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How to Transfer Photos & Videos from iPhone to PC or Mac

Posted on February 9, 2018 - By Fucosoft | Follow Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to Get More Information.

Apple’s newest iPhone X comes with two optically stabilized 12MP rear cameras, a 7MP front-facing camera with “TrueDepth” technology, and photos taken with the cameras are truly excellent. If you take lots of photos and videos with your iPhone, then you may want to transfer photos from iPhone to PC/Mac for safe backup and iPhone space clear. You’ve come to the right place. Here in this post, we’ll show you how to transfer photos from iPhone to computer. Whether you are using a PC or Mac, we’ve got you covered.

Part 1. Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC with AutoPlay

Windows treats iPhone as a digital camera or file system, so you can directly transfer photos from iPhone to PC with Windows AutoPlay feature. You just need to follow the steps below to get the job done:

  1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your Windows PC using a USB cable.
  2. Once Windows detects the device, AutoPlay will pop up and you’ll see different options.
  3. From the “Device” option, choose “Import pictures and videos”. Then choose the photos or videos you’d like to save to your PC.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC

The photos will be saved to My Pictures by default. If you want to save them to another location, you just need to change the Import settings.

Part 2. Import Photos from iPhone to Mac via Photos App

You can use Photos app to import photos from iPhone, iPad to your Mac with ease. The Photos app is built-in to your Mac and works seamlessly with iPhone. Here’s how to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac:

  1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your Mac and open the Photos app if it doesn’t open automatically.
  2. The Photos app will show an Import screen with all the photos and videos that are on your connected device.
  3. Select the photos you want and click “Import Selected”, or click “Import All New Photos” to save all new photos.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac

Your iPhone photos and videos will be copied to your Photos Library automatically. You’ll find them in the “Pictures” directory.

Part 3. 1 Click Transfer All Photos from iPhone to Computer

Both AutoPlay and iPhoto only support transferring Camera Roll photos from iPhone to computer. If you want to transfer all photos including Camera Roll, Photo Stream or Photo Library, you’d better use third-party tool like Fucosoft iOS Data Backup & Restore. This tool allows you to backup all photos from iPhone to PC or Mac in just one click. It works with all iPhones, like iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPad Pro, etc.

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Simple Guide on How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer

  1. Download and install Fucosoft iPhone Photo Transfer on your computer. Launch the program and go to the main interface.
  2. Click on “Data Backup & Restore” and connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer with a USB cable.
  3. Click on “Photos” and then “Backup” to start transferring photos and videos from iPhone/iPad to computer.

iOS Data Backup & Restore

Except transferring photos and videos from iPhone to computer, Fucosoft iOS Data Backup & Restore also supports copying other iPhone contents, including messages, contacts, call history, WhatsApp, notes, calendar, Safari bookmarks, voice memos, voicemail, and more.


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