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How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to iPad in 5 Ways

If you have multiple iDevices, data transfer between them is an inevitable thing. iPhone is great for taking high-quality videos, while the iPad makes it easier and more convenient to view and edit videos. If you want to know how to transfer videos from iPhone to iPad, our guide has the answers. There are several options from Apple that enable you to send videos or other files from iPhone to iPad, including AirDrop, iCloud, iTunes. We will also cover other tools that make data transfer a breeze. Now read on and choose the solution that suits you most to transfer video from iPhone to iPad.

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Part 1: How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to iPad Using iPhone Video Transfer
Part 2: How to Transfer Video from iPhone to iPad via AirDrop
Part 3: How to Share Videos from iPhone to iPad via iCloud
Part 4: How to Transfer Movies from iPhone to iPad Using iTunes
Part 5. How to Send Video from iPhone to iPad with Dropbox

Part 1: How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to iPad Using iPhone Video Transfer

When it comes to transferring video from iPhone to iPad, this third-party tool - iPhone Video Transfer would be a great choice. It is fast and stable. Unlike the Wi-Fi method which takes a long time to sync, iPhone Media Transfer allows you to get all videos from iPhone to iPad quickly with one click. And there will be no data loss during the transfer.

Key features of iPhone Video Transfer:

* Transfer data from iOS to iOS, Android to iOS, iOS to Android, and Android to Android.
* Supports contacts, photos, and media files, including music, playlist, movies, TV shows, music videos, podcasts, ringtones, audio books, voice memos, etc.
* It can convert the media files automatically to make sure it is compatible with the target device.
* Compatible with the latest iPhone and iPad models, such as iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/X/8, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad mini, iPad 4, etc. (iOS 14 supported).

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How to transfer videos from iPhone to iPad via iPhone Video Transfer:

Step 1. Download, install and run the iPhone Media Transfer on your computer.

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Step 2. Connect your iPhone and iPad to PC with suitable USB cables. Ensure that your iPhone is the Source Device; if not, you can click the Switch button to change their positions.

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Step 3. To transfer videos from iPhone to iPad, tick the checkbox of Media and click Start to copy.

Tip: For photo transfer, you can check our guide on how to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad.

Part 2: How to Transfer Video from iPhone to iPad via AirDrop

AirDrop is a handy feature that available in iOS, iPadOS and MacOS. It allows Apple users to transfer videos, photos, documents and other files between Apple devices wirelessly. It uses Bluetooth to create a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi connection between both iDevices. When it works, it is a good way to share files from iPhone to iPad. However, it is not recommended for mass transfer as the transferring speed is rather slow.

Learn how to transfer video from iPhone to iPad using AirDrop:

Step 1. Turn on AirDrop on your iPhone and iPad

On both your iPad and iPhone, open the Control center and enable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Then long-press the network settings card to open AirDrop. Tap and hold the AirDrop option and then select Everyone.

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Step 2. Transfer video from iPhone to iPad

On your iPhone, open the Camera Roll or Gallery and then go to the video you need to transfer. Tap the Share icon and then select AirDrop, tap your iPad's name with the AirDrop icon and send the video to iPad. After that, tap Accept on your iPad.

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Tip: Related guide can be found in how to transfer songs from iPhone to iPhone using AirDrop.

Part 3: How to Share Videos from iPhone to iPad via iCloud

You can also use iCloud to share videos from iPhone to iPad. Here we are going to show you how to do this via iCloud backup and iCloud Photos Library. Note that iCloud offers only 5 GB of free storage for users, you may need to pay money for more storage as videos could eat up large storage space.

3.1 How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to iPad via Restoring from iCloud Backup

Step 1. On your iPhone, head o to Settings > iCloud > turn on iCloud Backup > tap Back up Now.

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Step 2. On your iPad, open Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. (Skip this step if your iPad is new and haven't been set up)

Step 3. Now you can set up your iPad again. When you reach the "App & Data" screen, tap Restore from iCloud backup. And then select the backup that contains your videos and restore them to your iPad.

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3.2 How to Share Videos from iPhone to iPad via iCloud Photos Library

If you don't want to reset your iPad, you can complete the steps below to transfer videos to your iPad without restoring from iCloud backup. But with this method, you will not know how much has been synced as there's no progress bar.

Make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi network and signed in with the same Apple ID.

Step 1. On iPhone, open Settings and tap iCloud.

Step 2. Tap Photos > turn on iCloud Photo Library. Then your photos and videos will be uploaded to your iCloud.

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Step 3. On your iPad, repeat the steps above to toggle on iCloud Photo Library. After a while, you should see your videos from iPhone appear in your Photos app.

Part 4: How to Transfer Movies from iPhone to iPad Using iTunes

iTunes is also a workable way to transfer movies from iPhone to iPad. To ensure the transfer goes well, it is suggested that you should update to the latest iTunes to complete the transfer.

Transfer movies from iPhone to iPad using iTunes:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer using a USB cable and run iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Tap the device icon and tap Summary > Back Up Now. After the process is finished, disconnect your iPhone from the computer.

Step 3. Now connect your iPad to computer with a USB cable. Tap the device icon and then head to Summary > tap Restore Backup. Then choose the backup that has the videos to restore to your iPad.

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Part 5. How to Send Video from iPhone to iPad with Dropbox

Dropbox is a cloud service that works just like iCloud. It has 2 GB of free storage space, which can be used to share and store videos, photos, and documents between devices. You can download Dropbox on both your iPhone and iPad to share videos between the two devices.

How to share videos from iPhone to iPad using Dropbox:

Step 1. Upload videos from iPhone to Dropbox

Open Dropbox and then tap the "+" icon > select Upload photos and videos > select the videos you would like to transfer > Tap Next to select the location to store the files > tap Upload.

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Step 2. Download videos from Dropbox to iPad

Open Dropbox on your iPad and go to the folder that stores your videos > click Download > select Save to Photo Library to get the videos from iPhone to iPad.

Final Words

Above are the 5 ways to transfer videos from iPhone to iPad. Apple's solutions like AirDrop, iCloud enable users to move files without a cable. But the transferring speed is a bit slow. If you want a faster way, you can use a third-party data transfer - iPhone Video Transfer to do the data transfer in one click. Just download it on your PC and give it a go.

Feel free to try the method that you feel most comfortable with to get the videos to iPad. If there are any problems, you can leave a comment below, and we will help you out.

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