In the process of learning programming language, we always need to transfer files between iPad and computer, but the computer is Windows and not as convenient as MacOS. What method can make the file sharing between Windows and iPad without relying on third-party software? Check out this magic method!

With this, you can store videos, study materials, PDF files, etc. in this shared folder without having to send them one more step through QQ every time.


Computer operation

  1. Create a new folder on your computer;
  2. Right-click on folder properties, select share, click on advanced Settings, and set permissions to full control.

  1. Select Sharing: Select Everyone

  1. Type CMD in the Windows search bar to open the command line tool: type ipconfig enter
  2. Remember the IPv4 address retrieved (take IPv4 connected to WiFi as an example here)

The operation

  1. Open the iPad’s built-in application file management
  2. Select the connection server:

  1. Input format SMB ://192.1* (your IPv4 address) connection

  1. Select Registered User
  2. Enter your Windows computer account password (the password is not your boot password, but your login password for Windows account).


  1. The iPad and the computer should be on the same WiFi channel
  2. After disconnection, you can reconnect to WIFI. You can directly connect to the folder. There is no need to repeat the above operation, and you don’t have to worry about reconnecting.


How to view your Windows account: