How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone?

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Were you randomly scrolling through your computer’s gallery and found a photo that you now want as your iPhone wallpaper? We’ve all been there and done that. There are some memorable photos that don’t deserve to gather dust. They deserve a special place in your iPhone. However, moving them from the computer to iPhone is a cumbersome task. So, how do you transfer these lovely memories from computer to iPhone? In this article, we’ll be covering this topic in detail. We’ll talk about how to transfer photos from computer to iPhone.

Method 1: Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone with iCloud App

Using iCloud App, you can view all your photos from your iPhone on iCloud or your computer. You can also transfer photos from computer to iPhone.

On Mac

  • Launch the “Photos App” on your Mac.
  • Click the “Photo Menu” on the top left corner of the screen.
  • From the Photos Menu, pick “Preferences”.
  • Choose “iCloud,” and then check the small box next to “iCloud Photo Library.”

On Windows

Follow the steps given below to transfer photos from Windows PC to iPhone:

  • Download and install “iCloud for Windows.”
  • Once the installation is complete, restart your Windows PC and wait for the program to launch itself.
  • Meanwhile, ensure that “iCloud Photo Library” is enabled in Settings>Photo on your iPhone.
  • In the next step, you’ll be asked to pick the files you want to push to iCloud Photo Library to reflect on your iPhone. Check “Photos,” and click the “Options” button.
  • When a pop-up appears, select “iCloud Photo Library”, followed by “Upload new photos and videos from PC.”
  • Click the “Apply” button and close the window.
  • Open the “Windows File Explorer” and navigate to the folder “iCloud Photos”. Here, you’ll see two folders – “Downloads” and “Uploads”. Right click on “Uploads” folder and click “Add Photos” to move the photos to iCloud.”

That’s it. Once the photos are uploaded to iCloud, you can view them on your iPhone.

Method 2: Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone with iCloud.com

Follow the steps given below to transfer photos from computer to iPhone with iCloud.com:

  • Enable “iCloud Photo Library” on your iPhone.
  • Open “iCloud.com” and sign in.
  • Click the “Photos” icon.
  • Once all the files load, click the “Upload” button.
  • Pick the images you want to transfer from your hard-drive.

That’s it. Your photos are now being transferred to iCloud from where you can access them on your iPhone. However, the only limitation here is that if the total size of your files exceeds the iCloud storage capped limit, you’ll have to purchase additional iCloud storage.

Method 3: Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone with iTunes

You can use iTunes to sync photos from a folder on your computer to your iPhone. Every time you sync your iPhone with iTunes, the photos on your iPhone will update and match those on your computer. Here are the steps to transfer photos from computer to iPhone with iTunes:

  • Launch the latest version of iTunes on your computer, connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Click the “Device” icon on iTunes.
  • In the left side-bar of iTunes, click the “Photo” tab.
  • Check the box next to “Sync Photos.”
  • Pick the folder or app you want to transfer your photos from.
  • Click the “Apply” button.

That’s it. You’ll be able to view all your computer photos on your iPhone via automatic iTunes syncing. However, there are two drawbacks here – all your old data will get erased and the files you don’t wish to sync will also get synced.

Extra Tips: Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC with TunesMate

Though you can transfer photos from your iPhone to PC using different methods discussed in the previous section, this method is more efficient and allows you to transfer photos quickly. Now you can easily transfer your photos from iPhone to PC using iMyFone TunesMate . All you need to do is a few clicks. Bid goodbye to iTunes and iCloud – TunesMate is here to stay!

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  • Two-way file transfer – transfer files from iPhone to Mac/Windows PC and vice-versa. Easily import/export files in just a few clicks.
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Easily transfer photos from iPhone to PC using iMyFone TunesMate by following the simple and quick steps given below:

  1. Launch iMyFone TunesMate on your PC and connect it to your iPhone using a USB cable.
  2. Click “Backup Photos to PC” on the top bar of the TunesMate apps Home Screen on your PC. Browse your folders and choose a target folder to transfer all the photos from your iPhone to your PC. Click “Select Folder” to initiate the export process.

  3. Once the file transfer is complete, a pop-up with the message “Back-Up Successful” will open. Click “Open Folder” to locate the transferred files or “Ok” to close the screen.