How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/6/6s/SE to iPhone 7/7 Plus
Want to transfer pictures from old iPhone to new iPhone 7 but do not know how? Read this guide to get 4 methods to help you transfer photos from iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/6/6s/SE to iPhone 7/7 Plus.
iPhone 8 and iPhone X is already released to public, while the Phone 8 (Plus) is ordinary, doesn’t have too many kill features compared to iPhone 7, and iPhone X starts from a very high price. At this moment, buying a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus is still a wise choice.
If you have already upgraded to new iPhone 7 (Plus), then you definitely want to know how to transfer everything from old iPhone to new iPhone 7. For anyone who likes to take photos with iPhone, then you may be concerned about how to move photos from iPhone to iPhone 7. To help you add pictures to iPhone 7 smoothly, here in this guide we will show you 4 different methods to transfer photos from iPhone 6/6s/5/5s/4/4s to iPhone 7/7 Plus. Let’s get it on.
Part 1. Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7 Directly
If you prefer one easy and quick way to copy pictures from old iPhone to new iPhone, then one professional iOS data transfer tool can be your best choice.
AnyTrans can help you transfer photos from old iPhone to iPhone 7 directly. It will not erase any existing data on your new iPhone. Meanwhile, it also lets your transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7 and vice versa. Besides photos, you can also transfer music, videos, ringtones, contacts, messages and more.
Step 1. Open AnyTrans > Connect your old iPhone and new iPhone 7/7 Plus to computer > You will see the window shown below > Go to the manage page of your old iPhone and click the button at the right.
Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus with AnyTrans – Step 1
Step 2. Click on Photos > Select one album as per your needs.
Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus with AnyTrans – Step 2
Step 3. Select the pictures you want to transfer > Click on To Another Device button.
Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus with AnyTrans – Step 3
Part 2. Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7 Using iTunes
First transfer the old iPhone photos to computer, and then create a new folder to store them. Maybe these guides can help you:
Step 1. Download the latest version of iTunes and open it > Plug in your iPhone 7.
Step 2. Click on Device tab > Choose Photos > Select Sync Photos.
Step 3. Choose the folder that contains the pictures you want to sync > Apply.
Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus Using iTunes
1. iTunes will erase the existing photos in Photo Library when you try to transfer photos to your new iPhone.
2. If you have turned on iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone, when syncing photos from iDevice to iDevice with iTunes, you may get a pop up shows to you that “iCloud Photos is On. XXX can access photos in iCloud. Photos can be downloaded to your device via Wi-Fi or cellular network”.
That’s to say you have to turn off iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone, or you can’t finish the sync process via iTunes. But if you turn off iCloud Photo Library on your device, all the photos stored in iCloud but not on your device will be erased. So, if you want to transfer pictures from old iPhone to new iPhone 7 without data loss, just go to Part 1.
Part 3. Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7 Using iCloud
Your old iPhone need to be iOS 8.3 and later. Make sure the two iPhones have logged into the same Apple ID, and connect them to Wi-Fi network.
Step 1. Enable Photo Library on both iPhones: Go to Settings > Tap iCloud > Tap Photos > Turn on iCloud Photo Library.
Step 2. On your old iPhone: You can choose Optimize iPhone Storage or Download and Keep Originals. (Only 5 GB for free).
Step 3. It will take some minutes to finish this job. Then go to your iPhone 7 to have a check.
Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus with iCloud Photo Library
Part 4. Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7 with AirDrop
If you only want to transfer a few pictures to your iPhone 7, this method can help you. Limited to your old iPhone supports AirDrop function: iOS 7 on iPhone 5 and later.
Step 1. Swipe up from the bottom of iPhone to open Control Center.
Step 2. Tap AirDrop > Select Everyone.
Step 3. On your old iPhone: Go to Photos > Select the photos you want to transfer > Tap Share button > Tap the name of your iPhone 7.
Step 4. Tap Accept on your new iPhone.
Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus with AirDrop
The Bottom Line
As you can see, it is easier to transfer photos from iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/6/6s/SE to iPhone 7/7 Plus with the help of AnyTrans. Guarantees you 100% Safe & Security. So why not give it a try? and transfer data, files and everything from old iPhone to new iPhone. If you meet any problem, just leave a comment or send an email to tell us. We will reply to you as early as possible.