How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad? Read on this iMobie guide to know 3 methods to easily transfer photos from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6/5S/5/4S/4 to iPad.

By Vicky Carter | Posted: Dec. 21, 2017, Last Updated: Mar. 12, 2018
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Imagine that you are taking a travel in Hawaii or participating some exciting party, at that moment, taking photos with your handy iPhone is amazing. With the advanced built-in iSight camera, the iPhone could be the most ideal alternative to a professional camera, especially the improved big-screen iPhone X or iPhone 8 (Plus).

If you own both an iPhone and an iPad Pro/mini, you might want to transfer those precious photos from iPhone to your iPad Pro/mini to enjoy them on a larger screen. So here comes the question: How do I transfer photos from iPhone to iPad Pro or iPad mini especially when I have hundreds of photos to transfer? Read on this guide to know three solutions.

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Method 1. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad with AnyTrans for iOS

You can draw some support from an intelligent iOS manager, AnyTrans for iOS, which can be used as an iPhone to iPad transfer to get multiple or all photos from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6/5S/5/4S/4 to your iPad Pro or iPad mini with ease.

  1. Allow you to preview all photos on iPhone and later selectively transfer photos from iPhone to iPad Pro/mini.
  2. Offer you fast transferring speed, available to transfer 1500+ photos in 3 minutes.
  3. Support the transfer of Camera Roll, Panoramas, Live Photos, Screenshots, Selfies, Bursts and more between iOS devices.
  4. Promise you 100% copy of the original iPhone photos to your iPad Pro/mini instead of thumbnails or compressed pictures.

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Step 1: Download and install AnyTrans for iOS on your Mac or PC computer.

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Step 2: Launch it > Connect your iPhone and iPad to computer with USB cables. Select iPhone and click  button.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Directly – Step 1

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Directly – Step 2

Step 3: Click Photos > Select the photo album you want to transfer (Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, Photo Video and My Albums) .

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Directly – Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Directly – Step 3

Step 4: Select the photos you want to transfer > Click To Device button.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Directly – Step 3

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Directly – Step 4

– You also can transfer all the media files (including photos) from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6/5S/5/4S/4 to iPad with the One-click Import Media to Device on Homepage.

– Except transferring photos from iPhone to iPad, you also can use AnyTrans for iOS to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone, iPad to iPhone, iPhone to iPod, or any iDevice to another iDevice.

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Method 2. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Using Photo Stream

The Photo Stream uploads your photos to iCloud so that they can be accessed from any connected iOS and OS X devices that sign in with the same Apple ID. This way only works when your devices are connected to Wi-Fi. If you are not in good Wi-Fi condition, move to Method 1.

Open the Settings app on your iPhone > Tap Sign in to your iPhone > Log in with your Apple ID > Tap “iCloud” > Select “Photos” > Toggle “My Photo Stream” on. Repeat the same process on your iPad.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Using Photo Stream

Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Using Photo Stream

Method 3. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Using AirDrop

The AirDrop function requires iOS 7 on iPhone 5 or later, and iPad 4 or later. If you use older iPhone or iPad models, move to Method 1.

Open the Control Centre on both the iPhone and iPad by swiping up on your device > Tap on AirDrop > Choose “Everyone” > Open the Photos app on the iPhone and choose the photos you want to transfer > Tap on Share button in the bottom left.

The name of your iPad should appear in the Tap To Share with AirDrop section > On the iPad tap on Accept to transfer the photo from your iPhone to the iPad.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Using AirDrop

Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Using AirDrop

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The Bottom Line

As you can see, transferring photos from iPhone to iPad can be as easy as you have never thought. Except transferring photos between iPhone and iPad, you also can transfer photos between iPhone/iPad/iPod touch and computer, and manage these photos better by adding, moving, renaming and deleting. More than anything, many kinds of iOS contents are in AnyTrans for iOS‘ supportable range, such as, Music, Videos, Contacts, Messages, Notes, Safari Bookmarks, Calendars, Apps, etc. It also Guarantees you 100% Safe & Security. During this process, all the contents on your iPhone and iPad will be kept safe, and you won’t lose any data or file. Why Not Download AnyTrans for iOS to Give it a Try Now >

Vicky Carter

Member of iMobie Inc., is also a more than 3-year user of iPhone, iPad and iMac, like to fix all kinds of iOS and Mac OS problems.

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