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How to Backup iPad in Recovery Mode

Posted on Dec 03, 2013 by Abby Haines to iPhone Data Recovery

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Many iPad users have suffered iPad in recovery mode problem during the process of iOS upgrade. Actually, it is true that you are quite possible to get your iPad into recovery mode while updating your iOS, especially when you encountered an error during the upgrade. At this moment, you can often see the "connect to iTunes" screen appeared on the iPad. It means that you should connect your iPad to iTunes to restore your device, so that you can get your iPad out of recovery mode.

Restoring iPad with iTunes is truly the fastest and easiest way to fix iPad in recovery mode problem. But for many users, the data such as pictures, videos stored on the iPad is extremely important for them. And restoring the device may stuck them at the risk of data loss on iPad. So, it is quite important to backup iPad in recovery mode before doing a restore.

To backup iPad in recovery mode, a third party iPad backup tool is a necessity. EaseUS MobiSaver is your best bet. It works perfectly well in exporting data from iPad to computer even though the iPad is in recovery mode.

Steps to backup iPad in recovery mode

Step 1. Connect iPad to computer and run EaseUS MobiSaver

Install and run EaseUS MobiSaver on a Windows computer, you can see its main window. The software offers two ways to backup data on iPad: "Recover from iOS Device" and "Recover from iTunes Backup". Here we choose the former. Then connect your iPad to computer with USB cable. The software will quickly recognised your device. Just choose the iPad and click "Scan" button. After that, the software will completely scan your iPad.

Run EaseUS MobiSaver to backup iPad in Recovery mode

Step 2. After scanning, all lost files will be listed out. Please choose what you lost and click Recover to save them into a safe place.

Preview and backup iPad in recovery mode

After backup all the iPad data in recovery mode on your computer, you can follow the below steps to get iPad out of recovery mode:

1. First you should turn off your iPad

2. Connect USB cable to computer but don't connect the iPad to the other end of the cable

3. Press and hold the Home button down and connect the docking end of cable to iPad

4. Keep holding the Home button until you see the "Connect To iTunes" screen

5. Open iTunes and you should see "iTunes has detected an iPad in recovery mode", then you can get the iPad out of recovery mode by using iTunes to restore iPad.

Note: You may need to be patient and repeat the above steps many times to recover your iPad.