Friday, 23 Jun 2017
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How to transfer photos from iPhone to Computer (Windows PC or Mac)

If clicking pictures are just not enough for you then you can also transfer all the pictures to your computer and then edit them. Well, there are a lot of things which can help you to drive pictures from your phone to the computer.

However for the different operating systems there are different formats by means of which you can easily get the pictured transferred? So if you are planning to send pictures to your PC the first thing that you need to do is to realize the OS of your computer.

Here are a few methods by means of which you can transfer your pictures to Windows OS as well as Mac OS.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows computer

Method 1: Transfer Photos and Videos from iPhone to PC (using Windows explorer)

This is one of the easiest method of transferring pictures as well videos from iPhone or iPad to your PC. It doesn’t require any software or tool to be install in order to directly transfer the photos stores in your device. 

Step 1: Connect the iPhone with USB cable.

Step 2: Unlock the iPhone using Passcode Or Fingerprints and tap “Allow” to let PC access data of your iPhone. It will enable you to view and transfer files. If the Phone is not unlocked, I’ll not be able to see photos and videos!

Step 3: You’ll see it automatically installs necessary driver. Let the process complete.

Step 4 : Once the driver installation process is complete, you will be presented with an option to access the photos using windows explorer.

Step 5: Chose Windows Explorer and then go to Internal Storage > DCIM. You’ll see all the photos stored in your iPhone. Copy all the images you want to transfer from your iPhone to PC !

transfer-photos-from-iphone-to-computerMethod 2: Export All Photos from iPhone to Windows Computer

Step 1:

To get all the pictures and the files transferred to your Windows computer, the first step that you need to do is to download AnyTrans on your Windows computer and then read a manual guide to install it. However, if you do not have the link to download, just click here:

Step 2:

Launch the software and then get connected to the device with your iPhone. Once you get this done, the AnyTrans software will initiate the removable drive on your PC and will give you the opportunity to get connected with the computer.

However you must use a compatible USB port to get the connection secured. Once you have done this, then just click on to the device tab and then just give a single click onto the Content to PC button.

Step 3:

Once you have done this, just select the categories of your pictures which you just want to export to the PC and then set up the destination using the AnyTrans.

You might have to create a new folder in which you can store the pictures. Now just click the arrow button which will help you to export all the pictures.

Also see: How to Backup iPhone data in Hard Drive or on iCloud 

Method 3: Transfer Multiple Photos from iPhone to Windows Computer

Step 1:

To get multiple files on your computer, you need genuine and good software which will help you to port the Pictures from one device to the other. So just search on the internet and then download the AnyTrans software on your computer.

Once you get it downloaded, just follow the instructions and then install it. Just give a double click onto the icon after you have installed the file to get started. You can click here to download the AnyTrans.

Step 2:

The next thing that you need to do is to run the AnyTrans and then get your phone connected with the computer with the help of a single USB cable.

Once you get the device to be completely connected to the device, you can now get back to the homepage of the application and then click on the Device Tab which will help you. Once you get this done, now just click to the Photos category and then select the photo albums with the pictures that you wish to transfer.

Step 3:

Select all the pictures manually or even with all to get the transfer completed. However, to finish the transfer, you need to click to Computer to send all the photos.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac

Method 1: Transfer photos from iPhone or iPad using Image Capture

Step 1:

Using Image Capture is indeed a great procedure by means of which you can easily get the files transferred without any external help.

The first thing that you need to do is to get your device connected with the Mac computer. Well, you must use a USB 3.0 to get the device properly connected; it will always help you with the needs. You now have to get your iPhone device connected and the open Image Capture as required.

Step 2:

Once you have run the software. You now have to select your particular device to get connected with it. You can find the name of your device displayed onto the screen and then you just need to select it once you see the device. The connection might take upto 3-4 seconds which will help you to get one of the best things done.

Step 3:

Now, the next thing that you need to do is just to open up a dropdown menu and then click on the next button mentioned as Import To and then select the folder in which you need to transfer the files.

Once you get this done, you can now transfer the pictures to the computer. However, if you do not find the particular folder on the main list, you might have to select “Other” for the remaining options.

Method 2: Transfer iPhone or iPad photos with AirDrop

Step 1:

The Airdrop is probably one of the best things that you can get with the different iOS to get everything done with the best necessities. Well, transferring files is far easier. To get it done, the first thing that you need to do is to open the Finder and the click on the Airdrop which is present on the sidebar.

Step 2:

The next thing that you need to do is to make sure that the Airdrop is enabled by the sidebar. However, if it is not, then you can select the Contacts Only or Everyone and then all that you have to do is just to select from the dropdown menu. To transfer all the pictures, from the Photos app, all that you have to do is to get it done from the Mac.

Step 3:

The next most things that you need to do is to open the photos and go to the particular album from where you can transfer all the photos that you wish to send to the mac.

Step 4:

Select the share icon from the bottom of the screen and also get the device connected

Step 5:

Last but not the least, just select the Mac computer which you are using to get all the devices that will appear in the Airdrop section to fulfill your needs.

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