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HT4106: iPad: Using iPad Camera Connector with unsupported USB devices

Learn about iPad: Using iPad Camera Connector with unsupported USB devices

HT4106 Laptop to Ipad .... Camera to Ipad...

469 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: May 30, 2012 6:51 PM by Texas Mac Man RSS
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May 30, 2012 1:09 PM

How can i transfer photos/music from my laptop (usb connection) to my Ipad and photo's from my digital camera (micro usb) is there one lead to fit both that I can purchase?

  • Texas Mac Man Level 8 Level 8 (44,280 points)
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    May 30, 2012 6:51 PM (in response to Jules24)

    You need to get Apple's Camera Connection Kit. Then you can import photos & videos from your camera or the camera's SD card.

     

    Another way. You can use a USB flash drive & the camera connection kit.

     

    Plug the USB flash drive into your computer & create a new folder titled DCIM. Then put your movie/photo files into the folder. The files must have a filename with exactly 8 characters long (no spaces) plus the file extension (i.e., my-movie.mov; DSCN0164.jpg).

     

    Now plug the flash drive into the iPad using the camera connection kit. Open the Photos app, the movie/photo files should appear & you can import. (You can not export using the camera connection kit.)

     

    To import music, you'll have to sync using your computer.

     

     Cheers, Tom

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