Solved! iPad Mini 2 cannot backup to MacBook Air 11.6.5

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I have an iPad mini 2 running iOS 12.5.5. I’m trying back it up to my MacBook Air running Big Sur 11.6.5. When I click on the Mini in the side bar, it opens up the window that gives me the option to set up a new iPad or restore from a previous backup. There is no option to backup or sync the iPad to the computer like all my other devices. Both the iPad mini and the MacBook Air have the latest software upgrades. My MacBook Air is too old to accept OS Monterey.

Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much.
 

akai331

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You can try 3rd party tool, Mobi Kin Assistant for iOS (it's free). Download it on your Mac and connect your iPad Mini2 to Mac, it will enables you to transfer between them.
 

akai331

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Jan 4, 2019
30
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4,595
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You can try 3rd party tool, Mobi Kin Assistant for iOS (it's free). Download it on your Mac and connect your iPad Mini2 to Mac, it will enables you to transfer between them.
 

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