1. Due to the recent site upgrade, the iPadForums (iPF) App will no longer work. The new iPadForums.net website has been designed from the ground up to work perfectly from any mobile, tablet, or desktop computer using the built in internet browser. Create a shortcut to iPadForums.net on your home screen by following these steps: Create an icon for iPadForums.net

Restore Disappointment

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Alanfujii, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Alanfujii
    Offline

    Alanfujii iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2010
    Messages:
    59
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Newport Beach, CA
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Well in the process of upgrading to 4.2 I had to do the following:

    Painfully wait through 8 hours of backing up the iPad

    During the upgrade process it looked like the process was hung up and I pulled and recoonectednthe USB cable. By doing this I had to restore the iPad. No worries right? I just had the entire iPad backed up.

    Well, after restoring and upgrading I found that there were many apps that were missing. I'm surprised that the restore didn't bring the iPad back to where it was before the upgrade. I estimating that about half of the apps are missing.

    Has anyone else had this problem?
  2. SweetPoison
    Offline

    SweetPoison iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2010
    Messages:
    14,940
    Thanks Received:
    132
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Sacramento, California
    Ratings:
    +132 / 0
    When you restore your iPad, only the apps that initially came with ipad will be there. The iPad is restored to it's orig state, when purchased. You have to reinstall your personal apps again, thru iTunes. At no charge, of course.
  3. Blackbelt
    Offline

    Blackbelt iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2010
    Messages:
    337
    Thanks Received:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Palm Beaches
    Ratings:
    +11 / 0
    Most of the lock ups are due to slow connection and over due back up. My download speed averages about 24 to 26 thus my upgrade took a blazing speed and finished inside 25 minutes. I back up daily including the purchased apps.
    You can not get it back unless you back up.
  4. BrennB
    Offline

    BrennB iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2010
    Messages:
    1,278
    Thanks Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    California
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0
    Plug in to iTunes, right click on your device in the left column and click restore backup then you should be able to choose from your backup files and get your setup back.
  5. Bluesjam
    Offline

    Bluesjam iPad Fan

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2010
    Messages:
    252
    Thanks Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    South Florida
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0
    Mine took 3hrs 20mins and mine 32g is almost full.

Share This Page