How to Import Photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10? 6 Easiest Methods for You!
Windows 10 is the choice of most people as it offers more options for you to download the software that you like and Mac users have few options of them. Compared with other smartphones, iPhone still the first choice for people to select when they need to buy a new one. Most of iPhone users prefer using iPhone to catch the high-quality pictures which will occupy most of storage in your iPhone. And iPad is also the leader in tablet sales, sometime people will use it to take some beautiful photograph either.
Here comes the questions: how to import photos from iPhone to PC (Windows 10) with ease, or how to import photos from iPad to PC (Windows 10)? Because I want to import all iPhone photos to my Windows 10 PC to backup and free up the storage on my phone and pad at the same time.
Follow this page with simple guide and soon you will get you need in this transfer. Check out these methods, choose one that suits you.
Part 1: How to Import Photos from iPhone to Windows 10 with Coolmuster iOS Assistant
Part 2: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC Windows 10 with Photos App
Part 3: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer Windows 10 with File Explorer
Part 4: How to Download Photos from iPhone to Windows 10 with iCloud/OneDrive/Dropbox
Looking for the methods to import photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 without any hassle? Coolmuster iOS Assistant is the way that you are searching.
This tool helps you easily get photos off iPhone in the most efficient manner. What you needs are a USB cable, iPhone/iPad, Windows 10 PC, the latest iTunes and your little finger. And with Coolmuster iOS Assistant, you can export all files from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC as a backup and safety import contacts, bookmarks, calendars, books, iTunes backups and many more from Windows 10 PC to iPhone/iPad.
Supported devices: It works perfectly with almost all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch from iOS 5 to iOS 12 (or up), including the latest iPhone XS Max/XR/XS/X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6, iPad Pro, the new iPad, iPad Air, iPad 4/3/2/1, iPad mini, iPad with Retina display, etc.
Please install the latest iTunes before you launch the Coolmuster iOS Assistant and the program will detect your iPhone successfully. Let's follow these steps and open the door to a transfer new world via Coolmuster iOS Assistant.
Here's how to import photos from iPhone/iPad to Computer (Windows 10)):
Step 1: Launch the Program and Use a USB to Connect iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC.
After you plug the USB in the PC, you should unlock your iPhone/iPad with your passwords first and hit "Trust" button when the pop-up window ask you whether trust this computer. Then tap on "Continue" option to make the program to go on.
Notes: You can see the page of "What Can I do If My iDevice Fails to Connect?" to solve the problem of you can not see the pop-up window on your iPhone/iPad,
The interface will like this when your iPhone/iPad successful connect with your Windows 10 PC.
Step 2: Transfer iPhone/iPad Photos to Your Computer.
Find and select "Photos" icon on the left panel, you can see all iPhone/iPad photos on the interface. Choose the photos you'd like to transfer, tap on "Export" button and the program will start to export these photos to your Windows 10 PC automatically.
Finished! Easy steps with easy program, come and have a try! You will love it.
Extra: Not sure whether iPhone 5 is supported? Sure. This is also the user guide on how to download photos from iPhone 5 to Windows 10.
Guess you want to know more about:
As a Windows 10 user, Photos app is one of the most frequently tools we use to view images on PC. Actually, it can also to help us to transfer photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC. Now, I will show you the steps here.
However, what I need to say is that before you do this, you need to download the latest iTunes on your PC Windows 10 in order to help your iPhone/iPad can be connected successfully.
Here's how to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 10:
Step 1: Connect iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC via A Suitable USB Cable.
Connect your iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC via a USB Cable and hit the "Trust" option on your iPhone/iPad when the pop-up window ask you whether trust this computer.
Step 2: Open the Photos App on Windows 10 PC and Import the Pictures from iPhone/iPad.
Go to the Start menu in your PC, turn on the Photos app and click "Import" button in the upper right-hand corner. Choose the pictures you'd like to copy to your Windows 10 PC (If there's no blue tick in the upper left corner of the picture, it mean you don't want to import this photo.), click "Continue" button and the transferring will process.
You can change the folder that these photos imported when you see the window of "Start importing?". Click the "Change where they're imported" to choose the position. So this is how you transfer photos from iPhone to PC (windows 10).
Tips: Wondering how to transfer videos from iPhone to PC (Windows 10)? check the guide here.
File Explorer can allow you to get photos off iPhone onto Windows 10 PC, too. This tool is one of the function in Windows system in order to view the images in your device. Here are the steps to show you how it works.
Here's how to copy photos from iPhone to Windows 10 (iPad users can also follow it):
Step 1: Connect iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC via A USB Cable.
