How to Get Photos Off iPhone

Summary

Your 16GB iPhone is running out of space? How to get photos off your iPhone to save storage? Read this guide to learn three easy methods.

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Mar. 03, 2016

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AnyTrans – Full-way iPhone Photo Transfer

AnyTrans is capable of getting your iPhone photos to anywhere you need. Download the free trial to have a try before we start this tutorial about how to get photos off iPhone.

Thanks to the improved 12MP camera on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, we can take high-quality photos, but one picture can take up about 3-7MB iPhone storage. If you save 1,000 photos on your iPhone that requires few GBs of your 16/30 GB iPhone, you will need to make more room for saving new data to your iPhone.

Getting pictures off your iPhone and keep them on your computer hard drive is a good way to backup the photos. After that, you can remove all photos from your iPhone to save few gigabytes space. In this guide, we are going to show you how to get photos off iPhone with three ways.

Part 1. How to Get Photos Off iPhone with Photos on Mac

Apple upgrades the iPhoto app to Photos on Mac since OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. On your Mac, you can use the Photos app to get pictures off your iPhone. Here is how:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer, and open Photos.

Step 2. Choose Import option, and select the photos you want to get off from iPhone.

Step 3. Click the “Import XX Selected“, or you can also choose “Import All New Items”.

Get Photos Off iPhone with Photos on Mac

Get Photos Off iPhone with Photos on Mac

Note: This will only get the photos in camera roll off iPhone, no iTunes synced pictures, and you are not allowed to choose and view the photos via Albums.

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Part 2. How to Get Photos Off iPhone via AutoPlay on Windows

If you are on a Windows computer, you can get pictures off your iPhone (only for photos in camera roll) with the default AutoPlay. But it only allows you to get ALL photos off iPhone at once, not selectively.

Step 1. Plug in with your iPhone, Windows AutoPlay will pop up.

Step 2. Select “Import pictures and videos”.

Step 3. Tag the photos, and click Import.

Get Photos Off iPhone via AutoPlay

Get Photos Off iPhone via AutoPlay

Also Read: How to Transfer Photos from PC to iPhone 6/6s >

Part 3. How to Get Photos Off iPhone on PC/Mac with AnyTrans

In this part, we will talk about a more flexible and all-around iPhone photo management solution. AnyTrans is an iOS file transfer specially made for iPhone iPad and iPod. It allows you to view iPhone photos with different albums like Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, Panoramas, Bursts, etc. You can easily find the pictures you want to get off iPhone from the albums. It is also possible to get selected or all photos off iPhone as you need.

AnyTrans works for all iPhone, iPad and iPod modes, and it is available on PC and Mac computer. Now download the free trial to take a tour >

Step 1. Open AnyTrans and connect your iPhone to computer. Click Photos, and you can select an album you need.

How to Get Photos Off iPhone with AnyTrans

How to Get Photos Off iPhone with AnyTrans

Step 2. Select the photos you need and tab the To Mac/PC tab to get photos off iPhone to computer.

How to Get Photos Off iPhone with AnyTrans

How to Get Photos Off iPhone with AnyTrans

Also Read: How to Get All Photos and Videos Off iPad >

The Bottom Line

After getting photos off your iPhone and save them to your computer, you can delete all pictures (including iTunes synced photos) to reclaim iPhone storage. If you want to get photos off iPhone to a flash drive or SD card, AnyTrans is the way to go.

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