[3 Ways] How to Backup iPad/iPad Pro 2022

It is a wise choice to backup your new iPad 2022 to avoid data loss. This post will introduce you three backup tools to help you backup iPad (Pro) 2022.


By Demi / Updated on May 31, 2024

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This year, Apple launched two iPad models, iPad 2022 (10th gen) and iPad Pro. iPad 10 generation is a good choice for you with limited budget. The new iPad 2022 (10th gen) offers almost everything you could want in a modern tablet, including a larger display than last year's iPad, a sleeker design, a faster A14 Bionic chip, and USB-C charging.

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iPad nowadays, not only is a tool for entertain, but also saves important work and files that you don’t want to lose. You may be a master utilizing iPad, but not so good at backup.

Now, follow the guide below to explore how to backup iPad 2022 (10th gen) via three useful tools, and choose one you prefer to make an iPad backup. These methods are also workable if you are using other models of iPad (Pro/Air), iPhone, and iPod.

Way 1. An easy way to backup iPad 2022 to computer

The professional and powerful backup desktop software - FoneTool ensure you to backup iPhone in an easy and quick way. Not just for iPad, FoneTool also supports iPhone and iPod in different models.

Advantages of FoneTool
Stable and offline backup. When backup iPad to PC, FoneTool needs you to connect iPad to computer, ensuring the backup process stable and smooth.
? Two types of backup. The two backup services in FoneTool - Selective Backup and Full Backup, enables you to backup all or only wanted files from iPad to computer.
? Fast backup speed. It won’t take you much time to complete the backup task. Only 2 seconds for backing up 100 photos.
? Unlimited backup storage space. With the help of FoneTool, you can backup iPad to external hard drive, local folders on PC, NAS, etc. by simply changing backup destination.

Click the icon below to free download and install FoneTool on your computer, and backup iPad 2022 to PC as per your need.

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Backup selective iPad data to PC

Connect your iPad to computer, and follow the steps to backup wanted photos, videos, music, messages, and contacts from iPad to computer.

Step 1. Run FoneTool, choose Phone Backup on its homepage > Mouse over to Selective Backup and click Get Started.

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Step 2. Click each icon to preview and select the files you’d like to backup from iPad to computer, then click OK to confirm.

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Step 3. Choose a destination to save the backup file > Click Start Backup to make it.

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Fully backup iPad to PC

To backup everything from iPad to PC, you can try the Full Backup function in FoneTool. In one-click, you can finish the task.

Step 1. Keep your iPad connect to computer > Open FoneTool and click Phone Backup > Get to Full Backup and click Get Started.

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Step 2. Enable Backup Encryption as you like > Choose a storage path > Finally, click Start Backup and wait until it is finished.

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How to browse and restore FoneTool backup to iPad
No matter whether you are backup up iPad to computer fully or selectively, you can locate the backup files in the Backup History page.

From the Backup History page, you will find all backup files are listed in time order. Just simple click the search cricle, or three-dot icon, and you can view, restore, manage, and delete the backup file.

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Way 2. How to backup iPad 2022 via iTunes

If you want to backup iPad to computer, you can also rely on iTunes. It is not a tool to manage media files on iPad, but also a solution to backup iPad to PC.

Merits and demerits of iTunes
? You can protect your privacy by enabling the encryption function when backing up your iPad using iTunes.
❌ iTunes allows you to fully backup iPad 2022 to computer. In other words, you have no choice but to backup almost all the data on your iPad 2022 to PC.
❌ You cannot preview or select data during the backup or restore process, either.

Steps to backup iPad to iTunes
Step 1. On your computer, download and install the latest version of iTunes for Windows.

Step 2. Open iTunes and connect your iPad to computer with USB.

Step 3. Click the icon of your iPad in the upper left corner of iTunes > Click Summary > Ensure This Computer is the destination to save the backup file > Click Back Up Now.

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 When the task is over, you can go to iTunes Preference Devices to have a check.

Way 3. How to backup iPad 2022 using iCloud

iCloud is pre-installed on your iPad, providing you with the cloud storage service to backup iPad. You can easily locate it in the Settings app on your iPad.

Pros and cons of iCloud
? You can backup iPad 2022 to iCloud in the background wirelessly and automatically.
❌ The most obvious disadvantage of iCloud is that it only provides 5 GB of free storage space to save iPad backup files.

Steps to backup iPad to iCloud
Go to the Settings app on your iPad > Tap [your name] > Tap iCloud > Enable iCloud Backup. You can tap Back Up Now to backup iPad immediately.

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Hope one of these three ways to backup iPad 2022 will satisfy your demands. If you prefer an automatic way, you can utilize iCloud, but you may need to pay on a regular basis to obtain more capacity.

If you’d like to backup iPad to computer, you can choose iTunes or FoneTool. By comparison, it is more recommended to backup iPad without iTunes but with FoneTool. For more queries, feel free to contact us.

Demi · Editor
Demi is an editor of FoneTool group as well as a good advisor in the area of iOS-related issues. She does well in finding solutions to people's problems. She enjoys traveling, gardening, and watching movies. She spends most of her free time with her pet and family.