How to Recover Ipad using iTunes SchoolNaija.Com

Sunday

How to Recover Ipad using iTunes

Sometimes when we lose our ipad pass-code, we are left wondering "what do i do" and the next question would definitely be "how do i restore my device" (These questions will come especially when the ipad is not fully yours and you as a result of trying to unlock it, entered wrong pass-codes several times)

simply put, restoring your ipad and making a new start is the best way to recover an ipad whose passcode has been lost. this will definitely wipe all personal data, but its better than losing the device right? but if you already did a back-up before loosing your passcode, you just wipe all data and restore from back-up and keep  flexing with your ipad.
Trying to Restore the iPad from iTunes requires a pass-code, but you can restore the iPad from Recovery Mode. This wipes the iPad completely and installs the latest version of iOS from scratch.

Note: You will need to possess the apple ID and password that was used to originally set up the device.
iTunes Detected iPad in Recovery Mode alert
Follow these steps to Restore an iPad from Recovery Mode:
  1. Charge the iPad up to at least 25 per cent (25%)
  2. Ensure that the iPad to a Mac or PC is not connected to the Mac or PC.
  3. Open iTunes on your Mac (or PC).
  4. Hold down the Sleep/Wake button and use the Slide To Power Off to turn off the iPhone.
  5. Hold down the Home button
  6. With The Home button held down attach the Lightning Cable to the iPad.
  7. The iPad should power up in Recover Mode. The screen should display a blue iTunes logo and a white Lightning Cable. iTunes should display a message saying....                                                                                                                             "iTunes has detected an iPad in recovery mode. You must restore this iPad before it can be used with iTunes"
  1. Click OK and Restore and Update.
  2. Click Restore iPad and let iTunes wipe the software and restore the iPad.
  3. Enter the Apple ID and Password that was used to set up the iPad.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. Choose Restore From This Backup to restore the iPad to its earlier state Or you can set up the iPad as a fresh model by choosing Set Up As New ipad
  6. Click Continue.
Your iPad will now be up and running as before but without a pass-code.

No comments:

Post a Comment