With its portability and high resolution display, iPad is great for viewing photos. If you have lots of interesting photos on computer, you may want to show them to your family and friends by using your iPad. To do this, you need to transfer photos from computer to iPad first. In this article, I show you 3 methods on how to transfer photos from PC to iPad.
Method 1. Use iTunes to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPad
You can use iTunes to transfer photos to iPad from computer, but it will remove all exsiting photos saved on iPad Photo Library. Anyway, below is a step-by-step tutorial.
Step 1 Open iTunes on your computer and connect your iPad to computer.
Step 2 Click your iPad under DEVICES in the left sidebar.
Step 3Click on the Photos tab and check the box Sync Photos from.
Step 4 Select Choose Folder and find the folder with the photos you want to transfer to your iPad, select it and click Select Folder to continue the process.
Then the folder has been loaded, click Apply
button found at the bottom right corner.
Method 2. Use TunesGo Retro to Transfer Pictures from Computer to iPad
Wondershare TunesGo Retro - iOS Transfer or Wonershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) - iOS Transfer for Mac is a powerful computer to iPad photo transfer tool. It's known for its high quality. With it, you are capable of transferring photos from computer to iPad easily and effortlessly. Additionally, it empowers you to create new albums to save the imported photos.
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Below is the tutorial on how to transfer photos from computer to iPad with TunesGo Retro. Just follow it.
Step 1 After downloading and installing TunesGo Retro, you should run it on your computer.
Step 2 Connect your iPad to your computer via a USB cable. This program will detect your iPad as soon as it's connected.
Step 3 In the left column, click Photos > Photo Library to bring up the photo management window. Click the triangle under Add. In the drop-down list, choose Add Folder to add all the photos in the selected folder or Add File to directly add the detailed photos from PC to iPad.
Method 3. Top 3 Apps to Transfer Photos from Laptop to iPad
Dropbox is a free cloud storage service that allows you to save and access documents, photos and videos anywhere from any device. To transfer photos from PC to iPad, you can install Dropbox app on your iPad. Below is a step by step tutorial on how to use Dropbox to transfer photos from PC to iPad. The tutorial is divided into two parts.
Step 1 Sign into your Dropbox account. You are required to fill up your first name, last name, email and password.
Step 2 Click on the Upload button. Then, click on Choose File. Choose the photo in your PC that you want to transfer to your iPad.
Step 3 Photos begin to upload and you can see a progress bar with the time remaining.
Step 4 When you finish uploading, click Done. You can now see the photo in your Dropbox cloud.
Step 5 On your iPad, go to the App Store and type Dropbox in the search box. Download the app.
Step 6 Once the downloading is done, open Dropbox. Log into it.
Step 7 Tap on the photo you uploaded from your PC. Tap on the download icon found on the upper right. Then, tap on Save to Photo Library.
2. ePhoto Transfer
ePhoto Transfer is an iOS app for transferring photos and videos between iOS devices and computers using Wi-Fi. The app is convenient to use since you no longer need to use any cables to move photos from your iPhone or iPad to your computer. Moreover, there is no need to install anything on your PC. All you need to do is simply download the app from the App Store.
Here are the steps on how to move photos from your PC to your iPad using the app.
Step 1 On your iPad, go to the App Store and type ePhoto Transfer Free in the search box. Download the app.
Step 2 Open the app and you can see an address displayed on the main screen of the app.
Step 3 Open a web browser on your PC and type this address. (e.g. http://192.168.10.100)
Step 4 The app on your iPad displays an alert that says your computer wants to connect to your iPad. Tap on the Allow button.
Step 5 Another alert is displayed on screen that asks whether you allow the ePhoto Transfer app to access your photos. Tap OK.
Step 6 On your PC, you can see a folder named Photos. Click it. Then, a folder named Camera Roll appears. Again, click it.
Step 7 At the bottom, click Choose File. Choose the photo from your PC that you want to add to your iPad. Click Upload File. You can now see that the photo has been added to your iPad.
3. Simple Transfer
Simple Transfer is an app used to transfer photos and videos wirelessly between iPad and PC. Photos transferred using the app maintains its full resolution. Likewise, videos are also transferred with its highest quality. Instructions on how to transfer photos from your PC to your iPhone or iPad using the app are found below.
Step 1 On your iPad, go to the App Store and type Simple Transfer in the search box. Download the app.
Step 2 Open the app from your iPad's home screen, you can see an address displayed on the main screen of the app.
Step 3 Open a web browser on your computer and type this address. (e.g. http://192.168.10.100)
Step 4 Click on Upload Device button found in the Camera Roll album. Choose the photo you want to add to your iPad.
Step 5 Click Upload. A notification appears on your PC's browser saying that the file was successfully transferred to your iPad.