How to Backup iPad to Mac without iTunes

By Emily Watson, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

The super screen of iPad (especially iPad Pro) is great for watching videos and taking photos. The downside is that it is not easy to hold an iPad tightly with one hand. Thus, many users drop their iPad Pro/Air/mini from time to time. When damage occurs, replacing the hardware may prove to be the easy part. However, replacing the photos, videos, contacts, music you have on your iPad could be a painful process. As a result, it's important to backup your iPad on a regular basis. In this post, we'll show you how to backup iPad to Mac without iTunes.

When comes to back up iPad, iPad Pro data without iTunes ,we highly recommend you to use FonePaw iOS Transfer, which lets you backup iPad to Mac without iTunes quickly and even in just 1 click. It can copy music, videos, movies, audiobooks, photos, contacts, SMS, playlist and more from iPad to MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro or iMac that running from OS X Lion to OS X El Capitan.

Free download the trial version of FonePaw iOS Transfer (Mac) and follow the instruction below to backup iPad to Mac with one click.

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One Click to Backup iPad Data to Mac without iTunes

1. Connect iPad to Mac

After you have launch FonePaw iOS Transfer (Mac), connect your iPad Pro, iPad mini 4/3, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4 or iPad 2 to  Mac computer. Within seconds, the program will recognize your iPad and show it on the starting window.

Connect iPad to Mac Computer

2. One Click to backup iPad

In the left column of the program, click "ToolKit" and then the "To Folder" icon. After that, the program will scan the data in your iPad automatically.

When the scanning is finished, choose an output folder and click "Start" to backup media files, photos, playlists, contacts, books and SMS from iPad to Mac.

Copy Device to Folder on Mac

Bonus:

If you don't want to backup iPad data as a whole, you can choose to back up iPad photos, music, contacts, etc. selectively. It is also simple to operate:

• Choose the file types (Media, Photos, Playlist, Contacts, SMS and Books) you want to backup from left side;

• Mark down the files you need;

• Click "Export to" > "Export to Mac" to backup iPad photos, music, playlist, contacts, SMS, etc. to your Mac computer.

Export iPad Photos onto Mac for Backup

Boom! Now your iPad's data is safe from unpredictable damages and destructions. Better still, backing up iPad to Mac is also useful for transferring files to a new iPad, if and when you upgrade. If you think this is a good way to back up iPad without iTunes, please don't skimp on sharing it on Facebook, Twitter and more social networks.

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