5 Easy Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC
Photos are a great way to store and share memories. Apple tethers iPhone users to the platform with its high-walled ecosystem making it difficult for users to transfer photos from iPhone to PC. Want to know how to transfer iPhone to PC photos? This article details five different and easy methods to transfer photos from iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6/6s/SE/5s and so on to PC.
- Part 1: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC
- Part 2: Comparison of 5 Ways to Transfer Pictures from iPhone to PC
This section outlines detailed procedures of how to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 10/8.1/8/7.
Way 1: Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC Using Tenorshare iCareFone
Tenorshare iCareFone is a great tool that allows users to transfer photos from Windows 10/8.1/8/7 with ease. Some of the advantages of using this tool include:
- User-friendliness that makes it easy for users to transfer photos.
- Transfer photos without iTunes and iCloud.
- Fast photo-transfer speeds.
- Transfer photos over a USB cable: Wi-Fi isn’t required.
- Selective transfer of photos that are then categorized according to folders and time.
- Compress and backup photos without loss in quality.
- Locate all photos in Camera Roll/ My Photo Stream and Photo Library/ Album.
- No limit to the number of photos you wish to export and import.
- Compatible with all versions of iOS 11/10/9/8, iPhone X/8/8+/7/7 Plus/6s/6s/6/5/SE and iPad Pro.
Follow the procedure below to transfer photos using Tenorshare iCareFone.
Step 1: Download, install and run Tenorshare iCareFone on your Windows 10/8.1/8/7 run PC.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable.
Step 3: Click the File Manager tab on the home page if it’s not selected by default and click Photos.
Step 4: Tenorshare iCareFone will automatically detect all photos and categorize each according to the folder. Browse then select the photos you wish to transfer, click the Export button and select a file location to save the photos. (The default location is the desktop.)
Way 2: Transfer Photos from iPhone Using Photos App on Windows 10/8.
Using the Photos App, iPhone users who are using Windows 10/8 can easily transfer photos to their computer by following the procedure below. Note that you must have iTunes preinstalled on your computer.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable.
Step 2: The Photos App will launch automatically. If it doesn’t, launch it by clicking the Start Menu and clicking Photos.
Step 3: Click Import located in the top-right corner: it is square with an arrow pointing downwards. Select the photos you want to transfer from your iPhone by clicking checking the checkbox located on each. Then click Continue located at the bottom of the window.
Step 4: To delete the imported photos on your iPhone, check the checkbox in the window that appears. If not, leave it as it is and click Import.
Way 3: Transfer Photos from iPhone to Windows 7 Using AutoPlay.
AutoPlay on Windows 7 allows iPhone users to easily import photos by selecting the option to import after plugging in the device. Follow the procedure below.
Step 2: Enable AutoPlay by clicking the Start Button > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > AutoPlay. Check the “Use AutoPlay for all media and devices” window checkbox located in the top left corner of the and Click Save.
Step 4: Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable and launch the Camera on your iPhone.
Step 5: The AutoPlay dialog box will be displayed automatically. Click the Import pictures and videos using Windows option.
Step 6: Select the photos you wish to import and click Import.
Way 4: Download Photos from iPhone to Computer Using iCloud Photo Library.
Step 1: Download iCloud for Windows and install it by following the prompts.
Step 2: Launch iCloud for Windows and sign in to iCloud using the same Apple ID credentials on your iPhone.
Step 3: Click Options located to the right of Photos.
Step 4: Check the iCloud Photo Library checkbox along with any other checkbox you wish and click Done.
Step 5: Turn on iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone by navigating to Settings > Photos & Camera and toggling on the iCloud Photo Library button.
Step 6: Launch a File Explorer Window, click iCloud Photos located under Favorites, click Download photos and videos, select the photos you wish to download and click Download.
Way 5: Download iPhone Photos on PC Using Dropbox
Dropbox is a cloud-based storage solution that allows users to store different types of files. To download iPhone photos on PC using Dropbox, follow the procedure below.
Step 1: Download and install Dropbox from the App Store on your iPhone and log in to your account or create one.
Step 2: Launch the Dropbox app and navigate to Settings > Camera Upload and toggle on the button. When your iPhone is under Wi-Fi environment, all photos will be uploaded automatically.
Step 3: Visit dropbox.com and sign in to your account.
Step 4: Locate the photo you want to download, click the ellipses icon located on the right of your photo of choice and click download.
(Alternatively, if your photos are located in a folder, click the ellipses and download the whole folder in a zip file. You’ll need to extract the zip file to view photos.)
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The methods listed above allow users to transfer images from iPhone to PC. We recommend using Tenorshare iCareFone since it features multiple layers of functionalities. If you find this ariticle, don’t forget to share with your friends.