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How to Transfer Apps to iPad from iPod touch/iPhone?

transfer apps to ipad from ipod touchWith over 140,000 apps already in existence for the iPhone and iPod touch, many new owners of the Apple iPad slate will undoubtedly already possess a library of apps that they accumulated for use on the iPhone or the Touch. Fortunately, you can transfer Apps to iPad with iTunes. Here is how to sync iPhone/iPod touch Apps to iPad using iTunes.

Guide: How to Transfer Apps to iPad

Step 1: Open iTunes.
If you own an iPhone or iPod Touch, chances are you already have an active iTunes account. If you don't have iTunes, you can download the latest version for free at the Apple website.

Step 2: Back up Your iPhone/iPod Touch Apps.
Use a USB connecter to connect your iPhone or iPod touch to your computer. iTunes will detect that your ipod has been connected, and will add a line called "Devices" underneath your Library and Store menus on the left hand side of iTunes. The devices column will populate and the name you have given to your iPhone or iPod touch will appear. Click on your device name to open your syncing options, and click the sync button in the lower right hand corner. This will back up all of your Apps to iTunes. When the sync completes, you can detach your iPhone or iPod touch.

Step 3: Sync your iPhone/iPod touch Apps to the iPad.
Now connect the iPad to your computer. This time the iPad will show up in iTunes devices menu. Click it, and select the Applications tab. You can uncheck any applications that you do not wish to sync to your iPad. Choose the items you wish to sync, and click the sync button in the lower right hand corner. Now you finish the work to sync iPhone/iPod touch Apps to iPad.

Done! Just with iTunes, you can transfer Apps to iPad from iPod touch or iPhone easily and fast.

Tip: For iPad users, sometimes you may need the iPad to Mac Transfer tool.

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