How Do I Sync Apps between Devices? 4 Easy Tricks To Try at Home 2022

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Have you ever been in a situation when you own both iPhone and iPad but you’re unable to sync apps and other data between both iOS devices? 

If you sync apps between both devices properly you can have access to the same information on either of them anywhere or anytime.

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You might have met this situation before, you find that other people’s iOS devices sync but yours are not. So in this article, I’ll show you the 4 easiest ways to do it. After reading this article, you’ll learn how to sync apps between devices like iPhones and iPad.

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Why are my apps not syncing between iPhone and iPad?

Before going through the method to sync apps and other data between devices. Let me give you the reason why your iPhone and iPad are not syncing the data properly.

  • Different Apple ID.
  • Insufficient iCloud storage
  • Very poor internet connection.
  • The iCloud setting has been shut down.

These are the main reason why your iPhone and iPad is not showing identical data.

What are the methods to sync apps and other data between devices?

Right now I will show you the four easy methods for your problem. These methods are very easy to use and there is no rocket science behind them.

Method 1; Sync data via iCloud between devices

This is a wireless solution in case you don’t have a computer. To make it work “sign in” the same Apple ID on both devices. Now go to both iPhone and iPad settings and make sure to turn ON “iCloud drive” on both devices.

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You can see how you can enable it. Photos, Contacts, Calendars, and Reminder. Once you enable these options on both devices iPhone and iPad. Your data will automatically sync between both devices.

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The bad news for you is that iCloud doesn’t support syncing data like Music and Videos. For that keep reading this article because I’ll explain that in the end. Right now we are going from the easiest way to the technical way to solve your problem.

Method 2; AirDrop option on both devices

Another wireless and fastest method to transfer data from iPhone to iPad is AirDrop. Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on both devices and make sure to turn off the “persona hotspot.” To make sure that AirDrop works more swimmingly keep both devices nearby.

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Now to sync data, go to your iPhone gallery and select the Photos you want to transfer to your iPad.

Select the photos you want to share, and tap on the “share” icon at the bottom left corner of the screen. Click on the “AirDrop,” tap on the iPad and accept the pop-up on your iPad if prompted.  You will see your Photos in the gallery of your iPad.

AirDrop is not available for music and contact sharing.  

Method 3; sync data using iTunes on a PC or Laptop

To sync data like music and videos on your iPhone and iPad, you need to launch iTunes on your PC. Connect your iPhone to your PC and select the music you want to share. Go to the “files” and “device” options and click on “transfer purchases from iPhone.”

Here is a go-through process for you.

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How to use AirDrop, How to use itunes to transfer data, icarefone, icloud storage settings, Sync Apps between Devices, transfer data from iPhone to ipad, transfer images
How to use AirDrop, How to use itunes to transfer data, icarefone, icloud storage settings, Sync Apps between Devices, transfer data from iPhone to ipad, transfer images
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Once you are done with this process, unplug your iPhone and plug your iPad into the PC and repeat the same process.

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Method 4; transfer data through iCareFone

This is a more straightforward and comprehensive solution for your problem. To download the software on your PC click here. Plug your iPhone with your computer and open iCareFone.

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As you can see in the picture, you can transfer anything here. You can start with the images, and import them to your PC and connect your iPad, transfer them to your iPad from the computer. You can repeat the same process with the videos, music, and contacts.  

Conclusion

In this article, you’ve learned how to sync apps and other data like photos, videos, music, and contacts from iPhone to iPad. I’ve 4 ways to do it and all of them are super easy to use.

  • Method 1; Sync data via iCloud between devices
  • Method 2; AirDrop option on both devices
  • Method 3; sync data using iTunes on a PC or Laptop
  • Method 4; transfer data through iCareFone

With the last method, you can even transfer apps but I think you don’t need to transfer them. As you can simply download them to each device using the same Apple ID. So that’s it, these are the 4 methods you can try at home and hopefully, these will be enough to solve your problem.

So which method is super easy for you?

If you have any questions regarding these methods or have issues, regarding syncing apps between devices. Leave a comment and hope you will be guided further. 

But I don’t think you will be needing that. Because as long as you cover the four reasons I’ve mentioned at the beginning, these 4 methods will be enough for you. 

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