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Tutorials on How to Sync Apps between iPhone and iPad
- How to Transfer Apps from iPhone to iPad, Sync iPhone Apps with iPad

iPad owners may be wondering how to transfer apps from iPhone to iPad. And iPhone users may be wondering how to sync iPhone apps with iPad. So is it possible to sync apps between iPhone and iPad? The answer is YES. So how? Don't worry. Here we will introduce a method to sync apps between iPhone and iPad with iTunes.

Tip: If you want to transfer iPad music, movies, photos, and so on to computer, try iPad to Computer Transfer. For Mac users, please try the iPad to Mac Transfer.

Steps: How to Sync Apps between iPhone and iPad

Note: Here we take how to transfer apps from iPhone to iPad for example, you can also sync iPhone apps with iPad by following the tutorial below.

Step 1: Open iTunes on the computer that is used to maintain the iPad. Authorize iTunes to use your account information (different from the account that is currently on the computer). This can be done on up to five separate computers. To do this, go to "Store > Authorize Computer".

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Step 2: Enter your iTunes account credentials and click "Authorize". If you have authorized too many computers, it will let you know and you will have to free one up by going to a copy of iTunes you've already authorized and choosing "Store > Deauthorize Computer."

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Step 3: Connect the iPhone that has the licensed applications or media you want to transfer on it to iTunes. Connect the cable from your iPhone to the computer, and it should show up in iTunes.

Step 4: Right-click the iPhone icon in iTunes and choose "Transfer Purchases". Once the iPhone is connected, it might ask you to update, restore or back up. Do not allow it to do any of these things. Your iPhone will say "Sync in Progress," and you'll see the files being copied in the iTunes window.

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Step 5: Eject your iPhone from iTunes when the transfer is complete. Connect the iPad to the computer. It should now appear in iTunes.

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Step 6: Go to the Applications tab for the iPad. You should see the applications you previously transferred from the iPhone in there. Choose the ones you want and when you are ready, click "Sync" at the bottom. The applications will be transferred to iPad, and you're done.

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