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How to Move Photos from iPhone X/8/8 Plus to Computer

December 19, 2017 12:00 am / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone File Transfer
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Most of the photos on iPhone X/8/8 Plus are of great significance for users on account of the personal unforgettable memory. However, some people have the habit to move pictures to PC/Mac as backup due to the limited storage on iPhone. Here I am going to share 3 practical methods to transfer photos from iPhone X (10), or iPhone 8/8 Plus to computer (Windows 10/8.1/8/7 or macOS High Sierra/Sierra/EI Caption/Yosemite, etc.).

Approach 1. Copy Photos to Computer from iPhone X/8/8 Plus via USB

There are lots of limitations in iOS system, which is different from Android. For instance, you are only able to access Photos and Videos once you connect iPhone to computer. Other third-party applications are permission denied to visit iPhone. Consequently, just using a little USB can you transfer photos. The steps are:

copy iPhone photo to computer

Approach 2. Import Photos from iPhone X/8/8 Plus to Computer with Tenorshare iCareFone

As you will know, Tenorshare iCareFone is a simple-to-use yet workable iOS file manager as well as iTunes alternative program running on Windows and Mac. It even provides the all-in-one solutions to fix any malfunction, optimize performance, remove advertisements, backup and restore on iOS devices. Let’s see the user guide as below:

Step 1. Download, install and launch this application to your computer and ensure you have installed the latest iTunes on the PC, even though you don’t have to run it.

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Step 2. Connect iPhone X/8/8 Plus to your computer through UBS cable. The program will recognize the phone. Tap “Trust” on iPhone to allow computer visit your data.

Tenorshare iCareFone main interface

Step 3. Tap on “File Manager” of the main interface and you will see a few file types. Given your situation, choose “Photos” and continue.

choose file type

Step 4. In the Photo window, choose your pictures and click on “Export”. It will pop up a window ask you to choose path to save (The default path is on computer desktop). After a few seconds or so, you will see them on computer finally.

export photos to computer

Approach 3. Sync Photos from iPhone X/8/8 Plus to Computer by Using iCloud

Apple iCloud enables you to access your data in different devices such as Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. There is a function of iCloud Photo Library, which allows you to sync and download pictures to PC automatically. Looking how to do that as below:

As mentioned above, you might as well single out one of the measures and try to move photos from iPhone X/8/8 Plus to computer simply and instantly. Welcome to start the discussion in comment section once you encounter other problems while transferring photos.

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