[Guide] How to Backup iPhone/iPad Camera Roll to Computer?


The Camera Roll stores the pictures you have taken with your iPhone or iPad, however, iTunes won't neither sync the photos from iPhone Camera Roll for backup or help transfer iPad Camera Roll to computer. So if you want to transfer Camera Roll from iPhone or iPad to PC, you'd better find another way to reach this goal. This article will show you 2 methods to backup iPhone or iPad Camera Roll to computer with ease.

Solution 1. How to Transfer Camera Roll from iPhone or iPad to Computer

Solution 2. Guide to Sync iPhone or iPad Camera Roll to Computer on PC

Solution 1. How to Transfer Camera Roll from iPhone or iPad to Computer

The iOS Camera Roll Manager - Coolmuster iOS Assistant enables you to transfer files between iOS devices and computer without hassle. With it, you can easily back up Camera Roll from iPad or iPhone to computer with 1 simple click.

Apart from Camera Roll, you can also use it to manage music, photos, videos, movies, text messages, calendars, notes, voice memos, books and etc. on all generations of iDevice, including iPhone 14/13/12/11/X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/SE, iPad Pro, the new iPad, iPad Air, iPad 2, iPad mini, iPod touch and etc.

Here is how to backup iPhone Camera Roll to computer:

Step 1. Launch the program after downloading and installing the right version on your computer (Mac or Windows PC), then connect your iPhone to PC with a USB cable.

connect iphone to computer

Note: Please make sure you have installed the latest iTunes on your computer, thus the program can successfully detect your device.

Step 2. After detecting your iPhone, please click "Photos" tab on the left panel to load all the pictures on your iPhone, including the Camera Roll.

Step 3. Now please preview and select the desired pictures from Camera Roll for transferring, then hit "Export" button to save them on your computer for backup immediately.

how to backup iphone camera roll to computer

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Solution 2. Guide to Sync iPhone or iPad Camera Roll to Computer on PC

You can also export iPhone or iPad Camera Roll to computer directly on your computer for backup by connecting iDevice to PC with a USB cable. You can follow the steps to backup Camera Roll to computer.

Step 1. Get a USB cord to connect iPad and computer. Wait for a while till the computer complete the installation of driver for your iPad. After that you'll see a pop-up window of AutoPlay as below.

connect ipad to computer

Step 2. On the AutoPlay dialog, please click the "Import pictures and videos" option, which will make your computer detect the photos and videos on your iPad. This process could be a little bit longer if there are a large amount of images and videos.

select import pictures and videos option to transfer camera roll

Step 3. Click "Import Settings" option on the pop-up window, then select a targeted folder besides "Import images to:" option to save the exported photos.

start to backup ipad camera roll to computer

Step 4. Hit "OK" option to start transferring Camera Roll from iPad to computer.

What's Next?

This transferring process usually takes up some time to complete for the large size of pictures or videos. When the process is finished, you can check the pictures on the targeted folder on your computer if needed. Now, it's your turn to try the solutions above to transfer photos on Camera Roll from iPhone/iPad to computer.

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