to adopt the regular iTunes. Read on to get details.

Part 1: Back up iPad with EaseUS MobiMover Free

EaseUS MobiMover Free is the top one iPhone data transfer program that enables you to transfer files from iPad/iPhone to the PC or laptop in Windows 7/8/10 in a 100% free way. MobiMover Free supports you to back up almost all the iPad data to the computer in a readable way, you can view and manage the exported files without limitation, which can't be realized if using iTunes. Moreover, with MobiMover Free, you are able to back up a certain data category on iPad, such as just choose contacts, or videos or music, which is neither available for iTunes.

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Step 1. Connect your iPad to your computer with a USB cable. Launch EaseUS MobiMover on your computer, and select the "Phone to PC" mode, which helps you export iPad data to the computer. Move your mouse to the right pane and click "Next" to start.

how to transfer data from iPad to the computer - step 1

Step 2. MobiMover allows you to transfer all the iPad data to the computer at one time at a fast speed. You can also select Contact, Messages, Note, Photo, Video, or Audio individually. You can change the default destination for exported files on your computer. If you don't set it on your own, MobiMover will download the iPad files to a desktop folder. Click "Transfer" to begin to transfer files from iPad to the computer without a hitch.

how to transfer data from iPad to the computer - step 2

Step 3. Wait for a while to let the transfer process finish. Please don't disconnect the iPad while transferring. When the process finishes, you can check the items on your computer.

how to transfer data from iPad to the computer - step 3

Part 2: Back up iPad with iTunes

If there is no need for you to read the backed up files from iPad, you can choose iTunes to transfer iPad files to the computer. Next time, you can restore iPad with the backup file.

1. Install and run the latest iTunes version on your computer. Then, connect your iPad to the computer with a USB cable. 

2. Click iPad button within iTunes, then click "This computer" and "Back Up Now" in the right control panel. 

3. When the backup process is done, you can use it to restore to your iPad when you need to. 

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