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How to AirDrop Photos from iPhone to iPhone X/iPhone 8 Easily

2017-10-24 10:47:07 Posted by Myra to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
This blog post covers a detailed guide about how to use AirDrop on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus/X to send photos from iPhone to iPhone and an alternative way to transfer photos from one iPhone to another for free.

Want to AirDrop photos from your previous iPhone 7 or iPhone 6 to your new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X in iOS 11? If so, read this blog post that provides two ways about how to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone 8/iPhone X in iOS 11. One is to use AirDrop to send photos from iPhone to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X, the other is to use the world's first completely free iOS data transfer software, MobiMover Free, that can not only help you sync photos from one iPhone to another but also import other files like contacts, notes, videos, music and more to or out of your iPhone. Read on to get more details.

Part 1: How to AirDrop Photos from iPhone to iPhone X/iPhone 8

AirDrop requires WiFi and Bluetooth to work. Thus if you get problems like "WiFi not working" or "Bluetooth not working" on your iPhone in iOS 11, you may fail to AirDrop photos from iPhone to iPhone. While if both features on your iPhone work properly, follow the steps below to learn how to send photos from iPhone to iPhone 8 or iPhone X in iOS 11 using AirDrop.

Step 1: Swipe up from the button of your iPhone screen to open Control Center on both of your iPhones.

Step 2: Press deeply on the module where AirPlane Mode locate in, tap on AirDrop and set your iPhone to be discovered by Contacts Only or Everyone.

Step 3: Go to the Photos App on your source iPhone, namely your old iPhone 6 or iPhone 7 and select the photos you'd like to send to your new iPhone 8/8 Plus/X.

Step 4: Tap on the Share button and then choose your target device, namely your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X in the AirDrop section.

Step 5: Then click Accept on your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to receive the photos sent from your previous iPhone.

How to AirDrop photos from iPhone to iPhone 8/iPhone X

Part 2: How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/iPhone 8 without AirDrop

If you encounter the problem like "AirDrop not working in iOS 11" and want an alternative way to sync photos from iPhone to iPhone, using EaseUS MobiMover Free, the free alternative to iTunes, is a good choice. With MobiMover installed on your PC, you can do more than sending photos from iPhone to iPhone without any cost. As an iOS data transfer software, MobiMover supports the data transfer between two iOS devices or between iOS device and computer. What's more, MobiMover can also serve as a free iPhone content manager. Except for photos, other files like music, ringtones, audiobooks, voice memos, playlists, movies, TV shows, contacts, messages and more can also be transferred using MobiMover. Follow the steps below to learn how to copy photos from iPhone to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X with MobiMover.

Step 1: Download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your PC with Windows 10/8.1/8/7.

Step 2: Connect both of your iPhones to your computer and launch MobiMover. To avoid switch devices later, you'd better connect your source device to the computer first. Tap on Trust to continue when a pop-up appears on your iPhone screen.

Transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/iPhone 8 - Step 2

Step 3: Go to Custom > Photos > Photo Library, select the photos you want to send from one iPhone to another, click the Transfer to Other Device button and select your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. If you want to transfer not only photos but also other files like music, ringtones, videos, contacts and more from one iDevice to another, go to Transfer to Other Device instead of Custom, under which you can also add ringtones to iPhone X.

Transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/iPhone 8 - Step 3

Step 4: Then MobiMover will begin to transfer photos from your previous iPhone to your new iPhone 8/8 Plus/X automatically.

Transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/iPhone 8 - Step 4

Step 5: When it's completed, you can go to your new iPhone X/8/8 Plus to check the transferred photos.

Transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/iPhone 8 - Step 5