3 Ways to Transfer Photos from Android to Windows 10

Transferring photos from Android to Windows 10 is not difficult. However, most of people only know one way to do it. In this article, we have listed 3 methods to help you solve this issue. Please keep reading and learn more on it.

By Faye Clarke | Posted on: Jan. 30, 2019, Last Updated: Sep. 09, 2019

As the most popular operating system in the world, Windows possesses a huge number of users. As a result, there must be great number of people who are both Windows computer and Android users. Here in this guide, we will focus on how to transfer photos from Android to Windows 10. We have listed several options, you could choose any one of them according to your needs.

Transfer Photos from Android to Windows 10 via AnyTrans for Android

The first method we’d like to recommend is AnyTrans for Android. This software is developed for Android users to better manager their phone. No matter users need to transfer, sync or edit files in their mobile phone, AnyTrans for Android could always be a good helper. Here are the reasons why we choose AnyTrans for Android.

Now please download AnyTrans for Android now, and follow the step-by-step guide below to see how to transfer photos from Android to Windows 10 via AnyTrans.

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Step 1Run AnyTrans for Android on your Windows 10 computer. Connect your Android phone to it. You can connect your mobile phone to computer both via USB cable and Wi-Fi.

Step 2 When AnyTrans has detected your Android, click Content to PC button.

Step 3 Select “Photo Library”, then click “>” to the next step. You could also select the export path according to your needs.

Step 4 Waiting for the transferring process to finish. The time it spend is based on the size of your content.

Transfer Photos from Android to Windows 10 via Photos

Photos is a photo managing app for Windows users. Both Windows 8 and Windows 10 users can take this app to transfer photos and videos from Android to PC. But this app only supports transferring camera roll photos from Android to Windows 10. If you want to transfer all photos, please refer to Part 1.

Step 1 Connect your Android phone to PC with a USB cable, make sure your Android is on and unlocked.

Step 2 Click the Start button and choose Photos.

Step 3 Select Import > From a USB device, then follow the instructions. You can pick the items you want to import and select where to save them.

Transfer Photos from Android to Windows 10 via File Explorer

This is the most common method for Android users to transfer photos to Windows 10. But you need to open different albums to find what you want.

Step 1 Connect your Android to Windows 10 computer, remember to put your phone in MTP mode.

Step 2 Open File Explorer on your computer, find your Android and find internal storage or SD card, then open it.

Step 3 Choose DCIM folder, open Camera. Here you could see all your photo albums, find the photos you want to transfer from these albums. Copy and paste these pictures to your Windows 10.

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to transfer Android photos to Windows 10. Hope you could solve your problem after reading this article. Besides these three methods we introduced in this post, there are still lots of available options for users, if you have any other advice, please share with us in the comment.

Faye Clarke

Member of iMobie_Inc, an enthusiastic fan of Apple and Jazz music, always ready to offer advice and solutions to any iOS & Android related issues.

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