Backing Up Your iPad


Backup your student iPad with iCloud. . . with iCloud

iCloud automatically backs up the most important data on your device using iOS 5 or later. After you have enabled Backup on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in Settings > iCloud > Backup & Storage, it will run on a daily basis as long as your device is:

  • Connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi
  • Connected to a power source
  • Screen locked

You can also back up manually whenever your device is connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi by choosing Back Up Now from Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup.

 

. . . with iTunes

iTunes can create backups of your iOS device when you:

  • Sync with iTunes (disabled if you have iCloud backup turned on)
  • Right-click (or Control-click) the iOS device in iTunes under Devices and choose Back Up

Use these steps to manually back up your iOS device using iTunes:

  1. Connect your iOS device to a computer with the latest version of iTunes installed.

  2. Click the File menu and select Devices > Back up.

Or

  1. Connect your iOS device to a computer with the latest version of iTunes installed.

  2. Open the iOS device’s Summary tab. There are two ways to access this:
  • Click the device button in the upper right corner. (If viewing the iTunes Store, click the Library button in the upper right corner. The device button will then be visible.)

Itunes backup for your student iPad

 

  • From any view in iTunes, click the View menu and select Show Sidebar. Select your iOS device in iTunes under Devices.

3.   Click the Back Up Now button.

1-to-1 iPad program - backing up your iPad to iTunes

To verify that the backup finished successfully, open iTunes Preferences and select the Devices tab. The name of the device will appear along with the date and time the backup was created.

 

To restore information from a backup, use one of the following methods after connecting your iOS device to the computer with which you normally sync:

  • Click the File menu and select Devices > Restore from Back up.

Or

  •  Open the iOS device’s Summary tab. There are two ways to access this:
    • Click the device button in the upper right corner. (If viewing the iTunes Store, click the Library button in the upper right corner. The device button will then be visible.)
    • From any view in iTunes, click the View menu and select Show Sidebar. Select your iOS device in iTunes under Devices.

  • Click the Restore Backup button.

1-to-1 iPad program - backing up your iPad to iTunes

 

 



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