Back up iPad using iCloud or iTunes
You can back up iPad using iCloud or iTunes. To decide which method is best for you, see About backups for iOS devices.
Tip: If you replace your iPad, you can use its backup to transfer your information to the new device. See Restore iPad.
Back up iPad using iCloud
Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup.
Turn on iCloud Backup. iCloud automatically backs up your iPad daily when iPad is connected to power, locked, and on Wi-Fi.
To perform a manual backup, tap Back Up Now.
To view your iCloud backups, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups. To delete a backup, choose a backup from the list, then tap Delete Backup.
Back up iPad using iTunes
On your computer, open iTunes.
Click the iPad button, then click Summary in the sidebar.
In the Summary pane, select “Encrypt iPad backup” if you want to encrypt the backup stored on your computer.
Encrypted backups are indicated by , and a password is required to restore them.
Click one of the following:
Back Up Now: Starts a manual backup.
This computer: Turns on automatic backups that start whenever you connect iPad to your computer.
To view or delete iTunes backups, choose iTunes > Preferences, then click Devices.