iPad File / Photo transfer

Discussion in 'iPad' started by LaOrange, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. LaOrange macrumors newbie

    Oct 29, 2009
    River Ridge La.
    Hi All
    Asking for a friend with a New to him I Pad II. What is the best way
    to transfer
    1. Files from his PC to I Pad

    2. Photos from PC to I Pad

    3 Same from JUnk drive.

    Thanks to all in advance

  2. AnorexicPig macrumors 6502


    Dec 12, 2012
    Winnipeg,Canada/New Delhi India

    1. Files as in ? You can only trasnfer apps,music,videos and the other few options iTunes has and that also only through iTunes.

    If you want to go wireless,try dropbox or skydrive or google drive. They all have iOS apps in app store.

    2. Same for photos, you can sync them via iTunes, or via any of the above mentioned cloud services-or you can use photostream. Am not sure about PC, but on a Mac, transferring photos via photostream is extremely easy via iPhoto or Aperture.

    3. What do you mean by Junk files ?
  3. Capt T macrumors 6502a

    Mar 20, 2010
    1. What type of files? And how tech savvy is your friend? There are a few ways to handle this.

    2. For photos I use Portfolio. Don't have to use iTunes at all for it. But you do add a program on the computer that makes it the server for your pictures. What I like about Portfolio is you decide what photos others see. And easy to organize, and rename them on the iPad.
  4. LaOrange thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 29, 2009
    River Ridge La.
    Thanks for all the replies
    I will keep passing them on

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