How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC Windows 7

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Nathalie Updated on Sep 19, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Applies to: iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus or other iPhones running iOS 8 and later

Now on the market, Apple provides various iPhone models with different memory sizes varying from 16 GB to 256 GB for consumers to choose. For those users whose iPhone memory size is less than 64GB, one of the common problems they may encounter is lack of space. However, until now, there is no effective and safe way to expand the storage space of the iPhone. Thus, you are most likely to transfer some of the photos from iPhone to PC Windows 7 for data backup and iPhone space clear.

So the next question is how to export these photos from iPhone to PC Windows 7? Here, in this blog post, we will show you 2 top free methods to upload photos from iPhone to PC Windows 7 straightforward. Read on to get more details.

Table of contents:

Part 1. How to transfer all the iPhone photos to Windows 7 in 1-click 

As the most capable iPhone data manager, EaseUS MobiMover can help you transfer the whole iPhone photos to Windows 7 PC in a single click, including Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Stream, and Photo Videos. Besides, unlike the iTunes backup, the exported files of MobiMover is accessible and readable, which means you can view, edit, or delete the images as you like.

The supported file types you can import with MobiMover:

Photos: Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Stream, Photo Videos

Videos: Movies, TV shows, Music Videos

Audios: Music, Ringtones, Voice Memos, Audiobooks, Playlists

Others: Contacts, Notes, Messages, Voice Mails, Books, and Safari Bookmarks

Now, click the button below (Free Download for PC) to safely install EaseUS MobiMover on your PC running Windows 7 (or later), then follow the steps to import your iPhone photos to the computer. 

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your PC with a USB cable. When a pop-up appears on your iPhone to ask you to trust this computer, please tap on Trust to continue. Run EaseUS MobiMover and go to the main screen of MobiMover. 

one-click to transfer from iPhone to PC

Step 2: MobiMover enables you to customize the storage path for exported files by clicking the Folder icon or the computer icon. If you don't set it on your own, the files will be saved to a desktop folder named Exported by MobiMover. Then, click Select Folder and Next to take the following operation. 

set the path for transferring photos from iPhone to PC

Step 3: MobiMover will load all the supporting data at the very beginning, including photos, contacts, videos, audios, books, messages, notes, etc.. Here, just check the Photo category. If you need to move specific items instead of the whole photo library, go to click your device name > Picture > Photo

choose photos to be transferred to the PC

Step 4: Click Transfer to begin to transfer photos from iPhone to PC with a single click. Please don't disconnect your iPhone until the process finished. After this, click View to check the transferred photos on your computer. 

begin to transfer photos from iPhone to PC without iTunes

Except for move iPhone files to the computer, you can also use MobiMover to transfer content from PC/Mac to iPhone, sync data between two iOS devices (eg. transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud), manage iOS data by adding/editing/deleting, and download online videos using URL

Part 2. How to use AutoPlay to import iPhone Camera Roll photos

When you use AutoPlay to transfer iPhone photos, you can only upload the images in Camera Roll. And the images exported will be organized disorderly. Besides, most of the time, when you plug in iPhone to the computer, the AutoPlay dialog won't show. So if you want to avoid these inconveniences, go back to Part 1 and use MobiMover to help you easily.

Step 1: Enable AutoPlay on your PC Windows 7: Click the Start Menu > Control Panel > Search for AutoPlay > AutoPlay > Turn on Use AutoPlay for all media and devices.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to PC Windows 7 using the standard USB cable, at the bottom of the new pop-up window, you'll see that your iPhone is plugged in.

Step 3: When the AutoPlay window pops out, choose Import pictures and videos

Step 4: In Import Settings, choose or create a folder to store the photos from your iPhone.

Step 5: Confirm your setup and click Import to transfer photos from iPhone to PC Windows 7.

Transfer photos from iPhone to PC Windows 7 via AutoPlay

Part 3. How to use Windows Explorer to copy iPhone Camera Roll photos

Windows will recognize your iPhone as a portable device, so you can import photos from iPhone to PC Windows 7 with Windows Explorer. Also, it only supports moving iPhone Camera Roll photos.

To use Windows Explorer to import iPhone photos, you have to install iTunes first and choose Trust This Computer on your iPhone when connecting to the computer. Otherwise, your iPhone won't be recognized by your computer. So if you don't want to use iTunes, MobiMover in Part 1 can provide you an iTunes-free method.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to PC. Open My Computer, and find your iPhone.

Step 2: Double-click it and you'll see the Internal Storage icon.

Step 3: Double-click it to open it and you'll see the DCIM(Camera Roll) folder.

Step 4: Open the folder and select the photos you'd like to transfer. Drag and drop/copy and paste them to your computer.

how to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 7 PC

Words in the end

You can find more than three solutions to help you move iPhone photos to Windows 7 PC, but these are the easiest ones. Above all, it's free! You can choose any of the three based on your own needs. If you only need to copy the photos saved in iPhone Camera Roll, Windows AutoPlay and Windows Explorer will be the most direct way. While, if you want to export the whole photo library or other iPhone content, EaseUS MobiMover will be your best choice. You can make it with a single click. 

Moreover, with MobiMover installed on your PC, the iPhone data transfer and management are no longer a big headache for you. Don't hesitate to download and install MobiMover on your PC to have a try.

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