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. Please click Trust on the device screen if a pop-up appears and asks you to trust this computer. Start EaseUS MobiMover and go to the 1-Click-Transfer screen. 

run MobiMover

Step 2: If you don't set the storage path on your own, click Next directly. Or click the computer icon or the Folder icon to customize the route for exported data on your PC. 

set the path for exported files

Step 3: MobiMover enables you to transfer everything from your iPhone to the PC with a single click. Alternatively, you can check one or multiple data categories to be moved. 

load all the files into MobiMover

Step 4: Click Transfer to transfer everything from iPhone to PC without iTunes at an amazing speed. Please don't cut off the USB connection until the process accomplished. Some contents, like contacts and messages, will be saved as a .html file. You can view them on the web page. 

transfer everything from iPhone to PC

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.