Want to get some photos from laptop to your iPhone as wallpapers? This guide will show you two methods to transfer pictures from laptop to your iPhone with or without iTunes.
You may have saved thousands of your holiday photos on your home laptop, and want to sync some to your handy iPhone so that you can set one of them as wallpaper or share them with friends.
If you have searched about how to transfer photos from laptop to iPhone, you may find iTunes is the typical way to go. However, iTunes sync is complicated for fresh users, and it may erase the previous photos on your iPhone (We shows you the process at part 2). In this post, we also provide you a non-iTunes way to transfer photos from laptop to iPhone without iTunes, which supports any laptop, Samsung, DELL or Mac.
AnyTrans for iOS is an iOS file transfer that is capable of transferring and managing up to 25 types of files on iPhone iPad and iPod including photos, videos, music, ringtones, audiobooks, messages, contacts, notes, books, Safari bookmarks/history, etc.
Step 1 Open AnyTrans for iOS on your laptop and connect iPhone to laptop via USB cable > Choose Device Manager > Go to category management screen.
Step 2 Click Photos > Photo Library.
Step 3 Click “+” button on the top-right corner > Choose folder and pictures > Click Open to start.
You can also delete unwanted photos or transfer photos from iPhone to computer by using the buttons on the top-right Menu bar.
Sync Photos from Laptop to iPhone with iTunes
Note: While transferring photos from laptop to iPhone, some of you may get the notification of “iCloud Photo is On”, that is because iTunes can’t transfer photos with iCloud Photo is On. You have three solutions for this.
How to Transfer Photos from Mac to iPhone – iCloud Photo is On
Solution 1. Turn off iCloud Photo.
Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Photos. Switch the button next to Photos, then select Remove from iPhone or Download Photos & Videos, now your iCloud Photo is turned off.
Please note that after turning off iCloud Photo Library, you have to remove all the iCloud photos on your iPhone or download these iCloud photos to iPhone which would be a large burden for your iPhone especially if you are still running 16 GB or 32 GB plan. If these are not what you want, you may refer to the next solution.
Solution 2. You can also transfer photos from your laptop to iCloud, all newly added photos can be synced to your iPhone soon. Please refer to this post to get details. How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iCloud >
Solution 3. You can just sync photos just like Part 1 shows. AnyTrans for iOS would not erase any data and doesn’t require you to turn off iCloud Photo.
Besides transferring photos, you can also use AnyTrans for iOS to easily transfer music, contacts, videos, songs and some other types of files from laptop to iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8/7/6s or the older iPhone 6/SE/5s/4s, and vice versa. It also guarantees you 100% Safe & Security. During this process, all the contents on your iPhone will be kept safe, and you won’t lose any data or file. So why not download AnyTrans for iOS and have a free trial on your Windows notebook or MacBook?
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