How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop (Win & Mac)

Summary

Want to know how to transfer photos from Android to laptop? Check this tutorial to easily and quickly move Android pictures to your laptop (Windows & Mac).

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December 14, 2017

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AnyTrans® for Android – Best Android Content Transfer

AnyTrans for Android enables you to manage all of your Android contents in various ways, transferring between Android devices, between Android and iDevice, between Android and PC/Mac/laptop, etc.

In the latest 2017 review of the most popular device types used by the Flickr community, the smartphone has accounted for 50% of the photos uploaded to Flickr, up from 48% in 2016, and bigger than DSLR 33%, point and shoot 12%, and Mirrorless 4%. To some extent, it clearly shows that people are tending to use mobile phones as their favorite device to take photos, especially the Android phones with a large number of users.

However, when you take more and more photos with your Android phone, it will eat up its storage soon. The solution is that you can transfer those photos from Android to your laptop. Or when you are tired of viewing pictures on the Android small screen, you can also move them to your laptop for a better viewing, since they have a bigger screen. But the question is how to transfer photos from Android to laptop?

Luckily, our iMobie team is always by your side to help you with such mobile data managing issues. In this guide, we will mainly tell you three methods to help you with how to transfer photos from Android to laptop. Check them now.

1. Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop with AnyTrans for Android2. Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop on Windows3. Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop on Mac

Part 1. How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop with AnyTrans for Android

The easiest way always goes first. In this method, we mainly apply a powerful Android data managing application –  AnyTrans for Android to get the job done. So what can AnyTrans for Android do for you?

  1. It is capable of finding all pictures stored on your Android device, no matter pictures in camera roll, or screenshots, or wallpaper downloaded from somewhere, or thumbnail of apps, or more, and displaying them in album.
  2. No matter how many photos, one, two, or hundreds and thousands of pictures with dozens of GB, you would like to transfer from Android to laptop, AnyTrans for Android can finish it in minutes.
  3. Support all kinds of picture formats: .bmp, .png, .jpg, .gif, .tiff, .jpeg, and more.
  4. Also you can add photos on laptop to Android.
  5. During the whole process, all of your contents are 100% guaranteed with safety. There will be no any data and files missing and leaking.

Why not give it a trial now, and follow the steps below to move your Android pictures to laptop?

Step 1. Run AnyTrans for Android on your laptop > Connect your Android device to it > Scroll down to the category page.

How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop with AnyTrans for Android – Step 1

How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop with AnyTrans for Android – Step 1

Step 2. Select Photos Library tab.

How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop with AnyTrans for Android – Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop with AnyTrans for Android – Step 2

Step 3. Then it will display all photos with albums on your Android > Select the photos you would like to transfer laptop > Click on To Computer button to transfer photos from Android to laptop.

How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop with AnyTrans for Android – Step 3

How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop with AnyTrans for Android – Step 3

Part 2. How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop on Windows

You must know that when connecting Android to your Windows laptop, it will be recognized as Device and Drivers. You can simply open it and start your Android data managing on laptop.

But you need to know that this way will not display photos in albums, like AnyTrans for Android, but in original file folders. So if you do not remember which folder those photos are saved, you have to check them one by one. What wast of time. So we sincerely recommend you move to Part 1, to find what you want to transfer much more easily.

Step 1. Connect your Android to laptop with USB > Find your Android device in This PC > Double-click the Internal storage or SD card folder.

Step 2. Open the file folder which includes your photos.

Step 3. Select what you want to transfer to laptop > Right click, and choose Copy.

Step 4. Open the destination folder on laptop > Right click, and choose Paste. Then the photos will be moved to your laptop.

Part 3. How to Transfer Photos from Android to Laptop on Mac

Just like Method 2, on Mac you can also apply this way to transfer your photos from Android to Mac laptop. But you need firstly to download Android File Transfer application and install it on your laptop.

You need to know that, just as same as Windows way, Android File Transfer also shows your Android data in file folders, not in category. So it would take some time to find where your photos locate, if you don’t know. Besides, it only enables you to transfer files no more than 4GB. For much more easily Android photos transferring, without GB limitation, please jump to Part 1.

Step 1. After installing Android File Transfer on your laptop, open it > Double-click the Internal storage or SD card folder.

Step 2. Find and open the folder which includes the photos what you need > Select them, and choose Copy option.

Step 3. Select a save location in Finder, and paste those photos.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, there just need three steps to complete the job of transferring photos from Android to laptop with AnyTrans for Android. Besides, it will save your time to find the photos you want, and display them in album. So why not give it a trial now? If you have any question about AnyTrans for Android, you can contact us via email, and we will answer you as soon as possible.

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