How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer Easily

How to transfer photos from iPhone 7 to computer? This guide offers several methods to help you download iPhone 7/7 Plus photos to PC or Mac computer.

By Stephen Wilson | Posted on: Jan. 02, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 17, 2018
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Want to make a single extra backup for your iPhone 7/7 Plus photos? iCloud offers limited free storage space, which is not the best choice. iTunes allows you to make a whole backup for your iPhone, instead of only photos. How to transfer photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to computer without iTunes and iCloud? Read the post to know how to download photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to computer with 4 efficient methods.

Part 1. Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS

AnyTrans for iOS is one professional Mac/PC based iOS content management tool that can help you transfer photos from iPhone to computer in an easy way. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are perfectly supported. Check its main features below:

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Step 1. Open AnyTrans > Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable > Click Device Manager in the drop-down menu, click the button at the right hand as below picture shows.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS - Step 1

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

Step 2. Click on Photos > Choose one album with photos you want to transfer to computer. Here we will take Photo Library as an example.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3. Select the photos you want to download > Click on To Computer button to transfer photos from iPhone 7 to Mac or PC.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS - Step 3

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

[Video Tutorial] How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer

Part 2. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer Wirelessly

How about transferring photos from iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to computer without plugging your iPhone to computer via a USB cable? If your there is no USB cable available or your iPhone cannot be recognized by your computer, then you can try the AnyTrans app on your iPhone to transfer photos from iPhone to computer wirelessly.

Before we start, please make sure:
1. You’ve installed AnyTrans app on your iPhone; If not, just simply search AnyTrans at App Store to find and install it, or just open this URL using the browser on your iPhone and it will direct you to the app downloading page.

2. Make sure your iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi, and cellular data would not work in the following steps.

If you have done all mentioned above, here we go to the detailed steps:

Step 1. On your computer: Go to AnyTrans website and then you will see a QR Code.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer Wirelessly - Step 2

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer Wirelessly – Step 2

Step 2. On your iPhone: Open AnyTrans app, and 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. Select the photos you want to transfer and click on “Download” button to transfer photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to computer.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer Wirelessly - Step 3

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer Wirelessly – Step 3

Part 3. Transfer Photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Computer with Photos

Photos app can only help you import Camera Roll photos from iPhone 7 to computer, if you also want to transfer Photo Stream and Photo Library photos, just go to Part 1. This method works for Mac computer running OS X Yosemite or later.

Step 1. Plug in your iPhone 7 > Open Photos if it does not launch automatically.

Step 2. Click on Import button > Select the photos you need.

Step 3. Click on Import XXX Select to transfer photos from iPhone 7 to computer.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7 to Computer with Photos

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7 to Computer with Photos

Part 4. Transfer Photos from iPhone 7 to PC with AutoPlay or Windows Explorer

Only Camera Roll photos can be transferred when importing photos from iPhone to PC via AutoPlay and Windows Explorer. If you want to transfer all iPhone photos (including Camera Roll photos, iCloud photos and syncing photos) from iPhone to PC, you can move to Part 1 to make it.

AutoPlay:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer > AutoPlay will appear automatically.

Step 2. Select Import pictures and videos or Open device to view files.

Step 3. If you choose Import pictures and videos, AutoPlay import all cameral photos, if you choose the following one, you should find the pictures saved in different folders.

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7 to PC with AutoPlay

Transfer Photos from iPhone 7 to PC with AutoPlay

Windows Explorer:

Step 1. Plug in your iPhone > Open My Computer.

Step 2. Your iPhone will under Portable Devices.

Step 3. Open it > Find DCIM folder > Select and download the photos you need.

See Also: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 8/X/XS/XR to Computer >

The Bottom Line

As you can see, AnyTrans can help you transfer all kinds of photos from iPhone 7 to computer easily and quickly, so why not give it a try? If you meet any problem with transferring photos, you can leave a comment or contact us via email, we will reply to you as early as possible.

Stephen Wilson

Member of @iMobie_Inc., a die-hard fan of Apple and MOBA games, is always passionate about offering and sharing solutions to any Apple related problems, as well as Android.