How To Transfer Procreate Brushes To New iPad

Transferring Procreate brushes to a new iPad is relatively straightforward. You can do this using either iCloud Drive or a cloud storage service like Dropbox.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to transfer Procreate brushes to your new iPad.

Method 1: Using iCloud Drive

Note: Ensure that you are using the same Apple ID on both your old and new iPads for this method to work.

Step 1: Export Brushes from Old iPad

Open Procreate on your old iPad.

Opening Procreate

In Procreate, go to the “Brush Library” by tapping the brush icon in the top-right corner.

Brush library

Select the brush set you want to transfer by tapping on it.

Tap “Share” at the bottom of the brush set.

Sharing your brush

Choose a location to save the exported brushes, preferably iCloud Drive.

Saving the brushes

Step 2: Import Brushes to New iPad

Set up your new iPad and ensure you are signed in with the same Apple ID.

Setting up your new iPad

Open Procreate on your new iPad.

Opening Procreate

Access the Files app on your new iPad and navigate to the iCloud Drive location where you saved the exported brushes from your old iPad.

Locate the brush file(s) you exported, usually with a “.brushset” file extension.

Locating the brush file

Tap on the brush file, and Procreate will automatically recognize it and import the brushes.

Importing the brushes

Method 2: Using Dropbox (or other cloud storage services)

This is the option for those of you who like to use Dropbox.

Step 1: Upload Brushes to Dropbox (or other cloud storage)

Install the Dropbox app on your old iPad if you haven’t already.

Open the Dropbox app and sign in or create an account if necessary.

Create a folder within Dropbox to store your Procreate brushes if you don’t already have one.

Go back to Procreate on your old iPad.

Export the brushes as explained in “Step 1” of Method 1, but choose to save them in your Dropbox folder instead of iCloud Drive.

Step 2: Download Brushes on New iPad

Install the Dropbox app on your new iPad.

Sign in to Dropbox using the same account you used on your old iPad.

Navigate to the folder where you saved your Procreate brushes.

Tap on the brush file(s) you want to download. Choose “Export” or “Open In” and select Procreate from the list of apps.

Procreate will recognize the brushes and import them into your brush library.

That’s it! You’ve successfully transferred Procreate brushes to your new iPad. You should now be able to use your favorite brushes in Procreate on your new device.

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Sofija, born and raised in Belgrade, is an award-winning illustrator known for her bold and colorful expressionist style. For the past four to five years, she has been mastering her craft using Procreate, blending traditional techniques with digital innovation. Her work, characterized by vibrant hues and dynamic compositions, often reflects her love for plants and textures.

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