Way to Transfer Photos between iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic and iPhone
No doubt, Apple iDevices like iPhone and iPod are very good at handing images and videos. The newly released iPhone 5S upgrades its camera with improved f/2.2 aperture, bigger sensor and larger pixels. The latest iPod touch 5 is equipped with a vastly upgraded 5MP rear camera with HDR support and panorama mode. What if you have captured a great deal with wonderful photos with your iPod and now you have got a new iPhone 5S so that you want to transfer these photos from iPod to iPhone? Or you just accidentally deleted your favorite photos from your iPod touch and fortunately you backed them up on your iPhone. Thus, you are looking for an easy way to move the backed up photos from iPhone to iPod.
Are you fed up with unhandy iTunes?
When you desire to transfer photos between iDevices, such as iPhone to iPod or iPod to iPhone, iTunes may be the first choice that flashes in your mind. Well, maybe you can depend on iTunes to copy photos between iPod and iPhone, but you have to meet many problems. First of all, iTunes is too heavy to run. You have to suffer from sluggish transferring process by using this overweight application. Also, iTunes seems complicated especially for a new comer. They would probably get their data erased once they forget to turn off the erasing function during syncing.
Is there any way better than iTunes?
With so many hidden troubles, why not discard iTunes and turn to a third-party tool? You are fully able to enjoy a fast and simple photo transferring between iPhone and iPod with Coolmuster iPad iPhone iPod to Computer Transfer or Coolmuster iPad iPhone iPod to Mac Transfer, which is professionally designed for Apple fans to transfer and share the videos, songs, photos, eBooks, documents and other files on iPad, iPhone and iPod. With its help, you can capable of transferring photos and other file types between iPod and iPhone with losing original quality. Download the free trial version of the iOS transferring program and start to transfer pictures between iPhone and iPod.
Below is the step by step guide showing you how to export iPod photos to iPhone or export iPhone photos to iPod with Coolmuster photo transfer application. Windows and Mac versions are both available that you can choose the right version according to your own situation. We set Windows version as example in the following and the operations are also appropriate for the Mac version.
Step 1. Connect iPod/iPhone to your computer
Download and install the transferring tool, double-click on the installation package to get the software launched. Then, connect your iPod or iPhone, the one that you decide to export photos, to the computer with the USB cable. The program will detect your iDevice automatically and display it in the primary window.
All iPod and iPhone models are supported by this application, such as iPod touch, iPod touch 4/5, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano 3/4/5/6, iPod Classic, and iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/3GS.
Step 2. Export music from iPod to your computer
The information of your iPhone or iPod is shown in the main interface and the detailed contents are categorized and displayed in the left panel. Choose the "Photo" category and select the pictures you want to share. Then, press the "Export" button which is located on the top of interface to export the selected photos to your personal computer.
The "Path" dialog will pop up once you click the "Export" button, from where you can choose the output folder. Or you can navigate to the top menu to choose the button of "Advanced" to change the output location.
Step 3. Connect iPhone/iPod and sync the files
When the transference finishes, eject the source iDevice from the computer and go to the output directory to check the exported pictures. Drag-n-drop the exported files from local to iTunes. Then, plug the target iPhone or iPod to the same computer and sync these photos to it via iTunes.
Well done! You have moved photos between the two iOS devices successfully. This method works much faster and easier than iTunes, doesn’t it? Now, download this iOS transfer program and try it yourself!
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iCloud Photo Library is a feature that allows you to upload your entire photo collection to your iCloud account, which allows you to access them from all of your connected devices. Here, let's might as well assume that you plan to transfer photos from iPod to iPhone:
Step 1. Open Settings apps on your iPod. Go to iCloud option from the menu and log in with your Apple ID and password if you are required.
Step 2. Tap the Photos option to continue the process. Turn on the option of "iCloud Photo Library Beta".
Step 3. Choose between Optmize iPhone Storage and Download and Keep Originals options.
(Note: The first option means that iPod will keep photos with smaller-resolution copies to save space. While the latter option means that all the original, full-resolution photos will be kept on the device after being uploaded to iCloud.)
Step 4. Now, make sure that your iPod is connected with Wifi. After finishing the upload, open your iPhone and tap on Photos app to continue the process.
Step 5. Tap Albums and select All Photos option. Now, you can choose the photos as wanted and transfer from iPod to iPhone via iCloud.
Alternative Way 2: Directly Transfer Photos between iPod and iPhone with Mobile Transfer
Without the need to set up a third-party platform to save the photos from one device and then tranfer files to another device, this Mobile Transfer software allows you to easily and directly tranfer photos between two devices. Aside from photos, you can also use this software to sync other files like contacts, photos, videos,music, apps and many more as wanted and needed. Best of all, it can fully support all different devices as long as they are running Android, iOS and Symbian operating systems.
Below are the free trial versions of this software. Just download the right one and give it a try by yourself:
And such almighty software has simple user interface:
- Open the installed software on the computer and and link the two devices to the computer via the USB cords.
- Then you will see different file folders are arranged on the main interface.
- Enter the Photos tab to preview more detailed file information. While previewing, select the wanted files by ticking them out and then hit the right or left arrow direction to transfer photos between iPod and iPhone as needed and wanted.