[Guide]How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to SD Card for Free

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Myra Updated on Jun 20, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Applies To: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s

The photos on your iPhone always carry good memories, moments of happiness, or some important information. That's why you need to make a backup of these photos to prevent the files from complete data loss by transferring photos from your iPhone to other storage devices, like SD Card and flash drive. Or, the photos on your iPhone is the biggest occupier of your iPhone storage, to free up your iPhone space, you may need to export photos from your iPhone to SD Card, and then remove the photos from your iPhone. No matter what kind of reason you have, as long as you want to transfer photos from iPhone to SD Card, you can follow the steps detailed below to do it within minutes for free.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to SD Card without any effort

I know many users are looking for the tip on how to transfer photos from iPhone to SD Card without computer. Actually speaking, there is seldom a way to do it. However, if you are willing to export photos from your iPhone to your SD card with computer, no matter it's Mac or PC, you can easily get things done with the FREEWARE for iOS data transfer and file management, EaseUS MobiMover Free.

What can MobiMover transfer or manage for you:

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

With MobiMover installed on your computer, you can transfer files from iPhone (or iPad in iOS 8 and later) to computer/SD Card/flash drive, copy items from computer/SD Card/flash drive to iPhone, and sync data from on iOS device to another. When you want to keep a backup of your iPhone files elsewhere, you can transfer photos (or other files) from iPhone to SD Card like in this case. When you want to enrich your iPhone content, you can put music on your iPhone from the computer. In a word, there are many situations in which you need MobiMover to transfer data to or out of your iPhone or iPad.

Now, follow the steps below to learn how to transfer photos from iPhone to SD Card without any effort.

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Step 1: Insert your SD Card into the card reader on your computer, connect your iPhone to your computer. When a pop-up appears on your iPhone screen asking you whether to trust this computer or not, tap on Trust to continue. Start EaseUS MobiMover for Windows and go to the main screen. 

MobiMover main screen

Step 2: Click the computer icon or the Folder icon to set the SD card as the destination for saving photos and click Next to continue. If you want to transfer pictures from iPhone to SD Card selectively, go to Custom > Photos in the main interface instead.

choose SD card to save iPhone photos

Step 3: Choose Photo on the data loading screen to export the photos from Camera Roll, Photo Stream, and Photo Library on your iPhone to the SD card.

choose photos to be transferred to SD card

Step 4: Click Transfer and begin to import photos from your iPhone to your SD Card. When it's completed, you can tap on View to check the transferred photos.

begin to transfer photos from iPhone to SD card

In addition to being an iOS data transfer tool, MobiMover can also work as a free iPhone content manager to help manage your iDevice content by deleting, editing, or adding items from the computer. How to add contacts to iPhone X? How to delete all notes from iPhone 7? How to manage videos on iPad? If you have one of these questions, don't hesitate to use MobiMover to give it a try