EaseUS MobiMover

All-in-One iOS Content Manager & Free Video/Audio Downloader

  • An iOS data transfer tool to transfer files to or from iPhone/iPad
  • An iPhone manager to manage files on iPhone/iPad from a computer
  • A free video downloader to download online videos to a computer or iPhone/iPad

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad without iCloud

When do you need to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad:

  • Want to keep your iPhone and iPad updated photos
  • Need to share photos on your iPhone with friends or family members with iPads
  • Back up your photos from iPhone to iPad to clear space on handy iPhone
  • Migrate photos from old iPhone to new iPad and change to another new phone

After understanding the requirements for photo transfer, the following question is how to transfer photos from the iPhone to the iPad? Broadly speaking, there are a few possible ways you can take to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad by using iTunes, iCloud, AirDrop, Email, etc. Today, we will show you 4 common ways to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad without iCloud from the following aspects:

MobiMover Free: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad without iCloud

EaseUS MobiMover is a comprehensive and mature iOS data transfer program that enables users to transfer any data, including photos, between two iOS devices without iCloud. It supports various image formats including JPG, BMP, ICON, TIFF, PNG, GIF. You can either choose to back up photos to the computer or transfer them to your iPad with a few simple steps. Besides, this powerful tool offers you a chance to have a free upgrade video downloader, with which you can free download videos from any website to your iPhone. 

Step 1. Connect both of your iOS devices to your computer (Mac/PC). Launch EaseUS MobiMover, and choose "Phone to Phone" on the screen. Correctly set the source device and target device, and click the "Next" button to continue. 

How to back up iPhone photos to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Check the category/categories you want to transfer from your iPhone to iPad or from iPad to iPhone. As you can see, in addition to photos, you can also copy videos, audios, contacts, messages, and more between your iPhone and iPad.

How to back up iPhone photos to computer - Step 2

Step 3. After checking the settings, click the "Transfer" button to start transferring photos from your iPhone to iPad or iPad to iPhone. When it has completed, go to the "Photos" app on your target device to check the newly imported items.

How to back up iPhone photos to computer - Step 3

AirDrop: How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad without iCloud Wirelessly

AirDrop is a pre-installed program on iDevices and Mac to be used to share content among iPhone, iPad, and Mac in a wirelessly, including photos, videos, music, notes, and more.

Related tips: How to transfer music from Mac to iPhone with AirDrop

Step 1: Turn on AirDrop, Wi-Fi connection, and Bluetooth on both iPhone and iPad within the Control Center. 

Step 2: Open the Photos app on your iPhone. And select the photos you want to sync to the iPad, tap the "Share" button, and then tap AirDrop and choose your iPad. AirDrop will start to send photos from iPhone to iPad.

Step 3: Go to your iPad and tap the "Accept" tab on the pop-up to receive photos from the iPhone. When the process finished, run the Photos App on the iPad and check the updated files. 

tap airdrop to transfer photos 

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad without iCloud by using iTunes

iTunes data syncing is the most complex method among the three to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad without iCloud, as you need to first back up photos from iPhone then use iTunes to sync to iPad. Or just restore the iPad with an iTunes backup of the iPhone, which will definitely wipe the existing data. Therefore, take this way with caution!

Back up iPhone photos with iTunes

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable and run iTunes.

Step 2: Click the Device button and choose "This Computer" on the right-side panel.

Step 3: Then click "Back Up Now" and start to sync the photos from iPhone to the computer with iTunes. 

back up iPhone photos with iTunes

Sync iPhone photos to iPad with iTunes

Step 1: Plug out your iPhone and plug in your iPad to your computer with a USB cable > Run iTunes.

Step 2: Click the Device button and choose Photos on the right-side panel.

Step 3: Then check "Sync Photos" and "All photos and albums." Click "Apply" to transfer photos to the iPad.

sync iPhone photos to iPad

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad via Email

Step 1: Open the "Photos" app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Select the photos you want to transfer to iPad.

Step 3: Tap the "Share" button > Choose "Mail."

Step 4: Login your Mail account if you haven’t logged in > Check "Send" to send the email to your mail account.

Step 5: Go to the "Mail" app on your iPad > Check the email from your iPhone > Save the photos on your iPad.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad via Mail