How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 (Plus) to iPad

Summary

Want to know how to transfer photos from iPhone X/8 (Plus) to iPad? Check this guide now to make it in three ways.

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November 13, 2017

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AnyTrans – Send Pictures from iPhone X/8 to iPad Easily

AnyTrans – #1 iPhone 8/X Photos Manager

AnyTrans provides you with the best way to put your iPhone 8/X contacts just in the right place you want. Support deleting and adding pictures to iPhone 8/X, moving photos to another iDevice, and computer.

 

iPhone X/8’s 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras enables wide color capture for photos and Live Photos. So you can take as many lovely pictures, and record as every single happy moment in your life, as you like.

If you have an iPad/iPad mini/Air/Pro, you can send those pictures from iPhone X/8 to your iPad, for better viewing, with its bigger screen. But many users still have no idea of how to transfer photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad. So we particularly prepare this guide for solving this issue with three methods. Check them now.

Method 1. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is an all-in-one powerful iOS content manager. With it, you can move multiple, or all pictures from iPhone 8/X Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Albums, Live Photos, and more, to iPad at fast speed. Besides sending to iPad, you can also transfer iPhone 8/X photos to computer, or another iPhone, deleting, and adding from other devices. Videos, movies, songs and other 10+ types of files are also supported. Why not give it trial now?

Step 1. Run AnyTrans on your PC/Mac > Connect both of your iPhone 8/X and iPad to it > Scroll down to category page.

Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad - Step 1

Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad – Step 1

Step 2. Under Photos, choose the photo file you would like to move to iPad. Here we take Camera Roll as an example.

Transfr Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad - Step 2

Transfr Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad – Step 2

Step 3. Select the photos you would like to move from iPhone 8/X to iPad > Click on Send to Device, and it will start transferring.

Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad - Step 3

Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad – Step 3

Method 2. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad Using Photo Stream

Photo Stream , actually called My Photo Stream, is a great function in iCloud. My Photo Stream uploads your most recent photos so you can view and import them to all of your iOS devices. So you enable it on both iPhone 8/X and iPad, and you can check your iPhone 8/X photos on your iPad. But how to enable it?

Open the Settings app on your iPhone 8/X > 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.

How to Send Photo from iPhone 8/X to iPad

How to Send Photo from iPhone 8/X to iPad

Before applying this method, you need to be aware of something about Photo Stream:

  1. My Photo Stream does not support Live Photos uploading.
  2. Only when your iPhone 8/X is connected to WiFi, it will start uploading pictures.
  3. Photos are stored in My Photo Stream for only 30 days. And as time is up, it will delete them. Besides, it also eats iCloud storage, so if your iCloud storage is not enough, some photos will not be uploaded.

So we sincerely recommend you taking Method 1 as the best choice to transfer photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad.

Method 3. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 to iPad via AirDrop

AirDrop is another way to help you send pictures from iPhone 8/X to iPad. Open the Control Centre on both the iPhone 8/X and iPad by swiping up on your device > Press and hold on the wireless control box > Tap on AirDrop > Choose “Everyone” > Open the Photos app on the iPhone 8/X 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.

How to Move Pictures from iPhone 8/X to iPad

How to Move Pictures from iPhone 8/X to iPad

However, AirDrop transferring speed relies on WiFi connection strongly. If your WiFi is slow, or no WiFi at all, the experience could be very bad. Besides, multiple photos transferring with AirDrop is very slow. So we recommend you move to Method 1, as the best option.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, with AnyTrans, there are only three steps needed, and you can transfer photos from iPhone 8/X to iPad easily. Why not give it a try right now? If you have any question about it, you can contact us via email, or leave your messages in the comments below, and we will answer you as soon as possible.

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