How to Import Photos from iPhone to Windows 10: 3 Easy Ways

How to Import Photos from iPhone to Windows 10: 3 Easy Ways

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iPhone and pictures are absolutely inseparable. If you have got an iPhone, you’re certain to click countless pictures. Apparently, you’d want to beautify them, share with others, and also keep a backup of them. If you own a Mac, keeping a backup would be considerably easy. However, the real struggle gets in when you want to import photos from iPhone to Windows.

Well, this really isn’t difficult if you have got the steps right. There are several ways for you to import photos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC. Find them below.

Import Photos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC through iCloud

Both your iPhone and computer supports iCloud and so this becomes an easy way out to import photos from iPhone to Windows 10. These steps can help you do the same.

  • Launch your browser and search for iCloud for Windows download site.
  • Now click on Download. This will download iCloud set up in your system.
  • Once it is downloaded, open the set up and click on Run.
  • Now agree to the terms of license and install.
  • Finish the installation (which might take some time).
  • Now type your Apple ID and Password and Sign In.
  • After this, click on Options button, next to Photos.
  • Now select My Photo Stream
  • Now select box next to Upload new photos from my PC. This will ensure that you’re just getting the photos off your iPhone.
  • Now click on Done and then on Apply. All your photos will be downloaded on your PC.

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Import Photos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC through File Explorer 

If you want to ditch iCloud restoration, you can try transferring via File Explorer. Since both the platforms are different, you’ll have to ensure smooth communication between. You’ll have to install iTunes on your Windows PC and begin transferring your photos to Windows 10 system.

  • Install iTunes on your computer.
  • Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer using Lightning to USB or 30-pin Dock to USB cable.
  • Now launch Windows Explorer from the Start menu, desktop, or taskbar or Windows + E keys.
  • Find your iPhone in This PC.
  • After you have done this, open DCIM folder with your iPhone’s Internal storage.
  • Now create a folder on your system where you’ll save all pictures.
  • Keep both the folders open and Copy and Paste your pictures from iPhone folder to system folder.
  • For this, you should select all pictures with Ctrl + A, copy with Ctrl + C and paste with Ctrl + V.

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Import Photos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC through Windows 10 Photos App

This is another method that you can use if you want to ignore iCloud way. Windows Photo app also supports and help you transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 10 PC. Since this is also offline method, you’ll have to install iTunes on your system.

  • Install iTunes on your system.
  • Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer using Lightning to USB or 30-pin Dock to USB cable.
  • Now launch Photos app on your computer. This you can do from your desktop, Start menu, or taskbar.
  • Click on Import, right at the top right corner.
  • Select all photos you want to import and click on Continue.
  • Your iPhone photos will be imported to the Photos app.

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These are three simple methods to import iPhone photos to Windows 10 PC. Importing pictures to computer will have several advantages such as having offline backup, can import to external drives further, and you can also edit them using a Pro editor like Photoshop.

Minal Khatri

Minal Khatri is a blogger at Systweak Software. She comes up with tech solutions with her write ups and attempts to help out typical users’. Offline, she is mostly found reading about philosophies, interacting with new people and learning about different cultures.

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