How to Download All Photos from iCloud (iOS 12 Supported)

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Photos play a major role in everyone's life. They are the remembrance of a moment, occasion, and anything. However, with the restriction of the space in iPhone, we often create a backup of the pictures, so that we can see them on any other iOS device at any time and also free space on iPhone. Do you know that iCloud will automatically save photos we've taken? As soon as you take a photo, it will be synced with iCloud. But, how to download all photos from iCloud if you face an issue? Well, that is what we are covering here today, no matter you use iOS 12 or earlier versions!

Download Photos from iCloud to PC via iCloud Photo Library

You can complete the job into different methods – one for the Windows PC and the other for the Mac OS. Let us see in detail.

Download Photos from iCloud to PC

You can download multiple photos from iCloud using this iCloud app on your computer. To begin the process, you will have to download the iCloud application for Windows and install the same. After that, proceed with the following steps as stated below:

  • Step 1: Launch the program, and from the control panel, sign in with your Apple ID.
  • Step 2: From the right side of the program, you will view the services offered. You can click the Photos service and press the "Apply" button.
  • Step 3: Press the Options button after setting the iCloud Photo Library.
  • Step 4: You can now browse the pictures available in the account. Select desired images or all, and download all your iCloud photos to computer.

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Download Photos from iCloud to Mac

Downloading photos to Mac from iCloud can also be completed with similar steps and you can follow them:

  • Step 1: You have to check whether you are running the latest version of Mac. For this, navigate to the Apple menu and choose "About this Mac" and click "Software Update."
  • Step 2: Head to the system preferences from the Apple menu after updating the software. Choose iCloud and log in by entering your Apple ID and password.
  • Step 3: After completing the signing in process, select the Photos service from the left pane.
  • Step 4: Now, click on the "Options" buttons provided next to the Photos feature to activate the iCloud Photo Library.
  • Step 5: With the action, you are allowing iCloud to synchronize all the photos on the photos library with Mac. You can now check all the pictures directly.

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Part 2. Download All Photos from iCloud to PC (No Data Loss)

iMyFone iTransor is a visionary software that helps you in extracting data from a backup created using iCloud and iTunes. You can further use the same to create backups with ease. As it supports over 20 different file formats, it is quick in recognizing the file format that you wish to extract from a backup. You can further download an entire or partial backup, making it an essential tool for all the iOS users, even if you use iOS 12.

iMyFone iTransor iPhone Backup & Restore Tool (iOS 12 Supported)

Key Features:

  • Flexibly download 20+ types of data from iCloud as well as iOS device/iTunes backup, including photos, contactsmessagesnotesWhatsApp data, Call history, etc.
  • You can preview the photos in detail with the free trial version before downloading photos from iCloud.
  • Back up all data or only back up contacts, messages, WhatsApp data, or WeChat Data on your iPhone/iPad for Free.
  • Restore full or partial backups made by iTunes, iCloud and backups made by iTransor to your new iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max.

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Download All Photos from iCloud to Computer via iMyFone iTransor

To begin the process, you will have to download and install the program on your computer. Ensure to do the same. After completion of the installation, launch the software and follow the steps below to start the process:

Step 1:  From the primary window, you can opt for the "Download iCloud Backup" option and use your Apple ID to enter into iCloud.

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Step 2: You will be able to see all the backup files available along with sizes and dates. Pick the backup file that you require and click the Next button to download the content from the iCloud backup file.

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Step 3: After the download is complete, iMyFone iTransor will ask you what to do next. You will see the options about exporting or restoring data from the downloaded backup. In view of you would like to download photos from iCloud, you can click "Export Data from the Backup".

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Step 4: The program will go to the mode of "Export Data from Device & Backup"and you can select Photos as the option to allow the software to scan for the content from the downloaded backup file.

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Step 5: After the scan is complete, the program will display the details in a new screen. You can preview the content, mark the files that you wish to download or select all the press the "Export" button at the bottom to download all photos from iCloud to your computer.

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As you can see iMyFone iTransor gives you the simplest and fastest way to download all the photos from iCloud to your computer than any other program that is available to you out there. What may surprise you is that the program is compatible with the latest iOS 12! Get your copy today and experience the change!

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