3 Tips for Downloading Photos from iPhone to Computer

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 21 December, 2018

Summary

How to save pictures from iPhone to PC for free? You can get photos from iPhone to PC by iTunes or iCloud. iPhone Backup and Restore will tell you how to download photos from iPhone to computer or from computer to iPhone. iPhone Transfer allows you to manage iPhone data easily.


“ Recently, my iPhone 7 always reminds me that my iPhone memory is full. I don't want to use iCloud anymore. iCloud's expansion fee is very expensive. I don't know if there are other ways to solve this problem? ”-From Lyly

Many times, when our iPhone storage is not enough, we need to delete the data to reduce the storage room, but the data in the iPhone is very important to us. In fact, we only need to backup iPhone to computer, such as pictures, text messages, these infrequently used but very valuable data for us.

Tip 1: Move Pictures from iPhone to PC Making Use of iTune and iCloud for Free


Yes, Apple comes with a tool for backup and restore. Let's take an eye on the specific operations of iTunes and iCloud backup.

Download photos from iPhone to PC by iTunes
Step 1: Connect iPhone to PC via USB cable and open iTunes, you need click “ Trust Device ”.
Step 2: Select you device in iTunes.
Step 3: Click “ Backup Now ”.
OK, now all data in your iDevice is transferred in PC.

Download pictures from iPhone to PC by iCloud
Step 1: It's better to connect your iDevice to a WiFi network.
Step 2: Unlock your iDevice, go to Setting s> Apple ID > iCloud > iCloud Backup > Back up Now.
Note: Keep connected to WiFi in the whole process of backup.
Step 3: Use the same iPhone ID as your iDevice, log in iCloud.com in the browser.
Step 4: Click the type of data, and click download, customize the location of your download folders, your iDevice data will downloaded in PC.

Of course, there will be many people asking why not use iTunes and iCloud to download photos from iPhone to PC. Yes, iTunes and iCloud can download pictures from iPhone, but iTunes can't choose the type of backup data, only the whole iDevice can be backed up, which will waste computer storage; iCloud can also move pictures from iPhone to PC, but we all know Apple iCloud only provides 5G of free space, and if you want to recover data from iCloud, you should pay according to the storage room. Finally, you have already encountered the download speed of iCloud.

Tip 2: How to Download Pics from iPhone to PC by iPhone Backup and Restore



Eelphone iOS Data Backup and Restore can not only help you download pictures from iPhone XS / XS Max / XR / X / 8/ 7 / 6s / 6 / 5s / 5c / 4S / 4 / iPad / iPod to computer, but also restore from backup to iPhone .

Step 1: Download iPhone Data Recovery, click “ iOS data Backup and Restore ” in the main page.
Download pics from iPhone to pc

Step 2: Click “ iOS Data Backup ”, connect your iOS to PC. You need “ Trust this computer ” and enter device password in your iDevice.
Download photos from iPhone to PC

Step 3: Device connected, before click “ Start ”, you can define the “ Standard backup ” or “ Encrypted backup ”.
Save pictures from iPhone to PC

Step 4: Select the type of data you wanna to backup, all data type is scanned out, here you choose “ Photos ”.
Download pictures from iPhone to computer

Step 5: Click “ Next ”, you will download pictures from iPhone to computer. You can define the backup file path.
Note: Please keep connect during coping pictures from PC to iPhone.
Move pictures from iPhone to PC

When you want to restore the backup pictures to the iPhone, go back and choose “ iOS Data Restore ” to move pictures from PC to iPhone.
Download photos from PC to iPhone

Tip 3: Highly Recommend to Download Photos from iPhone to PC with iPhone Transfer


Eelphone iPhone Transfer, highly recommended. Not only can you export pictures from iPhone to PC, but also you can import pictures from PC to iPhone , and you can download pictures from iPhone to another iPhone at the same time. How amazing!


Step 1: Download Eelphone iPhone Transfer, connect your iDevice to PC, if you want move pictures from iPhone to iPhone directly, you should connect another iPhone at the same time.
Download photos from iPhone to PC

Step 2: Click “ Photos ” from the left.
Select photo from the left side

Step 3: Click “ Expert to ”, you can download photos from iPhone to PC, if you connect two iPhone , you will see you can get photos from iPhone to iPhone directly here; you click “ Add ”, you can import photos from PC to iPhone . You can “ Delete ” the photos imported from PC as you like.

Download pictures from iPhone to computer

Why not choose the best way to copy pictures from iPhone to PC according to the actual situation? If it's just a little bit of pictures, you can use iCloud 5 GB free to move pictures from iPhone to PC. If you want to transfer the data of the entire phone to the computer, and your computer has enough room, you can choose iTunes. If you want to move part of data to the computer, don't want to be so troublesome, don't want to operate so complicated, you can choose iPhone Backup and Restore, or iPhone Transfer, these two tools are simple to operate, you can also choose the type of data to transfer.




Alex Scott

This article was updated on 09 July, 2019