[Guide for iPhone Users] Download Pictures from Phone to Computer

Are you an iPhone user looking for a smart way to download pictures from phone to your computer? After reading this interesting article, you’ll finally know the the answer and lots of exciting tips you may not have come across.

Guess you can’t wait to read all of the amazing details? Well, we too can’t wait to serve you with all the fantastic tips we have specially researched for you.

Download Pictures from an iPhone to a Mac

Downloading images from your iPhone to a Mac is an easy and painless task. Here is how to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac.

Step 1: Quickly connect your iPhone to your Mac computer using the USB cable it came with. For those who use a newer Apple computer, you may have to make do with adapters.

Step 2: Proceed to unlock your phone. If you get a notification prompt asking you if you trust the connection, please click trust.

Step 3: Having done this, your photo app should automatically start, if not, proceed to open it up by simply clicking the photo icon in your dock, Launchpad or finder window. From here, you can choose how to import pictures or videos.

Step 4: An alternative option is to drag-and-drop pictures between folders in a finder window to move them to your launch pad.

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Tip: Use Airdrop to Download Photos from your iPhone to Mac

There are lots of amazing ways to import images from your iPhone to your Mac, and Airdrop is one of them. Thankfully, the process is easy and will only cost you a few clicks.

Step 1: On your Mac, navigate and open a new finder window. This you can do by simply clicking the Finder icon in the dock (usually looks like two faces overlapping). 

Step 2: Proceed by clicking airdrop in the left navigation. If your Bluetooth isn’t already activated, do that right away.

Step 3: If you do that correctly, you should be able to see all airdrop enabled devices on your Mac. You should note that you may need to click the specific device you’re using.

Step 4: Now, on your iPhone, navigate to the photos you wish to transfer to your computer and click the share sheet icon. From here, you can start sharing all the pictures you want to transfer.

Step 5: After this, an Airdrop icon should appear just below the pictures.  If your device is enabled correctly, all you have to do is tap the device you wish to transfer to and watch the magic unfolds.

Step 6: If you haven’t enabled airdrop on your iPhone, you’ll get a prompt urging you to enable it. Better still, you can simply navigate to settings > general > Airdrop and enable it.

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Download Pictures from Your iPhone to a PC

Regardless of the type of iPhone you’re using, downloading pictures from your iPhone to your PC isn’t as difficult as it seems. Actually, it is a quite easy task that can be completed by anyone who has an iPhone, whether or not they have technical skills. Here we will show you that in a bit.

Step 1: Start by installing iTunes on your computer and ensure that it is the latest version.  

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. You can also use an adapter if needed. Proceed by unlocking your iPhone.

Step 3: You may get a notification asking if you trust the connection, if you do, just tap yes and proceed.

Step 4: If you’re using Windows 10 or Windows 8 operating system, navigate to photo app by clicking the windows button, then select photos. From here you navigate to import > from a USB device. And choose your iPhone as the source of the transfer.

If you’re using Windows 7, wait patiently for the autoplay prompt to pop up. Then select import pictures and videos using windows. Having this done, you can now select the pictures you want to import or you can select all.

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Download Photos from Your Phone to Computer via Email

There are lots of exciting ways to transfer photos from your phone to your computer and using email is one of them.

Surprised? Read on, and you’ll find the process exciting and genius. The good thing about using email to transfer photos from your phone to computer is that it eliminates the need for USB cords or adapters. But this process works when you are only moving one or two pictures.

Note: If you’re using Gmail, you can attach as many pictures as you want as Gmail is designed to automatically create a google drive folder with all your embedded photos if the sizes become too big.

Step 1: Select the email app  of your choice and add your own email address as the recipient.

Step 2: On the subject line, use something related to the photos you want to send. This will help you know the email to look out for. Now, click on the paperclip icon and select the photos you want to send.

Step 3: Send the email as there would be no need for text in the body of the email.

Step 4: After this, navigate through your email and look for the email you just sent yourself.

Step 5: If you do everything correctly, simply move your mouse cursor over the images and select download option and choose where you want to save them.

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Download Pictures from iPhone to Windows/Mac Computer

Have you followed all the steps above and still looking for an exciting way to move pictures from your iPhone to windows/Mac computer?

Here we will introduce you to one fantastic software that has proven to make the process easy and fast. With the amazing iMyFone D-Back, you can now seamlessly transfer images from your iOS devices to Windows/Mac computer.

Although designed to help with data recovery, it has been proven to do much more than data recovery. Here is how you can use this tool to transfer pictures including deleted ones from iPhone to computer.

Step 1.Start by downloading and running it on computer. Then connect your iPhone to your computer.

connect your device

Step 2.Proceed by selecting the type of files you want the app to recover in this case pictures.

select data types

Step 3.Having completed scanning, the photos will be organized on screen. Now click on all the pictures you want to transfer and click recover at the bottom-right corner.

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Windows version    Mac version

Note

You can also view and download pictures from your previous iTunes and iCloud backup using the iMyFone D-Back.

This program is different from iTunes and iCloud.

  • iTunes and iCloud do not allow you to view the backup content before restoring, but D-Back can.
  • iTunes and iCloud only allow you to fully restore the backup, but D-Back can allow you to selective choose what you want to transfer or recover.

Conclusion

After reading this article, we are sure you’ll agree that downloading images from your iPhone to computer is an easy and painless process.

The best part is that there are lots of amazing ways to do it, so you can use the one you prefer. Is this page helpful? Just leave us a comment as we would like to hear from you.