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5 Ways to Transfer Files from Android to iPad

Nicola Massimo

Written By Nicola Massimo |

If you have decided to switch from an Android tablet to an iPad, your biggest problem may be the best way to transfer your old data from Android to iPad. Since Android is not compatible with iOS or iPadOS, AirDrop does not work between Android and iPhone. After all, two devices run on completely different platforms, so transferring the data from Android to iPad is difficult. But as difficult as it can often be, it is also not impossible.

In fact, in this article, we will share 5 different ways you can transfer files from Android to iPad. As we shall see, each solution we will outline below has its strengths and weaknesses. For Samsung users, you have more methods to move data from Samsung to iPad. But let’s begin with the most effective and the easiest to use. 

Tip: For computer users, you can click on the link and check out how to transfer data between PC and iPad.

Method 1: Transfer Files from Android to iPad Wirelessly

The MobileTrans app is a powerful tool that transfers files seamlessly between your Android phone, iPad, PC, and tablet. This app lets you quickly transfer large files without using cellular data or cables.

Product Features:

  • •Transfer files from Android to iPad with ease.
  • •Transfer large files between your phone, PC, and tablet.
  • •No cellular data usage is required.

Step 1: Tap File Transfer and then choose which way to share files.

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Step 2: Choose to send or receive files.

select data

Step 3: Install MobileTrans App on the receiver and scan the QR code.

pair phones

Step 4: The transfer process will finish pretty soon. You can continue se

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Method 2: Transfer files from Android to iPad with Google Drive

If you only have a few files to transfer from Android to iPad, the best option may be to use Google Drive. This process involves you uploading the files to your Google Drive and then login into the Drive on your iPad to access the files. Follow these simple steps to do it;

Step 1: Open the Google Drive app on the Android device and tap on the “+” icon. Select “Upload” from the menu that appears, and select the files on the device you would like to transfer.

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Step 2: Now open the Google Drive on the iPad and locate the files the toy wants to transfer. Click on “More” and select the application you wish to use to open the selected file. The file will be downloaded to the device before it is opened.

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Now you can locate the file on your device and move it to another folder of your choice using the “Send a Copy” option.

Method 3: Transfer Files from Android to iPad in One Click

Ideally, the best solution to transfer files from Android to iPad should be one that makes the process so easy. You can do it in just a few simple steps. Wondershare MobileTrans - Phone Transfer is the only solution that will help you easily move multiple types of data between devices, even if they run on different platforms. To effectively transfer files from Android to iPad, MobileTrans has features designed to make the process as seamless as possible. The following is a break-down of these features:

MobileTrans - Phone Transfer

Transfer Files from Android to iPad with One Click

  • Transfer various data types from one device to another, including contacts, photos, apps, music, messages, videos, etc.
  • Transfer data from WhatsApp and other social apps very quickly and easily.
  • Supports thousands of different Android devices and all versions of the Android OS.
  • Works perfectly with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, and more smartphones/tablets.
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To use MobileTrans to transfer files from Android to iPad, download and install the program onto your computer, run it, and then follow these simple steps;

Step 1: In the main window, you should see several options. Go to Phone Transfer > Phone to Phone to begin the process.

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Step 2: Connect the Android device and the iPad to the computer and select the type of file you would like to transfer in the middle panel. Click on “Start” to begin the transfer process.

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Step 3: That's it! Keep the devices connected until the process is completed. 

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Method 4: Transfer Files from Android to iPad with Email

You can also use Email to transfer files from Android to iPad. It is, however important to note that this method may not be ideal if you have too many files to transfer. Here’s how to use it;

Step 1: Log in to your email account on the Android device and then select “New Mail” or “Compose new mail” depending on the email service.

Step 2: Attach the files you want to transfer to the email and send them to yourself.

Step 3: Now, open the email on the iPad and download the attachments to save them to your device.

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Method 5: Transfer Files from Android to iPad with Move to iOS App

The Move to iOS app is one of the best solutions to transfer files from Android to iPad. Developed by Apple for the specific reason of transferring data from Android to iOS devices, the Move to iOS is ideal when switching devices. However, you can use it to transfer data even when the device is not new. It is free to download and can be used to transfer a variety of data from Android to iOS easily.

It is important to note that if you have already set up the iPad, you will have to reset the device before you can use Move to iOS to transfer the Android data. Here’s how to use Move to iOS to transfer data from Android to iPad;

Step 1: Begin the set-up process on the iPad and when you get to the “Apps & Data” screen, select “Move Data from Android” to continue.

Step 2: Now go to the Google Play Store on your Android device and install the Move to iOS app on to the device. Grant the app all the necessary permissions.

Step 3: Once it has been installed, launch the app, tap “Continue,” and agree to the terms and conditions. Tap “Next” to continue.

Step 4: Tap on “Continue” on the iPad, and you should see a 12-digit code appear on the screen. Enter the code into the Android device.

Step 5: The two devices will now be connected. Select the type of data you want to transfer and tap “Next.” The transfer process should begin immediately. Finish setting up the iPad, and all the data moved from the Android device will be available on the iPad.

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All the solutions above are effective in transferring data from Android to iPad. The only difference is that some methods may only be helpful if you move a few files. So select the most suitable method for your needs in terms of the type of data you would like to transfer and the number of files to be transferred. As usual, your input is significant to us. If you have any questions or comments regarding this issue or any other data transfer problem, let us know in the comments section below and we’ll do our best to find solutions for you.

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FAQs About Android to iPad Transfer

1. Can I connect my Android phone to my iPad?

To synchronize data between the two devices, you can utilize third-party applications such as Dropbox and Google. In order to share data between the devices, you will need to sign in to your Google or Dropbox account on both devices.

2. Can you AirDrop from Samsung to iPad?

Regrettably, Samsung does not feature AirDrop, as it is a technology exclusive to Apple and is not available on Android phones. Nonetheless, this does not imply that file transfers are impossible with your Samsung phone. Samsung offers an alternative to AirDrop known as Nearby Share, which functions similarly to AirDrop.

3. Can I transfer photos from Android to iPad via Bluetooth?

Bluetooth file transfer is not supported on the iPad. However, you can send photo attachments via email, and transfer images and videos between devices using a WiFi network.

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Nicola Massimo

Nicola Massimo

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