How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC

iPhone is well-liked for its design and its unique function experience. Perhaps you have already purchased one or two. For sure, it is amazing to take photos with an iPhone due to its camera performance, but have you experienced a problem on transferring your photos from your iPhone to your PC? If your answer is Yes, then this article is of great help for offering a list of possible ways in which you can make it easily. It also introduces the best method in which you can better transfer and manage your photos from your iPhone to your PC.

1 Selectively Transfer iPhone Photos – iMyFone D-Port

The best method of transferring your photos to your PC is the iMyFone D-Port Data Exporter. This is an iOS data transfer software that enables you to transfer your files within a few clicks and then save them on your computer for future use. The unique operation of this software lies under its extraordinary features. The features of the iMyFone D-Port include the following.

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Key Features:

  • It supports all iOS devices including iPhone 8, iPhone X with iOS 11 version.
  • It supports to transfer 18 types of iOS data from iPhone to PC including videos, Skype history, notes, calendar and more.
  • It allows you to preview your file or data before transferring thus ensuring that you only transfer the data that you need.
  • You can transfer data using 3 modes Export from iOS Device, Extract from iCloud Backup or Extract from iTunes Backup.

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How to Transfer iPhone Photos to PC Using iMyFone D-Port

Step 1: Launch the Program

Open the iMyFone D-Port on your PC. From the main window, select the option "Backup & Export from Device" then click the "Export Data" button.

choose the mode

Step 2: Select File and Scan Device

A new window will open prompting you to select the file types that you want to transfer. In this case, choose "Photos" once that is done the program will ask you to connect the iPhone. Then iMyFone D-Port will detect the device automatically.Once detected, click the "Next" option to continue with scanning the iPhone.

select photo from ios

Step 3: Select Data Location and Transfer Them

After the scanning is done, all the images will be displayed in the interface. You can select all the photos that you want to transfer to you PC and press the "Export" button.

preview photos from ios

A new window will open up and ask you to select the location where you want save the images. Find a folder on your computer. The program will then begin transferring the selected photos to your computer.

2 Move Photos into Local Disk on PC Using Windows Explorer

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the Computer and ensure that iTunes is not open.

Step 2. On PC go to "My Computer" and locate your iPhone under Portable Devices.

Step 3. Click on it and open your iPhone to select the Photos to transfer.

Step 4. After selecting, copy them and paste them on the preferred location of your PC.

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3 Transfer Your iPhone Photos to Computer Using iTunes

How to transfer photos from iPhone to computer with iTunes? See the following steps.

Step 1. Go to "Photos" app on iPhone and manage your photos.

Step 2. Next Open iTunes application on your PC and connect your iPhone to the PC using iPhone’s USB cable.

Step 3. iTunes will detect your iPhone. Click on your iPhone and then click on "Photos" under "Summary" tab.

Step 4. Now click "Sync Photos" icon and select where to save them on your computer by clicking on "Choose Folder" option.

Step 5.  After that click on "Apply" icon and your photos will be transferred to your computer. Do not interrupt the process until it’s complete.

sync photos with itunes


You may get many ways to transfer photos from iPhone to PC. However, most of them will only apply to camera Roll Photos, the photos synced to a computer or backed up to iCloud, and album photos are not supported by such methods. As a professional iPhone photo transfer software, iMyFone D-Port supports the transfer of all kinds of photos and you can freely opt to export all pictures to your computer or transfer some specific images. Just download and have a try!

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