How to Copy Photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5

January 23, 2013 / Posted by Tony on Supported Devices

Like twin brothers who are born at the same time, iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5 have gotten many similarities in design. They are both Apple devices sporting 4-inch Retina display with a resolution of 1136×640, equipped with innovative Lighting dock and powered by the latest iOS 6. Of course, the twin brothers can’t be the same in all aspects. iPod touch 5, as a professional music player, can provide users better audio quality with the help of the new generation of Apple EarPods. iPhone 5, as a powerhouse mobile with amazing 8-megapixel camera, can offer users better photographing experience. As a consequence, users love to enjoy music with iPod touch 5 but shoot photos with iPhone 5. Of course, when users desire to view iPhone 5 photos on iPod touch 5, they will need to copy photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5.

iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5

Even though the photo transference from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5 allows users to back up old iPhone photos and make room for new iPhone photos, it is actually hard to manage. The restriction from Apple is the main obstacle that prevents iPhone 5 photos from being copied to iPod touch 5. Generally speaking, users are only allowed to transfer iPhone 5 photos to iPod touch 5 with the help of third-party apps. Therefore, two methods will be provided to help users copy photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5.

Method One: Copy photos with iTunes

When connecting to the computer, iPhone 5 allows users to transfer photos from iPhone 5 to computer at ease. Therefore, the job left undone to manage photo transference from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5 is to sync those transferred photos to iPod touch 5 with iTunes. However, only those photos taken by iPhone 5 will be qualified for the transference process.

Photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5: Photos from iPhone 5 to computer

Connect iPhone 5 to computer

When connecting iPhone 5 to the computer via USB cable, a dialog box named “Scanner and Camera Wizard” will pop out. After selecting those iPhone 5 photos needed and the output location of the photos, users can click “Next” button to export the photos from iPhone 5 to computer.

Photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5: Authorize the computer

Authorize the computer

After that, open iTunes and click “Authorize This Computer” in the drop-down menu of “Store”. Then manage the authorization process by filling Apple ID into corresponding boxes. After that, connect iPod touch 5 to the computer.

Photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5: Sync iPhone photos

Sync iPhone 5 photos

Click the icon of iPhone and choose “Photos” tab in the right panel. Check “Sync Photos from” option and then select “Choose folder…” option in the drop-down menu. After that, those iPhone 5 photos on the computer will be copied to iPod touch 5.

Method Two: Transfer with Leawo iTransfer

For those who desire to transfer those free downloaded photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5, they will need professional iPhone to iPod transfer like Leawo iTransfer. It not only allows users to transfer data between iOS devices and computer, but also among Apple devices. Therefore, Leawo iTransfer allows users to copy iPhone 5 photos of all kinds to iPod touch 5 with just a few clicks. However, iTunes will be required to make sure Leawo iTransfer works.

Photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5: iPod transfer

Get the iPhone to iPod transfer

Download Leawo iTransfer and make sure iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5 can be supported. Then connect iPhone 5 to the computer, open Leawo iTransfer and later connect iPod touch 5 to the computer. Only in this way can both Apple devices be recognized by this iPhone to iPod transfer.

Photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5: Choose iPhone 5 photos

Choose photos from iPhone 5

Click “Photos” tab under the icon of iPhone to list all photos available on iPhone 5, choose those needed to be copied from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5, right click them and then select “iPod xxx” option in the drop-down menu of “Transfer to”.

Photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5: Start photo transference process

Transfer photos to iPod touch 5

After all those steps, Leawo iTransfer will begin the process of transferring photos from iPhone 5 to iPod touch 5. When the transference process ends, users can enjoy iPhone 5 photos on iPod touch 5.    

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