How to Transfer Files from iPad to PC with or Without iTunes with Ease

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Support to transfer files from iPad with the latest iOS 13.1/13/12.4 or old iOS system to PC with ease.

When do you need to transfer files from iPad to PC?

  • Your iPad is running out of space because of a large number of photos, music, videos, and contacts stored on your device, but you don’t want to delete them directly;
  • You want to keep your iPad data from loss caused by uncertain physical damage or virus attack through making a backup on the computer;
  • You need to view and manage some documents from the iPad on your computer.

Whenever you are stuck on such issues demonstrated above, you can refer to a reliable tool to help you transfer files from iPad to PC without effort. Here, on this page, we will show you two easy-to-get ways to make your through by using iTunes, the common tool to back up iOS devices and EaseUS MobiMover, the top one and user-friendly iPhone data transfer software.

How to transfer files from iPad to PC with iTunes

iTunes enables you to back up apps, music, movies, TV shows, books, tones, photos, contacts, calendars, messages, etc. from iPad to Windows PC in a fairly safe way. Moreover, after the backup, you can restore your iOS device with iTunes backup when you want to reset it to factory settings. However, the most significant drawbacks of iTunes backup are that you can’t choose a particular data category to export, and the backup process will take too much time. If you can’t bear either of the shortcomings, you can directly use EaseUS MobiMover to transfer data from iPad to PC without iTunes.

1. Download and install the latest iTunes on your Windows PC and launch it when the process finished.  

2. Connect your iPhone to the computer via a compatible USB cable. Click on the "Device" icon in the upper-left corner of the iTunes window.

3. Choose "Summary" > click "This computer" on the right-side panel > click on "Back Up Now" > click "Apply" to begin to transfer the total iPad data to the computer using iTunes. Wait patiently until the transferring is done. Generally speaking, there is no need for you to check the exported data, neither you can. Nevertheless, we can show you how to find the iTunes backup location if you just want to view or change the location of iTunes backup. 


How to transfer files from iPad to PC without iTunes

As the best and most reliable iTunes alternative, EaseUS MobiMover offers users the complete solutions to back up files from iPad to PC at an amazing speed, transfer data from old iPad to new iPad in a straightforward way and put files to an iOS device without erasing any existing content.

EaseUS MobiMover is fully compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 and supports almost all the iPhone/iPad running iOS 8 or later, including the latest iOS 13.1/13/12.4/12/11, etc. on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.

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Step 1. Connect iPad to your PC with a USB cable. Once connected, tap "Trust This Computer" on your device's screen. Open EaseUS MobiMover and select "Phone to PC" on the main screen. Click "Next" to start transferring data from iPad to your computer.

how to transfer files from iPad to PC - step 1

Step 2. MobiMover will read and load all the compatible files on your iPad automatically. Choose Contacts/Messages/Pictures/Audio/Video or other specific types of apps to transfer. The transferred content is kept on Desktop by default, so you need to change the default location before clicking "Transfer".

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Step 3. MobiMover will immediately begin to transfer data from iPad to PC without iTunes. Don't interrupt the USB connection during the course. When it completes, you can open and check the transferred content. Some files, like contacts and messages, are kept as .html files, so you need to use a web browser to open such a type of file.

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