How to Transfer Pictures from iPod to Computer

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It is one of the best ways to back up your photos yet most people don’t know how to transfer pictures from their iPod to a computer. It never hurts to have more than one backup for your photos and transferring them to your computer is one of those ways. In this article, we are going to be looking at how you can transfer photos from your iPod to your computer for both Windows and Mac users.

Let’s begin with pictures from iPod to Windows PC.

Part 1: Transfer Pictures from iPod to Windows PC

Follow these very simple steps to transfer photos from your iPod to your Windows PC.

Step 1: using a USB cable, connect the iPod to the PC. You may need to unlock the iPod using your passcode. You may also see a prompt on the device asking you to “Trust this Computer.” Tap “Trust” or “Allow” to continue.

Step 2: Open the “Photos app” and from the commands, select “Import.”

Step 3: Select the device you want to import the photos from, in this case the iPod and the app will automatically search for all videos and photos that haven’t been imported yet. You can also choose to import all images by clicking on “Select All.”

Step 4: Select “Import” to complete.


Part 2: Transfer Pictures from iPod to Mac

Follow these simple steps to transfer the photos from your iPod to Mac.

Step 1: connect the iPod to the Mac using USB cables and unlock the device if you are prompted. You are also may need to allow “Trust this Computer” to continue.

Step 2: On your Mac, open the photos app if it doesn’t automatically open. You should also see the import screen showing all the photos and videos on the iPod. Click on the photos you want to import and then click “Import Selected.”

Transfer Pictures from iPod to Mac

Step 3: When the import is complete, you will see a message asking if you want to delete or keep the images on the device. Click “Delete” to remove the photos or “Keep” to retain them.


Part 3: Transfer Photos and Videos from iPod to Computer via iMyfone D-back

There is another more efficient way to transfer all the photos from your iPod to your Mac or Windows. It is easy quick and above all it works very well. This program is iMyfone D-Back or iMyfone D-Back for Mac and the following are just some of the main features you can hope to enjoy when you us it.

  • It is primarily a data recovery program. This means that not only can you use it when you lose data, it also guarantees the safety of the other data on the iPod. None of the data on the device will be lost.
  • It is very easy to use. As we shall see shortly, a simple process will have you transferring data from your iPod to your Mac or PC in just a few minutes.
  • You can use the same process to transfer not just photos but other types of data including videos, music, call history, messages and many others.
  • You can also use it to transfer data from your iTunes and iCloud backup files to your computer.

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Here’s how to use iMyfone D-Back to transfer photos from your iPod to Mac or PC.

Step 1: Begin by installing iMyfone D-Back to your computer and then launch the program. From the main window, select “Recover from iOS Device” and then click “Start” to begin.

Recover from iOS Device

Step 2: In the next window, select the types of files you want to transfer, in this case “Photos” and then click “Next.”

select the types of files you want to transfer

Step 3: Connect the iPod to the computer using a USB cable and once the program has detected the device, click on “Scan.”

Connect the iPod to the computer using USB cable

Step 4: The whole scanning process should take no more than a few minutes. When it’s done, select the photos you want to transfer and click “Recover” to save them on your computer.

select the photos you want to transfer

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