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ipad stuck in restore from backup loop

1494 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Feb 15, 2013 8:37 PM by Sam Beaver RSS
Sam Beaver Level 1 Level 1 (120 points)
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Feb 15, 2013 7:28 PM

my son's ipad was having some error messages when plugged in to sync, since we are going on a long road trip, i decided to try to restore from a previous backupo n the computer it is synced to. did so, but is stuck in a continuous backup loop, and doesnt restore games and settings.

how do i get it working and restored correctly before 4 am tommorrow morning?


ipad2, latest OS...

iMac, imac, macpro, macbook, ipad, ect.
  • Diavonex Level 9 Level 9 (58,845 points)
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    Feb 15, 2013 7:54 PM (in response to Sam Beaver)

    Is this how you restore from iTune Backup?



    1. Settings>General>Reset>Erase all content and settings



    2. You'll be asked twice to confirm



    3. You'll see Apple logo and progress bar



    4. You'll see a big iPad logo on screen



    5. Configuration start



    6. Set language



    7. Set country



    8. Select Network and input Password>Join



    9. Enable Location Service>Next



    10. You'll be given 3 options (a) Setup as New iPad (b) Restore from iCloud Backup (c) Restore from iTune Backup



    11. Select Restore from iTune Backup



    12. You will see picture of USB cable pointing towards iPad



    13. Connect iPad to iTune (make sure iTune is on standby)



    14. Tap Continue (computer)



    15. Restore iPad from Backup (computer)



    16. See progress bar with estimated time (computer)



    17. See Restore in Progress on iPad



    18. See Apple logo



    19. See Apple and Progress Bar



    20. Slide to Unlock



    21. Copying Apps back to iPad (computer)



    22. You'll see Loading/Installing/Waiting below the Apps (iPad)



    23. Sync Music/Podcast/Movies to iPad (computer)



    24. Sync completed (computer)


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