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    syncing iPad to Mac for first time

    I have an iPad which i have synced with my old laptop for some time. The laptop has died and i still have all my music and purchased films on my iPad.

    I just bought a Mac for the first time and would like to sync with this and bring all the films and music onto it. I tried syncing and it asks if i would like to erase the contents of the iPad and copy the blank library on the Mac onto the iPad. This is the wrong way around. Could i ask the best way to do this?

    Both the iPad and Mac are logged in with the same account.

    Many thanks for any help

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    Obviously, you don't want to do that for fear of losing the iPad content. Instead you might want to try this application: LINK Make sure you have a good backup of all your content.

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