How to Backup Photos from Android to PC

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, September 20, 2017

From viruses and bugs, to hardware failure or simple human error, there are many potential dangers waiting to trash your files. And there are two options that help you preserve your Android photos.

One is to recover pictures from Android phone after they are deleted. However, this is not always successful if your Android photos are lost due to phone loss or phone that is absent.

Another way is to backup photos from Android to PC. With a copy on your computer, you can get back your files without making any effort. So this guide will show you how to perform the backup process with a backup tool - FonePaw Android Data Backup & Restore, which is compatible with most Android, such as Samsung Galaxy Note 8/S8/S8 Plus/S7/S7 Edge, Huawei P10, LG G6, HTC 10, and more.

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Backup Photos from Android to PC in A Fast Way

Step 1. Connect Android Phone to PC

Run FonePaw Android Data Backup & Restore on your computer. Next, plug your Android phone to the computer and turn on USB debugging on the phone. Here we will use Huawei.

Install FonePaw Android Data Recovery


Step 2. Back Up with Password

When your Android phone is connected, you need to choose "Device Data Backup" in Backup & Restore screen. To back up photos from Android to PC, please select "Gallery".

Choose Data Types

Note: Sometimes, we may take some selfies or photos that are private. Thus, it is in need to protect it with encrytion.

Encrypt the Backup

Step 3. Backing up Images

The program will scan and save your phone data. All photos will be saved in a file which cannot be opened  with other softwares.

Back Up Android Phone


Step 4. Check Backup Results

Congratulation! Your items are copied in a folder. You can preview the data on the program after backing up. Or, you are able to find it out on the PC according to the saving path.

Save Pictures from Android to Computer

Check Files to Computer

When backup is done, check the FonePaw Android Data Recovery folder on your computer. You can find your photo backup there. This program can also help you recover deleted Android photos and export pictures to the computer. If you lose images from your Android device, turn to FonePaw Android Data Recovery and get them back.

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