[4 Free Ways] How to Get Pictures from iCloud to iPhone

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Tioka Updated on Jun 25, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

You can upload your pictures to iCloud to make sure that your picture will be lost with neither formatting nor deletion. But there are still a lot of users don't know how to get the picture which is been uploaded to iCloud back to their iPhone.This post will show 4 amazing ways to help you get pictures from iCloud. Wish one of them can be helpful to you.

1.Download pictures from iCloud to PC and transfer them to iPhone

In order to get pictures from iCloud to iPhone, you are highly suggested to download photos from iCloud to your PC or Mac and transfer these pictures from computer to your iPhone with the totally free iPhone data transfer software - MobiMover Free.

NoteEaseUS MobiMover enables you to transfer files from computer to your iDevice without iTunes. To help MobiMover to access and read your iPhone or iPad data, you still need to install iTunes on your computer, which is the indispensable requirement for a third-party iOS data transfer tool. But you don’t need to do anything with iTunes. 

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer with Windows 7/8/10 via a USB cable. If you are asked to Trust This Computer on your iPhone, tap Trust. Then, launch EaseUS MobiMover and go to the main interface like the sample image shows below

main screen of one-click transfer

Step 2: Click your iPhone in the box to set the computer as resource device to transfer photos from computer to iPhone. MobiMover supports the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. You can click the More button to transfer photos by folder or by file

one click transfer - PC - iPhone

Step 3: Navigate to your computer and select the folders or files including photos, then click Select Folder or Open. After this, click Next to enter the data loading screen. 

find the photos on your computer to import to iPhone

Step 4: Here you will see the whole photos and other files loaded within MobiMover. They can be contacts, audios, and videos. Choose Picture only to transfer photos from computer to iPhone. Moreover, you can click the Add button to download more content. 

load the images to MobiMover  

Step 5: Click Transfer to begin to transfer photos from computer to iPhone without iTunes. When the process finished, go to open the Photos App on your iPhone to check the synced pictures. 

begin to transfer photos from PC to iPhone

2.How to get pictures from iCloud backup to iPhone

If you want to get pictures from iCloud backup, you must go to the App&Data screen firstly. Read the step-by-step below to enter the APP&Data screen and get pictures from iCloud Backup.

1. Enter the App&Data screen.

2. Tap "Restore from iCloud Backup" to get pictures from the iCloud backup.

3. Choose an existing backup file you created before and download all the pictures in this backup file.

the steps restore photos from icloud backup

Notes:
This is not an advisable solution cause the restoration will delete the existing contents on your iPhone and then restores the pictures from the backup file. 

3.How to get pictures from iCloud Photo Stream to iPhone

If you synced your photos to iCloud Photo Stream on your old iPhone, here you can find the free solution to get back your pictures from iCloud Photo Stream.

Go to Setting > name/Apple ID > iCloud > Photos, and turn My Photo Stream on, as well as iCloud Photo Sharing.

Attention: The synchronization requires the network connection, make sure that you are using Wi-Fi or cellular data.

4.How to get pictures from iCloud Photos Library

The iCloud Photo Library allows you have a quick access to your iPhone to all your photos restored in all the devices. Follow the step-by-step below to get pictures from the iCloud Photo Library on iPhone right now!

Goes to Setting > name/Apple ID > iCloud > Photos one by one, and turn iCloud Photos Library on. iPhone will download the photos restored in the library automatically.