Is there also so much information on your iPad? Then it is useful to make a regular copy of all that data. So at least you will not lose important data / stuff.
Backing up the data on an iPad can be done in two ways: via the computer and via the device itself.
Copy via computer
If you make a backup copy via computer, then you use the iTunes program. A copy is then made of the entire content of the iPad.
Here's how to do it:
• Connect the iPad with the USB cable to your computer.
• Open iTunes.
• You will get an overview of the iPad data. Under "Backup," check the box Make a backup on this computer.
• Click on Synchronize
The computer now makes a copy of all your files and settings.
Copy via the iPad
If you make a backup via the iPad itself, do it with iCloud. It then creates a copy of a portion of the iPad. For example, you can store up to 5 GB and no music. With iCloud backup, the main information of the iPad is stored on a virtual hard drive. You can set to automatically backed up certain information. However, this happens only when connected to Wi-Fi and the iPad is plugged in to the charger.
To back up via iCloud, do the following:
• Tap on Settings > iCloud.
• Enter your Apple ID and password if prompted.
• You will see a list of the parts that you can copy on the right. Slide the slider to the right to make a backup of that particular item.
• With iOS 8, backups will now be made automatically from these components. For a backup in iOS 7, follow the steps below.
• Tap on Storage and backup.
• This screen shows how much storage you are using and how much is still available.
• Turn 'iCloud-backup' on by sliding the slider to the right. Now, backups are automatically made.
• Tap on Make backup now to immediately make a copy.