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7 Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer without iTunes [Great News for iPhone Users]

"When my family and I were traveling, the magnificence of nature and urban culture features made us not content to record what happened with our eyes. The best recorder for us is to take photographers with our iPhone. However, the storage of iPhone will be full in some day and we have to remove our pictures from iPhone to PC. As a Windows user, I want to know how to transfer photos from iPhone to computer without iTunes? Can you teach me some methods to figure out this problem?"

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Have you met the situation like that before? Have you wander to know the answer of how to transfer photos from iPhone to PC without iTunes? Thankfully, we provide you the best 7 alternative ways to solve your problem without using the iTunes with ease. I think, you will like this article.

Part 1: Best Way to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer without iTunes
Part 2: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC with Dropbox
Part 3: How to Copy Photos Off iPhone with Google Drive/ OneDrive/Google Photos
Part 4: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer with iCloud
Part 5: How to Get Photos Off iPhone onto PC via Window Explorer
Part 6: How to Copy Pictures to iPhone from PC with Windows 10 Photos App
Part 7: How to Send Photos from iPhone to PC with Windows 7/8 AutoPlay App

Part 1: Best Way to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer without iTunes

I can't wait to recommend this super powerful program - Coolmuster iOS Assistant. When I was the new Apple user with iPhone and I found the Coolmuster iOS Assistant maybe is one of the best and easiest iPhone transfer tool to use after I using this tool to transfer photos from iPhone to PC. It's a great new for the new users who are confused because of the difficult transfer between their iPhone and Windows PC.

This iPhone transfer program is full of surprise. Not only can it transfer or backup the files like contacts, text messages, notes, calendars, bookmarks, music, videos, photos, books and apps quickly and safety, but also you can act this program as an all-in-one iTunes Backup Manager, which enables you to manage iTunes backup files for iPhone on computer with ease.

Supported devices: Almost all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch from iOS 5 to iOS 12, including iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6, etc.

Without further ado, here are the steps to transfer photos from iPhone to PC without iTunes.

Step 1: Launch the Program and Use a USB to Connect iPhone to PC.

Tips: You should install the latest iTunes version before you launch the Coolmuster iOS Assistant to make sure the program will detect your iPhone successfully. You don't need to perform iTunes when you are transferring photos from iPhone to computer. Also, this is also how to connect iPhone to PC without iTunes if you are in need.

Here you should unlock your iPhone with your passwords first and remember to hit "Trust" button when the pop-up window ask you whether trust this computer. After that tap on "Continue" option to go on.

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You can see the interface like this when your iPhone successful connect with your PC via the program.

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Step 2: Transfer iPhone Photos to Your Computer.

Select "Photos" icon on the left panel, you can see the more detailed information on the interface. Choose the pictures you'd like to transfer, tap on "Export" button and the program will start to export these photos to your computer automatically.

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Done! Easy steps with easy program, come and have a try! You will love it.

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Part 2: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC with Dropbox

By using Dropbox, you can transfer photos from iPhone to PC. But you need to install the Dropbox App first on both your iPhone and computer. Follow the steps that you can realize the transfer.

Step 1: Launch Dropbox on Your iPhone to Upload Photos.

After opening the app, tap the "" button at the bottom of screen to upload the photos. Choose the photos that you want to transfer and add them to your Dropbox.

Step 2: Open Dropbox on Your PC and Get the Photos from Your iPhone.

When you uploaded the pictures from your iPhone, these pictures will appear on the Dropbox folder named from iPhone on your computer.

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Part 3: How to Copy Photos Off iPhone with Google Drive/OneDrive/Google Photos

(a) Copy Photos off iPhone with Google Drive

Before the steps, you need to download and install the Google Drive on your iPhone and computer.

Step 1: Turn on Google Drive on Your iPhone and Upload the Photos.

Open the Google Drive on your phone and tap the "" button in the lower right corner of screen to upload the photos.

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Step 2: Find the Folder of "Google Drive" on PC to View the Pictures from iPhone.

After you download the Google Drive, you will see the folder named "Google Drive", tap on the icon and the pictures will appear on your right hand that from your iPhone.

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Note: Because of the limitation of the Google Drive, you can't select more than 10 photos at once.

(b) Copy Photos off iPhone with OneDrive

Using the OneDrive is similar to the Google Drive, you should download on your iPhone and computer. Here are the steps.

Step 1: Turn on iPhone'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.

You can go to the settings of OneDrive, turn on the button of "Camera Upload", that it will upload the photos you recently take to OneDrive, and the option of "Upload in Background" to make sure the program will still work when you closed this app.

