“Yesterday I update my iPad 2 from iOS 7.1 to new iOS 8 but failed. My iPad get into recovery mode, after restart, all of my photos have disappeared. What do I do to get back these lost/erased photos on my iPad after iOS 8 update”
Photos/Pictures lost from iPad after iOS 8 update? Don’t worry. Here I will introduce several ways to restore iPad lost data after iOS 8 update, including photos, contacts, text messages, notes, voice memos etc. To recover lost Photo, you need the help of iTunes, iCloud or a third-party iOS 8 data recovery program.
Restore iPad lost photo from iTunes backup after iOS 8 update
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the PC/Mac via usb cable and run iTunes
Step 2: Click on Devices tab
Step 3: Right-click on the iPhone and choose “Restore from Backup”.
Step4: From the drop-down menu, choose the backup that you wish to restore from, and hit “Restore”
Now you have restore your iPad data from iTunes backup file.
See also:How to find and view iTunes backup file
Recover iPad lost photos with iCloud after upgrading to iOS 8
Step 1: Make sure you have sync your iPad with iCloud before. Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup, then look at the bottom of the screen for the message Last Backup, followed by the date of the latest backup. (Set up a new iPad with iCloud)
Step 2: Go to Settings > General > Reset, then tap “Erase all content and settings.”
Step 3: In the Setup Assistant, proceed to “Set up your device,” tap Restore from a Backup, then sign in to iCloud.
Step 4: Proceed to “Choose backup,” then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.
See also；How to delete iCloud backup on iPad
If you didn’t have iTunes/iCloud backup or you just want to selectively retrieve photos without restore the whole backup, you can have a try iOS data recovery software for your iPad 2.
Get back lost Photos after ios 8 update with iFonebox– iOS data recovery for iPad air/iPad mini/iPad mini 2/iPad 3/iPad 2/iPad 1
Step 1: Download and install it on your computer
Windows version & Mac version
Step 2: connect iPad with computer, choose “Recover from iOS device” mode to scan your iPad data
Step 3: Preview Photos after the scan
Step 4: Export photos out by clicking “Recover” button
With this ios data recovery software you can also also recover lost/deleted notes back to iPad
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