How to Download Pictures from iCloud & iCloud Backup without Hassle

Summary

Want to get pictures from iCloud or iCloud backup with ease? Read and follow this tutorial to check and download pictures from iCloud to your Mac or PC.

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Jun. 12, 2017

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AnyTrans – Quickly Download Pictures from iCloud to Mac & PC

AnyTrans – Best iCloud Content Transfer

AnyTrans is an all-in-one iOS data management tool, which dedicates to offer more convenience for Apple users when transferring kinds of iOS data.

For Apple users, with iCloud Photo Library turned on, all of your photos and videos will auto upload to iCloud and securely stored in iCloud. Sometimes, many users may want to download the high-resolution pictures from iCloud to make a physical backup.

Apple gives the ability for users to download pictures from iCloud to computer directly, what you need to do is sign in your account to iCloud on web, select pictures you need, and then click Download button to start. But, unfortunately, if you want to download thousands of pictures, it will be troublesome. Because you have to hold the Shift (Windows) or Command (Mac) and click to select multiple photos, let alone all photos.

So, if you want to get pictures from iCloud to computer in a more convenient way, you can have a try on a tool named AnyTrans. It enables you to bulk download pictures from iCloud with original format and size in a faster way. Now, let’s see how to make it with AnyTrans.

Also Read: How to Save Photos to iCloud Drive >

Part 1. How to Get Pictures from iCloud with AnyTrans

First of all, download and install AnyTrans on your computer, and then follow steps below to get pictures from iCloud directly.

Step 1. Launch AnyTrans on your Mac or Windows computer, and then click on cloud icon > Sign in with your iCloud account.

How to Get Pictures from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 1

How to Get Pictures from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Go to category page, click on Photos.

How to Get Pictures from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 2

How to Get Pictures from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3. Select pictures you need, and then click the button as we show to download selected pictures from iCloud.

How to Get Pictures from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 3

How to Get Pictures from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 3

1. You can switch to the list view and tick the small box in the upper left corner to select all photos at once so that you can quickly download all photos from iCloud.

2. Apple will not let you log in your iCloud account on the third party app with turning on TWO-STEP VERIFICATION, so please turn it off temporarily.

As you know, iCloud doesn’t allow users to access data stored in backup directly, let alone enables you to download pictures from iCloud backup. In this case, we recommend you an awarded tool – PhoneRescue. It not only allows you to check and preview photos stored in iCloud backup, but also enables you to extract photos from iCloud backup to computer. Now, let’s see in detail.

Part 2. How to Get Pictures from iCloud Backup with PhoneRescue

PhoneRescue is a professional data recovery for both iOS and Android, as for iOS, PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery is dedicates to help users get back deleted or lost data in an easy way, and also makes it ease for users to extract data from iOS backup including iCloud backup and iTunes backup.

Now, download PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery to get pictures from iCloud backup.

Step 1. Launch it on your computer. Select Recover from iCloud and click right-arrow button to proceed. Then sign in your iCloud account.

How to Download Pictures from iCloud Backup - Step 1

How to Download Pictures from iCloud Backup - Step 1

Step 2. Select one backup as you need, and download it. After downloading process, click right-arrow to check files from iCloud backup.

How to Download Pictures from iCloud Backup - Step 2

How to Download Pictures from iCloud Backup - Step 2

Step 3. Select Photos category > Select the photos you want to download from iCloud backup> Click To Computer button to start downloading photos from iCloud backup to computer.

How to Download Pictures from iCloud Backup - Step 3

How to Download Pictures from iCloud Backup - Step 3

In addition, you can connect your iOS device to computer, and click the To Device button to download photos from iCloud backup to device directly.

The Bottom Line

No matter you want to get high-resolution pictures from iCloud or iCloud backups, you must clear after reading this article. If you want to get photos from iCloud backup, you can have a try on PhoneRescue, or just download AnyTrans to get pictures from iCloud.

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