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How to Import Photos from PC to iPhone in Free Ways

Updated on Mar 20, 2018 by Myra to iPhone Data Transfer

If you are using a Windows PC and want to import photos from PC to your iPhone, you can use EaseUS MobiMover Free and iTunes to help you make it. This blog post will show you the detailed steps about how to transfer photos from PC to iPhone with these two tools.

iTunes is the basic app you will need if you want to transfer data to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Importing photos from Windows PC to iPhone also requires iTunes be installed on your PC. Unlike Mac users that they don't need to download iTunes to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone, Windows PC users have to download iTunes manually on their PCs and then begin to use it to sync photos to iPhone. However, the shortcoming of using iTunes to transfer photos from PC to iPhone is its somewhat complicated operations, if you are a newbie to iPhone and iTunes,  you may be confused more or less. Therefore, we also provide a simpler method for you to transfer photos from PC to iPhone here, that is using EaseUS MobiMover Free - iPhone data transfer software to move photos from PC to iPhone with one-click. 

How to import photos from PC to iPhone with MobiMover

EaseUS MobiMover is the top easy and free iPhone transfer software enables users to transfer photos from PC to iPhone, from iPhone to iPhone or from iPhone to PC. For transferring photos from PC to iPhone, two steps are enough: connecting iPhone to PC; then choose the photos you want to import to iPhone and begin to transfer. Except for photos, if you still want to put more files on iPhone, like music, videos, audios, and books, EaseUS MobiMover will be your most effective assistant. Now, let's see how to import photos from PC to iPhone with MobiMover.

Step 1: Simply download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer with Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. What's more, make sure your iPhone is running iOS 8 or later.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the computer with a supportable USB cable. Open MobiMover, and choose Transfer to This Device in the main interface. Once you click this button, you are presented with two choices: transfer photos to iPhone by folder or by file.

transfer by folder or by file

Step 3: Choose one importing type, by folder or by type. Next, navigate to your computer to find the photos folder or files, and click Open to add the files.

add photos folder

Step 4: Now, back to the transfer interface, before you click Transfer to begin to transfer photos to iPhone, you can still click the Add button below the iPhone contents list to add more photos. When it's all over, click Transfer to start the importing process.

begin to transfer

For transferring photos from iPhone to PC in the vice versa with EaseUS MobiMover, follow the link to reach the guide page. 

How to transfer photos from PC to iPhone with iTunes

If you haven't installed iTunes on your PC, you can go to https://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ to download the latest version of iTunes. While if you have installed iTunes on your PC, you can go to Help > Check for Updates to update your iTunes to the latest version. Then follow the steps below to begin to import photos from PC to iPhone. (Installing the latest version of iTunes is one of the ways to avoid the problem of iPhone not showing up in iTunes.)

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Windows PC with a USB cable and wait for iTunes to open automatically. (If it doesn't open, run it manually.)

Step 2: Tap on the Device button under the menu bar. (If you have more than one iDevice connected to your PC, choose the one you want to transfer photos to after you click the Device button.)

Step 3: Choose "Photos" under "Settings".

Step 4: Select "Sync Photos" and choose the folder from which you'd like to transfer photos from the drop-down menu of "Copy Photos from:".

Step 5: Choose to transfer "All folders" or "Selected folders" to your iPhone. (If you choose the latter, you will have to select the folders then.)

Step 6: After the selection, click "Apply" to begin to transfer the photos to your iPhone.

How to import photos from PC to iPhone

iTunes also works for transferring music from PC to iPhone/iPad, check it if you need. Besides, you can also use Email to help you import photo and music from PC to iPhone. Just send an email that has the photos as an attachment to yourself from your PC, check the email on your iPhone and save the photos on it. Given the size of your photos, you might need to send more than one email.