Free Ways to Back Up iPhone Photos to Computer

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Katrin Updated on Jun 27, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Back up iPhone photos to computer - Here's what to do

As you all know that Apple provides every user 5 GB of free iCloud storage and we can back up our photos, videos or iPhone settings in the cloud. But soon you will find that 5 GB storage is far not enough for all your data. Of course, you can manage to iCloud storage on iPhone and iPad, but as we said before, we don't want complicated operations. So here in this article, we will show you 2 other free ways to back up iPhone photos to computer - with iTunes or with a free iPhone data transfer tool, EaseUS MobiMover Free.

Option 1. Back up iPhone photos to computer with EaseUS MobiMover Free

EaseUS is a professional software developer and provider that is specialized in data recovery and data backup. MobiMover Free is a brand new product released by EaseUS to help the users transfer their data between iOS devices and PC. You can use it to transfer iPhone photos to PC or you can use it as an iPhone content manager to manage your iOS, such as adding or deleting.

Now we will show you how to use EaseUS iPhone data transfer software to back up iPhone photos.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your PC or Mac, run EaseUS MobiMover, then go to iDevice to PC. With this feature under 1-Click Transfer, you can back up all your iPhone photos to the computer at once. Thus, if you prefer to copy your iPhone photos selectively, you should go to [your device name] > Picture > Photo/Album instead.

How to back up iPhone photos to computer - Step 1

Step 2: By default, MobiMover will select all the supported files on your iPhone. Check the category/categories you’d like to back up.

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Step 3: Tick the folder icon to choose a location for the photos to be backed up, then click Transfer to start backing up your iPhone photos to computer.

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Step 4: Depending on the size of the files, it may take seconds or a while to back up your iPhone photos. Wait patiently for the process to finish, then check these items in the selected folder.

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Option 2. Back up iPhone photos to computer via iTunes

iTunes is an ideal alternative to iCloud when it comes to the backup of iOS data. More importantly, iTunes has no storage limit like iCloud does. So you can surely back up iPhone to computer with iTunes.

  • Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable. 
  • Open iTunes and make sure you have the latest version installed. Select your device.
  • If you do not want to back up your health and activity data, you can just make an unencrypted backup. Simply click on "Back Up now".
  • When the backup process finishes, all the iPhone photos will be backed up to PC.