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How to Recover Data from iPad which is Locked by Passcode

When we forget our iPad passcode and log in it with wrong passcode for several times, our iPad will be locked, and also we’ll be locked out our iPad data. From this situation, how could we recover our data from iPad which is locked by passcode?

Don’t worry, there are still ways can help us with it. When you have backups on iTunes or iCloud we can help you restore them from your backups, if not, we can help you get them back with third-party software iRefone. Now follow below page and find the suitable methods for your needs and have a try.


Recover Passcode Locked iPad Data from iTunes

Before factory resetting our locked iPad, we can restore our backups from iTunes, but please make sure you have done the backup of iPad data you need. See below steps.

1.Now launching your iTunes, and make sure it’s with latest version. Then click iPad image icon at the top corner.

2.Then go to Files--Summary, and you’ll see all your backup files there on the left side bar.

3.Choose the backup files you need, tap on “Restore Backup” on the right page, and confirm with “Restore”.

Now wait for a while for its finish, the time will depend on the amount of your backup files.



Also you can find iPad data you need from our PC directly, because iTunes backup files are stored on PC, but we’ll need to check it one by one:

For Windows: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
For Mac ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/


Recover Passcode Locked iPad Data with iRefone

When you have no backups, or your backup files don’t include the latest data you need, or you want to get back your iPad data selectively, iRefone is your best choice.

iRefone can not only help us backup our iPhone iPad data, but also can help us recover more than 16 kinds of lost iPhone iPad data with or without backup selectively, including contacts, notes, messages, call history, reminder, calendars, Safari, WeChat messages ect. Also it can help us recover them with three recovery mode, that is Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup, and it doesn’t need us to erase all content and settings.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.



Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your locked iPad with PC. Tap on “Recover from iOS Device”, and click “Start”.



Step 2. Now new interface with many data icon will show up, find and click “Message” icon for example, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose messages you need, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.

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