Will media transfer from my iPad to my computer after hard drive failure?

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by iGuyiGuy, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. iGuyiGuy macrumors member

    Aug 19, 2010
    So my macbook just decided it needed a new hard drive, so therefore I have nothing left on my computer..

    I am not concerned with anything other than my 6000+ songs and my movies and photos etc..

    Thankfully 2 days before this happened I synced all of that onto my 64gb iPad..

    Now I was just wondering, when I go get my new Macbook Pro, and sync my iPad to it, will all of my songs and movies and photos transfer onto my new Macbook?

    Please say yes...lol
  2. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

    Jul 17, 2008
    Sorry, but not automatically. You'll need to find a third-party program that transfers media from your iPad to your computer. Whatever you do, DO NOT SYNC your iPad with your new hard drive until you've gotten all the media off your iPad onto the new hard drive. Oh, and the photos probably won't be at their original resolution, as they are compressed when they are copied onto an iPad.

    And for future reference, do invest in a backup hard drive! iDevices are just not meant to serve as your media backup.

Share This Page