Though there are many excellent TV shows in the market, most people can’t get enough time to watch them. Therefore, instead of watching TV shows that are aired according to the scheduled timetable, more and more users tend to play TV shows on portable devices like iPhone 5 and iPad mini. Generally speaking, people love to watch TV shows on iPhone 5 because of its excellent Retina Display and easy-to-carry design. However, with luring large-size screen, iPad mini is gaining more and more favors from TV show fans. To this extent, the transference of TV shows from iPhone 5 to iPad mini is of great benefits to users.
By transferring TV shows from iPhone 5 to iPad mini, users can watch free TV series without paying for them on iPad mini. Moreover, since the limited built-in storage of iPhone 5 is far less enough to meet the users’ demands to top-rated American TV shows, users can make room for new TV shows on the Apple mobile by transferring old TV shows from iPhone 5 to iPad mini. Besides that, the transference of TV shows from iPhone 5 to iPad mini also provides users a better choice to back up iPhone 5 TV series. Therefore, two methods on transferring TV shows from iPhone 5 to iPad mini will be covered here.
Method One: Share TV shows on iTunes
As a professional iPhone transfer, iTunes are mostly used to help users manage data transference between iPhone and computer. To this extent, users can only manage TV show transference from iPhone 5 to iPad mini in an indirect way. Users just need to transfer TV shows from iPhone 5 to computer and the sync TV shows from computer to iPad mini. However, only those purchased TV shows from iTunes Store can be transferred in this way. If those TV shows are no longer on sale in iTunes Store, this method is also not a feasible one.
Authorize the computer
Download and launch the latest iTunes to make sure iPhone 5 and iPad mini can be recognized. After the downloading process, click “Store” button and then choose “Authorize This Computer…” option in the drop-down menu to authorize the computer with Apple ID.
Transfer purchased TV shows
Connect iPhone 5 to the computer, then right click iPhone icon and choose “Transfer Purchases” option in the drop-down menu to transfer all iPhone 5 purchases to iTunes library.
Turn on Home Sharing
After that, click “Advanced” button and choose “Turn on Home Sharing” option in the drop-down menu. After connecting iPad mini with the computer, users are allowed to sync those transferred iPhone 5 TV shows from iTunes to iPad mini. However, if users had synchronized the iPad mini with another Apple ID before, all iPad mini data will be lost.
Method Two: Transfer with Leawo iTransfer
As a tool designed to provide users perfect solutions to transfer data on iOS devices, Leawo iTransfer not only allow users to transfer data between iPhone and computer, but also between iPhone and iPad. Therefore, TV show transference from iPhone 5 to iPad mini is just a piece of cake. In fact, users can not only transfer purchased TV shows from iPhone 5 to iPad mini, but also free downloaded TV shows. Moreover, there is no risk of losing all data on iPad mini when transferring iPhone 5 TV shows to iPad mini with Leawo iTransfer. However, one thing to notice is that users need to preinstall iTunes to make sure Leawo iTransfer works.
Get Leawo iTransfer
Download and launch the latest iTunes and Leawo iTransfer to make sure iOS 6 devices can be supported. Then connect iPhone 5 with the computer and open Leawo iTransfer. Later connect iPad mini with the computer so that both devices can be recognized by this iPhone transfer.
Choose iPhone 5 TV shows
Click iPhone icon and then choose “TV Shows” tab to list all TV shows on iPhone 5 in the right panel. Then choose those TV shows needed to be transferred from iPhone 5 to iPad mini, right click the mouse and select “iPad xxx” in the drop-down menu of “Trasnfer to”
Start the transference
After that, Leawo iTransfer will start transferring TV shows from iPhone 5 to iPad mini. As the conversion ends, users can enjoy the transferred iPhone 5 TV series on iPad mini freely.
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