Are you running out of free storage space on your iPhone? Want to transfer photos and videos from an iPhone to a Windows 10 PC? Here are three easy ways to transfer iPhone photos and videos to Windows 10 PC.
The good part about transferring photos and videos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC is that you can get the job done without installing iTunes. In fact, you don’t need to install any third-party apps to transfer photos and videos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC.
Windows 10 offers three easy ways to transfer iPhone photos to Windows 10.
Follow the directions mentioned in one of the three given below methods to import photos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC.
Method 1 of 3
Transfer iPhone photos to Windows 10 using Photos app
The built-in Photos app in Windows 10 enables you easily transfer photos from your iPhone to Windows 10 PC with ease. Here is how to do that.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to a Windows 10 PC using the provided cable.
Step 2: Check your iPhone. If you are seeing the following “Allow this device to access photos and videos?” message, please tap Allow to let the Windows 10 PC access photos and videos on your iPhone.
Step 3: Launch the Photos app by typing Photos in the Start/taskbar search field and then pressing Enter key.
Step 4: In the Photos app, click the Import icon (located upper right). The Photos app will start listing all photos and videos on your iPhone. With default settings, the Photos app selects all pictures and videos on your iPhone, but you can deselect photos if you don’t want to import some photos/videos.
Step 5: Click the Continue button.
Step 6: When you are at the “Start importing?” screen, select a location where you want to save all transferred photos and videos. Finally, click the Import button to begin transferring all selected pictures and videos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC.
You will see Photos has finished importing photos/videos message once all selected photos and videos are transferred.
Method 2 of 3
Use File Explorer to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC
Did you know that you can transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 10 without the help of any apps? Yes, you can use Windows 10 File Explorer to transfer files and videos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC.
Step 1: Use the iPhone cable to connect your iPhone to Windows 10 PC.
Step 2: On your iPhone, if you are getting the “Allow this device to access photos and videos” message, tap Allow. The message usually appears when you connect an iPhone to a PC for the first time.
Step 3: Open up File Explorer on your Windows 10 PC. Navigate to This PC to see your iPhone.
Step 4: Double-click on the iPhone icon.
Step 5: Double-click on the Internal Storage drive. As you know, since iPhone doesn’t support SD cards, all photos and videos are saved in internal storage only.
Step 6: Next, you will see the DCIM folder. Open the DCIM folder to see one or more folders. All these folders contain photos and videos. So, open all these folders one by one and transfer photos and videos to a location on your Windows 10 PC using the copy-and-paste method. As simple as that!
Method 3 of 3
Transfer iPhone photos to Windows 10 using Phone Companion
Phone Companion is another built-in Windows 10 app. The Phone Companion app can also be used to transfer photos from your iPhone to your Windows 10 PC.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Windows 10 PC using the cable provided with the phone.
Step 2: On your Windows 10 PC, launch the built-in Phone Companion app using Start/taskbar search. If the app is not there, please install the same from the Store.
Step 3: You should now see the following page of the Phone Companion app.
If you cannot see your iPhone, simply click the Show button located at the bottom of the page.
Step 4: Click the Import photos and videos link (refer to the picture above). This action will automatically open the Photos app and select all photos and videos on your iPhone.
Step 5: Deselect photos and videos that you don’t want to transfer to your PC. Click the Continue button.
Step 6: Choose a location to save all transferred photos and videos. Finally, click the Import button to transfer all videos and photos.
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