By AOMEI / Last Updated September 27, 2020

Why transfer photos and videos from iPhone to PC?

Nowdays, the majority of users have an iPhone and use it to take photos and videos. And you may have many photos and videos after a long time. In this situation, some of them may want to transfer photos and videos from iPhone to computer. Why do so? Here are two possible reasons for it.

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✧ For backup and disaster recovery. You may lose all your photos and videos because of bumping, beating, fire, stolen etc. To avoid this issue, you may need to create a backup for your photos and videos, and then you restore them using this backup.

✧ For more space. After using iPhone for a long time, your pictures and videos may becomes more and more. Sometime, they can result in low memory. So, you need to get them off your iPhone and save it to computer.

Next, I’ll show you how to transfer photos and videos from iPhone to PC in Windows 7/8/10. Here are 3 methods in the following. The first one is the fastest and easiest.

Transfer iPhone photos and videos to PC with AOMEI MBackupper

In this way, I’ll introduce you a free but professional iPhone transfer or backup export AOMEI MBackupper, which allows you to send photos and videos together to PC without any obstacle. And this software can be used on any Windows PC, such as, Windows 7, 8, 10, XP, etc.

Then, I’d like to introduce what is great about this software.

Widely compatibility. This software is compatible with all iOS system, even the latest iOS 14/13, iPhone 12/11, iPad 8/Air 4.

✧ Fast Speed: For example, you can export 46.04GB videos from iPhone within 39 minutes.

✧ Selectively Transfer: You can manually uncheck the photos and videos you don’t want to transfer.

Preview and Select: In this software, you can preview them on this software with “Browse” feature.

How to transfer photos and videos from iPhone to PC using AOMEI MBackupper:

Step 1. Download AOMEI MBackupper and connect iPhone to PC with USB cable.

Step 2. Select Transfer to Computer on the home screen.

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Step 3. Click the plus icon to preview and select photos and videos from iPhone. Click OK.

Choose Photos and Videos

Step 4. Click Transfer to export the selected photos and videos to PC.

Transfer Photos and Videos

Send photos and videos from iPhone to PC with Windows Photos

Windows Photos is a built-in tool in Windows 8, 8.1, 10, which allows you to import photos and videos from iPhone 7, 8, S, XS, X, 11, etc to PC via a folder or USB device. And it will save the transferred data on local folder.

Detailed steps to transfer pictures and videos:

1. Connect your phone and unlock it. Then click Trust and type the password if you are asked to Trust this computer.

2. Click Import and select From A USB device after the Windows Photos pop up. Then, it will automatically detect your photos and videos on the iPhone, you just need to wait for a few minutes.

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☛ Note: If the Windows Photos does not pop up automatically, you can click Start and select it from Start menu.

3. Then, Click Import Selected to transfer all of your photos and videos. If you just want to transfer some of them, you can uncheck photos and videos you don’t want to export. Then, wait for the operation until it’s 100% completed and see these photos and videos on your computer.

Save photos and videos from iPhone to PC using iTunes

In iPhone, the iTunes is a must-have tool, which will backup all data and there is no choice to only transfer photos and videos. And the backed up data is not accessible unless you restore them to another iPhone. Even worse, your data on current iPhone will be removed after restoration. So, if you want to backup photos and videos selectively and preview them without restoring, you can go back to the first method.

To transfer all data including photos and videos with iTunes, use the following steps:

1. Connect your iPhone to computer, unlock it and click “Trust This Computer” if needed. Then, download the latest version of iTunes and install it.

2. Open your iPhone and click the iPhone icon to access the overview page.

3. Click “Summary” and choose “This Computer” and “Back Up Now” under the Backups link. Then wait for the final result and click Apply and Done.

Backup Iphone On Itunes

Final words

Speaking of how to transfer photos and videos from iPhone to PC, you may feel a little tricky. Because a few transfer tool can transfer both pictures and videos together. But now, you can use the free but professional iPhone transfer tool AOMEI MBackupper. With its useful features, you can complete the task in a very short time, preview data and keep it intact.

Also, you can use Windows Photos, but it may work as usual. Besides, the built-in iTunes is a choice, but you need to backup all data on iPhone.

AOMEI MBackupper is also an excellent iPhone backup software. You can easily backup iPhone to computer with it.

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