How to Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC

If you want to know how to transfer videos from your iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR onto your PC, for storing, sharing or editing further, this article will give you all the information you need to do it.

By Lydia Smith | Posted on: Aug. 30, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 14, 2018
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Want to transfer videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC? This article is intended to show you four ways to transfer videos from iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR to your Windows computer. Keep reading on this post to learn more.

The iPhone X celebrates 10 years of iPhones and is packed with exciting features. Similar to the existing iPhone X, iPhone XS comes with the brand new A12 bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine. And now we have the largest display ever on an iPhone XS Max. If you have a Windows computer and want to import video files from your iPhone, there are a number of tools you can use to do this. Head to check how to transfer videos from iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR to PC.

Method 1: Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC via AnyTrans for iOS

AnyTrans for iOS makes it very straightforward to transfer videos to and from your iPhone. It can also be used to transfer the other way around. This tool is not only useful for transferring videos, but also makes it easy to import other kinds of data onto your PC, such as music files and playlists, contact lists, voice recordings, notes, and photos. AnyTrans works for both iPhone X and the latest iPhone XS/XS Max/XR. Here we will explain specifically how to transfer videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC.

Step 1 Install AnyTrans onto your PC by going to their website here. The download is free for users.

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Step 2 Plug your iPhone into PC computer via USB cable and open AnyTrans for iOS.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC - Step 2

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC – Step 2

Step 3 Scroll down to the category page. Click Videos tab and select the video folder which you would like to transfer to PC, like Movies, Photo Video, Music Videos, etc.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC - Step 3

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC – Step 3

Step 4 You will see a list of your iPhone’s videos. Tick the box beside the videos you want to transfer and click the “To Computer” button. This will start the transfer process.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC - Step 4

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC – Step 4

Step 6 Navigate to the folder in which your exported files have been sent. Inside the folder, you’ll find the Photo Video folder, with your iPhone videos safely inside.

AnyTrans is a simple and straightforward way to transfer many types of video from your iPhoneX/XS/XS Max/XR to your PC. It can also be used to transfer TV programmes, movies, and other video files. Give AnyTrans a go today.

Method 2: Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC via Photos (for Windows 10)

Another way to import your videos is to use the Microsoft Photos app for Windows 10.

Step 1 Download and install the Photos app for Windows 10.

Step 2 Plug your iPhone into the computer via USB.

Step 3 Open the Photos app, either by double-clicking on the icon or typing “Photos” into your Windows Search bar.

Step 4 In the Photos app, click on the import icon in the top right-hand corner.

Step 5 Find your iPhone in the options list and click on it. Click Import to start transferring photos.

This allows you to bulk transfer all your iPhone photos and videos onto Windows 10. This is a basic but reliable app for the job, although it doesn’t allow precise file transfers.

Method 3: Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC via AutoPlay (For Windows 8)

If you’re a Windows 8 user, you can use the pre-installed AutoPlay to transfer videos from your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR.

Step 1 Plug your iPhone into the computer via USB.

Step 2 You’ll see a window asking you what you want to do next. Click on the option which says “Open device to view files”.

Step 3 You will see a list of all the files held on your iPhone. Simply select the video files you want to transfer and drag them onto your Windows 8 desktop or into the desired folder destination.

Method 4: Transfer Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to PC via AutoPlay (For Windows 7)

For those using Windows 7, the AutoPlay process is very similar. Follow these steps for a quick and easy transfer process.

Step 1 Plug your iPhone into the computer via USB.

Step 2 Enable Autoplay by going to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Autoplay, and make sure it is enabled to work with your iPhone.

Step 3 The Autoplay dialogue box should pop up (you might need to unplug and plug in your iPhone again).

Step 4 Choose “Import Pictures and Videos using Windows”.

The Bottom Line

Transferring iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR videos onto your PC is a straightforward process, and there are a range of options depending on the type of software you want to use. We hope you’ve found this guide helpful and that you can successfully transfer your videos and other files on your PC.

Lydia Smith

Member of iMobie team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.