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How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer? [6 Ways]

With the outstanding camera that Sony Xperia provides, we now take more photos with better quality and larger size than ever before. There are many reasons to transfer photos from Sony Xperia to computer. For example, free up some space on your phone, get the important pictures to your computer for a backup. Or maybe you just need to edit pictures on the bigger screen with professional tools. Whatever the case, in this post, we offer you 6 ways on how to transfer photos from Sony Xperia to computer.

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Part 1: How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer with Coolmuster Android Assistant (Recommended)
1.1 How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer Selectively
1.2 How to Transfer All Photos from Sony Xperia to PC with 1 Click
Part 2: How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to PC via Dropbox
Part 3: How to Get Pictures from Sony Xperia to Laptop Using a USB Cable
Part 4: How to Download Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer via Bluetooth
Part 5: How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer with Google Photos
Part 6: How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to PC via Xperia Companion

Part 1: How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer with Coolmuster Android Assistant (Recommended)

Coolmuster Android Assistant is your solid option when talking about how to transfer photos from Sony Xperia to computer. It is a professional data management software that packed with all the features you need. If you are looking for a Sony photo Assistant, Coolmuster Android Assistant is here for you. It can manage your photos including transferring photos from Sony Xperia to computer breezily.

Connect Xperia to PC and you can use Coolmuster Android Assistant to:

>> Transfer photos from Sony Xperia to computer selectively or in batches & Add/Delete photos from PC.

>> Add/Delete/Export/Copy/Move photos store in Sony Xperia library on computer.

>> One-click to backup & restore all Sony Xperia data.

>> Transfer files including contacts, SMS, call logs, music, videos, photos and so on between computer and your Sony Xperia.

>> Send & reply SMS directly on your computer.

Coolmuster Android Assistant is a 100% safe software and supports almost all the Sony phone models such as Sony Xperia XZ Premium/XZ1/XZ5/XZs/XZp as well as other Android brands like Samsung, Huawei, LG, HTC, Motorola, ZTE, OPPO and etc.

Download the required version of Coolmuster Android Assistant on your computer and let's see how to transfer photos from Sony Xperia to PC.

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Tips: If you're looking for a Sony Xperia mac file transfer, please download the Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac version.

1.1 How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer Selectively

Want to transfer the specific photos from Sony Xperia to computer? Here's how:

Step 1: Connect Xperia to PC

Run Coolmuster Android Assistant on your PC, Connect Sony Xperia to PC via a USB cable or Wi-Fi. Make your phone detected by the program by following the on-screen prompts. The main interface is as below once the program is recognized your phone.

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Step 2: Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to PC

Go to the "Photo" panel, click "Camera" or "Library" to view the photos on your Sony Xperia. Select the desired photos and click the "Export" button to transfer them to PC.

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In the "Library" tab, you can also add/delete/copy/move photos in Sony Xperia from PC as you want.

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1.2 How to Transfer All Photos from Sony Xperia to PC with 1 Click

Do you want to get all the pictures from Sony Xperia to laptop? No problem. It takes very little effort to transfer all photos from Sony Xperia to PC using Coolmuster Android Assistant.

Here's the guide:

Step 1: Connect Xperia to PC

Launch the software on your PC and connect your Sony Xperia to PC. After the connection is done, go to the "Super Toolkit" section.

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Step 2: Transfer photos from Sony Xperia to PC with 1 click

Click "Backup" and select "Photos" on the pop-up window. Choose the location on your PC to store the photos and then click "Back Up".

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All the pictures in the Xperia device are transferred to the computer. If you want to get them back to your phone again, just simply use the "Restore" feature.

See also:

How to Transfer Files from Sony Xperia to PC over Wi-Fi

How to Transfer Files from Sony Xperia to PC Using USB cable

Part 2: How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to PC via Dropbox

Dropbox offers 2 GB free cloud storage for users to sync data including photos across devices. To use this method, make sure your devices are connected to a stable network otherwise the transferring progress would be slow.

Here's how to download photos from Sony Xperia to computer with Dropbox:

Step 1: On your Sony Xperia, download Dropbox from the Google Play store and create a Dropbox account.

Step 2: Tap the "+" icon on the right corner of the screen and select "Upload photos or videos". Select the photos that you want to transfer and upload them to Dropbox.

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Step 3: On your computer, log in to Dropbox.com and go to "My files" to select the photos from your Xperia and click "Download" on the right side.

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Part 3: How to Get Pictures from Sony Xperia to Laptop Using a USB Cable

You can also use a USB cable to get pictures from Sony Xperia to laptop by drag & drop.

Here's how:

Step 1: Connect your Sony Xperia to computer via a USB cable.

Step 2: Slide down from the top of the screen and tap the USB connection, select Media transfer mode (MTP).

Step 3: On your computer, go to file explorer and click your Sony Xperia device. Find and open the "DCIM" folder that stores your photos.

Step 4: Drag and drop the photos you want to transfer them from Sony Xperia to computer.

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Part 4: How to Download Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer via Bluetooth

You can use Bluetooth to transfer from Sony Xperia to computer if there are just a few photos. The steps are as follow:

Step 1: Enable Bluetooth on both your Sony Xperia and computer.

- On your Sony Xperia: Tap "Menu" icon > "Settings" > Switch "Bluetooth to on.

- On your computer (take Win 10 as an example): Go to "Start" > "Settings" > "Device" > Turn on "Bluetooth".

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Step 2: Pair your phone and computer and confirm the password shown on your Sony Xperia and PC.

Step 3: On your phone, select the photos you want and share them via Bluetooth.

Step 4: On your computer, click "Receive a file" and save the photos to your computer.

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Part 5: How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to Computer with Google Photos

Google Photos is a very useful cloud service that offers 15 GB of free space for us to store photos. Below are the steps on how to transfer photos from Sony Xperia to computer using Google Photos app:

Step 1: On your Sony Xperia, download Google Photos from the Google Play store and log in to it with your Google account.

Step 2: Open Google Photos app and tap the Three-Dash icon on the top-left, tap "Settings" > enable "Backup & sync".

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Tips: To sync photos selectively, you can: Long press the photos and select the required photos > Tap "More options" icon on the top-right > Back up now.

Step 3: On your computer, log in to photos.google.com with your Google account.

Step 4: Select the photos required and download them to your computer.

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Part 6: How to Transfer Photos from Sony Xperia to PC via Xperia Companion

Sony Xperia Companion is a PC software that can update your Xperia device. It also has the backup feature that we can use to transfer photos from Sony Xperia to PC, but you can't select the picture individually through this method.

Here are the steps:

Step 1: Install and run the Xperia Companion on your computer.

Step 2: Connect Sony Xperia to PC and click "Backup". Give a name to your Backup file and Click "Next".

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Step 3: Select "Camera" and click "Next".

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Step 4: You can enter a password to your backups if needed. After that, click "Next" to start the backup.

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Conclusion

That's all for how to transfer photos from Sony Xperia to computer. You can follow the way you prefer to transfer photos from your Sony Xperia to PC. If you are looking for the most secure and quickest way, Coolmuster Android Assistant is recommended for you. It doesn't require internet or Wi-Fi connection, you can transfer your photos individually or in batches to the computer easily within 3 simple steps (connect > select > transfer).

If I didn't mention one of your favorite ways to transfer photos from Sony Xperia to PC, please let me know by leaving a comment below.

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