Transfer photos from iPhone to PC

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Transfer photos from iPhone to PC
Transfer photos from iPhone to PC
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In this article, we'll show you how to transfer photos from your iPhone to a Windows PC.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: Using AutoPlay

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC

Use the USB cable that came with your iPhone.

With Windows 7 or newer, a dialog box will now open automatically. If not, make sure you have the latest drivers installed and AutoPlay is enabled in your Windows version

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Step 2. Click Import…

The exact text depends on the version of Windows you are using.

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Step #3. Click Next

It's in the corner of the dialog box.

  • For Windows 10, click Get on.
  • Depending on your version of Windows, you have the option to select or customize the photos and videos you want to transfer.
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Step 4. Click Import…

Now the transferring of the photos starts.

Method 2 of 3: Using iTunes

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC

Use the USB cable that came with your iPhone.

  • If you're using Windows 10 and have installed the Apple Photos program, a dialog box should open when you connect your iPhone via USB. click on Import to transfer the photos from your iPhone to the Photos program on your PC.
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Step 2. Open iTunes

You can recognize the program by the icon with a musical note.

iTunes may start automatically when you connect your iPhone

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Step 3. Click on the iPhone icon

It will appear in the top left corner of the iTunes window.

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Step #4. Click on Photos

This is in the left column of the window.

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Step 5. Click on Sync Photos

This is at the top of the right column.

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Step 6. Select a folder

You do this in the dialog box that now opens, then click on OK.

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Step 7. Click Apply

It's in the bottom right corner of the window. Now the selected sync options are saved.

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Step 8. Click Sync

It's in the bottom right corner of the window. Synchronization will now begin.

Do not unplug your iPhone while transferring the photos

Method 3 of 3: Using iCloud

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Step 1. Open your iPhone's settings

It's a gray app with gears, it's normally on your home screen.

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Step #2. Tap on your Apple ID

It's in the top section of the Settings menu, your name and picture can be seen here.

  • If you are not logged in, tap Sign in to your iPhone, then enter your Apple ID and password and tap Login.
  • With an older version of iOS, this step may not be necessary.
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Step #3. Tap on iCloud

This is in the second section of the menu.

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Step #4. Tap on Photos

It's at the top of the "Apps that use iCloud" section.

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Step 5. Slide the 'iCloud Photo Library' to the on position

Now the button turns green. Photos you take with your iPhone from now on are stored in iCloud, just like existing photos in your camera roll.

If you want to save storage space on your iPhone, you can tap Optimize iPhone Storage, which will keep smaller versions of the photos on your device

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Step 6. Slide the 'Upload to My Photo Stream' option to the on position

Now all the new photos you took with your iPhone will be synced to all devices signed in with your Apple ID and connected to Wi-Fi.

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Step 7. Open iCloud Photos on your PC

You do this as follows:

  • Sign in to iCloud on a web browser and click photos. This works on all versions of Windows. Or:
  • If you have Windows 10, you can open the Apple Photos program. That is the program with the flower icon in all kinds of colors.

    You must be signed in to Photos with your Apple ID and iCloud Photo Library must be activated

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Step 8. Click on Albums

This is at the top of the window.

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Step 9. Click on All Photos

This is one of the albums on the screen, probably at the top left. After your iPhone and PC are synced with iCloud, the photos from your iPhone will appear in this folder.

  • If you're signed in to iCloud in a web browser, you can click a photo you want to download (hold the control key to select multiple photos).

    • Click the download button. You can recognize the button by the icon of a cloud with a downward arrow at the top of the window
    • In the dialog box that opens, select a location to save your photo(s).

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