How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPad?

Suppose you are in a beach party, or on breathtaking tour to distant lands, then taking snaps with your iPhone device is one of the exciting things to do on such occasions with its advanced built-in iSight camera. Most interestingly, iPhone could be the best alternative for professional cameras as nowadays they come with improved big screen like in case of iPhone 6, 6 Plus or iPhone 6s.

Now, there will be situations when you would want to see those images taken from your iPhone on your iPad for bigger screen view. Now the question is how to move all your images from iPhone to iPad without a delay.

Here in this article we would demonstrate you three wonderful methods to transfer your images from iPhone to iPad.

Keep reading to know the guidelines to the methods.

Method #1: Use of AirDrop


Here in this section, we would put to use the implementation of a feature called AirDrop which allows Macs and iOS devices to share files and data wirelessly without any manual transmission between two devices. But it supports only iOS 7 on iPhone 5 or later and iPad 4 or later.

Read below to know the method description:

Step 1.Firstly; open the control centre from your iPad. You can simply swipe the bottom screen up and the control panel would appear.

Step 2.Now; go to the bottom left corner of the screen and tap on “AirDrop”. In case you are asked to turn on your Wi-fi or Bluetooth, do so accordingly.

Step 3.A pop-up menu will appear, tap on “Contacts Only” from the menu.

Step 4.Once you are done with this much, open your iPhone and go to the photos apps on the device. It is usually a multicolored app with a flower icon.

Step 5.From the bottom of the new screen, tap on “Albums”.

Step 6.In the album folder, click on “All Photos” which is likely to be in the upper left corner.

Step 7.Select the photo or photos that you want to move by pressing on them one at a time.

Step 8.Tap on the “Share” button. It has got a rectangle icon with upper pointed arrow in the lower left corner of the screen.

Step 9.Now after pressing “Share” button, tap on your iPad name that would appear afterwards. In case, your iPad name doesn’t appear, make sure that your two devices are close enough to each other for proper connection.

Step 10.A notification message will be displayed notifying you that your photos are being transferred from your iPhone to your iPad. Once the transfer is complete, you can check out the images to the pictures on your iPad.

There you go; your job of transferring the image files from iPhone to iPad is done.

Let’s move on to the next method, if you don’t find it suitable.

Method #2: Transfer Images Using AnyTrans

AnyTrans is an intelligent iOS manager which can be utilized in this case to transfer all your photos from iPhone to iPad without any difficulty.

Continue reading for the elaboration of the method:

Step 1.Download AnyTrans app on your Computer. Install it properly and then launch it.

Step 2.Connect your iPhone and iPad using USB cable to your computer.

Step 3.From the interface window, select “iPhone”.


Step 4.Now; click on “Photos” and then choose the photo album that you want to transfer to iPad specifically.


Step 5.Choose all the photos that you want to transfer and then click on “Device button”.


Step 6.Once you have done this much, all your image files will be transferred to your iPad within few seconds.

In case, you find difficulty with this method, there is another method that you can implement as follows.

Method #3: Transfer Using Email


Using Email server to transfer your image files from one location to another location is one of the conventional methods that users still use, yet for its easier and convenient service, email client servers are still chosen for such tasks.

Read below to know the steps in details:

Step 1.Firstly; open the Photos app on your iPhone. It is usually a multicolored app with a flower icon.

NOTE: This method requires your Mail App configured to both your iPhone and iPad before starting with the method.

Step 2.Select the photos that you want to share by tapping on them one by one.

Step 3.Now; tap the “Share” button which is usually a rectangle icon with upper pointing arrow at the bottom left corner of the screen.

Step 4.Tap on the “Email’ button and you would see a panel for composing mail.

Step 5.Enter your own Email Address and press “Send”, and continue even if a warning about an empty subject line appears.

Step 6.Now, open your Mail App from your iPad, and tap on the new mail message from yourself.

Step 7.Tap the photos attached and keep pressing them for a moment and then tap on “Save Image” to save them on your iPad camera roll album.


Transferring images from iPhone to your iPad is quite a common task for users who use iProducts daily. The methods mentioned here can also be used to reverse the process of transferring the photos from iPad to iPhone in case you need them for your relatively small screen iPhone.

Email and AnyTrans methods are such techniques which serve both the purposes of transferring from iPhone to iPad and vice-versa.

The techniques are depicted in such a way that even a user who is new to the world of Apple products can too implement them without any difficulty. Simply follow the instructions step by step and your job will be done.

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