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Every day Pamela receives numerous questions from troubled computer and iPad/iPhone users, by email and at various seminars and workshops. Her answers provide advice on a variety of subjects related to computer hardware and software and Apple iPad and iPhones. Listed below are the questions that Pamela feels will be helpful to most users, from beginners to the more advanced.

If you cannot find the answer to your question listed below, ask Pamela your questions here or click on the ‘Ask Pamela’ link on the sidebar menu below the category list. You can also leave Pamela a Message by clicking on the Blue Button at the bottom of the right hand sidebar. Pamela always answers promptly.


How do I transfer pictures from my PC to my Apple iPad?

To transfer photos from your computer to your iPad, you need to have iTunes installed on your PC.
1. Connect your iPad to the computer with the data cable.
2. Launch iTunes, and click on the iPad icon from under Devices.
3. Click on the Photos tab, and check the box “Synch photos from.”
4. Click “Choose folder” from the drop-down menu, and select your picture folder.
5. Now that the folder is on iTunes, you can select the photos you want to transfer to your iPad, or transfer them all.
6. Finally, click the Synch/Apply button at the bottom right of the page. The pictures will transfer to your computer.

Other Options:
(a) Buy a photo transfer APP for the iPad, which enables Wi-Fi photo transfers.
(b) Buy an SD Card Connector from the Apple Store and use the SD card from your camera to transfer the pictures.

More Apple iPad Tips and Tricks here.

How do I resize pictures on my iPad before emailing them?

Some Internet Providers limit the size of emails that they allow you to send. If you attach pictures to your email they may exceed the size that your ISP allows. In order to reduce the size, when sending emails from your iPad, follow the steps below:

1. First attach your picture to your email by accessing them from your “Picture Folder.”

2. Once the email screen pops up with your picture showing, click on “images” as shown below:

Add Picture to Email

3. Choose the size from the selection that appears as shown on the image below:

Choose Image Size on iPad

4. Add your “Recipients Email Address,” “Subject Line” and “Message.”
Then click “Send.”

If the size of your email is within the ISPs guidelines your email will be sent. If you receive a message that the email is too large, reduce the size of the pictures by following the instructions above.