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How to Transfer Pictures from iPhone to Computer

By Emily Watson, Sunday, February 7, 2016

It seems that so many users are keen on taking photos by iPhones 7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6/6 Plus due to its high resolution and beautiful filters.  And how to transfer pictures to computer is also becoming somehow a sought-after matter online. In that way users can back up and restore them in case of any loss or mistaken deletion on iPhone. We find out that there are several ways available. For example you may follow the old fashion to use iTunes or iCloud to back up the whole contents on iPhone.

However, if you prefer transfer pictures selectively over in one go, you'll feel the inconvenience of above two ways. So this is where FonePaw iOS Transfer comes. This program helps you transfer all kinds of pictures in Photo Library, Camera Roll and other folder from iPhone to computer selectively or in group without restriction. What's more, it also enables you to switch them back and forth between all iOS device and computer. Now let's go!

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You may download below trial version to have a try.


Step1. Connect iPhone to Computer

After you download and install the program, launch it and connect iPhone to computer via USB cable.

Connect iPhone to Computer

Step2.  Preview Photos on iPhone

As you can see, the program has sorted iPhone data into Media, Playlists, Photos, Books, Contacts, SMS, and Toolkit in the left sidebar. Now you can click "Photos" and then "Camera Roll" or "Photo Library" or other folders you created on iPhone to show all photos under each of them in the right interface.

Before transferring, you can preview photos one by one by double-clicking them or right-click and then choose "Preview".

Preview Photos on iPhone

Step3. Transfer Pictures You Selected from iPhone to Computer Tick off pictures you want and then right-click to choose "Export to" > "Export to PC".  Or you can click the inverted triangle next to "Export to" transfer iPhone images to computer.

Transfer Pictures from iPhone to Computer


If you want to transfer all pictures in a folder, you don't need to mark down them one by one, you can right-click and choose "Check All" to accomplish this.

Step4. Choose Local Path on Computer

After clicking "Export to PC", you're prompted by a window that appears to choose a local folder to save pictures. The transfer process depends on how many photos you choose. But in all, it won't cause you much of time.

Hurray for you! Just four steps and you got pictures transferred to computer for backup. You can feel assure to delete photos on iPhone to free up more space for taking new ones. Suppose that you have other needs with regard to transferring music, movies, videos, contacts, SMS, etc. you can definitely count on FonePaw iOS Transfer.



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