It’s not always easy to make it to the cinema when a new movie comes out. Unfortunately, they only show movies for a couple of months, and then you’re out of luck.
Thankfully, there are many ways to watch new movies at home. You can always use your iPad to catch up on any big-screen hits that you miss. It has a fairly large screen, high resolution, and (best of all) it’s compact and lightweight. You can watch your favorite movies from anywhere these days!
Downloading new content onto your iPad is typically done through iTunes. But, how exactly do you download a movie on iTunes on iPad? If you haven’t tried it yet, this article has got you covered.
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How To Download A Movie On iTunes On iPad
Not many people are familiar with putting new content on their iPads besides downloading apps.
Downloading and adding new content onto your iPad through iTunes like music, photos, and movies can be a daunting task when you haven’t done it before.
Luckily, with movie streaming apps like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime, people can easily watch movies with a single click.
So, let’s now go through the steps on how to download a movie on iTunes on iPad!
1. Buy And Download Movies On iTunes
Buying or renting is one convenient way to watch movies. Even better, you can even do that with iTunes too.
Launch the iTunes Store on your iPad and select Movies at the bottom of the categories. You can then search for the movies you want to watch or rent.
And if you do not want to watch the movie right away, you can locate it in your Library.
Just to warn you, the movie downloads might take a little while depending on the size. If you have a fast internet connection, that will help too.
2. Manually Copy A Movie On iTunes To iPad
This method involves quite a few steps, so bear with me. I can assure you, after going through it you can watch your favorite movies on your iPad without any interruptions. It’s worth it!
If you have a couple of movies on your computer, why not copy them to your iPad? Even laptops aren’t as portable as iPads. You can bring them everywhere with you, and watch movies anytime as long as you have enough battery!
Note: This method can only be done if you have iTunes on your computer!
Step 1: Connect The iPad To Your Computer
Step 2: Click ‘Trust’
When the message like the one below appears on your iPad, click ‘Trust’.
Step 3: Launch iTunes On Your Computer
Step 4: Click The iPad iCon On iTunes
Step 5: Select ‘Summary’ And Manually Manage Music And Videos
Step 6: Click ‘Files’ And Select ‘Add File To Library’
Since the movies in your computer library, you need to manually add it to iTunes library.
Step 7: Select ‘Movies’ From Your Computer Library
Step 8: Go To Movies In The Left-Side Panel
Step 9: Tick The Boxes
Make sure to tick ‘Sync Movies’ so you can transfer them to your iPad. And tick the boxes on the movies that you want to transfer to your iPad.
Step 10: Click ‘Done’
Lastly, to finish off the process click ‘Done’. The syncing will then start which will take a few moments depending on how many movies and how big the files are.
You can now watch those high-quality movies on your iPad.
Enjoying A Good Movie On Your iPad?
The steps and methods for downloading a movie from iTunes onto your iPad isn’t too complicated. Either of the methods above will work, and once you get the hang of it, you’ll be a pro. You just need to get familiar with the steps. And with our guide, the movies are just a few clicks away!
You’ll never be bored in a doctor’s office waiting room again!
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