Connect your iPhone/iPad to PC with a USB Cable and remember to hit the "Trust" option on your iPhone/iPad when the pop-up window ask you whether trust this computer.
Step 2: Find the Folder and Copy the Pictures from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC.
Open "This PC " from Start menu or Desktop, find your iPhone/iPad name and turn it on. After that, double click to open the "Internal Storage", turn on "DCIM". Open one of the folder, you will see it contain photos from your iPhone/iPad. Select the photos you'd like and copy to (press on "Ctrl + C" shortcut on your keyboard) your Windows 10 PC.
Tips: If you want to select all the photos, you can use keyboard to press on "Ctrl + A" that will select all the pictures immediately. And if can not see the DCIM folder, follow this guide to fix iPhone internal storage DCIM folder is empty on Windows issue.
(a) Download Photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 with iCloud
We can use iCloud for Windows to transfer photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC as well. If you are a iCloud user, you don't want to miss this way.
Here's how you import iPhone photos to Windows 10 (iPad is supported, too):
Step 1: Upload All Your Photos from iPhone/iPad to iCloud.
Enter "Settings" icon, click your "Apple ID", find and select "iCloud" button then tick "Photos" option. Now, your photos will be imported to your iCloud automatically.
Step 2: Transfer iPhone/iPad Photos to PC
Download the iCloud for Windows and run it on Windows 10 PC. Sign in iCloud on your computer with the same ID on iPhone. Click "Options..." icon next to the "Photos", tick "iCloud Photo Library" and click "My Photo Stream". It will show you 2 options that download or upload new photos and videos to your PC. You only need to select "Download new photos from my PC", which means as long as you add a new picture in your iCloud and this pictures will download to the folder on Windows 10 PC.
After that, choose "Done" and "Apply". Then your Windows 10 PC will begin to download the photos that from your iPhone/iPad.
Note: You can change the folder that you download your pictures from your iPhone/iPad by selecting "Change..." next to the "Download new photos from my PC".
(b) Download Photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 with OneDrive
You should download the OneDrive on both your iPhone/iPad and Windows 10 PC using this program. Here are the steps to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 10, iPad users can also follow these steps.
Step 1: Turn on iPhone/iPad's Photo Album and Upload the Photos to OneDrive.
Go to the photo album, select the pictures you'd like to copy and upload them to the OneDrive.
Turn on "Settings" of OneDrive, switch on the button of "Camera Upload", that it will upload the photos you recently take to OneDrive, and click the option of "Upload in Background" to make sure the program will still work when you closed this app.
Step 2: Sync the Pictures from Your iPhone/iPad via OneDrive on Windows 10 PC
Open the OneDrive on Windows 10 PC, click on "Settings" and select the folders (the usual choice is "DCIM") that you save photos on your iPhone/iPad. Tap on "OK" and the pictures from your iPhone/iPad will show up and you can view them clearly.
Note: Only to turn on "Show cloud-only content from OneDrive" button in the "Settings" of Photos Preview, your Windows 10 PC will download the pictures from OneDrive automatically.
Further reading: [Solved] How to Fix OneDrive Not Syncing Problem
(c) Download Photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC with Dropbox
By using Dropbox, you can download photos from iPhone and iPad to Windows 10 PC. But you need to install the Dropbox App first on both your iPhone/iPad and computer either. Follow the steps that you can do this transfer.
Here's how to download photos from iPhone to Windows 10 (iPad is supported as well):
Step 1: Launch Dropbox on Your iPhone/iPad to Upload Photos.
After opening the app on your iPhone/iPad, tap the "＋" button at the bottom of screen to upload the photos. Choose the photos that you'd like to transfer and put them into your Dropbox.
Step 2: Open Dropbox on Your Windows 10 PC and Get the Photos from Your iPhone/iPad.
Turn on Dropbox on PC and click "Preferences", then tap "Accounts" icon, find "Selective Sync" and select it. Now, all your folder on your iPhone/iPad will show up in Dropbox, choose the ones that you want to transfer and tap "Apply". Wait for a moment, these pictures will appear on the Dropbox folder named from iPhone/iPad on Your Windows 10 PC.
So this is how to download pictures from iPhone to Windows 10 using Dropbox.
Four sections are introduced above, but actually this page teach you 6 ways to import photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC. However, I will still recommend the first way which use the best iPhone transfer tool - Coolmuster iOS Assistant to import photos from iPhone/iPad to Windows 10 PC to you.
Compared with other 5 methods, you can tell the Coolmuster iOS Assistant integrates many functions into one. If you use this tool, you can fix any other problem between your iPhone/iPad and Windows 10 PC.
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