For more detailed information concerning the use of Shared Files with iPad, please check this Apple Support Page.

Importing a backup into Movies HD

To import your backup into Movies HD, please follow the steps:

  1. Go to the Apps tab in iTunes.
  2. Under File Sharing, click on "Movies HD" listed under Apps.
  3. Click on the "Add" on the bottom right, a window will popup, showing your files and folders on your computer.
  4. Navigate to the directory you saved your backup file to and highlight (select) that file.
  5. Click the "Open" button and you will be brought back to iTunes with a prompt asking if you want to "Replace", "Don’t Replace", or "Cancel", select "Replace".
  6. Then go to your iPad and bring up Movies HD and select the wrench icon in the upper right corner. You should see the settings screen.
  7. Select "Data" and then select "Restore".
  8. Your backup export file will start loading and a small window showing percent complete will popup. Once that is complete you will have restored your Movies database to the way it was at the point the backup was taken.

Exporting a backup from Movies HD

  1. Bring up Movies HD on your iPad and select the wrench icon in the upper right corner. You should see the settings screen.
  2. Select "Data" and then select "Backup".
  3. Your backup export file will be created and a small window showing percent complete will popup. Once that is complete Movies HD finished preparing the backup file. Now connect your iPad with iTunes.
  4. Go to the Apps tab in iTunes.
  5. Under File Sharing, click on "Movies HD" listed under Apps.
  6. Select the file export.zip and click on the "Save to" button on the bottom right.
  7. A window will popup, asking where to save. Save the file in a location you use for storing backups.