Best Five Solutions for How to Copy Photos from iPad to PC

Best Five Solutions for How to Copy Photos from iPad to PC
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Wonder how to copy photos from iPad to computer with ease? Check out this guide to export photos from your iPad to computer with 5 simple methods.

As we know, the storage space of iPad is limited, so you may have to delete some files regularly to free up the storage space. In general, photos may account for a large part of the space, so how can we easily copy or manage these pictures from iPad to PC?

Here are five methods for you to transfer pictures from iPad to PC, like iTunes, Google Drive, email and so on, which have certain limits when it comes to file sizes for transfer. So, if you want to transfer or copy the entire album, an ultimate iPhone Transfer Solution is what you need, please see the Solution 5.

Quick Start

Normal Way: To download pictures from iPad to the computer, you can move them via an USB cable, iTunes, or Google Drive etc., just the process may take a long time.

Simple Way: Get the help with some transfer tool, you can easily transfer and copy photos from iPad to computer whether it's a few pictures or the whole gallery.



Solution 1. How to Copy Photos from iPad to PC Directly

Solution 2. How to Download Pictures from iPad to PC via Email

Solution 3. How to Move Pictures from iPad to PC Using Google Drive

Solution 4. How to Transfer Pictures from iPad to Computer with iTunes

Solution 5. How to Copy Photos from iPad to PC without iTunes



Solution 1. How to Copy Photos from iPad to PC Directly

For Window 7/8/10 Computer

For Windows 7:

Step 1. Connect the iPad to a computer, then the computer will recognize the iPad as a hard drive and AutoPlay may prompt you with Device Options.

Step 2. Choose "Import pictures and videos". Otherwise, open "My Computer" > find your iPhone under portable devices section > right click and select "Import pictures and videos".

For Windows 8:

Step 1. Connect your iPad to the PC with USB cable.

Step 2. Start > open Photos app > click the device you want to import from.

Step 3. Photos will automatically show you all photos and videos that it hasn't imported before and selects them. You can also select the photos you want to transfer or click Select all.

For Windows 10:

Step 1. Plug your iPad to computer and open Windows File Explorer that looks like yellow folder icon on the bottom taskbar.

Step 2. Under Desktop > This PC > Double click on your iPad name > Open Internal Storage > DCIM.

Step 3. Select the photos you want to transfer from iPad to computer, and click Copy To.


For Mac (Mac OS X 10.10.3 and later):

Step 1. Open Photos app, and connect your iPad to your computer.

Step 2. Select Import option, and choose the pictures you want to import to Mac and click Import 5 Selected, or you can click Import All New Items.



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Solution 2. How to Download Pictures from iPad to PC via Email

Step 1. Open Camera Roll on your iPad and then select the photos you wish to transfer. Once you select them, find the Share button and tap it.

Step 2. Among the following options, choose the option to share via mail.



Step 3.
Choose the desired e-mail address you want to send the files to download. You can choose your own email to get these photos.



Step 4.
Open your mailbox and save these photos to your PC/Mac.


Solution 3. How to Move Pictures from iPad to PC Using Google Drive

Step 1. Start Google Drive app on your iPad. Then you will notice a "+" button in the upper right corner.



Step 2. Next, pick Upload Photos or Videos, and then choose Camera roll. Here you will have the option of choosing the photos you want to upload.



Step 3.
Go to your computer and use a web browser software to access your Google Drive and find your file to move pictures from your iPad to the computer.




Solution 4. How to Transfer Pictures from iPad to Computer with iTunes

Step 1. Connect your iPad to computer with the USB cable, and the AutoPlay window will pop up.



Step 2. Click Import pictures and videos in the pop-up dialog, and then the program will import photos and videos into your computer. You can find the imported photos when the process finishes.


Solution 5. How to Copy Photos from iPad to PC without iTunes

iPhone Photo Transfer is a good Phone Manager & Transfer program with high quality that can offer you the option to copy photos from iPad to PC, while you can preview and manage all the files on your iPad with ease.

Support Device: iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 1, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini
Compatible version: Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6.

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Step 1. Connect iPad to Computer

Start iPhone Photo on your computer after the installation. Then connect iPad to computer with the USB cable, and the program will automatically detect your device.



Step 2. Transfer Photos from iPad to PC

a. Choose Photos category at the top middle of the software window, and the albums will show up in the left sidebar.

b. Select the photos you need and click Export button, then choose Export to PC in the drop-down menu.

c. Choose a target on your computer to save the photos and click Save to start transferring photos from iPad to computer.



That's all, now you can choose one way to copy pictures from iPad to PC easily. Besides, if you can use AirDrop on your iPad, you are also available to transfer photos from iPad to computer via AirDrop (iPad 4 or later).

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