IPad Backing Up Data

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iTunes Backup: iPads should be backed up to a computer with iTunes regularly to be able to restore it fully if need be.
iCloud backups: are convenient and back up when you are charging and on wifi. A little management needs to be done to ensure this works well. Check our iCloud backup page for more information on managing iCloud storage. Including what to do when you run out of storage!

Documents can, and should, also be backed up to services:

  • A growing number of file types and documents can be backed up to iCloud storage
  • Office Documents along with nearly all other types of documents can be backed up to students School OneDrive account with the OneDrive app.
  • Many other apps offer iCloud or other backups and this is important to be able to work across devices or for backup if your device gets lost or stops functioning. Turn these features on to have your work backing up as you go.
  • Other popular backup options for files include Dropbox or Google Drive.


Further information on services:


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