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Three Free Ways to Transfer Photos from iPad to iPhone 8

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 by Cedric Grantham to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
Want transfer pictures from iPad to iPhone 8 in some free ways? Then you can't miss this post with three simple and free ways to copy pictures from iPad to iPhone 8 by using EaseUS MobiMover Free, AirDrop and iTunes.

"I want to transfer photos to new iPhone 8 from my iPad. I obviously don't want to use Email or iMessage to put the pictures as attachments. Then, what can I do to copy photos from iPad to iPhone 8 and what's the easiest way to do that?" If you are bothering with such like a question, then you come to the right place as you can find three available methods to transfer photos from iPad to iPhone 8 in completely free ways. The three effective solutions are EaseUS MobiMover Free, Apple AirDrop and iTunes. Try them one by one as you like. 

Transfer photos from iPad to iPhone 8 with MobiMover Free

EaseUS MobiMover Free is developed to offer you the free iPhone data transfer solutions on importing files from computer to iPhone/iPad, exporting iPhone/iPad data to the computer, migrating data between two iOS devices and transferring iOS data optionally. With the Transfer to Other Device utility, you are able to move one or more photos from iPad to iPhone 8 with only one-click. Besides, other files transfers are also supported by MobiMover like contacts, notes, messages, calendars, PDF, audiobooks, voice mails, voice memos, music, and movies. 

1. Download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your PC. Please ensure your PC is running Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10, and upgrade the iPad to iOS 8 or later, including iOS 11 carried on iPhone 8.

2. Connect both iPad and iPhone 8 to your PC and tap on "Trust This Computer" on the devices for data access. Open MobiMover Free, choose the iPad device as the original one to transfer photos from in the left upper corner. The iPhone device in sample image below will be replaced with your iPad device. 

choose the iPad as original device

3. Click Transfer to Other Device in the main interface of MobiMover, and tick Photos in the categories list. No matter how many photos you want to move to iPhone 8, MobiMover will transfer them at a very fast speed.

select photos from ipad to iphone 8

4. Click Transfer to begin to migrate photos from iPad to new iPhone 8, and MobiMover will put pictures to the Photos app on iPhone 8 directly. As time goes by, photos on your new iPhone 8 will take more and more space, you are highly suggested to back up photos from iPhone 8 to the computer or a mobile hard disk to free up storage and avoid any data loss.

start to transfer

Transfer photos from iPad to iPhone 8 with AirDrop

Except for relying on iTunes to backup and restore iOS contents between iPhone and iPad, Apple built-in AirDrop can be the used as the straightforward way to transfer files from iPad to iPhone 8, including transferring pictures from iPad to iPhone 8. What's more, using AirDrop to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac or from Mac to iPhone are also easy to operate.

1. First, turn Wi-Fi connections and Bluetooth on both iPad and iPhone 8.

2. Turn on AirDrop on both iPad and iPhone 8 from the home control center.

3. Run Photos app on iPad, and select pictures you want to transfer to iPhone 8. 

5. Tap AirDrop under the chosen photos and choose iPhone 8 to AirDrop to.

6. Open iPhone 8, and choose to  Accept on the notice box to receive the photos from iPhone.

transfer photos from ipad to iphone 8

Transfer photos from iPad to iPhone 8 with iTunes

Technically speaking, using iTunes to transfer photos from iPad to iPhone 8 is not easier than with AirDrop. While iTunes is designed more than a transfer tool, it's the first choice for iOS device backup and restore.

Using iTunes to transfer pictures from iPad to iPhone, you have to make a through two steps: backup pictures on iPad with iTunes and restore these backed up photos to iPhone 8.

1. Launch iTunes on your PC or Mac.

2. Connect your iPad to computer and check its display within iTunes.

3. Click the iPad device button and choose Backups.

4. Click This computer and choose Back Up Now. Check the backed up photos within iTunes backup library.

5. Disconnect iPad and connect iPhone 8 to the computer.

6. Click iPhone 8 device button within iTunes and choose Restore Backup to transfer the backed up photos to iPhone 8.

7. Check the transferred pictures on iPhone 8 in Photos app.

restore to iphone 8