How To Transfer IPAD 2 Files to PC or MAC

Written by Allen White on. Posted in Apple, General

IT Problem

You have your nice shiny IPAD 2 ,  however you want to transfer files to your pc or mac. Apple dont want you to do this however I can show you how…


IT Solution

First  get this software from bigasoft ( thanks!)

Click the link below in red to download Bigasoft iPad 2 Transfer for free Bigasoft iPod/iPad Transfer (Windows Version Download ,Mac Version Download ) install the software onto your pc or mac and then run it.

Then connect the  iPad 2 to your Mac or iPad 2 to your  PC

Now connect your iPad 2 to your computer through the ipad to USB cable, this comes with the ipad, then the transfer software will connect automatically to your ipad 2. The first screen you will see will be the ipad 2 information, rom details etc, software and how much space you have left on your ipad. The tree view gives you information on your media.

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Now Select the Pictures, Music and Files you want to move

First select “Add File to List” option to select the  files you want to move to your Mac or PC,once you have done so the files will appear in the file transfer list.

If you want , you can drag and drop the files into there respective folders so audio to the  “Audio” folder, drag and drop videos to “Video” folder or whatever folder your require.

Transfer your files to PC/Mac/iPhone/iPad/iPod

Then select the “Export to Local” option to choose the target folder for saving your iPad 2 files to your PC, and then select the “OK” button to begin transfer files from the Ipad, pc or mac.

Select the  “Export to iPod” button to transfer files from iPad 2 to your  iPad/iPhone/iPod.

Have a read of our article here on Ipad/Ipad 2 Tips and Tricks

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Allen White
Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

ITPS provides strategic IT consultancy, implementation, data centre provision and unified communications, as well as support services and workspace and disaster recovery. If you require a consultation then please contact me via the contacts section or direct on 07931222991, add me on linkedin.

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