How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC?


Mostly transferring photos from any Apple device to Windows PC is believed to be one of the pesky tasks, but surprisingly it is pretty simple. YES, it is….

In this article, this is what we are going to discuss, how to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows PC?

So basically when you have enrolled yourself with the entire Apple family, like you own an iPhone, Mac, iPad, etc. all at once, transferring images from one device to another is a noob’s job. Apple provides a common, sharing ecosystem to do so. But when it comes to transferring images from devices like iPhone to Windows, it is totally a different domain.

But lately, the good news is that Apple users can too transfer images from iPhone to Windows.

Ways are many, all you need to do is to thoroughly read the article here.

Download iTunes

Before commencing with the actual procedure, make sure to download and install iTunes for Windows 10 onto your PC, so that your iPhone can be recognized by your PC while following the methods mentioned ahead. Once you are done with that, continue reading.

Connect your iPhone to your Windows PC

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC using a USB-to-lightening cable.


Step 2. Tap the “Trust” option on your iPhone screen to allow the connection between the two devices. It may take a few seconds, so be patient.

Step 3. On your iPhone, you will be asked to enter your passcode. Enter it, and you are done.

The two devices are well connected via the USB cable, now you can follow any one of the aforementioned methods to transfer images from iPhone to Windows PC.

Method #1: Transfer Photos using Windows 10 Photos App

Step 1. While both devices are connected, click the “Start” icon off your Windows screen, scroll down, and select “Photos”.

Step 2. Click on “Import”.

Step 3. Select “From a connected device”.

Step 4. Click on the drop-down menu and under “Select”, select “import all items” or “items since last import”.

Now you just have to wait until all your files are imported from your iPhone to your Windows 10 PC.

Method #2: Transfer Photos using Windows 10 File Explorer

Unlike the previous method, the best part about this method is that it allows you to choose where to store the photos besides just importing the photos.

Read the steps to know in detail.

Step 1. Click on the “Start” icon and select “Picture” from the pop menu.

Step 2. Now click “This PC” from the side menu.

Step 3. Select the Apple device name and go to internal storage.

Step 4. Click on the “DCIM” folder.

Step 5. Choose the file you want to get the images from.

Step 6. Now select the images with the cursor that you want to move.

Step 7. With right-click select “Copy”.

Step 8. Now go to the “Picture” folder that we had already opened earlier. This is where we would like to import the images. If you wish to import them somewhere else, select that particular folder. You see, you have got the liberty to choose the location where you wish to import files.

Step 9. Select paste in the new folder and the images are copied here on your PC.


There is an alternative method, you can transfer images from iPhone to Windows 10 PC over iCloud. But for that, you first need to set up iCloud Photo library software on your Windows PC. This will provide a direct server-to-server connection like the one Apple users get in the Apple ecosystem.

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