All iPads Camera adapters not working?

497902

Suspended
Original poster
Sep 25, 2010
905
223
I recently connected one of my SD cards to my iPad mini Retina, worked fine, except that it didn't recognize any photos, so I tested it with my USB drive with the same results. I also tried formatting the drives with both FAT32 and exFAT, nothing. What's wrong here?

Both adapters are brand new and should work fine.
 

497902

Suspended
Original poster
Sep 25, 2010
905
223
Comment

Indydenny

macrumors 6502
Jan 5, 2002
420
499
Midwest
Works!

Just checked this. I don't normally use mine to import photos unless I'm traveling. Took lots of snow photos yesterday and just connected to the iPad with the SD/lightning connector.

The iPad (rMini) read it quickly and downloaded the photos that I choose, seamlessly.

I'm guessing its a problem in your iPad or connection.

Regards,
 
Comment

497902

Suspended
Original poster
Sep 25, 2010
905
223
Just checked this. I don't normally use mine to import photos unless I'm traveling. Took lots of snow photos yesterday and just connected to the iPad with the SD/lightning connector.

The iPad (rMini) read it quickly and downloaded the photos that I choose, seamlessly.

I'm guessing its a problem in your iPad or connection.

Regards,
My two camera connectors and iPad are brand new, there shouldn't be a problem with them. Otherwise at least one of the camera adapters would work...
 
Comment

497902

Suspended
Original poster
Sep 25, 2010
905
223
Only device-created files are supported. If you copy files from another device or manually edit or rename files on the digital camera or SD card, the iPad may be unable to detect and import these images or videos.
So the iPad doesn't support the photos made on my iPhone?
 
Comment

497902

Suspended
Original poster
Sep 25, 2010
905
223
Wow, got it by simply creating a DCIM folder and putting all my photos into it! :)
 
Comment

Lucille Carter

Suspended
Jul 3, 2013
1,266
4
It is also my uinderstanding that even the latest iPad does not, with the adapter, accept the higher capacity SD card like the SDHX.

This is something that Apple needs to fix. All of my cards are larger except a few. I have to use a 8 or 16 gb card for it to work.
 
Comment

charlituna

macrumors G3
Jun 11, 2008
9,631
815
Los Angeles, CA
I recently connected one of my SD cards to my iPad mini Retina, worked fine, except that it didn't recognize any photos, so I tested it with my USB drive with the same results. I also tried formatting the drives with both FAT32 and exFAT, nothing. What's wrong here?

Both adapters are brand new and should work fine.
The software is set up to only detect SD cards used in a standard camera. So if it's just a card with a pile of photos it is likely not seeing anything because the camera app is looking for the whole folder structure
 
Comment

497902

Suspended
Original poster
Sep 25, 2010
905
223
The software is set up to only detect SD cards used in a standard camera. So if it's just a card with a pile of photos it is likely not seeing anything because the camera app is looking for the whole folder structure
Captain, I already found a solution by creating a DCIM folder containing all my photos.
 
Comment
Register on MacRumors! This sidebar will go away, and you'll see fewer ads.