How to transfer photo albums from iPhone to computer? This guide will show you a simple method to export albums from iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6 to PC or Mac.
There are so many albums on my iPhone 6s, including the Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Favorites and so on. I want to transfer photos of albums to computer for backup and then delete them on iPhone for free up space. But how do I transfer them to computer. Who can help me this, thanks!
With iPhone’s high definition, you can always enjoy taking photos with your iPhone. Besides that, you may also download or received some lovely pictures from friends on iPhone, and these pictures are stored in different albums automatically on your iPhone. As time goes by, one day you may find there are tons of pictures of different albums on your iPhone.
Sometimes, in order to free up space on your iPhone, you may want to delete these albums after transferring them to computer for backup. So how to transfer these photo albums from iPhone to computer?
Normally, we can easily transfer Camera Roll photos from iPhone to computer with the Mac built-in tools (like iPhoto, Preview and Image Capture) and Windows AutoPlay, while we can’t use them to import other albums photos like My Photo Stream and photos you synced from computer. Therefore, in this guide, we recommend you an amazing iOS photo transfer tool – AnyTrans for iOS, which allows you to transfer all kinds of photo albums from iPhone to PC and Mac computer.
AnyTrans for iOS is an iOS content management tool developed by iMobie to help iDevice users keep their iPhone iPad contents organized. It does great in iOS photos management:
Run AnyTrans for iOS on computer and plug your iPhone to computer with a USB cable. Click Device Manager in the drop-down menu, click the button at the right hand as below picture shows.
Click “Photos” and select a photo album like Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, etc. For example, you can choose Albums to view your own made or some system generated albums.
Choose photos from the album and click the Send to Computer button on the right hand.
After transferring photos and albums from iPhone to computer for backup, you can follow this guide to delete them from iPhone. If you also want to transfer albums from iPhone to other iDevices for backup, you can easily make it by following this guide: How to Transfer Photos and Albums from iPhone to iPhone >
If you have no USB cable aside or your iPhone cannot be recognized by your computer, you can try AnyTrans app to transfer albums from iPhone to computer wirelessly. Before the steps, make sure your iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi.
Step 1. Install AnyTrans app on your iPhone.
Step 2. On your computer, enter
Step 3. On your iPhone, open the AnyTrans app you just installed and tap on the Scan button to scan the QR code on your computer.
Step 4. Then all your iPhone photos will show up on the computer. Select the albums you want to save to computer and click the “Download” button to start transferring.
With AnyTrans for iOS, you can also easily transfer other iOS data like videos, music, contacts, apps, and audiobooks from iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6 to computer in few steps. Why not download AnyTrans for iOS for a free trial now?
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