How to Transfer Movies from iPhone 5 to iPad mini

January 14, 2013 / Posted by Tony on Supported Devices

Watching movies on portable devices has been a fashion in recent years. Generally speaking, most mobiles and tablets are not favored as video entertaining devices. Mobiles like iPhone 5 are too small in display size and tablets like iPad 4 are devoid of portable design. As a consequence, iPad mini, a 7.8-inch tablet combining excellent display and portable design into an integrated part, has become a powerhouse movie theater.  In fact, with the popularization of iPad mini, it may soon take the place of iPhone 5 as the best filming device for travelers. Of course, the movie transference from iPhone 5 to iPad mini will be needed to make sure users don’t need to pay the same movie twice to play it on both devices.

iPad mini and movies

Of course, there are also other benefits for users to transfer movies from iPhone 5 to iPad mini. For example, users are allowed to back up iPhone 5 videos via the movie transference from iPhone 5 to iPad mini and they can make room for new iPhone movies when there is no enough space left by transferring iPhone 5 movies to iPad mini. Even though users need to go beyond various limitations to manage the transference of movies from iPhone 5 to iPad mini, there are still ways to do it. Therefore, this post will cover two methods to transfer movies from iPhone 5 to iPad mini.

Method One: Transfer purchased iPhone 5 movies

If one can transfer iPhone 5 movies to computer, he can easily manage the movie transference from iPhone 5 to iPad mini using sync operations. Therefore, iTunes allows users to manage the transference of movies from iPhone 5 to iPad mini in a limited way. To transfer movies from iPhone 5 to computer with iTunes, two conditions are required. Those movies must be purchased ones from iTunes Store and they must be still on sale. To sync purchased iPhone 5 movies to iPad mini with iTunes, users need to use the same Apple ID on both iPhone 5 and iPad mini.

iPhone 5 movie to iPad mini: Find iPhone movies

Search purchased iPhone 5 movies

Download and launch the latest iTunes to make sure iOS 6 devices can be supported. Open it, click “iTunes Store” to enter into the online shopping center and choose “Movie” tab to list all movies available. Then find those purchased iPhone 5 movies.

iPhone 5 movie to iPad mini: Download iPhone 5 movies

Download purchased iPhone movies

Enter into the pages of those purchased iPhone 5 movies and click “Buy xxx Movie” button. Then a dialog box will pop out asking for Apple ID, type the Apple ID to authorize the computer and then the iPhone 5 movie will be downloaded to iTunes.

iPhone 5 movie to iPad mini: Sync iPhone 5 movies

Sync iPhone movies to iPad mini

Connect iPad mini to the computer, click “Movies” tab under “LIBRARY” in iTunes and then choose “Sync iPad xxx” option in the drop-down menu of “File” to begin the sync process.

Method Two: Transfer with Leawo iTransfer

As a professional iPhone 5 transfer, Leawo iTrasnfer is capable of providing easy solution to allow users transfer movies from iPhone 5 to iPad mini without limitations. With Leawo iTransfer, users are allowed to transfer both purchased movies and free movies from iPhone 5 to iPad mini with just a few clicks. Of course, Leawo iTransfer makes the movie transference happens even when the iPad mini and the iPhone 5 use different Apple IDs. However, one thing to notice is that one needs to install iTunes beforehand to make sure Leawo iTransfer works.

iPhone 5 to iPad mini : iPad transfer

Get Leawo iTransfer

Download and install the latest Leawo iTransfer so that the latest iOS device can be supported. Connect iPhone 5 to the computer, open the iPhone transfer and then connect iPad mini to the computer. Only in this way can both devices be recognized by Leawo iTransfer.

iPhone 5 movie to iPad mini: Choose iPhone movies

Choose purchased iPhone 5 movies

Click “Movies” tab under the icon of iPhone 5 to list all iPhone movies. Choose those movies needed to be transferred from iPhone 5 to iPad mini, right click them one by one and select “iPad xxx” option in the drop-down menu of “Transfer to”.

iPhone 5 movie to iPad mini: Start the transference process

Start transferring iPhone movies

After that, Leawo iTrasnfer will begin the movie transference from iPhone 5 to iPad mini automatically. As the transference process ends, users can play iPhone 5 movies on iPad mini freely.

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