How to Transfer Files from Android to iPad

Have no idea of transferring files from Android to iPad? Don’t worry. Here in this article, we will show you how to transfer files from Android to iPad in just one click.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Sep. 10, 2020

iPad is a portable tablet that gives you access to enjoy videos, movies, and photos wherever & whenever on a bigger screen with high resolution. So, if you have stored fascinating photos, great movies, and amazing videos on your Android phone, you will eager to appreciate it on your iPad.

Send Files from Android to iPad

Send Files from Android to iPad

However, you can’t transfer files to the iPad directly, as your Android and iPad are running different operating systems. Since so many users are stuck on this problem, here we will introduce some efficient ways to help you transfer files from Android to iPad with no effort.

Method 1. Transfer Files from Android to iPad via AnyTrans

Other methods in this guide only support transferring limited data types. So, here we would like to first show you the way that is able to transfer all files from Android to iPad. AnyTrans for iOS is the exact tool that makes the switch from Android to iPad much easier, faster, safer. And below are its excellent features on sending Android data to the iPad.

AnyTrans – Android to iPad Transfer

  • Save both time and labor. One tap to transfer everything to the iPad.
  • All Android data will be sent to the iPad in supported formats.
  • Both wholly and selectively transfer between Android and iPad.
  • No overwriting of existing data & files on iPad after migration.

Free Download100% Clean & Safe

Free Download100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Now, Free Download AnyTrans on your Mac/PC computer firstly, and then go through the below steps to transfer files from Android to iPad easily.

Option 1. Transfer File from Android to iPad at Once

Step 1: Run AnyTrans on your computer > Connect both your Android phone and iPad to the computer via USB cables > Click on “Phone Switcher” option > Choose “Phone to iPhone” mode.

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Step 2: Select the source device on the left and target device on the right > Click on the Next button to continue.

Click on Next to Go on

Click on Next to Go on

Step 3: You could see all the content that is available to transfer to your iPad. Choose the file categories you want and click the Next button to start transferring. Do not disconnect the devices to the computer until the process finished.

Select Files You Want to Transfer

Select Files You Want to Transfer

Option 2. Transfer Files from Android to iPad Selectively

Sometimes users only need to transfer one or two items from Android to iPad. Under this situation, AnyTrans can also help. Step 1 and step 2 are the same as Option 1. And below are the remaining steps to send files from Android to iPad selectively.

Uncheck Select All button  > Check the file (s) you want to transfer only (here we take Messages for an example) > Click on the Next button to start the process.

Uncheck the Select All and Choose Messages

Uncheck the Select All and Choose Messages

Method 2. How to Send Files from Android to iPad via Move to iOS

Speaking of transferring content from Android to iOS, the first thing we would think of is the official transferring tool developed by Apple – Move to iOS.

It only needs a few steps to migrate your Android content to an iOS device. Move to iOS supports users to transfer most of the Android content, including Contacts, Message history, Camera photos and videos, Web bookmarks, Mail accounts, Calendar, and Free apps. If the files you want to transfer are in the list above, then follow the guide below to see how to transfer files from Android to iPad via Move to iOS.

Move to iOS would wipe all the existed content on your iPad. So this method only suits for the new iPad. If you don’t want to lose your existed data on the iPad, please try Method 1.

Step 1: Download the Move to iOS app on your Android. You can find it in Google Play. Turn on the Wi-Fi on your Android, and plug both your Android and iPad into power.

Download Move to iOS on Your Android

Download Move to iOS on Your Android

Step 2: Open your new iPad, you could see the App& Data screen. Tap “Move from Android”. If your iPad is already set up, you need to erase it first.

Move Data from Android

Move Data from Android

Step 3: On your Android phone, open Move to iOS, follow the instruction until go to the Find Your Code screen.

Step 4: On your iPad, tap Continue on the screen called Move from Android. You will see a code appear. Enter this code on your Android device.

Get the Code on Your iPad

Get the Code on Your iPad

Step 5: You could see the Transfer Data screen on your Android, choose the content you want to transfer, and wait until the transferring process is finished. The time it takes depends on the size of your files.

Choose the Content You Want

Choose the Content You Want

Method 3. Transfer File (Contacts Only) from Android to iPad via iCloud

The last way you can try to move Android files to the iPad is iCloud. However, it is worth mentioning that this method only enables you to transfer contacts. If you own a Google account and just need to send contacts to your iPad, follow the steps below to make it.

Step 1: Visit the web page of Gmail and sign in with your account that you have saved your contacts.

Step 2: Click the drop-down list of Contacts and select “My Contacts” > Choose the contacts that you want to move to the iPad.

Step 3: Click on “More” > “Export…” > Choose “vCard” file type as the output format for the exported contacts.

Step 4: Open a computer and go to iCloud.com > Sign in your iCloud account.

Step 5: Choose “Contacts” > Click on the icon at the bottom left corner and choose “Import vCard”.

How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPad via iCloud

How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPad via iCloud

Step 6: Open your iPhone and go to “Settings” > [your name] > “iCloud” > Turn on “Contacts”.

The Bottom Line

As you can see above, it is quite easy to transfer files from Android to iPad with the Android to iOS data transfer tool. So, why not give it a try on your Mac/PC now. You can also contact us via email or comment below for additional support, and your feedbacks are always welcomed in our site.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.