How to Import iPhone Photos to Windows 10

“Since we have our little cute baby, we will take many photos of him every day. Now my iPhone is full of his photos, so i want to import those iPhone photos to Windows 10 to save some storage of my iPhone, anyone can help me with it?”

Many of us will have this kind of issue, and whatever your reason, you can learn four ways about how to import photos from iPhone to Windows 10 from this article.


Way 1. Import iPhone Photos to Windows 10 with USB Cable

For traditional way, we can transfer our photos from iPhone to Windows 10 with USB cable.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone with your Windows 10 PC, when it’s recognized. Find the photos on your iPhone folder.

Step 2. Open the folder, find the photos you need and copy them to your PC folder.

Way 2. Transfer iPhone photos to Windows 10 with iCloud

When you have backuped your photos on iCloud, Windows 10 can help us sync those photos. See below steps.

Step 1. Open the browser you’re using on your Windows 10, and navigate to iCloud download site.

Step 2. Scroll down to find Download button to download it, click “Run” when download is finished. And tap on “I accept the terms…”.

Step 3. Then click “Install” to finish the installation, when restart your PC, iCloud windows will appear automatically, type in your Apple ID and password to log in it.

Step 4. When log in, click “Option” button next to “Photos”.

Step 5. Then checkmark “My Photo Stream”, then click the box before “Upload new photo from my PC” to make the checkmark disappear. Then follow it and click “Done”, then “Apply”.

Now all those photos on your iCloud will be saved on your PC.

Way 3. Transfer Photos from iPhone to Windows 10 with iTunes

Now we will see how to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 10 with iTunes, firstly, we’ll need to backup our photos on iTunes.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone with PC, open iTunes on your Windows 10.

Step 2. Then it will pop up a message asking if you need to sync data from iPhone to iTunes, if no message, you can click “Backup” on the right page to backup your iPhone.

Step 3. When you have backup your photos on iTunes, click Files–Summary, then you can see your backup files on the left side. Click “Restore Backup” on the right page, and confirm with “Restore”.

Now your photos will be saved on your Windows 10 PC.

Way 4. Selectively Transfer Photos from iPhone to Windows 10

Now we’ll come to the easiest way to transfer your photos from iPhone to Windows 10, and we can also do it selectively. First of all, we’ll introduce your iRefone, which is an excellent iOS data recovery software.

iRefone can help us backup and recover more than 16 kinds of files, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, call history, WeChat messages ect selectively with few clicks. Also when you have done backup on iTunes and iCloud, it can also help us extract them from our backups selectively without erasing all content and settings.

Now download and install the free trial version to have a try.

Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with Windows 10 PC. Then click “Recover from iOS Device”, and tap on “Start”.

Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “Photo” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.

Step 3. After scanning, you can preview and choose photos you need to transfer, tap on “Recover to PC” and choose folder path to save them.

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