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Free Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad Wirelessly

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 by Myra to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
Want to transfer your iPhone photos to your iPad without using a USB cable? There are 3 free ways in this blog post that you can apply to your iOS devices to make it.

If you sync your iPhone photos to your iPad with iTunes, it's likely that you will use a USB cable to help you. Thus if you'd like to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad wirelessly, using iTunes is not your choice. In this blog post, three ways about how to wirelessly import iPhone photos to your iPad are covered. You can use iCloud to sync the photos on all your iDevices. You can also use AirDrop to transfer photos between your iOS devices. What's more, if you like, you can even use Email to send photos to your iPad. 

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad wirelessly

Tip 1: Sync iPhone photos to iPad with iCloud

As mentioned above, iCloud enables you to sync the photos on all your iOS device without using USB cable as long as you have signed in with the same iCloud account. Connect your iPhone and iPad to Wi-Fi and perform the following steps on both of your devices.

In iOS 10.2 or earlier:

Step 1: Go to Settings and click "iCloud".

Step 2: Tap on "Photos" and toggle on "My Photo Stream".

In iOS 10.3 or later:

Step 1: Open Settings.

Step 2: Tap on your name and go to "iCloud".

Step 3: Go to "Photos" and switch on "Upload to My Photo Stream".

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad wirelessly - Tip 1

Tip 2: Transfer photos from iPhone to iPad with AirDrop

Another way to import photos from iPhone to iPad wirelessly is using AirDrop for both iPhone and iPad are AirDrop-supported devices. You can also use AirDrop to send data between Mac and iOS devices. Read the blog post on how to turn on AirDrop on Mac to learn how to make it.

Step 1: Open Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen on your devices.

Step 2: Tap on AirDrop to turn it on and set your devices to be discovered by "Contacts Only" or "Everyone".

Step 3: Go to Photos App on your iPhone and select the photos you'd like to transfer.

Step 4: Tap on the Share button and choose your iPad.

Step 5: Click "Accept" on your iPad to begin to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad wirelessly - Tip 2

These are the tips about how to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad when you don't have lightning cables. Hope they could be helpful. However, these methods have some flaws, you may have to transfer one photo per time or sync all of the photos together. How to send 5 photos or 10 photos as you want? In fact, things would be much easier if you have lightning cables.

Tips 3: Transfer photos from iPhone to iPad with EaseUS MobiMover Free

EaseUS MobiMover Free is one of the easiest iPhone transfer. You could transfer data from iPhone to iPad easily with it. What's more, it has the amazing file managing function, you can manage your music files, photos, contacts and other data on iPhone with just a few clicks.

Step 1: Please download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer. MobiMover could support the Windows 7 and the systems which are later.

Step 2: Connect both of your devices to this computer with lightning cables at the same time. Make sure that your devices are on the system later than iOS 8.4.

Step 3: Click the name on the left top of the window. You need to select the name that belongs to the device you want to transfer data from, which is your iPhone. If you choose the other device name, you can only transfer data to iPhone.

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Step 4: Find the Custom at the bottom of the buttons. Then Click the Photos category to switch to photos panel. You can also switch to music category if you want to transfer music from computer to iPad or iPhone.

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Step 5: Select the photos you want to transfer to iPad, then find the button Transfer to other device on the right top. Click it and choose your iPad name to start transferring.

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Step 6: Wait for a few seconds, the process will be finished quickly. Then you could check the photos you just transferred.

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For more tips on managing iOS content, go to iPhone Data Transfer section to find what you need.