How to Connect iPhone to Windows PC without iTunes

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Rita Updated on Feb 27, 2020 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.

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Tip 1. Use iOS Data Transfer Software Download and install the iOS data transfer tool > Connect the iPhone to PC ...Full steps
Fix 1. Use iTunes Download and install iTunes > Connect the iPhone to the PC > Click "Device"...Full steps

Connect iPhone to Windows with iPhone Data Transfer Software

Firstly we will recommend a totally iPhone data transfer software – EaseUS MobiMover. As the iPhone transfer software, EaseUS MobiMover can back up your iPhone/iPad, share files between iOS devices and sync computer data to your iPhone/iPad for absolutely. 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 to your Windows Pc.
3. Click the 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.