How to Download a Picture from a Website to Your iPad

Learning how to download a picture from a website to your iPad is a skill that can be useful when you need to use a picture on your device that you cannot reproduce yourself. Your iPad will save downloaded pictures to your Camera Roll, where you can then share them and use them in the same manner that you would a picture that you took with the iPad’s camera.

Our tutorial below will show you how to navigate to a website that contains the image you want to download, then teach you the steps needed in order for you to download that picture and store it on your iPad. Once the picture is stored on your iPad you will be able to send it through email, through iMessage, or set it as your wallpaper or lock screen image.

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Downloading Pictures through Safari on an iPad

The steps below were performed on an iPad 2 using the iOS 7 operating system. If your screens look different than those shown in the images below, then you are likely using an earlier version of iOS. The steps remain the same, but the exact wording on menus and their appearances will be slightly different.


Step 1: Open the Safari Web browser on your iPad.

open the safari web browser on the ipad



Step 2: Browse to the Web page containing the picture that you want to download to your iPad.

browse to the page with the image that you want to download



Step 3: Tap and hold your finger on the picture that you want to download from the website, then touch the Save Image button.

how to download a picture from a website to your ipad



You then open your Photos app and the downloaded picture will be saved to your Camera Roll.

your picture will be saved to the camera roll



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