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How to Transfer Photos from Camera to iPhone/iPad/iPod

In some cases, you may need to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad/iPod. For example, if you want to freely view those photos that are taken when you are traveling with your families and friends or when you are getting together with your beloved ones, then you can transfer the wanted files from camera to iPhone/iPad/iPod. So how can you share photos from camera to your iDevice in one click? You will find the best answer in the following part:

Way 1. Import Camera Photos to iPad/iPhone via iTunes

Way 2. Directly Load Photos from Camera to iPad/iPhone

Part 1. How to Import Camera Photos to iPad/iPhone via iTunes

Stage One: How to Transfer Photos from Camera to Computer

To successfully and smoothly transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad/iPod, you will need to firstly export photos from camera to computer and then from computer to iPhone/iPad/iPod.

Step 1. Turn off your digital camera firstly. (Tips: whenever you connect and disconnect electronic devices, especially those sensitive one such as digital cameras, it is suggested to turn these devices off before connecting them to the computer.)

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Step 2. Connect your camera to the computer now via the USB cord. And then turn on your digital camera.

transfer photos from camera to iphone ipad ipod

Step 3. Now, the computer will automatically detect your digital camera. Your camera should appear as a disk on your desktop.

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Apart from the way mentioned in the above, you can also use a USB card reader to transfer photos from camera to computer:

Firstly, get a USB card reader and then connect it to the computer via the USB cord.

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Secondly, now plug out the SD card from your camera and then insert the SD card into the USB card reader.

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Finally, all files saved in this card will appear on the computer as pictured in the below. Then just choose the files you want to transfer from camera to computer and drag them out. You have successfully exported photos from camera to the computer.

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Stage Two: How to Sync Photos from Computer to iPhone/iPad/iPod

As to sync files from computer to your iPhone/iPad/iPod, you can rely on iTunes to freely share files between iDevices and computer. You just need to open the installed iTunes on your computer and then connect your iDevices to the computer via the USB cord. Then iTunes will automatically detect and connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod. You can click the File tab on the top left corner and then select Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library from the drop-down menu. After that, just choose the files or file folder you want to transfer from computer to iTunes library. Then you can save your precious photos in the iTunes library as a backup in case of sudden data losses.

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To export it from iTunes to your iPhone/iPad/iPod, you read how to transfer playlists from iTunes to iPhone and then follow the similar steps. Finally, just wait for the process to be finished! Then you can freely enjoy the photos on your iDevices whenever you want and wherever you are!

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Part 2. Directly Load Photos from Camera to iPhone/iPad/iPod

Step 1. Link your camera to the connector via the USB camera adapter cable.

Step 2. Then, connect the lightning end to your iOS device.

Step 3. Turn on your camera and unlock your iPad or iPhone.

Step 4. Open the Photos app from your iPhone/iPad device.

Step 5. On the bottom column, you will see an Import option.

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Step 6. Click the option and tick out the photos that you want to transfer from camera to iPad/iPhone.

Step 7. Finally, once the transfer process is done, you will go to an interface where you are asked whether to delete all photos from camera or not. Choose the right option as needed.

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Now, you can choose either way to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad/iPod as needed!

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