How to Backup iPad to Laptop Easily

Summary

Want to backup iPad to laptop but do not know how? This guide will show you how to backup iPad to laptop with or without iTunes.

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August 27, 2016

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AnyTrans – Fast Way to Backup iPad to Laptop

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This easy-to-use iOS data transfer tool can let you have a better management of your iPad content. You can download it prior to save your time and then follow this guide to backup iPad to laptop in minutes.

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We have stored a lot of important contents on iPad, such as the photos of birthday party or the important business files. You just don’t want to lose them but unexpected things always happen. So regularly backing up your iPad to laptop is a good habit. It can be your lifesaver if your iPad run into any problem. Here in this guide we will show you 2 ways to help you backup iPad to laptop. Let’s begin.

Also Read: How to Backup iPhone to Laptop >

Part 1. How to Backup iPad to Laptop with iTunes

Step 1. Download the latest version of iTunes and open it > Plug in your iPad.

Step 2. Click on the Device button > Choose Summary.

Step 3. Click on This Computer > Click on Back Up Now option.

Step 4. Go to iTunes > Preference… > Device to check the backup list.

iTunes will not allows you to choose the contents you want to backup, and you can only view the backup files until you try to restore your iPad. And you can lose your iPad data if you try to backup iPad to a new laptop. If you prefer one easier way, just go to Part 2.

Part 2. How to Backup iPad to Laptop with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is one powerful iTunes alternative that can help you backup iPad to laptop easily, including music, photos, videos, iTunes U, books, contacts, notes, apps and more.

  • It allows you to preview and select the items you want to backup, and you can access and view the backup files anytime you want.
  • It enables you to transfer the backup files from laptop to iPad without erasing any existing data.
  • It also allows you to freely transfer files from iPad to laptop/iTunes/external hard drive and vice versa, and even from iDevice to iDevice directly.

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Step 1. Launch AnyTrans > Plug in your iPad > Click on Content to Mac/PC computer.

How to Backup iPad to Laptop with AnyTrans – Step 1

How to Backup iPad to Laptop with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Select the items you want to backup > Select the destination > Click on Start Transfer.

How to Backup iPad to Laptop with AnyTrans – Step 2

How to Backup iPad to Laptop with AnyTrans – Step 2

Or you can also create iTunes backup with AnyTrans. You can open iTunes > Click the iTunes tab > Preference > Devices to check the backup file.

Step 1. Click on iTunes Backups on the homepage.

Create iTunes Backup with AnyTrans – Step 1

Create iTunes Backup with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Click on Backup option on the top right corner.

Create iTunes Backup with AnyTrans – Step 2

Create iTunes Backup with AnyTrans – Step 2

Also Read: How to Backup iPad to External Hard Drive >

The Bottom Line

As you can see, you can easily backup iPad to laptop with the help of AnyTrans. It will be your best assistant in helping you manage iPad/iPhone/iPod contents. So why not to have a 7-day free trial?

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