How to transfer photos from iphone to ipad (7 ways)

This way is applicable to syncing photos from iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S (running iOS 8.3 or later) to iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad with Retina display (iPad 4), The new iPad (iPad 3), iPad 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini with Retina display (iPad mini 2) and iPad mini 1st gen (running iOS 8.3 or later).

• When the iCloud Photo Library is enabled on your iPhone and iPad, you cannot sync photos from your computer to the iPhone and iPad via iTunes anymore. What’s more, the pictures and albums synced from PC or Mac via iTunes on the iPhone and iPad will be removed when you turn on iCloud Photo Library.

iCloud Photo Library is a new cloud service for Apple users to share photos and video across multiple devices.


All the photos and videos taken with the cameras of the iOS device, screenshots captured on the device and images saved from the Internet will keep up to date on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac with iPhone Photo Library enabled.

To sync photos from iPhone to iPad using iPhone Photo Library, please make sure that the iPhone and iPad use the same iCloud account. If you haven’t logged into the iCloud account, please go to Settings > iCloud and enter your Apple ID and password first. Then you need to follow the steps below to enable iCloud Photo Library on both the iPhone and the iPad respectively:

When the “iCloud Photo Library” is successfully enabled, you will need to wait for all the photos being uploaded to iCloud Photo Library from your iPhone and downloaded to your iPad patiently. When the sync is finished, you can find all the photos that you synced from the iPhone in the “Photos” app on your iPad.

Using the method, you are able to share photos from iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS (running iOS 5.1 or later) to iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad with Retina display (iPad 4), The new iPad (iPad 3), iPad 2, iPad 1st gen, iPad mini 3, iPad mini with Retina display (iPad mini 2) and iPad mini 1st gen (running iOS 5.1 or later).

When Photo Stream is switched on, new photos will be automatically uploaded to iCloud from the iOS device connected to Internet via Wifi. The photos will automatically appear on your other iOS devices with Photo Stream enabled. As syncing photos from iPhone to iPad with iCloud Photo Library, you need to login to the same iCloud account on your iPhone and iPad so as to share photos from iPhone to iPad via Photo Stream. Before you follow the steps below to turn on Photo Stream and share photos from iPhone to iPad, please make sure you have logged into iCloud on iPad and iPhone by inputting the same Apple ID and password in “iCloud” menu in “Settings” app.

When you take photos with the iPhone next time, the photos will be automatically uploaded to iCloud if WLAN is connected. Soon, the photos shared from iPhone will appear in the “My Photo Stream” folder of “Photos” app on your iPad. At this point, we have successfully shared photos from iPhone to iPad via Photo Stream.

Suitable for moving photos from iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPhone 1st gen to iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad with Retina display (iPad 4), The new iPad (iPad 3), iPad 2, iPad 1st gen, iPad mini 3, iPad mini with Retina display (iPad mini 2) and iPad mini 1st gen.

• You need to configure the email accounts on both iPhone and iPad, which may be a little difficult for users who have never done this before. If you don’t need to receive and send emails on your iPad and iPhone, it’s unnecessary to set the email accounts only for moving photos from iPhone to iPad since the settings are not that easy.

To move photos from iPhone to iPad with Email, you need to first configure the email accounts on both the iPhone and iPad, and then compose an email and attach the photos that you want to move from iPhone to iPad. After a short while, you’ll receive the email on your iPad, and then you should save the photos to the storage of your iPad. Here are the detailed steps:

• (Optional) If you need to add more photos, press and hold the screen at the position where you want to insert more photos in the email content part, and select “Insert Photo or Video” in the prompt menu. Then you are allowed to select a photo from the albums, and tap “Choose” to add the photo to the email. You can only add one photo once. If you need to add more than 5 photos, you have to repeat the step 8 to add the photos to the email one by one.

• Choose “Actual Size” if you need to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad at original sizes. In addition, you can also select “Small”, “Medium” or “Large” according to your needs to scale the sizes of the photos in order to reduce the size of the email and save the network traffic.

• When you receive the email on your iPad, open the email, tap to download a photo, press and hold the photo and select “Save Image”, and the photo will be added to the “Camera Roll”. If you select “Save x (the number of the attached photos) Images”, all the photos attached in the email will be automatically save to your iPad.

Till now, I have introduced 7 ways to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad. Without a doubt, the 7 ways can also be used to transfer photos from iPad to iPhone, iPhone to iPhone, iPad to iPad, iPhone to iPod touch, iPad to iPod touch, iPod touch to iPad, iPod touch to iPhone, iPod touch to iPod touch, etc.