Want to transfer music from iPad to iPad for sharing with each other? Have gotten a cool new iPad, and now decide to transfer all music from the old iPad to the new one? Whatever situation you come up with, what will you do to transfer music from iPad to iPad?
Normally it’s difficult to copy music from iPad to iPad unless you have a third-party tool. Here, I strongly recommend you to use a powerful iPad to iPad transfer – Wondershare TunesGo Retro. This program does not only empowers you to copy music with ratings, ID3 tags and more from one iPad to another, but also enables users to transfer other files between two iOS devices. Besides TunesGo Retro, you can also take advantage of iTunes to finish the task, which will be introduced in the second part of the article.
The following guide will show you how to transfer music from iPad to iPad with TunesGo Retro. This guide will set the Windows version of TunesGo Retro as an example, and the Mac users only need to duplicate the process on their Mac computer.
Step 1 Start This iPad to iPad Transfer Program
At first, download and install this program on your computer, then start it. After that, connect the two iPads to computer with the USB cable. The program will recognize your iPads and automatically detect them. The names of the two iPads will be displayed in the left sidebar.
Step 2 Transfer Songs from iPad to iPad
Choose the Media category under the name of your iPad from which you want to transfer music, then he music files in this iPad will show up in the right part of the software window. Select the songs you need, and click the triangle below the Export button. As soon as you choose the other iPad as the target, TunesGo Retro will start transferring songs from iPad to iPad.
Note: Wondershare TunesGo Retro fully supports all generations of iPad running with iOS 5 or later.
A great feature of iTunes is that it supports to transfer the purchased items from iOS device back to iTunes Library. So the iPad users can take advantage of this feature to copy music from iPad to iPad. The following guide will show you how to do that.
Step 1 Connect iPad to Computer
Connect iPad to computer with the USB cable, and iTunes will automatically launch. You can also manually start iTunes on computer and connect iPad. iTunes will recognize your iPad and display the iPad icon at the upper left corner.
Step 2 Transfer Purchases
Click File > Devices > Transfer Purchases from iPad, and then iTunes will transfer the purchased items from iPad back to iTunes library, including the music files. Please note that the non-purchased items like CD copies won't be transferred back.
Step 3 Sync Music to iPad
Now connect the other iPad to computer with the USB cable, and iTunes will recognize it as well. Click the iPad icon and choose Music in the left sidebar. Then check Sync Music and select the songs you need. After that, click the Apply button at the right bottom to start syncing music to iPad.
Conclusion: Both TunesGo Retro and iTunes can help to transfer music from iPad to iPad. When comparing the two programs, you can easily find out that TunesGo Retro provides a more convenient and direct way for the users to finish the task. So if you are interested in this program, don't hesitate to free download it and have a try.