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

Updated on Jan 10, 2018 by Tioka to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
There are so many pictures in iCloud or iCloud Backup and want to get them back immediately? This article will provide the method to help you get your pictures stored in iCloud back to you iDevice effectively.

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 for 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 all the pictures from iCloud.com and transfer these pictures to iPhone with the totally free iPhone data transfer software - MobiMover Free.

1. Open the web browser on PC and go to the website:  iCloud.com  

2. Enter your Apple ID and Password to log in to iCloud, and then select "Photo" to download all the pictures in iCloud to PC.

3. Click the download button below to download and install MobiMover Free to your computer, and launch the APP.

4. Connect your iPhone to computer with USB Cable, and click "Transfer to This Device" in the interface of MobiMover Free APP. (You can transfer pictures to iPhone by file or by folder. )

How to transfer pictures from computer to iPhone

5. Choose the pictures you downloaded from iCloud.com before and click "transfer" button to transfer them to iPhone.

 How to transfer pictures from computer to iPhone - step 2

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 a 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 library automatically.