How to Import Photos from iPhone to PC

“It is difficult for me to figure out how to import the pictures I clicked using iPhone to PC. It is my first iPhone and did not yet start using iTunes or the sync features!”

iPhone enables the user to capture high-quality photos with its 12 MP iSight camera. It is quite common for users to save the pictures using web browsers and to send an email. However, many of the users, mostly the beginners, find it difficult to import photos from iPhone to PC. If you are one of them, then continue to read ahead as we provide you with the solutions.

1 Using Windows Explorer to Import Photos from iPhone to PC

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1, Connect the device to the computer. Windows will detect the device automatically and pop-up the Autoplay window. From the menu, click “Import pictures and videos” option.

2, Use the browse button to navigate to the camera rolls folder on the iPhone using the import settings link.

3, After setting the options, press “okay” button, and click import.

2 Using Dropbox to Import Pictures from iPhone to PC


Before using, it is important to install Dropbox on your iPhone as well as the PC. You can then open the application on your iPhone and begin adding the photos that you wish to copy to the PC. Once uploading is complete, you will notice that the pictures are already available in the Dropbox folder on the PC. It is also possible to transfer videos using the same application.

3 Import Photos from iPhone to PC using iMyfone D-Back

iMyfone D-Back(Windows/Mac) is a data recovery tool for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The application functions efficiently in recovering data irrespective of the reason for the loss. It stands independently from the rest of the data recovery utilities available iPhone due to the following features:

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Advantages of iMyfone D-Back

  • It supports the download of more than 22 types of data from the iPhone to the computer, including contacts, videos, messages, notes and more.
  • It recognizes over 22 different file formats, making it easy for a user to recover any file.
  • Uses the latest technological advancements in data recovery and helps in retrieving every file from your device.
  • It even fixes the iOS system back to the normal state without the need to restore or loss of data.

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Guide to transfer photos from iPhone to PC using iMyfone D-Back

Step 1: Connect iPhone and Select File Type

From “Recover from iOS Device” option, click “Start” button to connect iPhone to the computer. After the program detects the device, you will proceed to select the file type(s) that you wish to recover. In this case, select Photo. Then click the Next button to scan your iPhone.

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Step 2: Scan and Preview iPhone Photo

Once the program finishes scanning the device, it will display all the photos in the preview interface. You can select all the photos or pick only the important ones. You can also see only the deleted files by selecting “Show only the deleted ones” feature. Then click “Recover”.

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Step 3: Select Destination and Import Photo

A pop-up window will open asking you to select the destination to store the files. Wait until the program finishes transferring the photos from your iPhone to PC.

With iMyfone D-Back(Windows/Mac), you can quickly import photos from iPhone to PC in just three steps. The best character is its capacity to recover any file from the device or select individual files. Get your free trial version and start transferring photos with ease.

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