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How to Get Photos Off iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 7 Easily for Free

Dec 14, 2017 / Posted by Myra to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
Wondering to get photos off your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 7 to Mac or Windows PC? Learn the FREE way to transfer photos from iPhone to PC/Mac from this blog post.

It's quite normal that photos on your iPhone are the biggest supplier of your iPhone storage. But you cannot just delete all of them to free up your iPhone space without making a backup. If you want your iPhone running faster, a good choice for you is to get photos off your iPhone to Mac or Windows PC. No matter you are using a new iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus or earlier iPhone 7/iPhone 6, you can choose one of the tips below to transfer photos from iPhone to computer free of charge. Read on to get more details.

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Part 1: How to get photos from iPhone to PC for free
Part 2: How to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac for free

How to get photos off iPhone

Part 1: How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC for free

To get photos off iPhone to PC running Windows 7 or later, the freeware you will need is EaseUS MobiMover Free, the world's first totally free iOS data transfer software. With MobiMover, you can transfer photos, movies, TV shows, music videos, home videos, photo videos, music, ringtones, voice memos, audiobooks, contacts, messages, notes, and more between two iOS devices (iPhone/iPad in iOS 8 or later) or between iOS device and computer. Thus you can not only import photos from your iPhone to PC but also transfer photos from PC to iPhone if you need. Follow the steps below to learn how to get photos off your iPhone to PC with MobiMover.

Step 1: Download and install MobiMover Free (less than 30MB) on your PC running Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 or Windows 7.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your PC and start MobiMover. When a pop-up appears on your iPhone screen asking you whether to trust this computer or not, tap on Trust to continue.

How to get photos off iPhone - Tip 1 - Step 2

Step 3: If you want to get all the photos from Camera Roll, Photo Stream and Photo Library off your iPhone X to your Windows computer, tap on Transfer to Computer and wait for your iPhone content to be loaded. MobiMover will automatically select all the detected items on your device as shown in the image below. While if you want to transfer photos from your iPhone to PC selectively, go to Custom > Photos from the main interface instead. (Under Custom, you can also manage your iPhone contents like deleting all contacts on iPhone at once if you need.)

How to get photos off iPhone - Tip 1 - Step 3

Step 4: Keep the category/categories you'd like to transfer selected.

How to get photos off iPhone - Tip 1 - Step 4

Step 5: Then tap on Browse to select or create a folder to save the photos to be transferred.

How to get photos off iPhone - Tip 1 - Step 5

Step 6: Click Transfer and MobiMover will begin to get photos from iPhone to PC. When it's completed, you can tap on View to check the transferred photos. After backing up your iPhone photos to PC, you can delete all the photos on your iPhone without worrying about complete data loss.

How to get photos off iPhone - Tip 1 - Step 6

Part 2: How to get photos off iPhone to Mac for free

While if you are using a Mac, you can transfer photos from your iPhone to Mac without the help of third-party software. The built-in feature, AirDrop, enables you to share files between two AirDrop-supported devices. If AirDrop is not working on your iPhone in iOS 11, learn how to fix it first before you follow the steps below to get photos off your iPhone to Mac.

Step 1: Turn on AirDrop on your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 7.

  • On iPhone 8/7: Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen to open Control Center. On iPhone X, swipe down from the top right corner of the screen to open Control Center.
  • Press deeply on the module where Airplane Mode locates in, click AirDrop to turn it on and set your iPhone to be discovered by Contacts Only or Everyone. (Don't forget to turn on WLAN and Bluetooth at the same time.)

Step 2: Turn on AirDrop on your Mac.

  • On your Mac, go to Finder > Go > AirDrop and turn on Bluetooth and WiFi to enable AirDrop on your Mac.
  • Set your Mac to be discovered by Contacts Only or Everyone.

Step 3: Once your iPhone X/8/8 Plus and Mac are successfully connected, you can start to download photos from your iPhone to Mac.

  • Go to the Photos App on your iPhone X/8/8 Plus.
  • Select the photos you'd like to transfer from iPhone to your Mac.
  • Tap on the Share button and choose your Mac from the AirDrop section.

How to get photos off iPhone to Mac