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Maeve Clark

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Hi all, I have an iPad 2 and an android phone ( Galaxy). I have a photo on the phone that I would like to transfer to my iPad. I have 'introduced' the devices but when I try to send the file the iPad message is "device not in range" even though I have the phone in one hand and the iPad in the other. Any one know what I am doing wrong?
 

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Hi, Maeve! Welcome to iPF!

It's not possible to transfer photos from one device to another just by connecting them to each other. Bluetooth on an iPad is meant to connect with accessories such as headphones or keyboards.

Maybe there's an app that can help doing this via Bluetooth. You'll have to search for it in App Store.

It's easier to use online storage, like Dropbox, Box, Flickr, ... (there are actually a lot of them) and sync the pictures that way.

Hope that helps.
 

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If you just have the one photo to transfer, you could email the photo to yourself. You would then open the email on your iPad and save the photo to your camera roll.
 
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Hi, Maeve! Welcome to iPF!

It's not possible to transfer photos from one device to another just by connecting them to each other. Bluetooth on an iPad is meant to connect with accessories such as headphones or keyboards.

Maybe there's an app that can help doing this via Bluetooth. You'll have to search for it in App Store.

It's easier to use online storage, like Dropbox, Box, Flickr, ... (there are actually a lot of them) and sync the pictures that way.

Hope that helps.

Thanks, I will try that.
 

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Hi Maeve and welcome to the Forum!

It's good to see you've already had one issue sorted! Enjoy!

The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
Tutorial for our App
http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...sistance/107524-ipad-forums-app-tutorial.html
Tutorial on creating posts on the Forum
http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...-creating-posts-starting-new-threads-how.html
Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html
We have rules like any Community so please read these also
http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!
 

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