How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad, iPad Pro/Mini/Air

When you delete some bookmarks that are links to websites you often visit on iPad, it may be very inconvenient for you to find these websites to visit. In this guide, we will show you how to recover bookmarks on iPad.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Dec. 13, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 25, 2018

Bookmarks are links to websites we are likely to visit again in the future. With bookmarks, we can easily search the information we need. Certainly, we will adapt to tap on these bookmarks to visit the web pages we need and save more new web pages as bookmarks. Then, it may be a disaster for us to lose important bookmarks because of different unexpected reasons like mistaken deletion or iOS update. What if you lose all bookmarks at a time?

In fact, you don’t have to worry much about it, cause you can easily recover the important bookmarks from iCloud.com if you have synced bookmarks to iCloud.com. But how about users who haven’t ever synced their iPad. Don’t worry, you still have the chance to find the deleted bookmarks back. In this guide, we will introduce you 2 ways to retrieve bookmarks on iPad, iPad Pro/Mini/Air.

Method 1. How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud

iCloud allows users to sync and store their data with iPad, iPhone or iPod. If you have iCloud configured, all of your data includes bookmarks you stored on the iOS device will be automatically synced to iCloud. That gives you the chance to get the lost bookmarks back. But you need to note that if these bookmarks have been deleted over 30 days, you can not get them back through this way. In that case, you can directly move to method 2 to recover them. Now, you can try to retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.

1. Go to iCloud.com > Enter your Apple ID and password > Click Settings.

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.com - Step 1

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.com – Step 1

2. Click Restore Bookmarks, under Advanced.

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.com - Step 2

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.com – Step 2

3. Then, you will be asked to choose a bookmarks backup to restore. Notably, the archive of bookmarks you choose will replace bookmarks on all your devices and your current bookmarks will be archived so that you can get them back if needed.

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.com - Step 3

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.com – Step 3

4. A new window popup will appear saying: The archive of bookmarks you selected will replace bookmarks on all your devices. Your current bookmarks will be archived”  Click Restore again.

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.com - Step 4

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad from iCloud.com – Step 4

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Method 2. How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad without Backup

To help you out of this annoying situation that without any backup at hand, in this guide, we will show you a way to recover your bookmarks by using a powerful tool named PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery. At first, it will scan your iPad, and then you can check the scanning result to recover the bookmarks you need to the computer. After that, you can retype the websites on your iPad and save them as bookmarks again. Now, you can briefly learn about PhoneRescue for iOS and then follow the steps to recover Bookmarks on iPad without backup.

Step 1 Download and Open PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery on the computer > Connect your iPad to the computer > Choose “Recover from iOS Device”.

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How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad – Step 1

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad – Step 1

Step 2PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery will start scan your iPad. Please be patient and don’t unplug your iPad.

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad – Step 2

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad – Step 2

Step 3Choose Safari Bookmarks, and select bookmarks you want to recover. Click the recover to computer or to iPad button.

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad – Step 3

How to Retrieve Bookmarks on iPad – Step 3

If you want to selectively recover bookmark from iTunes backups, you can refer to: Recover Bookmarks in Safari on iPhone >

The Bottom Line

As you can see, you can still recover important data from your iOS devices directly even if you have no backups. You can download PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery to recover your bookmarks now. For this guide, if you have any question or problem when using PhoneRescue, don’t be hesitate to leave your comments below.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.