How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone

Got a new iPhone? Want to download photos from iCloud to your new iPhone? Here, in this guide, we have mentioned methods on how to download photos from iCloud to new iPhone.

By iMobie | Posted on: Dec. 11, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 11, 2018
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iPhone users when switched from the old iPhone model to new model, the first thing they want to do is transferring data from old to a new device especially, photos. Generally, users have a good habit of syncing their iPhone photos to iCloud.

If you have also created a backup of your photos into your iCloud account then you can easily download photos from iCloud to new iPhone. In this article, we have given three methods that you can use to download your desired pictures from iCloud to new iPhone. Let’s check it below:

Method 1: Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iPhone

The three methods that we are going to mention are applicable for all new iPhone model such as iPhone XR, XS, X, 8 or its series.

iCloud Photo library is another simple way to sync iCloud photos among the iPhone device. You can directly get you iCloud photos to new iPhone by getting an access to iCloud photos directly on your new iPhone. You just need to log in the same Apple ID on new iPhone which you are using on your old iPhone and enable iCloud photo library on the new device. Before proceeding with this method, make sure that you have a stable Wi-Fi connection.

Step 1: On your new iPhone, go to the “Settings” and then, tap on [Your Name] and log-in with same Apple ID you are using on your old iPhone.

Step 2: Then, go to “iCloud” and then, tap on “Photos”. Finally, enable the iCloud Photos library. It will automatically synchronize photos to your new device.

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iPhone- Step 2

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iPhone- Step 2

Method 2: Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iCloud.com

Another way to download photos from iCloud to new iPhone is accessing iCloud.com site. First, you can download photos from iCloud photos to your computer and then, you can transfer them to your iPhone with iTunes. Below is the detailed guidance on how to do it:

Step 1: First, you need to visit iCloud.com site on your PC browser and sign-in with your Apple ID and password.

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iCloud.com - Step 1

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iCloud.com – Step 1

Step 2: After that, select the “Photos” option from your iCloud account interface. Here, select desired pictures and save them to your PC by tapping on the “Download” icon from the menu bar.

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iCloud.com - Step 2

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iCloud.com – Step 2

Step 3: Now, connect your iPhone to PC using digital cable. After that, run the latest iTunes version on your computer to move the downloaded iCloud photos to iPhone.

Step 4: Then, tap on “Device” icon and then, choose the “Photos” category. After that, click “Sync Photos” and select the option where you want to download or sync photos on your iPhone.

Step 5: Then, finally, click on the “Apply” or “Done” button.

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iCloud.com - Step 3

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via iCloud.com – Step 3

Method 3: Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS

AnyTrans for iOS is wonderful software that you can use to download iCloud photos to new iPhone with great ease. Without restoring your iPhone, you can download pictures and other types of data such as videos, audios from your iCloud backup to newly bought iPhone.

Below is the step-by-step guide on how to download photos from iCloud to new iPhone with the help of AnyTrans for iOS:

Step 1: Download and install AnyTrans for iOS on your computer and after installing it successfully on your PC, run it. Connect your iPhone to the computer.

Step 2: Thereafter, tap on the “iCloud” tab and then, log-in to your iCloud account by entering Apple ID and password.

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3: Now, tap on the “Manage” icon and select the “Photos” category to download photos from iCloud to iPhone.

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 3

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

Step 4: Here, you can preview pictures and then, select the desired photos you want to download. Finally, tap on “Download” button and select the export folder. Tap on the “Open” button to begin downloading the pictures to the PC.

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 4

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 4

Step 5: Now, return to its main interface, tap on “Device” tab and tap on “Add Content”. Choose the pictures you downloaded to PC with above step. Finally, tap on “Open”.

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 5

How to Download Photos from iCloud to New iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 5

Conclusion

Thus, this guide has covered every possible method on how to download photos from iCloud to new iPhone. Among all methods, AnyTrans for iOS is the most effective and secure way. With the help of it, iPhone users can easily manage their iPhone.  Just get AnyTrans to start a free trial >

iMobie

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