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We store photos on the PC but transferring photos from computer to iPad or iPhone is not always as straight forward as it seems. iTunes sync is not everyone’s cup of tea for copying PC photos to iDevice; it is complicated and does not always work as expected.

Here in this guide we use iPad as an example, but CopyTrans Photo will help you directly transfer PC photos and videos to any iOS device. You can also copy entire photo folders to iPad, iPhone, or iPod with a few clicks.

Let’s transfer photos and albums from PC to your iDevice

  1. Download CopyTrans Photo from the following page: Download CopyTrans Photo

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Photo, please refer to this article.

  3. Start CopyTrans Photo and connect the iPad, iPhone or iPod. iPad photos are displayed on the left while PC photos appear on the right. use copytrans photo and copy pc photos to ipad

  4. From the far right explorer pane, select a PC folder from where you want to copy photos. Then select the individual photos you wish to transfer to the iPad. To select multiple photos, press and hold the CTRL key and click on individual photos. To select all photos, press CTRL + A. select pc photo folder to transfer to ipad

  5. Next, choose the iPad album on the left where to copy the selected photos. select ipad photo album where to copy PC photos

  6. Drag the PC photo selection on the left and drop it anywhere within the iPad photo pane. drag and drop pc photos to ipad TIP: You can also drag and drop entire PC photo folders to the iPad. drag and drop photo albums to ipad

  7. Finally, click on the “Apply changes” button. apply changes and transfer photos to ipad or iphone via copytrans photo

That’s it. The photos and photo albums were copied from the PC to the iPad.

The Photo Library in the context of adding photos to your iPhone/iPad

PC photos you add to any iPhone album live in the “Photo Library”. iphone photo library in copytrans photo

When deleting PC photos from your iPhone, you have the option to only delete the photo’s reference from a particular iPhone album, or to delete the photo entirely from the “Photo Library” and the iPhone. delete photos from photo library

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.