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How to Transfer Apps from iPhone to iPad Easily?

For most people, they think that iPad is more suitable for daily entertainment than iPhone or iPod touch due to its large display screen. So we can find that lots of people use their iPad to play games, watch movies, etc. while they are boring in the daily life. Thus, if you have downloaded or purchased lots of apps on your iPhone, you may wish to move the apps from iPhone 6/5S/5/4S/4 to iPad than download them again, right? But are you sure the iPhone apps can be operated on iPad without restrictions? From the latest survey, lots of iPhone users think that the apps on iPad are only can be used on all generations of iPhone devices, so when they get a new iPad, they always choose to download or install same apps on the new device one by one. Obviously, it is a waste of time, right? So more and more iPhone users are looking for a way to move apps from iPhone to iPad within few clicks, and fortunately, they can find an ideal solution in this page.

To be honest, if your iPhone and iPad are sharing the same Apple ID & password, then you can open the App store on your iPad and login with your Apple ID and password, then you can check the option of "Purchased Items" to view all apps that have ever been downloaded or installed on your iPhone device. Here, you can select the apps you need and download them to your iPad directly. However, if your iPad are not sharing the same Apple ID with iPhone, then this method is useless here. And you need to find another ways to reach the goal. In this page, we could like to show you two different ways to copy iPhone apps to iPad on Windows or Mac computer at ease. You can compare them and decide which one is better according to your own needs.

Way One - Transfer Apps from iPhone to iPad with iTunes

We all know that iTunes is an ideal tool to manage iOS data on the desktop computer, and it doesn't allows users to export any files from the iDevice to any other disks. So you may feel confused that how to use iTunes to sync apps from iPhone to iPad, right? Below is the detailed instructions for your reference:

1) Authorize your iTunes with this computer by using the Apple ID and password. Then you can link your iPhone 6/5S/5/4S/4 to computer and make it be recognized by the iTunes. Then you can find your iPhone under the "DEVICE" tab and right click it, then select "Transfer Purchases ..." to move all your apps from iPhone to iTunes library for backup.

2) Eject the old iPhone and link the iPad to computer, and make it be recognized by the iTunes also. After that, you can click "Applications" tab in the right panel, and tick the option of "Sync applications" to transfer apps from iTunes to iPad without losing.

Now, you can play and enjoy these transferred apps on your iPad devices freely. Cool, right? Actually, if you think this method is a little bit complicated, you can also take the second method into your consideration.

Way Two - Move iPhone Apps to iPad with 3rd-party Program

Here, you need to turn to a professional phone transfer program as your life helper - App Transfer. With it, you can transfer data like apps, contacts, messages, photos, etc. between iDevices with one simple click. And no complicated steps, all transmission can be done with 2 simple steps as follow:

Step 1. Launch the program and connect both iPhone and iPad to the computer at the same time. Make sure you're under the control panel of iPhone. Then choose "Apps" on the top menu to have a brief look on all iPhone apps in the program.

app transfer main screen

Step 2. Select the apps you wish to transfer, and hit "Export" button to export the Apk file to your desktop computer or iTunes folder.

Step 3. Change to the iPad control panel, then click "Install" button under the "Apps" category, then you can easily install your needed iPhone apps on iPad well.

import or export apps as you like

That's all! Obviously, the second method could be more simple to use for all of iPhone users, right? Here, you can click the below icon to get the free trial version of the powerful app transfer program for iPhone and iPad.

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