How Do You Save Photos from iPhone to PC

Summary

Want to save photos from iPhone to PC for backup use? Plan to move all the photos from iPhone to PC to reclaim free space on iPhone? Read this article to get three ways to transfer photos.

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July 16, 2014

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- Looking for a way to backup your photos from iPhone to computer in case your iPhone gets misplaced or damaged?

- Your iPhone is almost out of storage space and you are trying to save photos from iPhone to PC in order to reclaim more free space?

- Have bought a new iPhone 5 C and no longer need the old iPhone any more. How do you take those photos off your iPhone to save them on your computer?

This tutorial will show you three ways to solve those problems above. This guide is only available for users whose computer is windows-based computer, if you are using a Mac computer, please read How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac to find a solution in few minutes.

Method 1: Save Photos from iPhone to PC via Windows Import Utility

Step 1

Connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable.

Step 2

There is an Autoplay dialog box popping up when your computer recognize your iPhone, select "Import pictures and videos" from the menu.

Step 3

Click "More option" at the bottom left corner of the screen > Click the "Browse" option to choose where to save your photos. By default, the imported photos will be saved in My Pictures folder.

Save Photos from iPhone to PC

Save Photos from iPhone to PC

Step 4

Select and review the groups you want to import > Start to import.

How to Save Photos from iPhone to PC

How to Save Photos from iPhone to PC

Step 5

When the transfer is finished, please check your recently imported pictures by Windows Photo Gallery.

Note

If you want to reclaim more free space on your iPhone after transfer those photos to your computer, please make sure you have checked "Erase after importing" option.

Method 2: Copy Photos from iPhone to PC by Windows Explorer

Step 1

Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable.

Step 2

Go to the Start menu and then click" Computer" option.

Step 3

Your computer will detect your iPhone as a Portabel Device > Double-click your device icon > click Internal Storage > Click DCIM folder > go ahead to access the pictures on your iPhone.

Move Photos from iPhone to PC

Move Photos from iPhone to PC

Step 4

Right-click on this folder and choose Copy from the drop-down menu.

Step 5

Paste the photos in the destination folder on your computer.

Method 3: Save all the Photos from iPhone to PC with PhotoTrans

The two methods above enable us to save photos from iPhone to PC with just few clicks. However, only photos that are taken with the iPhone's built-in camera are able to be imported to the computer through the two ways above. Photos synced from iTunes cannot be imported. Thus, we will discuss how to save all the photos from iPhone to PC.

A third-part software named PhotoTrans created by iMobie Inc offers a perfect solution on this issue. Let start to learn how to move photos from iPhone to PC with PhotoTrans.

Step 1

Download and install PhotoTrans on your computer.

Step 2

Connect your iPhone to the computer > launch PhotoTrans > PhotoTrans will recognize your iPhone immediately. The basic information of your device will display at the main interface.

Step 3

Right-click on one of the pictures > Choose "Select All" from the drop-down menu > Click "Export" button at the top side of PhotoTrans.

Move All Photos from iPhone to PC

Move All Photos from iPhone to PC

Step 4

Choose the destination folder where you want to the pictures be saved > Click "OK" to start transfer your photos.

What if you delete important photos from your iPhone? Don't worry, read this post to get them back.

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