Top 4 Ways to Transfer Photos from iPad to Flash Drive

The iPad is a great tool for many artists and photographers whether professional or amateur. Unfortunately, there are numerous comparability issues that can affect productivity. If you are wondering how to transfer photos from iPad to flash drive, then you have come to the right place.

Let's review 4 ways that you can transfer photos from your iPad to another device such as a flash drive or an external hard drive:

1st Method: Transfer Photos from iPad to External Hard Drive with dr.fone

The fastest means of transferring photos from iPad to external hard drive is to use dr.fone - Transfer (iOS). It's a one click fix for your dilemma. The following guide shows you how to transfer photos from iPad to external hard drive.

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Step 1 Start dr.fone and Connect iPad

Start dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) after the installation, and select Transfer. Connect iPad to computer with the USB cable. The program will detect your iPad automatically. Then you'll see all the manageable file categories at the top of the main interface.

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Step 2 Export Photos to External Hard Drive

Choose Photos category in the main interface, and the program will show you the Camera Roll and Photo Library in the left sidebar, along with the photos in the right part. Select the photos you want to transfer, and click the Export button at the top, then choose Export to PC in the drop-down menu. After that, dr.fone will start transferring photos from iPad to computer.

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2nd Method: Transfer Photos from iPad to Flash Drive with Preview

Preview has several great built-in tools that you can take advantage of when you need to transfer photos from iPad to external hard drive or flash drive. You can transfer photos to USB flash drive in 3 simple steps.

  1. Connect your device to your iPad using a USB cable.
  2. In the file menu, select the "Import from" option.
  3. Your device should appear. You can now drag and drop your photo files.

Transfer Photos from iPad to Flash Drive - Preview

3rd Method: Transfer Photos from iPad to External Hard Drive through iPhoto

iPhoto allows you to transfer photos from iPad to flash drive simply and efficiently. Here's how:

  1. Connect your device with a USB cable and iPhoto should automatically open. Note: If iPhoto doesn't automatically open when you connect your device, you can adjust the setting. You may need to download the app if it isn't already on your iPad.
  2. Select "Import All" to backup iPad photos to external drives, or you can select individual pictures to transfer.
  3. iPhoto will also give you the option to delete the photos from your device if you wish to do so.

Transfer Photos from iPad to External Hard Drive - iPhoto

4th Method: Transfer Photos from iPad to Flash Drive via Image Capture

Even if you don't have iPhoto downloaded, you can use Image Capture for saving photos from iPad to external hard drive using the Import Pictures feature. It works the same way.

  1. Import Pictures should open automatically if you do not have iPhoto loaded.
  2. Select the files that you wish to transfer.
  3. There is an option to delete the files from the device after the transfer is completed.

Transfer Photos from iPad to Flash Drive - Image Capture

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