How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer: Beginner’s Guide

Last Updated on 2021-11-19 Diane

You might be thinking that transferring the photos from an iOS device to an iOS device is very easy and straightforward. But, transferring photos from iPhone to the computer is a difficult task that involves wires and data cables. Now, with the ease of technology, transferring data without the cable wire is possible and hassle-free.

As the collection of photos grows more in the gallery the storage space in the iPhone also gets more consumed. In the 128 GB iPhone, most of the space is occupied with photos. Therefore, it is highly necessary to transfer the photos from iPhone, iPad, iMac to the computer.

Through Bluetooth, USB, data transferring applications (SHAREit, Xender, Send Anywhere, Zapya, and many more) the files can be shared across. Or else with the assistance of a USB cable, we can easily transfer the files from an iPhone to a computer. It takes only a few minutes to transfer the data through the USB cable.

Transfer Photos with iCloud

With advanced technology, the photos can be stored with the same resolution on iCloud. On all the Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad or iPod, they have iCloud. On the iCloud, all the photos can be stored. Therefore, it is highly recommended to store the photos on iCloud instead of in the phone memory. On iCloud, the photos are safe, secure and they are kept with the same resolution and picture quality. At any point, the photos can be easily downloaded from iCloud. iCloud is a virtual cloud storage space.

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Firstly, we need to follow some steps for connecting the iPhone to the computer. And then we need to understand how to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop:

  1. Turn on the start button of the PC
  2. Allow the USB device to import the data from the iPhone to PC
  3. Open the photos app or gallery on the phone device
  4. Select the images that need to be transferred
  5. Click allow button for starting the transfer of files

After importing the photos from iPhone or iPad to the computer, the photos might not be displayed correctly in the Windows Photos app. They need to be rotated in the anti-clockwise or clockwise direction. With the assistance of iTunes, the videos and photos can be played in the right orientation.

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How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC Windows 10

  1. Through the USB cable plug in the iPad, iPhone to Windows 10 PC.
  2. Open the photos app from the Start menu.
  3. Click on the Import button.
  4. By default, all the photos will be selected for transfer
  5. Select the photos you want to transfer from iPhone

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How To Transfer Photos From Android To iPhone

With the help of AnyTrans - iOS Data Manager and PhoneTrans - phone to phone transfer the photos can be easily moved from an android to an iPhone computer. With AnyTrans you can easily manage the data on the iPhone. AnyTrans works well with iPhone 13 and iOS 15.

How To Transfer Photos From Android to iPhone

MobileTrans is a very handy and easy-to-use software for transferring data from one android device to another. Usually transferring of data happens only when both the iOS phones are having upgraded versions.

Here, are some of the simple steps to follow for transferring the data:

  1. Install MobileTrans on the computer. Select the PhoneTransfer module.
  2. Connect both the iOS phones to the computer.
  3. Select the photos from the supported file type list.
  4. Click on the Start button for transferring the photos.

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Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC

With the assistance of a Google Account or simply a USB the photos can be easily transferred from an iOS device to a PC.

Follow up a few steps for how to transfer iPhone photos to PC:

  1. Turn on the iOS phone and unlock it using a passcode.
  2. Start the PC.
  3. Connect a USB cable from the iOS device to the PC.
  4. Select the photos you want to transfer to the PC.
  5. Transferring files window will get displayed on the PC.
  6. Click the Start button for transferring the files.
  7. After the complete transfer of photos, eject the USB from the PC.

With the assistance of the Windows Photos App, transferring data from iPhone to a computer can be easily done. Before transferring the photos make sure that you are using the latest version of iTunes on your PC. If the latest version is not installed, then the data won’t get transferred from iPhone to PC.

How To Transfer Photos From iPhone To Mac

Many times it happens that people are not able to transfer data from iPhone to Mac through a USB cable. In the settings app of an iPhone, the location and privacy settings need to be reset. After resetting the settings, the photos can be easily transferred from iPhone to Mac through cable.

AirDrop The Photos From iPhone to Mac

Turn on the AirDrop option from the Settings App> General> AirDrop in the iPhone. Select the Contact with whom you want to share the photos.

  1. Open the Photos app on the iPhone.
  2. Make sure you’re viewing the photos in a thumbnail view.
  3. Choose the photos and select the share icon.
  4. In the AirDrop, tap the name of your Mac.
  5. Accept the photos on the Mac and in the downloads, you will be able to view the photos.

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Precautions to be Taken Care of While Transferring Data

There are many things that need to be taken care of while transferring the data.

  1. Note that the right device is being paired with whom you need to transfer the photos. It becomes highly risk-taking if the wrong devices get paired up.
  2. Never use public WiFi for transferring the data. Always use your phone data or personalized internet services for sharing the data with the other device.
  3. After the completion of the data transferring process, make sure you turn off the Bluetooth or WiFi of the device. It is highly risk-taking and alert if cybercriminals crack the password of WiFi and steal your personalized data.

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