Two Ways to Backup iPad to PC for iOS Users

Your iPad might store various important data such as TV shows, photos, text messages, emails, apps and music. If you expect to keep those precious data away from accidental deletion or device crashing. You might need to backup iPad to PC regularly. Actually, backing up data on iPad or other iDevices is not only the most secure way to avoid data loss but also useful for transferring your information to a new iOS device when you change your device.


In this article, we will provide you with two ways to back up your iPad data. One is backing up via iTunes, and the other one is backing up with iPad Manager. You can choose one of them to make your own iPad backup files according to your need and preference.


Part 1. How to backup iPad to PC via iTunes

iTunes is a great tool to manage your TV shows, music, videos. It is renowned for its features of offering iOS users a universe of entertainment. Besides, it is a pretty good tool to create local backup files of iOS. Now please allow me to show the directions of backing up iPad data with iTunes.


Firstly, you need to make sure you have the latest version of iTunes.


Secondly, you should launch iTunes and plug your iPad to PC. Trust the computer if there is a window asks for that.


Thirdly, you are supposed to choose iPad as your device.


Fourthly, you should click on "Back Up Now" button to start.




Note: you can backup iPhone to PC by doing the above steps as well. After the process of backup ends, you can go to "Preferences > Devices" to check your backup file.


Part 2. How to back up iPad data with iPhone Manager


iPhone Manager enables users to back up iPad files without iTunes and it allows users to back up some contents which are limited by Apple. Here are operations to back up iPad data to computer with this powerful iOS file manager app.



Step 1. Connect your iPad to PC and open iPhone Manager


Step 2. Click on "Content to Mac/PC" button




Step 3. Check the items that you want to back up


Step 4. Set the destination folder by clicking "Select" and then click on "Start Transfer" button.




Note: iPhone Manager offers iOS users to a convenient approach to selectively backup iPad to PC. And it supports to back up other iDevices such as iPhone and iPod.