How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer in Minutes

How to download pictures from my iPhone 5 to computer? In this quick tutorial, we will offer you two quick and easy ways to transfer photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC or Mac.

By Alexis Hay | Posted on: Dec. 04, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 25, 2019
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How do I transfer photos from my iPhone 5 to my computer? My phone is running out of memory and I wanted to put all my photos on the computer and start fresh, but I dont really know how. Help, please?

You might be stuck in the phone memory limitation as well and want to know how to download pictures from iPhone 5 to computer. Or you are considering to export the tons of photos on your old iPhone 5/5s/5c to computer for a single local backup. In this post, we will introduce 2 ways to transfer photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to computer. Head to have a check.

Way 1: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS

The Tool You Need: 

AnyTrans for iOS is what you need to download photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC or Mac computer. It helps you transfer & manage all of your iOS data like photos, music, videos, contacts, notes, messages, apps, books, etc.

To begin with, download and install AnyTrans for iOS on your computer. Open up it and connect your iPhone 5/5s/5c to computer via USB cable.

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Step 1. Choose Device Manager, and then click button to manage your iPhone content by category.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 1

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Click on Photos, and choose photos from Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Share, Photo Stream, Album, etc.

Get Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 2

Get Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3. Choose photos you want to transfer from your iPhone 5/5s/5c to computer, and click the Send to PC/Mac button.

Move Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 3

Move Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 3

Bonus Tip: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer Wirelessly

Apart from connecting your iPhone to computer and then managing iPhone photos on computer, there’s another option for users. If you don’t have a USB cable or your iPhone cannot be recognized by your computer, now with the help of AnyTrans app, you are able to transfer photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to computer wirelessly.

Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans app on your iPhone.

Step 2. On your computer: Go to anytrans.io and you will see a QR Code.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer Wirelessly - Step 2

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer Wirelessly – Step 2

Step 3. On your iPhone: Open AnyTrans app, and tap on the Scan button to scan the QR code on your computer.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer Wirelessly - Step 3

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer Wirelessly – Step 3

Step 4. When connecting your iPhone and computer, all your iPhone album will be listed on the left side of the interface. Choose the album you want to manage, select the photos you want to transfer to computer and click Download to send it to your computer.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer Wirelessly - Step 4

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to Computer Wirelessly – Step 4

Way 2: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC Computer via AutoPlay

Steps to transfer photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC via AutoPlay:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer via a USB cable. On your iPhone, tap “Trust”.
Step 2. AutoPlay will appear automatically. And in the AutoPlay dialog, click Import pictures and videos using Windows.
Step 3. Click Import. A new window will show up the imported pictures and videos.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC via AutoPlay

Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC via AutoPlay

Steps to transfer photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC via Windows File Explorer:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer and wait for your computer to recognize it.

Step 2. Open My Computer, and you will see your iPhone as a portable device.

Step 3. Right-click on your iPhone and click hit “Import pictures and videos”.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC via Windows File Explorer

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC via Windows File Explorer

The Bottom Line

AnyTrans for iOS can help you transfer photos from iPhone 5/5s/5c to PC/Mac computer in minutes, and it is an all-around iOS data manager & transfer for you, so why not download it to have a try now? If you have any questions on this guide or AnyTrans for iOS, please let us know in the comment section below or contact us via Email.

Alexis Hay

Member of iMobie team, a great lover of iDevices. Always enjoy helping to solve all kinds of iOS and Android problems.