How to Connect iPhone to Windows PC without iTunes

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Rita Updated on Jun 05, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Want to connect your iPhone to Windows PC? Take it easy, it is very simple to share files like music, videos or photos etc., between the iOS system and Windows system. Keep reading and you will find how easy it is to connect iPhone to Windows and transfer files to Windows PC.

Connect iPhone to Windows with iPhone Data Transfer Software

Firstly we will recommend you a totally free iPhone data transfer software – EaseUS MobiMover Free. As the first totally free iPhone transfer software in the world, EaseUS MobiMover Free can back up your iPhone/iPad, share files between iOS devices and sync computer data to your iPhone/iPad for absolutely free. The brand new iPhone 8/8 Plus/X and other iPhones with iOS 11 are perfectly supported. Windows 10/8/7 is suitable to install it.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC with a USB cable. Tap "Trust This Computer" on the device screen if a pop-up appears. Start EaseUS MobiMover and select the "Phone to PC" pattern on the main interface. Click "Next" to start data transfer from iPhone to your computer.

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Step 2. MobiMover enables you to transfer everything from your iPhone to the PC with one click, like audio files, videos, pictures, books, contacts and more. You can check one or multiple data categories by checking the boxes. You can also customize a file location to keep the transferred items. If you don't customize the storage path on your own, click "Transfer" directly and MobiMover will save the files to Desktop.

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Step 3. MobiMover will start immediately transfer selected files from iPhone to PC without iTunes at lightning speed. Please don't suspend the USB connection until the process finishes. Some contents, like contacts and messages, will be saved as a .html file. You can view them by opening in a web browser. 

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Connect iPhone to Windows with iTunes

If you don't want to use a third-party tool, you can use iTunes to realize the connection between iPhone and Windows PC.

1. Download and install iTunes for Windows.
2. Connect your iPhone your Windows Pc.
3. Click device icon in the upper left corner, then click This computer and Back Up Now in the right control panel.
4. After the backup process is finished, your iPhone files are transferred and save in iTunes backup location on your computer.