How to Transfer Apps from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4

January 15, 2013 / Posted by Tony on Supported Devices

As one of the largest online stores in the world, App Store has gotten thousands of apps in store for iOS devices. Employing different apps, Apple devices like iPod touch 5 and iPad 4 become powerhouse entertaining tools, powerful multimedia players or thrilling gaming centers. Consequently, both iPod touch 5 and iPad 4 are favored in the market. However, giving the fact that users have to pay for most apps in App Store, most users are only allowed to enjoy limited apps on iPod touch 5 or iPad 4. To make it worse, users are always required to pay the same app twice for iPod touch 5 and iPad 4 respectively. However, once users have handled the methods to transfer apps from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4, they can get rid of this kind of troubles.

iPad 4 and iPod touch 5

In fact, the app transference from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4 can bring users much more benefits. For one thing, by transferring iPod touch 5 apps to iPad 4, users are allowed to back up iPod apps; for another, the app transference from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4 can be used to make room for new iPod apps if users have no desire to delete the old ones. More importantly, app transference from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4 provides users a model to transfer data between iOS devices. With similar process, users may able to manage other operations like transferring iPod touch 5 movies to iPad 4

Method I: Transfer purchased iPod touch 5 apps

As a professional iPod transfer, iTunes can be used to manage app transference from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4 when those apps are purchased from App Store. Generally speaking, users only need to transfer those apps from iPod touch 5 to computer and then sync those apps to iPad 4. Of course, those purchased apps shall be those ones still on sale and the iPod touch 5 and the iPad 4 need to share the same Apple ID.

App from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4: Authorize the computer

Authorize the computer

Install the latest iTunes to make sure iOS 6 devices can be supported. Open it, click “Authorize This Computer” option in the drop-down menu of “Store” and enter Apple ID into corresponding boxes to manage the authorization.

App from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4: Transfer purchased apps

Transfer iPod touch 5 purchases

Right click the icon of iPod touch 5 in iTunes panel and then choose “Transfer Purchases” option in the drop-down menu. When it is done, all iPod touch 5 purchases including movies, TV shows and songs will be transferred.

App from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4: Sync iPod touch 5 apps

Sync iPod apps to iPad 4

After that, click “Apps” tab in the drop-down menu of “LIBRARY” to list all apps in iTunes. Choose those transferred iPod apps and then select “Sync iPad xxx” option in the drop-down menu of “File”.

Method Two: Transfer with Leawo iTransfer

As an iPod transfer no less powerful than iTunes, Leawo iTransfer has provided users an easy solution to manage app transference from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4. With Leawo iTrasnfer, users are not only allowed to transfer both purchased apps and free downloaded apps from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4. Even when the Apple devices get two different Apple IDs, the app transference still works. Moreover, since the gaming process of the app will also be transferred, users are allowed to play the iPod game from the latest recording points on iPad 4. However, Leawo iTransfer won’t work without the installation of iTunes.

App from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4: Download iTransfer

Install Leawo iTrasnfer

Download and launch the latest Leawo iTransfer so that both iPad 4 and iPod touch 5 can be supported. Connect iPod touch 5 to the computer, open Leawo iTrasnfer and then connect iPad 4 to the computer. Only in this way can both devices by recognized.

App from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4: Choose iPod touch 4 apps

Choose iPod touch 5 apps

Then click “Apps” tab under the icon of iPod touch 5 in Leawo iTrasnfer to list all iPod apps available in the right panel. Choose those apps needed to be transferred from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4, right click them one by one and select “iPad xxx” option in the drop-down menu of “Transfer to”.

App from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4: Transfer iPod touch 5 apps

Transfer iPod apps

After that, Leawo iTrasnfer will begin the app transference from iPod touch 5 to iPad 4 automatically. As the transference finishes, one is allowed to enjoy iPod touch 5 apps on iPad 4.                                                  

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Leawo iTransfer

iTransfer
An iTunes assistant to transfer data among iDevices, iTunes and PC.
$19.95

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