“My iPad Mini goes broken badly and I need to access these messages in it. I want to ask anyone if I can somehow access them on my broken iPad? Confused and need help.”
When it comes to extract messages from broken iPad, many people only know that they can restore their iPad files from backup with another iOS device if there is. But this method only supports to restore all of the data in backup and not allow you to only extract one certain kind of data like messages of broken iPad. In fact, there is the other ways for you to get broken iPad messages back.
In many cases, iTunes and iCloud backup files cannot be viewed or accessed, if you want to save iPad messages on your computer, you can use the third-party recovery software iRefone to help you extract messages from broken iPad backup. This tool supports to recover up to 16+ kinds of data like messages, notes, contacts, photos, videos, whatsapp, wechat and more. It not only allows you to recover data directly from iOS device, but also extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup. Before recovery, it enables you to preview these data, thus you could selectively choose these data you need to recover.
First of all, free download the trail version on your computer or Mac.
Method 1: Extract Broken iPad Messages from iTunes Backup
Step 1: Launch iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. All of the iTunes backup files which you have ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed in the software. Click “Select” or double click the backup you need to access the data interface.
Step 2: Choose the data you want to scan and recover. Click the icon of “Messages” to start the scanning.
Step 3: When the scanning is finished, preview the messages in your iTunes backup and pick out these messages you need to save on your computer. Click “Recover to PC” to choose the store folder.
Method 2: Extract Broken iPad Messages from iCloud Backup
Step 1: Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” to extract broken iPad messages. Sign in your iCloud account with Apple ID and passcode.
Step 2: Choose the data you want to recover in your iCloud. This process will reduce the time of downloading. The less data you choose, the less time wait for the downloading.
Step 3: When the downloading process is stopped, you can click the icon of Messages you need in your iCloud backup file.
Step 4: You could preview all of your messages in iCloud backup. Select these messages you need to backup them on your computer.