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AirDrop is the pre-installed and ad-hoc data transfer service for Mac OS (Mac OS X 10.7 and later) and iOS ( iOS 7 and later) operating systems. In our last page, we have talked about how to use AirDrop on Mac and how to use AirDrop to transfer files between iPhone and Mac. Here, on this page, we will continue discussing how to AirDrop from iPad to Mac or how to AirDrop from Mac to iPad in the vice versa. You can use AirDrop to sync contacts, music, notes, photos, etc. between iPad and Mac simply. Besides, the EaseUS MobiMover Free is offered in the last part to transfer files between iPad and Mac without iTunes or iCloud anymore.
|Workable Solutions||Step-by-step Troubleshooting|
|Part 1. AirDrop Files from iPad to Mac||Turn on AirDrop > Open the Photos app...Full steps|
|Part 2. AirDrop Data from Mac to iPad||Switch on AirDrop > Open the Music app...Full steps|
|Part 3. Transfer All Files Without AirDrop||Connect the iPad to the Mac > Choose a feature...Full steps|
To use AirDrop to transfer files from iPad to Mac, you need to turn on AirDrop on both two devices as well as connect the devices to a stable Wi-Fi network and enable Bluetooth.
Here, we show you how to use AirDrop to transfer photos from iPad to Mac. If you need to know how to AirDrop contacts from iPhone/iPad to Mac or how to AirDrop videos from iPad to Mac, you can link to the related pages.
1. Open the Photos App on your iPad.
2. Select the photos you want to AirDrop from iPad to Mac.
3. Click the Share button and tap AirDrop.
4. Choose your Mac, and the AirDrop transfer will begin. When the process finished, go to your Mac screen, and tap Accept to receive the photos from iPad.
The way to use AirDrop to transfer data from Mac to iPad in the vice versa is similar to that of AirDrop from iPad to Mac. Tips below displays how to transfer music from Mac to iPad with AirDrop. To know more about how to AirDrop photos from Mac to iPhone/iPad, check the corresponding page.
1. Open the Music App on your Mac. Play the song needs to be transferred, then click the built-in Share button.
2. Click the Airdrop and choose your iPad to start the data transfer.
3. Next, go to iPad and tap Accept on the pop-up to save the music on your device.
EaseUS MobiMover Free is the best AirDrop alternative to help you transfer data from iPad to Mac or add content from Mac to iPad. You can use MobiMover to import photos, movies, TV shows, music videos, playlists, music, ringtones, audiobooks, contacts, notes, and Safari bookmarks from Mac to iPad without iTunes for free unlimited. Following guides teach you how to move data from Mac to iPad, if you need to back up and export iPad files to Mac, you can check the link at the beginning of this paragraph. Moreover, EaseUS MobiMover also enables you to transfer data from one iOS device to another in a direct way.
Step 1. Connect your iPad to your Mac, and click "Trust" when a prompt appears on your iPad asking you whether to trust this computer > Run EaseUS MobiMover and choose "Mac to Phone" to move data from Mac to iPad > Click on the "Select Files" to move on.
Step 2. Go to browse the files you want to transfer. After choosing the desired files, click "Open".
Step 3. You can preview the selected files on the right pane, with their detailed file names and file sizes. To add more items to transfer, you can click "Add Contents" or directly drag files or folders from your Mac to the appointed area. Finally, click "Transfer" to start transferring the content from your computer to the iPad. Don't disconnect your iPad while transferring. MobiMover enables you to move lots of data at a time without any quantity and size limitation.
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