How to Transfer Files from iPad to PC

How to transfer files from iPad to PC? This guide tells you a simple method to easily transfer any files from your iPad to Windows PC without iTunes.

By Faye Clarke | Posted on: Mar. 27, 2019, Last Updated: Jul. 01, 2019

It is quite gratifying that we can easily sync files like Music, Photos, Movies, and iBooks from computer to iPad. Thanks to the new iPad’s retina display, reading, watching movies, and showcasing photos on iPad become very delightful. If you want to copy your iPad files to your home computer without iTunes, you will not want to miss this guide.

Below a tutorial will show you a shortcut to transfer files from iPad to Windows PC. Absolutely, before starting the tutorial about how to transfer files from iPad to PC, you need to know the tool we’ll use firstly.

The Tool We’ll Use

To transfer any kind of files from iPad to PC, you need to choose an efficient iPad to PC file transfer tool. And AnyTrans for iOS is the tool that meets all your needs.

How to Transfer Files from iPad to PC Computer with AnyTrans for iOS

Step 1. Install and run AnyTrans for iOS on your PC, and then connect your iPad to PC. Waiting for AnyTrans for iOS to load your iPad contents. If you want to transfer iPad files to PC quickly, click the Content to Computer shortcut.

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How to Transfer iPad Files to PC with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

How to Transfer iPad Files to PC with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

Step 2. Select the files you want to transfer from iPad to PC, set the destination on your computer, and then click the right arrow button to start. After it is done, the exported files will be stored in a folder named “AnyTrans-Export-2019-XX-XX”.

Transfer iPad Files to PC with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Transfer iPad Files to PC with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

You can also transfer selected files from iPad to PC. Here we will take photos in your iPad as an example. On the AnyTrans for iOS homepage, scroll down to the page of managing content by category, select Photos and choose the photos you want to transfer, and then click the To PC button.

How to Transfer Files from iPad to Windows PC with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

How to Transfer Files from iPad to Windows PC with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

Note:

– With AnyTrans for iOS, you can transfer any kind of iOS content you like from iPad to PC, even the Music, Notes, Calendar and Videos that can’t be transferred by iTunes.

– This tutorial also can be applied to transfer files to computer from iPhone, iPod and iPod touch.

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How to Transfer Files from iPad to Windows PC with iTunes

For iOS users, iTunes is also a good way to transfer files from iPad to PC. Here are the steps below.

Step 1. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version of iTunes on your computer. Connect your iPad to your computer and run iTunes.

Step 2. Click the iPad icon in iTunes.

How to Transfer Files from iPad to Windows PC with iTunes - Step 2

How to Transfer Files from iPad to Windows PC with iTunes – Step 2

Step 3. In the part of Backups, choose Automatically Back up to “This Computer”. Then click “Restore Backup” to start.

How to Transfer Files from iPad to Windows PC with iTunes - Step 3

How to Transfer Files from iPad to Windows PC with iTunes – Step 3

When the backing up process has finished, your iPad files are transferred to PC in the form of backup. Your iTunes backup files are in C:\Users\Name\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup. However, you cannot directly manage the iTunes backup File, so normally we recommend you applying method 1, with ease and no effort.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, it is easy enough to transfer files from iPad to PC. More than anything, AnyTrans for iOS supports transferring more than 20 kinds of iOS files and data among iDevices, computer and iTunes library, even between two different iDevices. No matter what kind of files you want to transfer, no matter where you want to transfer to, iMobie AnyTrans for iOS can help you make it easily and quickly! Free Download AnyTrans for iOS to Explore More >

Faye Clarke

Member of iMobie_Inc, an enthusiastic fan of Apple and Jazz music, always ready to offer advice and solutions to any iOS & Android related issues.