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4 Different Ways to Connect iPhone to iPad

Want to know how to connect iPhone to iPad, so that you can share your contents like music, photos, videos, books and other files between iPhone and iPad? If so, you have come to the right place. This article is going to show you different methods to connect iPhone to iPad without any hassle, no matter what operating system you are running (iOS 10, iOS 9 or other) and what models of iDevice (iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5s/SE, iPad mini, iPad air and etc.). Just read on to check it out.

Method 1. How to Connect iPhone to iPad and Share Content with 1-Click

Method 2. How to Link iPhone to iPad via iCloud

Method 3. Guide to Make iPhone and iPad Connected via iTunes

Method 4. Way to Connect iPhone to iPad via Hotspot

Method 1. How to Connect iPhone to iPad and Share Content with 1-Click

If you are looking for the simplest way to connect your iPhone and iPad and directly sync data between iPhone and iPad, it is recommended a professional data transfer tool - iPhone to iPad Transfer for you.

With this powerful software, you can effortlessly transfer files from iPhone to iPad, or from iPad to iPhone. And this tool allows to transfer all kinds of contents of your device, including messages, photos, videos, apps, music and etc. More importantly, this software not only works well with iOS device, but also supports other operating system, like Android and Symbian system.

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Here is how to use the software:

1st - Download and install the software on your computer. And link your two devices to PC via the USB cords. After that, select the Phone to Phone Transfer mode to continue the process.

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2nd - After that, all the files on your device will be detected and displayed in categories on the main interface. Now you might select the file folders you want to transfer and click the Start Transfer option to begin the transferring process.

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Note: If you want to transfer data from iPhone to iPad, please make sure iPhone should be placed on the Source side, and iPad on the Destination side and vice versa.

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Method 2. How to Link iPhone to iPad via iCloud

As we all know, iCloud is built into every iOS device and Mac, and it is the easiest method to manage your contents on iPhone and iPad. With iCloud, you can easily access all data among different iOS devices as long as the iDevices are sharing the same Apple ID, like contacts, messages, photos, documents and etc.

Besides, please note that, to connect your iPhone to iPad, both of your iPhone and iPad should be running the latest iOS version, and sharing the same Apple ID as well.

Here is how:

1st - Turn on your iPhone and go to Settings > iCloud, and you might log into your iCloud account with your Apple ID and passwords to enable the iCloud feature here.

2nd - Then you can customize the iCloud settings to share contents between iPhone and iPad. To do so, you can tap Settings > iCloud. On iCloud page, you can turn on the contents like Calendars, Contacts, Photos and etc. And to activate iCloud Backup, simply tap Storage & Backup, and then switch on iCloud Backup.

3rd - And you can also enable the iCloud automatic downloads feature. To do so, you can tap Settings > iTunes & App Store, under the Automatic Downloads section, turn on features like Music, Apps, Books to enable iCloud automatic downloads feature.

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Method 3. Guide to Make iPhone and iPad Connected via iTunes

You can also connect your iPhone to iPad via iTunes. To do so, you need a computer and two USB cables. And please ensure your are running the latest iTunes on your computer.

1st - Connect your iPhone and iPad to the computer with USB cords. And iTunes will automatically launch on your PC; if not, run it manually. Then iTunes will detect your iPhone and iPad at the same time.

2nd - Then you can backup your iPhone data with iTunes. To do so, simply click Back Up Now option on iTunes window.

3rd - After the backup process is finished, you can start to restore the whole files from iPhone backup to iPad device. To do so, you can click the Restore Backup ... option to select the iPhone backup contents to transfer to your iPad.

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Method 4. Way to Connect iPhone to iPad via Hotspot

You can use your iPhone as a Wi-Fi hotspot so that you can connect your iPhone to iPad. You can follow the guide as below.

1st - Turn on your iPhone and go to Settings > Cellular > turn on Cellular Data.

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2nd - On Cellular Data page, find the Personal Hotspot section. Here you can set up your personal hotspot as your own Wi-Fi by entering the information on User Name and Password box to go on.

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3rd - Then you can turn on your iPad and go to Settings > Cellular > turn on the Personal Hotspot feature.

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4th - Then you can select the user name you have set for your hotspot to connect your iPhone hotspot. And you will be asked to enter the Wi-Fi passwords, just enter the passwords you have set up. Then your iPad will connect to iPhone by accessing the iPhone hotspot.

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