Top 2 Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC

Published on Aug. 20, 2018 Last updated on Aug. 21, 2018

Have you ever been bothered by such a problem: there are too many photos but not enough storage space on your iPhone, so you need to delete some of them? It is hard to choose which one to delete. Those are all your happy memories. The best way to solve such a problem is to transfer the photos from your iPhone to the computer to back up them. Then you can delete the photos and release some storage space of your iPhone.

Do you know how to transfer photos from your iPhone to PC? If no, don’t worry. Here is a guide for you. You can refer to the top 2 ways below to transfer photos from your iPhone to PC.

Way 1. Transfer Photos by Using Charging Cable

This is one of the common ways to transfer photos from phone to computer. You need to use the charging cable to connect your iPhone with the PC at first. Then follow the instruction below.

Step 1. Use your Touch ID or passcode to unlock your iPhone.

Step 2. When the phone prompts the question asking if you want to trust the computer you just connected to, select Trust or Allow. This will allow your iPhone to share data with the computer.

Step 3. Search File Explorer with Cortana on the PC and click on it.

Step 4. Find This PC in the left of the window and double click it.

Step 5. Locate the connected iPhone under This PC. Right click the iPhone and select Import pictures and video.

Step 6. Select Import all new items now and click on Next. Then all the photos and videos on your iPhone will be transferred to the PC automatically. And the Pictures folder will open automatically after the transfer process is finished.

Way 2. Transfer Photos Wirelessly by Using AirTrans

AirTrans is a free and reliable files transfer utility. It makes file transfer and sharing easier and faster. Its transfer speed is 200 times faster than Bluetooth. You can instantly share your photos, videos and more between phones, tablets and computers nearby with it. No need for cables and data usage. Download it from here right now and take the steps below to have your photos transferred.

Step 1. Download and install the AirTrans on your iPhone and the computer on which you want to back up the photos. There are three download options: for Android, iOS and Windows.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone and the PC to the same Wi-Fi.

Step 3. Launch the AirTrans on your iPhone and the PC.

Step 4. Use the AirTrans on your iPhone to scan the QR code in the AirTrans on PC. Then the iPhone will be connected with the PC.


Step 5. After the connection, you can see the Camera Roll on your iPhone. Select Back up to have all your files transferred to the PC.


If you don’t want to have all the files backed up, you can check the photos you want to transfer and click on the upload button to back up them.


These are the top 2 ways to transfer photos from iPhone to PC. Have you got them? Take out your iPhone and try them now.


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