Transferring files to iPad or iPhone has been a challenge especially for Windows users. Yes, you can use iTunes and or continue to email the files but there had to be a better way – something that works without doing a full sync, is wireless friendly and gives user flexibility and ease. Here is a quick step by step guide to help users transfer files to their iPads or iPhones from Windows PC.
Easy steps to transfer any file to iPad or iPhone from Windows PC
- Step 1 – Go to App Store from your iPad or iPhone and download Documents.Me app from App Store - Create your account with an email address and password using Sign Up option. See Figure 1 below on the left
- Step 2 – Go to download page on this site and download Documents.Me VM on your Windows PC – Login with the same user name and password as in Step 1. If you like you can also assign a PIN from your PC.
- Step 3 – Click on Link Your Accounts and Select My Computer as on Figure 2 above. Once selected and PC being connected follow the 3 steps on the screen with the Step3 showing success of the connection as shown above on the right
- Step 4 – Keep your Windows PC connected to the Internet, wait for few minutes and select MyComputer option from the first screen of the Documents.Me application. You will see all your files as shown on the screenshot on the left shown below labelled MyComputer. Any file you want to download to your device, just select right menu and the select the option as shown in the figure on the right shown below. All of the MS Office file formats including Word, Excel and Powerpoint and PDF and image files are supported.
Create your own file system on iPad or iPhone
You can get access to any file or folder from your Windows PC on your iPad or iPhone. You can also create Projects to which any file or folder can be added for easy and quick access later.
If you want to transfer files from your Windows PC onto your iPad or iPhone, Documents.Me is one of the best alternatives as it is automated once set up and always in sync just with a simple touch on iPad.