Free Ways to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPad

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Myra Updated on Jun 20, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Have you bought a new iPad and need to transfer some photos from your computer to it? Or have you saved many amazing photos on your computer and want to import them to your iPad now? No matter what situation you are in, as long as you want to copy photos from computer to Mac, this article is what you will find useful. Read on to get the details.

How to transfer photos from computer to iPad

Tip 1: Transfer photos from computer to iPad via EaseUS MobiMover

Usually, people use iTunes to manage data on the iPhone. But the operation speed of iTunes can be disappointed, so here you could try MobiMover. It is a newly released FREE iOS transfer. With the help of this software, you could easily transfer photos from computer to iPhone or iPad and on the verses. It also has a great file managing function, you could manage the music files, photos and other kinds of files on iPhone with only a few clicks.

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Step 1: Connect your iPad to your PC and click Trust in the pop-up on your iPhone asking you whether to trust this computer. Then launch EaseUS MobiMover Free and choose PC to iDevice.

How to transfer photos from PC to iPad - Step 1

Step 2: To transfer photos from PC to your iPad, you first need to select the folders or files from which you want to copy photos.

How to transfer photos from PC to iPad - Step 2

Step 3: Then check the category/categories (in this case, Photos) you want to copy. If the folders/files you choose include other file types, you can transfer them from PC to your iPad together with photos.

How to transfer photos from PC to iPad - Step 3

Step 4: Click Transfer to start importing photos from PC to your iPad. When it has finished, go to the Photos app on your iPhone to check the items.

How to transfer photos from PC to iPad - Step 4

Tip 2: Copy photos from computer to iPad via iTunes

Both Mac users and Window PC user can use iTunes to add photos from computer to iPad. But to avoid problems like "iPhone not showing up in iTunes", you may need to consider Tip 1.

Check iTunes updates on Mac:

Step 1: Open iTunes.

Step 2: Go to iTunes > Check for Updates.

Step 3: Follow the onscreen instructions to install the latest version of iTunes.

Check iTunes updates on Windows PC:

Step 1: Launch iTunes. (if you haven't installed iTunes on your PC yet, go to https://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ to download its latest version directly.)

Step 2: Go to Help > Check for Updates.

Step 3: Follow the prompts to update your iTunes.

After the update, follow the steps below to import photos from computer to iPad.

Step 1: Connect your iPad to your PC or Mac and launch iTunes.

Step 2: Click the Device button and then choose "Photos".

Step 3: Tap on the checkbox next to "Sync Photos" and choose where to transfer photos from in "Copy photos from".

Step 4: Check the details about the photos you'd like to transfer.

Step 5: Click "Apply" to begin to copy photos from computer to iPad.

How to transfer photos from computer to iPad - Tip 1

Tip 3: Import photos from computer to iPad via AirDrop (Mac)

AirDrop is available for both Mac and iPad. Using it to transfer some files between iPad and Mac is also a good choice. However, if you find AirDrop not working on your iPad, fix it first.

Step 1: Turn on AirDrop on your iPad and Mac. (If you don't know how to make it, read the article about how to turn on and use AirDrop.)

Step 2: On your Mac, drag the photos to your iPad's name shown in the AirDrop window and click "Send".

How to transfer photos from computer to iPad - Tip 2

Tip 4: Transfer photos from computer to iPad via Email

As I said above, no matter you are using a Mac or Windows PC, you can use Email to add some photos to your iPad from your computer. The steps are shown below.

Step 1: Open a web page or an App that you can write an email.

Step 3: Enter the information needed to send an email and add the photos you'd like to transfer to the email as an attachment.

Step 4: Send the email to your own account.

Step 5: Check the email on your iPad and save the photos on it.

By this way, you can transfer photos from your computer to your iPad easily.