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You may need to also rename the movies to something like "DCIM_1234" — sources vary as to whether this is a required step. Connect the drive to your iPad with the adapter and open the Photos app. It should now prompt you to import your media. Select the movie(s) you want to copy to your iPad and tell them to import.How do I access files stored on an external drive on iPad?
You can use the Files app and other supported apps to access files stored on external devices, such as USB drives and SD cards, connected to your iPad. Attach the USB drive or SD card reader to the charging port on your iPad using a compatible connector or adapter.How do I watch movies off my wireless drive on iPad?
The only thing you can do is transfer movies from the drive to your iPad to watch the movies off of your iPad, now! The wireless drive is just a storage vessel, now and not an external streaming device.