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Transfer Data from Old iPad to New iPad

With the release of a new iPad, everyone is hyped up and wants to buy the new iPad. But before buying the new iPad Pro or iPad Mini whatever it is, you need to understand the fact. The fact is you need to make sure when you purchase a new iPad, you'll need to know, how you can transfer your data from the old iPad to the new iPad. Because no one ever wants to get started from the very beginning to collect those memories they spent with their loved ones. Thankfully, when we ask how to transfer data from an old iPad to a new iPad, Apple has provided us the power to do so and the amazing thing is the steps are really easy to follow. You won't need anyone to transfer your data to the new iPad.

So, here are some tips for transferring iPad data successfully without taking much worry.

How to transfer data to new iPad using Automatic Setup

In iOS 11 or later, you can actually use the old iPad to set up a new iPad by transferring your old iPad's settings to your new iPad when recently turned On the iPad situation.

1. First, select your Language on your new iPad while placing the new and the old iPad close together.

2. Then tap Continue that appears on the screen asking to set up your new iPad with your available Apple ID.

3. Now, the important task. Use your old iPad to scan the image on your new iPad.

4. Enter your old iPad's password on your new iPad.

5. Set up Touch ID or Face ID of your new iPad.

6. On the new window, you'll see various options about restoring data or not. Choose the option "Restore from iTunes Backup". You can also choose "Set up as New iPad" for a new start. There is also an option for restoring data from an Android device to the new iPad.

7. Agree to the terms and conditions.

8. Click Continue under Express Settings to use Siri's settings. Different types of data will be collected from your old iPad or iPhone like Find My iPhone, Location, and usage analytics, etc.

9. Now finish the setup process for your new iPad as you normally would.

How to transfer data to a new iPad using a MAC

Another way to transfer data from an old iPhone to a new iPad or iPhone, Mac can be a perfect way to restore the entire iPad from an old iPad or from an old iPhone to a new iPhone. Thus, Finder is a service on Apple Macbooks to transfer data from the old iPhone to the new iPhone.

1. Connect your old iPad to your Mac.

2. Click on Finder in the dock to open a new Finder window.

3. Choose your iPad in the sidebar.

4. Tick the checkbox next to Encrypt local backup if you want to encrypt this backup.

5. It would require a password if you chose to encrypt your backups.

6. Choose Back Up Now and wait for the backup to complete. Then disconnect your old iPad.

7. Now is the time for your new iPad. So, connect your new iPad to the same Mac.

8. Again click your new iPad in the sidebar.

9. Click the button next to Restore from this backup.

10. Click on "backup" from the drop-down menu.

11. Click Continue.

As you have followed all the steps, all your data from the old iPad is successfully restored to the new iPad.


Apple iPad and iPhones are quite popular among the youth of this world. Everyone has and wants to have an iPhone or iPad because it works great, provides much security, and looks premium.

Whenever a new iPad or iPhone is released in the market, people go crazy about it. It is actually good. Trying out new products and technologies is great. But you should not forget the fact that your old iPad or iPhone helped you in many ways by gathering lots of memories with you. By using iPhone cameras you would have captured so many great photographs of your loved ones and you never want to get it easily deleted or something, right? So, this was very little help to restore all your data, photos, videos, apps, and everything to your new iPhone or iPad.

In case, you think these steps are only for iPads. These steps are actually the same for iPhone backups too. Always follow the above steps to transfer data from your old iPhone to the new iPhone and transfer data from the old iPad to the new iPad as well.