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Transfer Photos to iPad

Posted on January 20, 2011 by editor

If you're new to the iPad, chances are you are wondering how you're going to get pictures stored on your computer to your new iPad. The only way that you can copy photos to iPad is by using iTunes, emailing the photos to yourself, or using a MobileMe like service to keep your photos synchronized. The how-to guide below will show you how to setup iTunes and your iPad to keep photos stored on your computer synced with your iPad.

Before proceeding, please make sure that your iPad is plugged in to your computer.

Step 1: Connect iPad to Computer
Click on the iPad in iTunes under Devices. Click the Photos tab

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Step 2: Check Sync Photo's from
If you are running iTunes on a computer and use iTunes to manage your photos, select Photo from the Sync Photos from drop-down, otherwise click Choose folder… to locate the directory containing the photos you wish to sync with your iPad.

select folder to transfer photos from computer to ipad

Step 3: Transfer Photos to iPad
When the folder location window opens, find and select the folder containing the photos you wish to sync. Click Choose to continue. If you choose to select individial folders, which I recommend, a separate list will appear with the names of all the folders contained in the selected directory. Check the folders you wish to include for the iPad.

transfer photos to ipad with itunes
Click on "Apply" to save the settings and transfer photos to iPad. So eay to transfer photos from computer to iPad. But iTunes in only one direction to transfer photos to iPad. If you want to Transfer Photos from iPad to Computer, you need a third party software to done this work. iPad to PC Transfer is the editor's choice for transferring, backup, copying iPad to computer or iTunes without any data lossing.

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