How to Back Up Photos from Phone to Computer

Published on Jul. 27, 2018 Last updated on Aug. 20, 2018

Nowadays, mobile phones are playing a more and more important role in our lives. If one day you dropped your phone in the street, it would be very maddening for there's a lot of important data on the phone, especially some photos with precious memories. Therefore, it is particularly important to back up the files on the phone regularly.

In most cases, we may back up the photos on the phone to the computer and normally connect the phone to the computer with charging cable firstly. But there are always special circumstances. If there is no charging cable nearby, what should we do? Or if the Windows can’t detect the phone, what should we do? So this is not a perfect solution. And here, we will tell you another easy and effective way to back up your photos. Read on. You will know how to back up photos from phone to computer quickly.

To back up photos from phone to computer without cables, we need to use a professional file transfer utility AirTrans. It is a free and useful multi-platform transfer tool. With it, you can share photos with the devices nearly any time. No data usage is required. Click here to download it right now. It is compatible with iOS, Android, Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / XP / Vista, and Windows Server. Then take the steps below to back up photos to your computer. Here are two methods to back up photos from phone to computer. No matter there is AirTrans installed on the computer or not, the transmission can be easily completed.

Method 1. Back up photos to the computer which has installed the AirTrans

First of all, make sure the AirTrans is installed successfully on both the phone and the computer. Then connected them to the same Wi-Fi network and do as follows.

Step 1. Launch the AirTrans on the phone and the computer.

Step 2. Use the AirTrans on the phone to scan the QR code in the AirTrans on the computer. Then the phone and the computer will be bound together.


Step 3. After binding, you will see the Camera Roll on your phone. Click on the Back up button to back up all your photos from phone to the computer.


Method 2. Back up photos to the computer without AirTrans

This method can be applied to the computer which has not installed the AirTrans. Take the following steps.

Step 1. Launch the AirTrans on the phone.

Step 2. Click on the Experience Now button under Try More Sharing Way.


Step 3. Select the photos to back up and click OK.


Step 4. The AirTrans will automatically generate a Wi-Fi for you. Connect your computer to this Wi-Fi network and then open the given site address on the computer.


Step 5. You will see the shared photos on the webpage, save them on the computer to back up them.

Have you got how to back up photos from phone to computer now? If you have any questions, feel free to leave comments below. We will try our best to help you.


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