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Transfer files between a computer and your tablet

You can transfer files, such as pictures or audio files, between your computer and your tablet.

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Install iTunes

Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.

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Install iTunes

Find the download section on the web page to download iTunes.

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Install iTunes

Download and install iTunes on your computer.

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Connect your tablet and computer

Start the program iTunes on your computer.

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Connect your tablet and computer

Connect the data cable to the socket and to your computer's USB port.

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Select option

Select one of the following options:

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Select option

Transfer files from your computer to your tablet, go to 3a.

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Select option

Transfer files from your tablet to your computer, go to 3b.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

You need to add your files to the iTunes library.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Click File.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

To add one file at a time:

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Click Add File to Library....

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Go to the required file in your computer's file system.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Click Open.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

To add a folder:

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Click Add Folder to Library....

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Go to the required folder in your computer's file system.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Click Select Folder.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Depending on your settings in iTunes, the transfer may start automatically.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

To start the transfer manually:

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Click iPad.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Click the required category.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Follow the instructions on the screen to select the required settings.

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3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

Click Apply.

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3b -- Transfer files from your tablet to your computer

Click File.

You can transfer files you've bought on your tablet to your computer, such as music, video clips, films and applications. To transfer other files from your tablet to your computer, such as pictures taken with the tablet camera, you need a file manager on your computer.
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3b -- Transfer files from your tablet to your computer

Click Devices.

You can transfer files you've bought on your tablet to your computer, such as music, video clips, films and applications. To transfer other files from your tablet to your computer, such as pictures taken with the tablet camera, you need a file manager on your computer.
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3b -- Transfer files from your tablet to your computer

Click Transfer Purchases from .

You can transfer files you've bought on your tablet to your computer, such as music, video clips, films and applications. To transfer other files from your tablet to your computer, such as pictures taken with the tablet camera, you need a file manager on your computer.

1. Install iTunes

Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.
Find the download section on the web page to download iTunes.
Download and install iTunes on your computer.

2. Connect your tablet and computer

Start the program iTunes on your computer.
Connect the data cable to the socket and to your computer's USB port.

3. Select option

Select one of the following options:
Transfer files from your computer to your tablet, go to 3a.
Transfer files from your tablet to your computer, go to 3b.

4. 3a - Transfer files from your computer to your tablet

You need to add your files to the iTunes library.
Click File.
To add one file at a time:
Click Add File to Library....
Go to the required file in your computer's file system.
Click Open.
To add a folder:
Click Add Folder to Library....
Go to the required folder in your computer's file system.
Click Select Folder.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, the transfer may start automatically.
To start the transfer manually:
Click iPad.
Click the required category.
Follow the instructions on the screen to select the required settings.
Click Apply.

5. 3b -- Transfer files from your tablet to your computer

Click File.
You can transfer files you've bought on your tablet to your computer, such as music, video clips, films and applications. To transfer other files from your tablet to your computer, such as pictures taken with the tablet camera, you need a file manager on your computer.
Click Devices.
You can transfer files you've bought on your tablet to your computer, such as music, video clips, films and applications. To transfer other files from your tablet to your computer, such as pictures taken with the tablet camera, you need a file manager on your computer.
Click Transfer Purchases from .
You can transfer files you've bought on your tablet to your computer, such as music, video clips, films and applications. To transfer other files from your tablet to your computer, such as pictures taken with the tablet camera, you need a file manager on your computer.

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