2 Solutions to Import Photos from iPhone 6/6S to iPhone X/8/8 Plus

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Tracy King Updated on Jun 06, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

How to transfer photos to new iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X?

With the release of the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X, an increasing number of iOS users are trying to change their iPhones to the newest one. Therefore, how to transfer data from iPhone 6  to iPhone X or iPhone 8 becomes a new need. 
If you are trying to find a simple and reliable way to import photos to new iPhone 8, follow below two major solutions to complete the task now:
Solution 1. Import photos from PC to iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X
Solution 2. Import photos from old iPhone 6/6 Plus to iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus

Note: If you need to import photos from computer to new iPhone, just follow Solution 1 to complete the task.
If you want to import old iPhone photos from iPhone 6/6s/6 Plus to a new iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus or transfer photos from iCloud to new iPhone, follow the offered methods in Solution 2.

Solution 1. Import photos from PC to iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X

If you need an efficient way to import all saved photos from PC to iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X, professional iPhone data transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover can help. It allows all iOS users to free transfer all photos, music or contacts from computer to iOS devices at one time for free with these simple steps.

Just download and install this free iOS data transfer software to import wanted photos or other data to your iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X now:

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer (Windows 7/8/10) with a USB cable and start EaseUS MobiMover. Once connected, tap on Trust on your iPhone to continue.

main screen of one-click transfer

Step 2: Click the drop-down menu next to your iPhone device and choose PC/Desktop to transfer photos from PC to iPhone. You can select to import photos by folder or by file

one click transfer - PC - iPhone

Step 3: Go to your computer to find the photos you want to import to your iPhone (iPhone X/8/8 Plus included). MobiMover enables you to transfer multiple pictures from PC or laptop to your iPhone without quantity limitation. 

find the photos on your computer to import to iPhone

Step 4: Select the folders or files you want to import to your iPhone and then click Select Folder or Open. MobiMover will automatically read and load all the supported files in the selected folder. You can choose Picture only to get the data to your iPhone. 

load the images to MobiMover  

Step 5: Click Transfer to begin to add photos from PC to your iPhone at lightning speed. When it finished, go to the Photos App on your iPhone to check the imported pictures. 

begin to transfer photos from PC to iPhone

Solution 2. Transfer photos from iPhone 6/6 Plus to iPhone X/iPhone 8/8 Plus

To transfer photos from iPhone 6 to iPhone X/8/8 Plus, transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X or transfer photos from iCloud to new iPhone, these three reliable methods may help. And you can directly follow any one of the offered methods below to import and transfer old iPhone photos to new iPhone now:

Method 1. Transfer photos from iPhone 6 to iPhone X/8/8 Plus with iPhone Data Transfer freeware

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Step 1: Connect your old iPhone and new iPhone X and iPhone 8 to the computer running Windows or Mac OS. MobiMover can be installed on both the two operating systems to transfer photos from between two iPhones. Now, Run EaseUS MobiMover Free for Windows and go to the main screen.

MobiMover main screen

Step 2: If you want to sync specific or the whole photos from iPhone to iPhone 8/iPhone X, you can use the Custom pattern by clicking your iPhone device next to 1-Click-Transfer and go to Picture.

custom picture management

Step 3: Choose Photo and go to the photos management interface. You can see the data transfer features are marked clearly. Choose the photos you want to sync to iPhone X/8 and click Transfer to Other Device

photos management

Step 4: Choose your iPhone X or iPhone 8 and MobiMover will begin to sync the selected photos from iPhone to new iPhone. When the process finished, open the Photos App on your iPhone X/8 to check the items. 

choose iPhone X or iPhone 8

Method 2. Import photos from old iPhone 6 to iPhone X/8/8 Plus with iTunes

1. Backup photos on the old iPhone to iTunes.
2. Update iTunes on the new iPhone and reboot the iDevice.
3. Press the Home button until the Hello screen shows up, follow the on-screen instructions until you see the Apps & Data.
4. Click Restore from iTunes Backup and click Next.
5. Connect your new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X Plus to the computer, where you've backed up photos from iTunes to your PC.
6. Open iTunes on and select your iDevice.
7. Select Restore Backup, then select a backup.
If the backup is encrypted, decrypt it with the password. Wait for the restore process to complete and then you'll get the old iPhone photos to import to iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X then.

transfer photos from iPhone 6 to iPhone X

Method 3. Transfer photos from iCloud to new iPhone 8/8 Plus/X 

1. Backup photos on an old iPhone to iCloud.
2. Connect the new iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X to Wi-Fi and sign in to iCloud with your Apple ID and password.
3. Choose a backup which contains old iPhone photos and then reboot the iPhone.
All data with photos will then be automatically imported into to your iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X by then.

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