[Guide]How to Download iCloud Photos to iPhone X/iPhone 8 Easily

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Myra Updated on Sep 27, 2019 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

If you have synced the photos from your old iPhone 7, iPhone 6 to your iCloud, it's quite convenient for you to add photos to your new iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus by download iCloud photos to your iPhone. Given that, This article is written to provide you the detailed steps about how to get photos from iCloud to iPhone X/8/8 Plus. While if you have backed up the photos from your previous iPhone to PC, you can transfer photos from PC to iPhone for free using the method introduced in the related article. Can't wait to learn how to download iCloud photos to your iPhone X/8/8 Plus? Read on.

How to download photos from iCloud to iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus

Getting iCloud photos to your iPhone can be easily done by turning on iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. Follow the steps below to learn how to make it.

Step 1. Go to Settings App on your iPhone X/8/8 Plus.

Step 2. Tap on [your name] and then click iCloud.

Step 3. Choose Photos and then toggle on iCloud Photo Library. By doing so, you can download iCloud photos to your iPhone X/8/8 Plus easily.

How to download iCloud photos to iPhone X/iPhone 8

How to download photos from iCloud backup to iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus

If you have backed up your photos to iCloud, you can download photos from iCloud backup to your new iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus when you set up your new device. 

Step 1. Set up your new iPhone following the on-screen tips. 

Step 2. When you come to the App & Data screen, choose Restore from iCloud Backup. 

Step 3. Sign in with your iCloud Apple ID and choose the latest iCloud backup to download photos from iCloud to iPhone. 

download photos from iCloud backup to iPhone

If you haven't synced the photos from your old iPhone to iCloud or you think downloading photos from iCloud to your iPhone is too slow, you can use EaseUS MobiMover Free, the world's first totally free iOS data transfer software, to help you transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone quickly without any cost. With MobiMover, you can not only transfer files between two iOS devices (iPhone/iPad in iOS 8/9/10/11/12/13 or later) but also share contents between computer and iDevice like transferring messages from iPhone to the computer. Follow the steps below to sync photos from iPhone to iPhone X/iPhone 8 to have a try.

Note: MobiMover is compatible with PC running Windows 7 and later or Mac running macOS 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), and 10.11 (El Capitan).

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Step 1. Connect both your old iPhone and new iPhone to your computer. Run EaseUS MobiMover, and choose "Phone to Phone" from the main interface. Then, set your old iPhone as the source device and the new iPhone target device and click the "Next" button to continue.

How to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone - Step 1

Step 2 Then check the files you'd like to copy. Other than photos, you can also choose to transfer music, ringtones, videos, contacts, and more from your old iPhone to the new one.

How to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone - Step 2

Step 3. Click the "Transfer" button to start importing photos from iPhone to iPhone. The time it will take depending on the size of the files. Wait for the process to complete. After that, go to the "Photos" app on your new iPhone and check the newly copied photos.

How to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone - Step 3

MobiMover can always come to help when it comes to iPhone data transfer. Don't hesitate to equip your computer with a powerful tool and make it your good helper.