How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad/iPad Pro/iPad mini/iPad Air

Don’t know how to recover deleted videos on iPad? In this guide, we will share you 4 simple methods to recover deleted videos from iPad, even without backup, without computer.

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 11, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 17, 2018

We know that the iPad is featured with retina display, which makes it the idea video player to play videos purchased from iTunes Store or taken by its built-in camera. However, you may lose those lovely videos due to many reasons, such as accidental deletion, device crash, a failed iOS upgrade or jailbreak, etc.

As known to all, there are two kinds of videos stored in our iPad, one is purchased or downloaded from the iTunes Store, the other one is taken by the iPad’s built-in camera. Naturally, if you want to recover deleted videos from iPad, the ways should be varied from different kinds.

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Method 1. How to Recover Deleted Videos Purchased from iTunes Store

According to the post named iCloud Storage and Backup Overview from Apple Official Website, we know that the iCloud backup just includes the information about the videos your purchased or downloaded from store instead of the videos themselves.

Therefore, if you delete or lose some purchased videos on your iPad, they will be automatically downloaded from the store when restoring your iPad with an iCloud backup.

  1. This method is applied to recover music videos, movies, TV shows and other videos purchased or downloaded from the store.
  2. Downloading videos automatically when restoring your iPad with iCloud backup, this is only limited to the video are still available in the store.

With the statement above, you can easily get purchased videos back. Next, we will pay more attention to how to recover deleted videos from iPad without backup.

Method 2. How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad without Backup

If you have made no available backup, or the backup you made doesn’t contain the videos you lost, there’s still a possibility to retrieve your deleted videos on iPad – using some professional iPad data recovery tools.

And here we highly recommend PhoneRescue for iOS , which is recognized as one of the best iPad data recovery tools in the market and has helped lots of iPad users get lost files back successfully, including lost videos. And below are its outstanding features on iPad videos recovery.

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Step 1. Connect your iPad and choose recovery mode.

Launch PhoneRescue for iOS and connect your iPad to computer with USB cable, then select Recover from iOS Device and click on the arrow button.

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad – Step 1

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad – Step 1

Step 2. Scanning the deleted videos on your iPad.

Uncheck Select All box, then tick both Photo Videos and Videos, click on OK to scan deleted videos on your iPad.

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad – Step 2

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad – Step 2

Step 3. Select videos to recover to your iPad.

Select the videos you want to recover. Then click on To Computer button to start downloading selected videos to computer.

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad – Step 3

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad – Step 3

Once you have recovered deleted iPad videos to your computer, you can sync them to your iPad with iTunes or use iMobie AnyTrans to make it.

  1. This tutorial can be also applied to recover deleted videos from iPhone and iPod touch.
  2. If you are working with iPad, which is equipped with an A4 chip, you can switch to Advanced Mode to get a deeper scan so that you can recover more deleted videos from iPad.
  3. Besides videos, PhoneRescue for iOS is also able to get back contactsmessagesphotos, notes, call history, calendar, etc.

Method 3. Recover Deleted Videos from iPad with iTunes

Just as we mention in Method 2, restoring with iTunes needs you to erase everything on your iPad firstly, and these erased files can’t be recovered. If you choose one iTunes backup that doesn’t stores your deleted videos, you will lose all current data on iPad and can’t retrieve the deleted videos either. If you’re not sure that the backup you made before includes the lost videos, this way is not recommended.

Step 1 Open iTunes on your computer > Connect your device to the computer with a USB cable.

Step 2 Select your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch when it appears in iTunes > Select Restore Backup option as the screenshot shows.

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad with iTunes

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPad with iTunes

Method 4. How to Retrieve Deleted Videos on iPad without computer

If you would prefer to recover lost videos without using a computer, just try iCloud. But you must have backed up your videos with iCloud before losing them. Moreover, there are something you must clear: It requires to wipe all files and settings on iPad, and the files will be completely replaced by the iCloud backup files; you can’t restore only deleted videos, or check the backup files in advance. It will be a blind full restore.

Step 1 Go to “Settings” on your iPad > Choose “General” > Tap on “Reset” > Select “Erase All Content and Settings”.

Step 2Reach to the Apps & Data screen > Choose Restore from iCloud Backup.

How to Retrieve Deleted Videos on iPad without computer

How to Retrieve Deleted Videos on iPad without computer

Step 3 Sign in your iCloud account (Apple ID) > Choose backup > Choose the iCloud backup that stores the videos you want to restore.

The Bottom Line

With above 4 methods, you may have recovered deleted videos on your iPad successfully. And just as you can see, Method 2 could be the safest way to complete the job. If you meet any problem when recovering deleted iPad videos, be free to leave a comment, we will reply to you as soon as possible.

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