How to Transfer Photo from Phone to Computer


This post tells you how to transfer pictures from phone to computer, no matter iPhone, Galaxy, HTC or some other Android phone.

Jan. 21, 2016


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AnyTrans – iPhone Photos to Computer

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To transfer pictures from iPhone to computer, there’s a better article with more efficient methods. Please refer to this post and see if it can solve your problem. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer >

As one of smartphone users, you may be used to taking pictures by using built-in camera app on your android phone or iPhone. And day by day, you may have found that the total size of taken photos are growing larger and larger and now takes so much storage space of your device.

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In order to save some precious photos to computer before freeing up your smartphone storage, you may want to find a suitable way to transfer these pictures. To help you easily get photos from smartphone, this post offers you some methods below.

Part 1. How to Transfer Pictures from iPhone to Computer

It is easy to backup camera roll photos from iPhone to Mac/PC.

On Windows: If you want to import iPhone photos to PC, you can use AutoPlay, Windows Explorer or Windows Live Photo Gallery. Normally, these Windows built-in photo apps will automatically get the photos from your iPhone camera roll. For detail, you can refer to the tutorial: 3 Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC.

On Macintosh: If you plan to get camera roll photos to your MacBook or iMac, there are also some tools you can use, such as iPhoto, AnyTrans, Preview, Aperture, Image Capture and Email. For detail, we have introduced in previous step-by-step tutorial: 6 Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac.

Part 2. How to Get Photos off Android Phone to PC

USB Cable:

It would be easier to get photos off android than getting off one iPhone. You can choose to directly connect your phone to computer via USB cable. Normally Windows computer will automatically install driver for you to get files from/to your Android phone. After installation, you can easily manage your Android pictures on your windows computer.

Online Storage Service:

Of course, the above method sometimes may not work. In this case, you can try to back up pictures from your phone to online backup service, such as Google Photos or Dropbox. And then, you can download the photos from online storage to your computer.

Professional Transferring Apps:

Some third-part apps on Windows also enable you to get photos from smartphone to your iPhone. For example, AnyTrans for Android can mange your Android pictures on Windows by transferring photos between Android and Computer, deleting specific photos and previewing them.

Email and SNS:

If you want to get only one or two picture(s) to your computer, Email and SNS could be good tools to make it - You can email pictures to yourself or share them to your SNS account, and then download from email and SNS on your computer, which is simple and suitable for both of Mac and Windows.

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