Try to transfer files from PC to iPad? When owning an iPad, you may like to import music, videos, and photos and more to it now and then, so you can enjoy them freely. But, it’s not easy to do that. If your iPad is new, you can add files to it by just syncing iTunes with it. What if you have had this iPad for some time? If you still do that, you will lose anything on your iPad. It’s annoying, especially when the files on your iPad are original.
But dont' worry, here in this article, we bring you best ways of how to transfer files from PC to iPad. Vast of other services can be used for file transfer, and here will be presented six ways. Transferring files is something we all need in one moment, whether it is music transfer, sharing videos, back up your contacts or similar things. Every file has its own way that is best and recommended. We will introduce you with Wondershare TunesGo, which is also one of the best solutions when it comes to transfer files from PC to iPad. Carefully watch next several methods of how to transfer files from PC to iPad as we begin with Wondershare TunesGo.
A good way of transferring files to your iPad is using iTunes, but we will present here the easier solution, and probably even better than you used in previous actions! Follow the next few steps on how to transfer files from pc to ipad without iTunes with Wondershare TunesGo.
First of all, download this computer to iPad transfer on your computer. Then, follow us to check out the easy steps below. Here, just take the Windows version as a try.
Download and install Wondershare TunesGo on your computer, then start it. Now connect iPad to computer with the USB cable, and the software will automatically recognize your iPad.
Here I’d like to share you how to transfer music, videos, playlist, photos and contacts to your iPad one by one.
Choose Music category at the top of the main interface, and you'll see different sections of audio files in the left sidebar, along with the contents in the right part. Now click the Add button, and select Add File or Add Folder to add music files from your computer. If the music files are not compatible with iPad, the program will help you to convert them.
Note: This PC to iPad transfer is fully compatible with iPad mini, iPad with Retina display, The New iPad, iPad 2 and iPad.
It’s the same to import videos to your iPad. Click "Media">"Movies" or "TV Shows" or "Music Videos" or "Home Videos">"Add".
You can also create new playlist on your iPad directly with the help of TunesGo. You only need to right-click one playlist, and choose New Playlist to create a new playlist on your computer.
If you intend to copy favorite photos to your iPad, you should click "Photos" tab. Camera Roll and Photo Library will show up in the left sidebar. Click the Add button, and select Add File or Add Folder to add music files from computer.
If you prefer to use iPad to do your job, you may want to transfer contacts in it. To import contacts, you just need to click "Contacts" tab. Click the Import button in the window, and you'll see several options: from vCard File, from CSV File, from Windows Address Book, and from Outlook 2010/2013/2016.
Note: At present, the Mac version doesn’t support transferring contacts from PC to iPad.
That’s the tutorial about how to transfer files from computer to iPad. Now, just download this computer to iPad transfer to have a try!
Follow the next steps in order to learn how to transfer file from PC to iPad with iTunes.
Step 1 To start the process, you have to connect your iPad to your computer via USB cable. In the menu, select iPad the iPad icon.
Step 2 After doing so, on the left side will be listed all the files available for transfer. Click on Music and select the ones you wish to transfer
Step 3 Check Sync music which will make iTunes synchronize music to iPad. Here, you can select a category in which you want to transfer files. Simply enter it and select files for transfer.
Step 4 When done, click Apply or Sync in order to finish the process once you selected all the files you wish to transfer.
For those who want to transfer their files with iCloud drive, here is how to transfer documents from PC to iPad.
Step 1 First, you need to have iCloud. In order to work, you will have to install Windows 7 or later version. Next, you can download iCloud from Apple website and you should have Apple account
Step 2 Open iCloud on your PC
Step 3 In order to share files with your iPad, you have to drag files to iCloud Drive Folder. Keep in mind that free accounts are limited to 5GB
Step 4 When you are done with transfer, enter the files through the applications that are used to enter them, as there is no iCloud drive or similar storage
For those who use Dropbox to transfer files, next steps should be carefully read. We will assume that you already have an account, and if you do not have it, you should create it. Here, you are limited to 2GB of space.
Step 1 Install Dropbox on your PC or laptop
Step 2 When you want to transfer files, simply drag them to Dropbox folder
Step 3 Next thing you should do is install Dropbox application on your iPad. When you are donw with it, log in with your account
Step 4 Open the file you wish to use
Using Google drive is probably one of the easiest ways due to the fact that many users already have created accounts. We will teach you how to transfer data from PC to iPad by using Google Drive in next steps. We will assume you are logged in on your PC with your Google account. 15 GB of space is there to help you, for free.
Step 1 Drag the files you want to transfer to your iPad int Google Drive website window. They will be automatically uploaded
Step 2 Download and install Google Drive from App Store on your iPad
Step 3 When done, log into your account and tap the files you previously uploaded
Using Email for file transfer is not demanding as you are sending an email to yourself. In next steps, we will show you how to email files from one to your another account. Also, if you do not have two accounts, you have to create one extra.
Step 1 Depending on the program you use, the interface can vary, but they all have the Attach button. Find it and press it in order to select files you wish to transfer. Small disadvantage to this procedure is that they are limited to max. 30MB
Step 2 Send the message to yourself
Step 3 Open the message and simply download the attached files
After you read all the methods we presented you for transfering files to your iPad from your PC or laptop, it is up to you to choose the one that best suits your needs. If you have to transfer large files or great number of them, probably the best solution is Google Drive as he offers 15Gb of space. If you have one small file that needs to be transfered, email is best option. Nevertheless, connecting your iPad with PC with a program in order to transfer files, we recommend Wondershare TunesGo, as it is proven to be the best in that field. Offering various features, it will for sure satisfy all the needs you have.