How to Transfer iPhone Photos to Computer (PC and Mac)

Summary

Want to transfer photos from iPhone to computer as backup? Read this post to learn three ways to do that.

Kelly Woods

Jun. 13, 2016

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AnyTrans – Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer

AnyTrans – Best iPhone Photos Transfer

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The iPhone built-in camera is getting better with every new model released. That’s why iPhone users are fond of capturing pictures with the handy iPhone. After allotting quite a few gigabits to save photos, probably it'll only leave you a very small portion of space on iPhone to store music, movies, apps and others.

Probably no one would like to delete iPhone photos gingerly just for freeing up more storage space. A workaround is to transfer your photos from iPhone to computer and then remove them. If you'd like to take snapshots of anything funny, beautiful and all worthy of recall without worrying free iPhone space, then don't miss this how to transfer photos from iPhone to computer (PC and Mac included) guide.

How to Get Photos from iPhone to Computer

How to Get Photos from iPhone to Computer

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Part 1. Transfer iPhone Photos to PC/Mac with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is an iOS file transfer that is capable of transferring photos from iPhone to computer (both PC and Mac) with ease. It allows you to get photos in camera roll, photo stream, photo share, photo library and albums from iPhone to computer. It also helps remove photos from iPhone camera roll in bulk and even the photos in photo library can be deleted

Step 1. Download AnyTrans for PC or Mac and install it on your computer. Open up AnyTrans, and connect the iPhone with pictures you want to transfer to computer.

Step 2. On the homepage of AnyTrans, click "Photos", and choose the photos you want to sync to computer from Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, Panorama, Albums, etc.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 2

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 2

Step 3. Choose the photos you want to transfer, and click the To Computer button on the top-right hand to start transferring. You can press on "Ctrl" button and left click your mouse to select multiple photos to transfer.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 3

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 3

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Part 2. How to Transfer iPhone Photos to Computer on Mac

On Mac OS X Yosemite and later, you can import iPhone photos to Mac computer with Photos:

On the Launchpad open Photos App on your Mac > Connect your iPhone with USB cable > Click Import tab > Select the photos you want to transfer to computer from iPhone > Click Import XX Selected or Import All New Items.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer on Mac with Photos

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer on Mac with Photos

Part 3. How to Transfer iPhone Photos to Computer on PC

On a Windows computer, you can get photos from iPhone to computer with Windows File Explorer or AutoPlay. Here is how:

Windows File Explorer: Connect your iPhone to computer and wait for your computer to recognize it > Open My Computer > You will see your iPhone as a portable device > Open it and find the folder named DCIM > Find the photos you need to transfer to computer.

Transfer iPhone Photos to Computer via Windows File Explorer

Transfer iPhone Photos to Computer via Windows File Explorer

AutoPlay: Enable AutoPlay on your computer > Connect your iPhone > AutoPlay will pop up > Select "Import photos and videos".

Transfer iPhone Photos to Computer via AutoPlay

Transfer iPhone Photos to Computer via AutoPlay

The Bottom Line

Mistaken deletion of your saved photos, text message, call log or other vital info on your iPhone could be a disaster in your life. So apart from helping transfer photos from iPhone to computer, iMobie also offers a solution that may help you recover deleted photos on an iPhone or iPad.

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