Move Photos from iPhone to Windows Laptop — OPTICXCESS
Photos stored on the iPhone can be backed up using a number of backup methods. Such as through iCloud, MacBook, or transferred to a Windows laptop.
The goal is that the photos that we have stored on the iPhone are safer if at any time the iPhone is lost or damaged we still have a backup file of the photos.
It could be in it there are photographs that are quite valuable such as work documentation, moments with family, or other important photos.
On this occasion, techno-centric will give a tutorial on how to move photos from iPhone to a laptop using Windows OS. This method can be used for users who have Windows 7, 8, or Windows 10 operating systems.
To make it easier to transfer photo files from iPhone to Windows laptops users should install the latest version of the iTunes application on Windows.
iTunes application can be obtained from the Microsoft Store. Just open the MS Store then search for “iTunes” then install the application.
After iTunes is installed then we can continue to move the photos in the iPhone gallery.
Here are some ways to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows laptop that you can try:
How to Move Photos from iPhone to Windows Laptop
Using the Photos App (Windows 10)
This method is specifically for users of Windows 10. We will use one of the default applications that can be used to import photos from the iPhone to a laptop.
Follow the steps below:
Connect the iPhone to the laptop with a USB cable
The first step is to connect the iPhone to the laptop using a data cable. After the iPhone device is connected. We are usually asked to enter the Apple ID password.
Give device permission
After that, the iOS device will ask the user to give permission to the laptop. You do this by pressing the Trust button.
Open the Windows 10 Photos application
After being given permission, all the files on the iPhone are ready to be imported.
We can use the Photos App application in Windows 10 to import photos from the iPhone.
The trick, open the Photos application, can by typing “photo” in the Windows search bar then select Photos App.
Look at the menu in the upper right corner, click on the Import menu > From a USB device.
Select any photos you want to transfer to the laptop
Then we just choose which photos you want to move, can be part or all of it.
After finishing sorting through the photos you want to backup, click the Continue button and wait for the copy process to finish.
Using a data cable (Windows Explorer)
In addition to using the Photos App application for Windows 10, we can also move photos from iPhone to laptop via Windows Explorer just like moving ordinary files.
Connect the iPhone to the laptop with a USB cable
The first way to do this is that the user must first connect the iPhone to a laptop using a USB cable.
Give access permission
After connecting is complete, then on the iPhone screen the user will pop-up in the form of licensing. So the laptop can be connected to the iPhone. This is for permission to access photos on the user’s iPhone.
If you have installed iTunes the way to give permission is to press the Trust button.
If you have not installed iTunes then select Allow.
Move photos by copy to laptop
After that, users can open Windows Explorer on a laptop, go to the Apple iPhone > DCIM internal storage directory
Select the photos you want to move. You do this by copy-paste the desired photo into another folder on the laptop. Done.
Using iCloud Photo Library
The two ways above are the manual way to move photos on the iPhone to a laptop that uses the Windows operating system. If you want to backup photos from the iPhone gallery automatically to a PC then you can take advantage of a feature called iCloud Photo Library.
This feature is a default feature that already exists on every iPhone device, we just need to activate it.
Using Google Drive
Users must first have the google drive application. Users can first download the application in the App store application.
After the download is complete, the user will then be asked to log in or log in using Gmail. After that, the user can open a photo gallery that is on the iPhone. Then can choose photos to be uploaded or moved to Google drive then select Upload.
In the next step, the user can open the Google drive on the laptop through a browser, chrome, or Mozilla.
After that, users will be asked to log in using Gmail that has been registered on the iPhone. After successfully logging into Google Drive, the user can select the desired photo and then select the download. Furthermore, automatically the photos that have been downloaded will move to the laptop.
Using Google Photos
If the user does not have the Google Photos application, users can download the application first in the Apple Store service.
Furthermore, after having the application, users can open it, and then it will appear “Allow google photos to access photos and videos” if there is an option, users only need to click allow or allow.
After that, users can open Google photos via the web using the user’s laptop. After opening google photos either through chrome, browser, and other applications.
If you have entering the Google Photos site, users can choose the photos you want to transfer to the laptop. The trick is the user selects a photo then selects download. Next, all photos that have been selected and downloaded have been successfully transferred to the laptop.