Step 2: View the Pictures from Your iPhone via OneDrive on PC

Open the OneDrive on PC, the pictures will show up and you can view them clearly.

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Note: Only to turn on "Show cloud-only content from OneDrive" button in the "Settings" of Photos Preview, your PC will download the pictures from OneDrive automatically.

(c) Copy Photos off iPhone with Google Photos

With Google Photos, you can copy photos off iPhone as well and you should download on your iPhone only. The steps are below.

Step 1: Turn on Google Photos on Your iPhone and Upload the Photos.

Launch the Google Photos and log in your Google's account to backup your pictures in it.

Step 2: Visit the Page of Google Photos to Download the Pictures to PC.

Search the web site of Google Photos and log in your account that is the same account with your iPhone Google Photos. You will see the photos from your iPhone and you can download them to computer.

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Part 4: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer with iCloud

Of course, we can use iCloud for Windows to transfer photos from iPhone to computer. If you are a iCloud user, you don't want to miss this way. Here are the steps.

Step 1: Upload All Your Photos from iPhone to iCloud.

Enter "Settings" icon, click your "Apple ID", find and select "iCloud" button then tick "Photos" option and tap "My Photo Stream". Now, your photos will import to your iCloud automatically.

Step 2: Transfer iPhone Photos to PC

Download the iCloud for Windows and run it on PC. Sign in iCloud on your computer with the same ID on iPhone. Click "Options..." icon next to the "Photos", tick "iCloud Photo Library ", "My Photo Stream" and select "Download new photos from my PC". After that, choose "Done" and "Apply". Then your PC will appear the photos that from your iPhone.

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Tips: You can change the folder that you download your pictures from your iPhone by selecting "Change..." next to the "Download new photos from my PC"

Part 5: How to Get Photos Off iPhone onto PC via Window Explorer

Window Explorer also allows you to get photos off iPhone onto PC without iTunes. Without any third-party app, this will be done.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to PC via A USB Cable.

Connect your iPhone to PC with a USB Cable and remember to hit the "Trust" option on your iPhone.

Step 2: Find the Folder and Copy the Pictures from iPhone to PC

Open "My Computer" on PC, find "Your Name's iPhone" and go to it and double click open the "Internal Storage", turn on "DCIM" and "100APPLE", you will see all photos from your iPhone. Select the photos you'd like and copy to your PC.

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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.

Part 6: How to Copy Pictures to iPhone from PC with Windows 10 Photos App

If you are a Windows 10 user, you may want to know how to copy pictures from iPhone from PC without iTunes using Photos app. Now, I will show you the steps here.

Tips: Before you do this, you need to download the latest iTunes on your PC in order to help your iPhone can be connected successfully.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to PC via A Suitable USB Cable.

Connect your iPhone to PC with a USB Cable and remember to hit the "Trust" option on your iPhone.

Step 2: Open the Photos App on PC and Import the Pictures from iPhone.

Enter the Photos app and click "Import" button in the upper right-hand corner. Choose the pictures you'd like to copy to your computer, click "Continue" button when you finish and the transferring will process.

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Note: This methods is suitable for Windows 10 user. If you are the Windows 7/8 user, please use the AutoPlay App to transfer.

Part 7: How to Send Photos from iPhone to PC with Windows 7/8 AutoPlay App

Here is a method for Windows 7/8 user to send photos from iPhone to PC without iTunes by using AutoPlay app. Easy to learn and here are the steps.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to PC via A Suitable USB Cable.

Connect your iPhone to PC with a USB Cable and remember to hit the "Trust" option on your iPhone.

Step 2: Send Photos from iPhone to PC.

After you connect your iPhone to PC with a USB Cable, the AutoPlay window will pop up. Click "Import Pictures and Videos" with a camera icon.

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Click "Import settings" link and you can choose the "Browse" option to change the folder that your photos will be saved. After that tick "OK" to finish your selection and you can go to the folder that you select to view your photos from iPhone.

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Conclusion:

To be honest, it's very necessary for iPhone user, who have the Windows version of computer, to know how to transfer iPhone photos to PC without iTunes. From my own experience, all above these methods that I teach you, I will recommend highly the first way that use the best iPhone transfer tool - Coolmuster iOS Assistant to transfer photos from iPhone to PC.

Compare with other methods, Coolmuster iOS Assistant integrates many functions, such as export, import, backup, restore and so on, into one. You get this program, you won't worry about other problem between your iPhone and computer any more. Although the choice is on you, I don't want you to miss it.

If the above 7 ways are helpful to you (I hope they are) and I will appreciate you to share this page with your friends who in need from the bottom of my heart.

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