Get the unbelievably thin and light iPad Air? That's great! This stunning iPad Air lets you take it at anytime and anywhere. Thus, you may want to transfer lots of files from computer to your iPad air. Among the files, the photo is a carrier of past time. Appreciating the photos brings you back to the sweet moments like vacations, parties, reunions and more.
To transfer photos from computer to iPad air, iTunes may fail your expectation because of the sync option of this application. If you have photos which are already available on your iPad Air, then iTunes will erase all the photos during the syncing process. Actually, to do the photo transfer, you'd better turn to a professional third-party iPad transfer tool for help. The Wondershare TunesGo Retro is regarded as a powerful solution. With it, you're able to transfer your favorite photos from computer to your iPad air and keep the existed photos on your iPad air.
Both Windows and Mac version of Wondershare TunesGo Retro can help to get the work done. The following guide will set the Windows version as an example, and show you how to transfer photos from computer to iPad air. For the Mac users, you only need to duplicate the process.
Step 1 Connect Your iPad air to PC
Download and start TunesGo Retro on your computer, then connect iPad to computer with the USB cable. The program will automatically detect the program, and display the iPad info in its main interface.
Step 2 Copy Photos from PC to iPad air
Choose Photos in the left sidebar. Your photo albums will display in the right part. Click the Add button at the upper left corner to add photos from your computer. Or you can click the triangle icon below the Add button, and choose Add File or Add Folder in case that you want to add a whole folder of photos into your iPad.
There is chance that you only want to use iTunes to transfer photos from computer to iPad, so this part will introduce the method to import photos from computer to iPad with the help of iTunes itself. Please note that using iTunes will only sync a folder to your iPad, and replace the photos in your iPad air with the pictures in this folder. The following guide will show you the process. Check it out.
Step 1 Disable Auto Sync of iTunes
Start iTunes, and click Edit > Preferences > Devices, then check Prevent iPods, iPhones and iPads from syncing automatically.
Step 2 Connect iPad and Choose Photos
Connect iPad to computer with the USB cable, and iTunes will recognize it and display the iPad icon at the upper left corner. Click the iPad icon and choose Photos in the left sidebar.
Step 3 Sync Photos to iPad
Check Sync Photos and click the folder name, then select Choose Folder. After that, you can select the folder on your computer in which you save the photos. After selecting photos from your computer, click the Apply button at the right bottom to start syncing photos to iPad.
As mentioned above, iTunes doesn't copy photos to iPad, it only replaces the iPad files with the ones you have selected. When comparing TunesGo Retro and iTunes, we can easily find out that TunesGo Retro is a better option if you just want to copy files, not replace them. If you are interested in this program, you can free download it to have a try.