How to download photos from iCloud to iPad? This post tells you how to get photos from iCloud Photo Library or iCloud backup to your iPad.
“I want to get all of pictures and videos that I stored in iCloud, and transfer them to my new bought iPad Air, so what can I do to make it. iPad Air (3rd generation).”
——From Apple Forum
Apple offers you two methods to backup photos taken with your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch – one is iCloud Photo Library and another is iCloud Backup. And Apple says that the pictures you uploaded to iCloud Photo Library will not be backed up to iCloud Backup. So if you want to get all photos from iCloud to your iPad, there are two methods you have to try.
Generally, just log into your iCloud account on your iPad, you can access your iCloud Photos on iPad. Check the steps below to access photos and videos on iCloud Photo Library:
Restoring from iCloud backup could download all pictures from iCloud to iPad. But you may not like this method, because, during this process, it will erase all current contents and setting on your iPad and then replace them with the content in backup. So in this post, we offer you an alternative tool – AnyTrans for iOS, which is a wonderful backup extractor to get photos/videos from iCloud backup without erasing any existing data.
Step 1: Launch AnyTrans for iOS on your computer > Connect your iPad to the computer via a USB cable > Click on the “iCloud Manager” mode > Sign in your iCloud account.
Step 2: Click the “Photos” option.
Step 3: Select the photos you want to download > Click the “Download” button to download the selected photos from iCloud.
Step 4. After you have downloaded the pictures to your computer, you can AnyTrans to transfer photos to your iPad by going back to the main interface of AnyTrans > Choose “Device Manager” > Click the screen to add photos from computer to your iPad.
Of course, if you haven’t backed up photos to iCloud, you can never download any picture from your iCloud Photos Library or iCloud backup. Thanks for your viewing, hope this guide would help, and welcome any comments about this topic on how to download pictures/videos from iCloud to an iPad.
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