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How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Air Easily?

Almost equipped with the same display screen, iPad and iPhone are all welcomed by people all over the world. People like to use them to watch movies, take photos, read books, etc. for enjoyment. Compare to the design of iPhone, iPad has beaten iPhone as an ideal photo viewer for being a large display screen design. Thus, many people like to take photos with their iPhone and view these precious photos on iPad.

Under this situation, you need to transfer photos from iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/3GS to iPad Pro/Air/4/2, the new iPad or iPad mini before viewing pictures on the tablet. Then the problem is coming - how to transfer iphone photos to iPad for viewing? We all know that transferring photos between iPhone and iPad is a little difficult, unless you have a professional tool to help you. If you're frustrating by this, then undoubtedly you're a lucky boy/girl.

1. How to Use iPhone to iPad Transfer Software to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad
2. How to Use iCloud Photo Library to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad
3. How to Use Mobile Transfer Software to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad
4. How to Use Airdrop to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad

To transfer pictures from iPhone to iPad, you can ask help for the Coolmuster iOS Assistant. With it, you're able to transfer all photos from your iPhone to computer and sync it to iPad with 3 simple steps. And you'll never worry about the files will be damaged during the transferring process.

Now, let's us to start the fantastic transferring journey.

How to Use iPhone to iPad Transfer to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad

Step 1. Download and Install iPhone to iPad Transfer on Your Windows or Mac Computer

The first thing you have to do before we start the transferring is to download the best iPad iPhone iPod Transfer (Windows & Mac) on your Windows and Mac computer respectively. Then install and launch it accordingly.

Step 2. Connect iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/3GS to PC

Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable and then double-click the transfer desktop application to launch the program. Then it will automatically detect the device which you've connected to the PC and display the detailed info in the main interface.

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Click "Photos" category in the left panel and you can preview these pictures in the right panel and decide which files you need to copy. After that, just click "Export" button to copy iPhone photos to computer.

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Step 3. Sync iPhone Photos to iPad

Open iTunes on your computer, and then click “Authorize This Computer” option in the drop-down menu of “Store”. Here, you'll be required to enter the Apple ID to complete the authorize process. After that, just connect your iPad to iTunes and choose your device, then follow the below steps to finish the whole process.
- Click "Photos" tab in the right panel of iTunes;
- Select "Choose folder... > Sync Photos from" to sync your iPhone photos to iPad easily.

As the old saying goes, "There are more than one way to skin a cat.", below are the three optional ways for your reference:

Optional Choice 1: Use iCloud Photo Library to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad

> Open Setting on the iPhone and then go to iCloud from the menu.

> Log in with your Apple ID and password.

> Then tap the Photos option and toggle the "iCloud Photo Library Beta" ON.

> Choose between "Optimize iPhone Storage" and "Download and Keep Originals".

(Note: The "Optimize" option means that your iPhone will keep copies of the photos on your phone with smaller resolution . And the option of "Download and Keep" means the original and full-resolution photos will be kept on the device after being uploaded to iCloud.)

> Connect your iPhone to Wifi and upload the photos to iCloud.

> Finally, open the Photos app on your iPad with same Apple ID. And then tap "Albums" and then select "All Photos". Now, you can sync photos from iPhone to iPad, selectively or wholly.

Extra Bonus: Make Fullest Use of iCloud Photo Sharing

Optional Choice 2: Use Mobile Transfer to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad

This Mobile Transfer (for Windows) or Mobile Transfer for Mac software allows you to directly transfer photos from iPhone to iPad. With this software, you can easily and quickly transfer photos from iPhone to iPad, regardless of the file quantity. Most importantly, this software can support various file types, including contacts, messages, videos, apps and many more. Below is the free trial versions for your reference:

Steps to use it to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad:

> Open the installed software on the computer and then get two devices connected to the computer via two USB cords. Then this software will automatically detect the two devices. You need to choose the Phone to Phone Transfer mode and hit the Start option to continue the process.

> Then all file folders will be detected and displayed on the top panel. You can then enter the Photos tab to preview more detailed file information and choose the wanted files by ticking them out.

> After that, click on the right or left arrow direction to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad. On the promo dialogue, you can have a clear picture of the file transferring process.

Optional Choice 3: How to Use Airdrop to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad

> Open the Control Center on both iPhone and iPad and then swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open it.

> Enable AirDrop by tapping the AirDrop button. Then you will be prompted to select between "Contacts Only" and "Everyone" options. You are suggested to choose the "Contacts Only" option to continue the process.

> Open the Photos tab on iPhone and choose the photos you want to transfer from iPhone to iPad.

> Then tap the Share option on the promo dialogue and then choose your iPad device as the recipient.

> On your iPad, tap Accept option to receive the exported photos from iPhone.

While it may sound pretty easy to use Airdrop to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad, quite a few iOS users have complained that it takes so long to transfer batches of photos from iPhone to iPad. And sometimes the file transfer process will crash all of a sudden! So you'd better think twice if you are in a hurry!

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