Move app from iPhone to iPad: app migration way on iOS

App transfer from one iOS device to another (iPhone to iPad), Made simple by apple. With this app transfer features you can use any of free and pro app running on one device to another device directly (Without searching and finding on app store). Apple giving three different option to install same category apps on iPhone and iPad without any missed it from iCloud login, Using app store through Wi-Fi or career data, or through iTunes running on your Mac/ PC. In this process you can download all the apps on another device at once or selected app.

Note: All the devices where you want download or install on iPad running on iPhone have been logged with same Apple ID, or iCloud ID.

Don’t miss: How to Setup/ Use Different Apple ID in iTunes and iCloud.

Transfer or Move app from iPhone to iPad and iPod on iOS 8/7

Here are the steps on transfer app using iCloud, iTunes or App store.

Using iTunes Move app from iPhone to iPad

Step 1: Launch iTunes on Mac/ PC. Connect your iPhone device using lighting cable.

Step 2: After that, your device will display in iTunes menu,

Device on iTunes for Move app from iPhone to iPad or iPod

Step 3: Tap on it and Select “Transfer Purchase from iPhone” (First device).

Step 4: After completely transfer app in iTunes, you have to restore it back in iPad, So connect your iPad with iTunes and Choose under the device name,

Than Sync your device after complete Sync message will be appear on iTunes screen. Now your job Move app from iPhone to iPad successfully completed.

Through App Store

In this case you need apple ID to access App store app and features. App store will be shown listed apps under the App Store > Purchased > Download Apps.

From there you can re download app in iPhone to iPad means Move app from iPhone to iPad.

Through iCloud

Step 1: Go to the “setting” app, on your iPhone under the iCloud setting option for Backup to iCloud should be enable.

For the security reason you don’t have to logged iCloud on another iOS device, Otherwise you might be lose or anyone can re-download purchased app in another iOS device in this way.

Step 2:

For iOS 7/ 8, Go to the Settings > iCloud > Storage > iCloud > Storage & Backup, Choose latest backup

List of backup on iPhone inside iCloud

Now you are done,

Thanks to apple, giving such intelligent transfer facility among your all iOS devices running on iOS 8, iOS 7. Other new features family sharing also has overridden your job for copy or Move app from iPhone to iPad (Old iPhone to New iPhone).

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Karly Wood

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