How to Transfer Files from iPhone to PC

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

Low disk spaces make your iPhone sluggish. It might fail to save data, crash and not be able to download and install iOS updates. For those who're frequently bumping into the iPhone's storage limit, they now have no choice but to do some housecleaning. And it is a good idea to free up space on iPhone by transferring these files to computer and then delete them from iPhone.

It is also a good idea to backup iPhone by transferring files such as photos, music, contacts, and messages to PC, let alone by doing this, we can easily access and use iPhone files on the computer. But how can we copy data from iPhone to PC without much efforts? As you know, we are not allowed to drag and drop files from your iPhone to computer with ease.

FonePaw iOS Transfer is the excellent software for quickly and easily transferring files from iPhone to PC. This tool supports iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4/4s, iPhone 5/5c/5s, iPhone 6/6 Plus and of course the new iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus. All types of iPod/iPad are supported too. Whether you want to free up iPhone space or you just want to backup iPhone data on computer, or even you're going to access these iPhone contents on computer for any reason, this tool can meet your demand fully.

Free download the trial version of FonePaw iOS Transfer and have a try.

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How to Transfer Files from iPhone to PC

1. Install the software and connect your iPhone

First of all, you need to download the program and install it on your PC. Now, connect iPhone to the computer via an USB cable. This program will detect your device automatically and what files within it should also appear.

Run FonePaw iOS Transfer on PC

2. Transfer files from iPhone to PC

As you can see, all iPhone content such as Music, Video, Photos, SMS, Contacts are shown on the left column. You can transfer all iPhone files to computer or selectively transfer them.

Transfer all files from iPhone to PC: On the main window, you can see the option "To folder". Simply clicking it, a dialogue box will ask you to select a folder on your computer to save these being transferred files (Media, Photos, Contacts, Books, SMS, and Playlists). This is the quickest way to transfer files from iPhone to computer.

Transfer iPhone Files to  PC Folder

Selectively transfer files from iPhone to computer: Here we take transferring music from iPhone to PC as an example. Click "Media" in the left sidebar, and then click "Music". Check those songs you want to transfer from iPhone o PC and click "Export to" > "Export to PC". In the pop-up window, choose a folder on your computer to save these songs.

Export iPhone Music Files

3. Get iPhone files on computer

After choosing the target folder on PC, the program will transfer the files you selected at once and show you the progress bar. When the transfer is finished, you will get iPhone files in the target folder.

Copy iPhone Files to PC local

With just a few clicks, FonePaw iOS Transfer make it easy for you to get your iPhone data to your computer. You can apply the same way to transfer contacts, messages, movies, videos and more from iPhone/iPad/iPod to PC. By the way, this program also allows you to transfer files from PC to iPhone. If you have a need, just go ahead and have a try.

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