Want to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7 but do not know how? This guide offers 4 ways to help you copy pictures from PC/Mac to iPhone 7/7 Plus.
iPhone 7/7 Plus possess better hardware than that of iPhone 6. It has attracted a number of users to change from Android to iPhone. Updating to new iPhone is great, however, as a newbie you can meet many confusing problems when you are trying to transfer data from Android to iPhone 7/7 Plus. You may also have no idea about how to add some contents like photos to iPhone 7.
To help you out, here in this guide we will teach you how to transfer photos from PC/Mac computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus via four different methods. Now let’s get it on.
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Step 1. Open AnyTrans for iOS > Plug in your iPhone to computer via USB cable > Click Device Manager > Scroll down on the interface to manage contents by category.
Step 2. Click on Photos on the homepage > Choose Photo Library (because all the photos transferred to iDevices will be stored in Photo Library).
Step 3. Click on “+” button > Select the photos you want to transfer > Click on Open to start transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus.
After the transfer, you can go to your iPhone to have a check, and you can move them to the album you created: Go to Photos app > Photos > Tap Select > Choose the photos > Tap Add To > Choose one album as the destination.
By following the steps above, you can easily transfer your photos from computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus in a breeze. However, there does has this kind of occasion: you find that you do not have an available USB cable at hand or your computer can’t recognize your iPhone.
When you confront these problems, you can try the AnyTrans app on your iPhone which enables you to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus wirelessly. Make sure your iPhone and computer are both connected to Wi-Fi, and cellular data would not work in the following steps.
Step 1. Click the button below to install AnyTrans app on your iPhone.
Step 2. On your computer: Visit anytrans.io from your browser. Then you shall see a QR code on this page.
On your iPhone: Open AnyTrans app > Tap on the Scan button to scan the QR code on your computer.
Step 3. Then all your iPhone photos will show up on your computer > Click on the “Upload ” button > Select the photos you want to transfer > Click “Open ” to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus.
Besides transferring photos with AnyTrans app, there is another wireless way for Mac users to transfer photos between computer and iPhone 7/7 Plus. What we talk about is AirDrop. With AirDrop, iPhone users could transfer contents such as photos, music, email etc. Please follow the step-by-step guide below to see how to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7 with Air Drop.
Step 1. Wipe from the bottom of your main screen, turn on the AirDrop on your iPhone 7. You need to turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth at the same time to enable AirDrop.
Step 2. Go to “Finder” on your Mac, click AirDrop to turn it on. Also remember to turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on your Mac, and set your Mac to be discovered by everyone.
Step 3. Choose the photos you want to transfer, click Share button and choose Airdrop. Click the icon of your iPhone 7 and tap accept on your iPhone.
One important thing you need to know: iTunes will erase the existing data, like photos, music, ringtones etc. Do not want to lose anything? Refer to Part 1 to see how to transfer photos from PC/Mac to iPhone 7 without data loss.
Generally, the traditional way of transferring photos from computer to iPhone 7 is using iTunes to sync pictures, but it is kind of complicated and time-consuming. You could follow the steps below to send photos to iPhone with iTunes.
Step 1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes > Open it.
Step 2. Create a new folder and drag the pictures you need into that folder on computer.
Step 3. Click on Device tab > Choose Photos > Click on Sync Photos.
Step 4. Choose the folder that you created before > Click on Apply.
Please notice that if you enable iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone, you will not be allowed to sync data from computer to iPhone. However, all the iCloud photos that updated on your iPhone (photos not on your iPhone originally) will be removed if you turn off iCloud Photo Library for syncing. So, if you don’t want to lose any photo, Part 1 is your better choice.
Hope this guide can help you transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus successfully. Besides photos, AnyTrans for iOS also supports transferring videos, music, ringtones and more, with 100% Safe & Security. Give it a free try now!
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