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6 Ways to Fix Can't Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC

May 09, 2018 04:05 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone File Transfer
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Are you fed up of trying again and again but are not able to import photos from iPhone to PC? Well, then you are not alone. There are number of people who is going though same problem. Many of the people have complained that they can't transfer photos from iPhone to PC but now you don't need to worry. Here, I will be showing you 6 ways to fix you can't transfer photos from iPhone to PC. Just follow the solution carefully as show in the article but don't conclude that solution is not working just by trying any one of them randomly. Different solution has worked for different people.

Part 1: How to Fix Can't Transfer Pictures from iPhone to Computer

There are several solution for the issue of unable to transfer photos from iPhone to PC and I have listed the best 5 solutions which has worked perfectly fine for most to the people. I have listed the solution according to priority given by the people and which solution has worked most of the time.

Solution 1: Check USB Connection

First of all, you should check the USB connection between iPhone and computer. Make sure you are using the original USB cable and USB port is functioning well. Try to connect with another device to see if it's detected. Should this little trick doesn't help, refer to below solutions.

Solution 2: Make Sure iPhone is Unlocked

There is a possibility if your iPhone is locked then you may not be able to transfer photos from iPhone to PC. Always make sure that you iPhone is awake and not locked by passcode. Just unlock the iPhone while transferring the photos and keep tapping on the screen to keep it unlocked or you can even set to never lock the screen.

Solution 3: Reset your iPhone as Trusted Device

Resetting iPhone as trusted device might help you to solve problem of cannot download photos from iPhone to PC. Follow the steps shown below:

Now when you connect your iPhone to PC using USB cable, you will see a dialogue box asking Trust This Computer. Click on Trust and you will be able to import photos from iPhone to PC.

Solution 4: Check Software Update for Both iOS and iTunes

Sometimes it has also found that the outdated iOS or iTunes is causing the problem. So make sure your iOS device as well as iTunes is up to date. To know if your iOS and iTunes has any software update. Follow the steps given below.

Note: Make sure you have more than 50% of battery before updating the software as it takes some times to update the software and it should be connected to Internet (Using Wi-fi or Mobile Data)

Check if there is any update available for iOS

Check if there is any update available for iTunes

Solution 5: Reset Apple Mobile Device Service

Part 2: Alternative Solution to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC and Mac

Using Tenorshare iCareFone is the best and alternative solution to fix the problem transferring photos from iPhone to computer. It is easy to use and one can decide to transfer photos in bulk or selectively, in the same time you don't have any iTunes or iCloud limitations like iCloud storage, backed photos are not readable, etc.

First download and install it to your computer and follow below steps.

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So, these are the best 6 ways to fix unable to transfer photos from iPhone to PC. I recommend you to try first solution and I am sure that you will be able to transfer photos from iPhone to PC and also you don't have to see any other possible solution. Let us know what you think about these solutions and which solution you tried.

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