Want to transfer files from iPhone/iPad to external hard drive? This guide will show you how to make it with a step-by-step tutorial.
In the past, you may always back up your iPhone/iPad with iTunes. But as time goes by, you may find that the backup files can take up considerable space on your computer. And, you can connect iPhone to an external hard drive and transfer photos from iPhone directly to it.
Here in this guide, we will show you how to transfer photos from iPhone directly to an external hard drive on Windows, Mac, or without a computer.
If you seek to transfer files from iPhone to external hard drive without computer, you can make use of an adapter or a USB-C cable. The advantage of the special cable is that you can easily and conveniently transfer files among your iOS devices and your external hard drive without computer, anywhere and anytime. Here, we will demonstrate how to transfer files from iPhone or iPad to external hard drive without computer.
In this way, you can transfer all files from your iPhone/iPad to external hard drive, such as photos, contacts, messages, contacts, etc.
Chances are that users don’t have such an adapter to connect the iOS device to the computer. Don’t worry. As long as you have a professional iOS data manager named AnyTrans, you can also transfer iPhone photos to external hard drive on your own. Now, let’s take a look at AnyTrans’ outstanding features.
Step 1. Free install AnyTrans and launch it on your Windows or Mac > Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer > Plug in your external hard drive. Click on the Photos or other types of files on right panel of the homepage.
Step 2. Select the photos or other types of files you’d like to transfer > Click on the To PC/To Mac button > Choose your external hard drive as destination > Click on Open.
Step 3. After hitting the To PC button, you should go for some settings and click on the Save button.
Except for Anytrans transferring, you can use Microsoft Photos on any Windows 11, Windows 10, or Windows 8 and share photos easily. Here are the steps to share photos from iPhone to external hard drive on Windows:
Step 1. Connect both iPhone and external hard drive to the PC. Make sure your iPhone is connected and trusted on your PC.
Step 2. Once connected successfully, Microsoft Photos pops up a window. Click Import.
Step 3. Check From a connected device (your iPhone). Select the photos you want to transfer and make sure the external hard drive is the receiving device.
Step 4. Tap on Import items to start transferring.
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