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Download Photos From iPhone to Computer Easily & Freely

Posted on Dec 18, 2017 by Katrin to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
If you find that your iPhone storage is almost full with tons of photos and pictures, or you just want to download your precious photos from iPhone to computer to make a backup copy, you can refer to this tutorial article.

How to download photos from iPhone to computer?

If you find that your iPhone storage is almost full with tons of photos and pictures, or you just want to download your precious photos from iPhone to the computer to make a backup copy, you can refer to this tutorial article. Here we will show you 2 ways to move or download your photos from iPhone to the computer with or without iCloud.

Download photos from iPhone to computer via iCloud

You can log in to your iCloud account on Windows PC, which is the same account you used to back up your iPhone data on your iPhone.

  • As the first step, you must make sure you have backed up all your photos in iCloud already: On your iPhone with iOS 10.3 or newer, select Settings > [Your Name] > "iCloud" > "Photos", and then select "iCloud Photo Library". Under iOS 10.2 or older, select "Settings" > "iCloud" > "Photos".
  • Install the "iCloud Control Panel for Windows" program on your computer or you can open icloud.com directly on your PC, then log in to your iCloud with your Apple ID and password.
  • Then go to the Photos section and click on "Options".
  • In the photo options, activate "iCloud Photo Library" and "Photo Sharing" if necessary.
  • Then set a location where you want to store the iCloud photos and then click the "OK" button.

Download photos from iPhone to computer with free iPhone data transfer

As you all know that iCloud only gives you 5 GB of free storage to store your backed up data. What if your iCloud storage is full, that you can't upload all your photos in iCloud? Luckily we have an alternative option to download photos from iPhone to computer. EaseUS MobiMover Free is a free iPhone data transfer to transfer photos from iPhone to PC and also you can use it as an iPhone content manage to delete photos on iPhone as well.

Now follow the steps below and start to download your iPhone photos to computer without iCloud:

  • 1.Install MobiMover Free on your Windows PC with Windows 7 or above. Make sure you have iTunes on your PC as well to gain access to your iPhone data. No actual operation in iTunes will be needed.
  • 2.Connect your iPhone to your PC and let the program recognize your device.
  • 3.Choose Transfer to Computer > Camera Roll.

use EaseUS MobiMover to download photos from iphone to computer - step 1

  • 4.Set a storage path for the downloaded photos on your PC.

use EaseUS MobiMover to download photos from iphone to computer - step 2

  • 5.Click Transfer to start to download your iPhone photos to computer.

use EaseUS MobiMover to download photos from iphone to computer - step 3