How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad in 4 Free Ways

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Myra Updated on Jun 26, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

If you have more than one iDevice, it must be a common need for you to share data between your iDevices. And I guess photos are always the content you want to transfer. If you keep nodding when you see the words, then read on to know 4 ways to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad, either with the totally free third-party software MobiMover or the built-in function of your iDevices. Each method has its own advantages, select the tip that you think is workable for you to help you out of your problem. Read on to get the details.

Method 1: Transfer photos from iPhone to iPad for free with MobiMover

As a free iPhone data transfer tool, MobiMover Free can help you transfer files between two iOS devices (iPhone/iPad) or between iPhone/iPad and PC without any cost. Photos, videos, audios, contacts, notes, messages, calendars and more are supported to be transferred. The supported files may be slightly different according to the feature you want to use. You can do things like transferring photos from iPhone to Window PC, importing music from computer to iPad and transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone with MobiMover easily. The steps below will show you how to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad with MobiMover. Follow the steps and learn how to make it quickly.

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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

It's really easy to use MobiMover even as a beginner, right? With MobiMover installed on your PC, there are more things you can try to manage your iOS content better. If you want to know all the amazing features of MobiMover, read the complete guide of MobiMover Free to get more details.

Method 2: Import photos from iPhone to iPad with iCloud

If you want to share a lot of photos, using Email and AirDrop will be less convenient compared to use iCloud. When you transfer photos from iPhone to iPad with iCloud, you have to:

1. Make sure your iPhone and iPad are under Wi-Fi connection.

2. Sign in your iPhone and iPad with the same Apple ID.

3. Perform the following steps on both your iPhone and iPad.

Step 1: Go to "Settings" App and choose "iCloud". (In iOS 10.3 or later, tap on your name and then choose "iCloud".)

Step 2: Click "Photos" and switch on "My Photo Stream". (In iOS 10.3 or later, turn on "Upload to My Photo Stream".)

Step 3: You can view the photos transferred in Photos App on your iPad.

Move photos from iPhone to iPad with iCloud - My Photo Stream

Method 3: Move photos from iPhone to iPad with AirDrop

AirDrop enables you to share files between AirDrop-supported devices like iPhone, iPad, and Mac. If you want to know how to use AirDrop on Mac, you can read the article about how to turn on AirDrop on iPhone and Mac for reference.

Step 1: Go to Control Center both on your iPhone and iPad.

Step 2: Click "AirDrop" and turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Step 3: Choose "Everyone" from the menu.

Step 4: Open "Photos" App on your iPhone and select the photos you want to transfer.

Step 5: Tap on "Share" button and choose the name of your iPad.

Step 6: Click "Accept" on your iPad to confirm.

Step 7: After the photo sharing is finished, the photos are saved on your iPad and you can view them as you like.

Import photos from iPhone to iPad with AirDrop

The problem "AirDrop not working" may happen sometimes on your iPhone/iPad. Thus it's necessary for you to know what to do to cope with it when you encounter the problem.

Method 4: Transfer photos from iPhone to iPad with Email

Step 1: Go to "Photos" App on your iPhone.

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

Step 3: Tap the "Share" button and choose "Mail".

Step 4: Type in the information needed, then click "Send" to send the Email to your own account.

Step 5: Go to "Mail" App on your iPad. Check the Email from yourself and save the photos on your iPad.

Transfer photos from iPhone to iPad with Email