Transfer Photos from Computer to iPad

Best Methods to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPad You Should Know


What would you do if you need to transfer photos from computer to iPad? iTunes should be the default method to transfer photos between iPad and computer. Will you send photos with Emails, AirDrop, Cloud service or USB cable? When you are looking for the best methods to sync photos from computer to iPad, you can learn more detailed information from the article.

Different from computer, the storage of your iPad is much limited, even if you subscribe cloud service. If you want to view and transfer the desired photos only, the article lists the most suitable methods you should know.

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Part 1: How to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone with MediaServer

Have you ever considered turning your Mac into a media server? You can access your computer to preview, playback and download the desired photos only. WidsMob MediaServer is the ultimate method to transfer photos from computer to iPad with ease.

1. Preview, playback and transfer photos from computer within iPad directly.

2. Sync photos from your Mac to iPad and other devices at the same time.

3. Full control over the Wi-Fi networks and devices to access the program.

4. Import photos from local folder, iTunes library and Photos library.

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Step 1: Download and install WidsMob MediaServer, launch the program on your Mac. Make sure your iPad and Mac computer are under the same Wi-Fi connection. As for the case, you can view and transfer photos from computer to iPad.

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Step 2: Choose the desired iPad within the program. Just install some free UPnP device, such as UPNP Xtreme to your iPad beforehand. The Mac is able to recognize iPhone automatically. You can get all the media files, such as photos, videos and music files from Mac now.

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Step 3: Select the photos for transferring, you can choose a desired folder from your computer. After that you can drag and drop the photos to sync photos from computer to iPad. Of course, you can also import photos from iTunes library or Photos library in one click.

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Step 4: Launch UPNP Xtreme or other UPnP device, you can preview the photos in different folders. If you want to copy photos from computer to iPad with the original quality, you can simple save these files to iPad Camera Roll within one click.

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Part 2: How to copy pictures from PC to iPhone via iTunes

Just make sure that you install the latest version of iTunes for your computer. Besides there is one more important thing in order to transfer photos from computer to iPad with iTunes, all the photos existing on your iPhone will be replaced by the photos from your PC,

Step 1: Once you download or update the latest iTunes version, launch the program on your computer and connect iPad to your computer with the original USB cable. If there is a prompt appears on iPhone screen, tap on Trust and continue.

Step 2: Click the “Device” button in iTunes and choose “Photos”. After that keep the checkbox next to Sync Photos selected and choose the folder or App you want to transfer photos from in the drop-down menu of “Copy photos from”.

Step 3: When you set to sync all the photos or selected item. Then you can click the “Apply” option to transfer photos from PC to iPad via iTunes. Make sure you have already backed up the photos in your iPad beforehand.

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Part 3: How to sync pictures from computer to iPad via Google Photos

Is there any method to transfer photos from computer to iPad without iTunes? Google Photos should be a nice option with cloud service, where you can upload and download images. Just download and install Google Photos app on iPad. Set up an account on Google Photos to get an account.

Step 1: Sign in Google Photos on your computer via your browser. Click “Create” icon on the up right corner to import photos. Upload pictures or files to a new folder on Google Photos to prepare for transferring photos from computer to iPad.

Step 2: Go back to your iPad. Launch Google Photos app on iPad and choose “Menu” icon on the up left corner. Click “Collections” to see all photos you upload before.

Step 3: Press images or files and choose “More” icon on the up left corner. Choose “Select” option, you will see two more options. Click “Share” icon and then tap on “Save Images” to transfer photos from computer to iPad.

Step 4: Once you transfer the photos to Google Photo. You can sort out and backup pictures automatically. If you cannot remember which images you are looking for, just search some key words or tags of these photos.

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Part 4: How to copy images from computer to iPad with PhotoTransfer

Photo Transfer App is another simple method to transfer photos and videos from computer to iPad. You have to download the program for both your computer and iPad. Make sure that both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi connection.

Step 1: Launch Photo Transfer app and touch the “Receive” option. Touch “Apple Computer” for Mac and “Windows Computer” for PC when you transfer photos from computer to iPad.

Step 2: You can transfer the photos within the app or use a web browser when you launch the computer version. Open the “Photo Transfer App” and click the “UPLOAD Photos” button to choose the photos.

Step 3: After that you can see a progress bar in the web page as the images or videos are uploaded to your device. Once you upload the photos, you can get the images on iPad.

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Conclusion

Whether you transfer photos from computer to iPad with iTunes, AirDrop, Email, Google Photos or other applications, you should manage the photos on computer instead. Different from all these applications, you can just set up a folder on computer, you can use your iPad to access all the synced photos and transfer photos from computer to iPad with ease.

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Peter Wood
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Peter Wood, a senior editor, focus on photography design and editing software and devices.

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