With an extraordinary camera on iPhone, people have been using it to capture photos and videos. All pictures and videos captured using are lively; with some editing, they can be on par with a professional camera.

However, the biggest downside with the iPhone is the ability to edit the image to the full extent due to a lack of tools and screen real estate. For this purpose, after shooting, people always transfer photos from iPhone to iPad automatically to get their hands on the large screen and professional photo and video editing tools.

Many non-tech-savvy people have failed due to the lack of knowledge of transferring videos from iPhone to iPad. This article will guide you through the easy steps to transfer videos from your iPhone to your iPad using various simple and reliable methods. So, let's get started!

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to iPad using EaseUS MobiMover

Considering all the other ways to transfer videos from iPhone to iPad, we noticed that they feature multiple steps without guidance on transferring the videos. In that case, you need to find other alternatives- EaseUS MobiMover Pro is a great choice.

With the EaseUS MobiMover, transferring from iPhone to iPad is extremely easy, and all one needs to do is connect the devices and select the files. The rest of the operation is handled automatically and requires no intervention. Apart from videos, you can also use EaseUS MobiMover to help you transfer photos from iPhone to iPad.

Here are steps on how to transfer videos from iPhone to iPad using EaseUS MobiMover:

Step 1. Connect your iPhones to your computer > Run EaseUS MobiMover > Choose "Pictures" > "Photos". You can also use the data transfer feature to transfer all the photos and videos from iPhone to the computer at once. 

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/8 - Step 1

Step 2. Select a folder that contains the video you wish to transfer > Open the folder and select the specific video you want to transfer.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/8 - Step 2

Step 3. Once you've selected videos, click the "Export to PC" option in the upper right corner of this program to transfer iPhone videos to the computer in MP4 format.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/8 - Step 3

Unlike the rest of the ways, this approach is quick, but the risk with this approach is corrupted data if the device is disconnected while the transfer occurs. In addition, it also makes possible to send videos from iPhone to iPhone.

How to Send Videos from iPhone to iPad Using AirDrop

AirDrop is a special wireless file-sharing feature available on most recent Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, and Mac. It can transfer a wide range of file types, including photos, videos, documents, and more. If you want to share the contacts on your iPhone, you can AirDrop contacts iPhone to iPhone.

AirDrop uses Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to establish a direct wireless connection between devices to achieve transmission. The advantage of the approach is reliability and eliminates the need for cables or internet connectivity. However, when compared to the wired transmission, it is slow. Additionally, there might be situations that you need to fix AirDrop does not work on iPhone or iPad.

Here are steps on how to send videos from iPhone to iPad using AirDrop;

Step 1. Start with turning on AirDrop from the control center on iPad and iPhone.

Step 2. You can set the AirDrop sharing to "Contacts only" or "Everyone." If the person you want to transfer videos isn't in your contacts, create a new contact or set AirDrop to everyone.

Step 3. Once AirDrop is turned on both iPad and iPhone, open the app that features the file you want to share by long pressing on it.

Step 4. On long pressing, the desired file opens a menu; click on the "Share" button, which displays all the available methods to send the file.

Step 5. Tap on "AirDrop" to begin the transmission process and wait for your desired device (iPad) to pop up. Once your preferred device is displayed, tap on it to transfer the file (video).

Step 6. You will receive an alert on your iPad with a preview of the file sent through the iPhone. Accept it to start the transmission, and once the entire transmission is done, you can find the File in the "Files" or the "Photos" app.

click on Share button after opening a menu

How to Sync Videos from iPhone to iPad with iCloud

Apple's iCloud is a cloud storage for users to store and sync their data, such as photos, videos, music, documents, contacts, calendars, and more. But if you want to ensure the security of your data and files, you need to backup them or probably want to make iCloud backup faster to continue the following operations.

Additionally, iCloud has special features such as Find My, iCloud Backup, etc. In addition to this, additional storage space can be purchased, along with the ability to access features such as iCloud Music Library and iCloud Photo Library. Remember to check whether the storage space on your iPhone is full, if it's full, then you may first free up storage on iPhone.

Here is how to sync videos from iPhone to iPad with iCloud;

Step 1. Syncing the videos from iPhone to another device requires an Apple ID. Create an Apple ID if you don't have one. If you already have one, open the "Settings" on your iPhone.

Step 2. Now click on your name displayed in Settings to open all the settings associated with iCloud.

Step 3. Doing so displays the Apple ID and its related options. Look for the option named "iCloud" and click on it.

Step 4. Clicking "iCloud" provides you with the details of different types of data and its size. Now tap on "Photos" to open all the associated settings.

Step 5. On tapping "Photos," you can see a new option named "Sync this iPhone," and tap the toggle button beside it. On enabling the toggle button, iPhone starts to sync, and all the photos and videos are uploaded to iCloud.

Step 6. Open your iPad, log in with the same Apple ID used on your iPhone, and turn on iCloud. Now all the images and videos on iPhone can be accessed through the "Photos" app on the iPad.

tap on the toggle button beside Sync this iPhone

If you want to transfer photos next time but don't want to use iCloud, you're available to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad without iCloud.


All the above approaches are made easy by providing detailed steps. Even those who are not tech-savvy can easily use these approaches to transfer videos between the iPhone and iPad.

Transferring videos from iPhone to iPad is no longer a daunting task if you follow the steps perfectly. There is no risk of data loss, but data corruption is possible if you remove the cable while transferring or moving far from the iPhone that is transmitting videos using AirDrop.


1. Can I transfer videos from iPhone to iPad with Bluetooth?

Transferring videos from iPhone to iPad using Bluetooth is possible, but only when the Wi-Fi is turned on. Wireless transmission on iPhone is possible through "AirDrop."

2. Can I share videos from iPhone to iPad without connecting to Wi-Fi?

You can share videos from your iPhone to your iPad without connecting to Wi-Fi by using the mobile data to sync the Photos using iCloud.

If you're not looking for an approach that doesn't require internet, we suggest using EaseUS MobiMover, as it is quick (wired transmission) and requires no Wi-Fi or Mobile data.

3. What's the best way to send a large video from iPhone to iPad?

We believe that all the above approaches are ideal for sending a large video from iPhone to iPad. However, we suggest using AirDrop and EaseUS MobiMover to avoid a lengthy process featuring multiple steps.

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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Gorilla joined EaseUS in 2022. As a smartphone lover, she stays on top of Android unlocking skills and iOS troubleshooting tips. In addition, she also devotes herself to data recovery and transfer issues.

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