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Got a new iPad. I backed up my previous iPad Air in ITunes and am now trying to Restore that backup to my new IPad. I get an error message that tells me my new device is not compatible???

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If your old iPad is running a newer version of iOS than the new (e.g. old device with 11.2.6 but new one with, say 11.2.5) then you first need to update the new iPad to that same or newer version of iOS.

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