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Lots of people have iPhones, and they love to take pictures with them. However, HD photos are easy to make iPhone storage full. It is a good way to transfer photos from iPhone to PC.

But, Windows 8 is one of the more confusing versions of Windows. It鈥檚 natural that plenty of people will be wondering how to transfer their photos from iPhone to PC on Windows 8. You are in the right place. This article will give you the step-by-step guide.

1 How to Import Photos from iPhone to Windows 8

The first way to do this is to use the Windows鈥 native functions. Just follow these steps and you can transfer your photos fairly easily, though the process is a little bit unorganized and messy:

Step 1: Turn on your computer and plug in your iPhone.
Step 2: Wait until the computer detects you iPhone.
Step 3: Go to 鈥淭he PC鈥 and then find your iPhone listed among the devices.
Step 4: Right click on your iPhone then choose 鈥淚mport pictures and videos鈥.
Step 5: Click 鈥淩eview, organize, and group items to import鈥.
Step 6: You can click 鈥淢ore Options鈥 link to choose a destination folder.
Step 7: Click 鈥淣ext鈥.
Step 8: Pick which photos you want to import and hit 鈥淚mport鈥.

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2 How to Transfer Photos From iPhone to Computer 鈥 Windows 8 & Other Windows Versions

This method is easier and more convenient to do so. The first thing you鈥檙e going to do when you transfer iPhone photos to PC with Windows 8 (and really any other version of Windows after XP) is to download a third-party device manager like iMyFone TunesMate. If you鈥檝e never heard of this before, do yourself a favor and check it out.

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iMyFone TunesMate basically unleashes the power of your devices and allows you a freedom that you just won鈥檛 get with iTunes.

  • You can transfer photos individually, or back them up all with one click.
  • You can also organize and manage your photos within the application, which is easy to do because you can see all of your photos previewed with thumbnails.

Here are the steps for importing iPhone photos to Windows 8 using TunesMate:

(1) Download and install TunesMate, then attach your device to your PC on Windows 8.
(2) Launch the application and choose 鈥淏ackup Photos to PC鈥 on the main interface.
(3) Browse and select the destination folder for the backup photos and hit 鈥淥K鈥 to start.

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This will help you to transfer all photos on your iPhone to Windows 8. If you need to transfer photos selectively, here is the instructions.

(1)Launch TunesMate and connect your iPhone to PC.
(2)Click 鈥淧hotos鈥 icon at the top. You will enter 鈥淐amera Roll鈥 by default. But you can select 鈥淧hoto Stream鈥.
(3)Select the photos you want to transfer and hit 鈥淓xport > Export to PC鈥.
(4)Choose a destination folder and hit 鈥淥K鈥 to start.

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When it finishes, you can click 鈥淥pen Folder鈥 and go to the backup folder.

As you can see, you only have to go through these simple steps and your photos will easily be on your Windows 8. With TunesMate you can do almost anything with your photos. You can back them up easily from the 鈥淗ome鈥 menu, you can transfer individual ones to your PC from your iPhone, or to your iPhone from your PC, and you can delete and manage them using the application.

That鈥檚 not all: with iMyFone TunesMate, you can transfer just different kinds of files between your devices and from your PC/iTunes. It really makes managing all your files a lot easier.


Conclusion
So which way is the best way to transfer photos from iPhone to PC Windows 8? Well, when you want a certain degree of freedom, the best idea is probably to go with TunesMate. This allows you to preview your files and decide what you want to transfer before you do.Also, you can transfer your files using more than one method and you can share photos among many different devices using this application. If you鈥檙e running Windows 8, iMyFone TunesMate is simply the best choice for an iTunes replacement application that lets you have full control over your iPhone.