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How to Move Photos from iCloud to Computer?

Dec 25, 2017 / Updated by Daisy to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
It is the most ordinary thing for iPhone users to manage and sync files with iCloud. With iCloud, you can sync photos to its online storage space and then move pictures from iCloud to computer. This article will show you how to transfer photos between iCloud and computer.

For all iPhone users, it is the most ordinary thing to manage and sync files with iCloud. iCloud provides us a free use of 5GB storage space, which means we can sync photos, contacts, calendar and more to the cloud storage. If you have synced the photos from your iPhone to iCloud, then you probably want to know how to move photos from iCloud to computer, to view and edit them on your computer. This article will show you how to transfer photos between iCloud and computer.

How to move photos from iCloud to computer

1. Tap Settings on the home screen of iPhone.

2. Follow your name > iCloud, tap to enable Photos to make sure all photos on your iPhone always synced with iCloud.

3. Open a browser on your computer and go to icloud.com. Enter your Apple account to sign in to iCloud.

4. In the main interface of iCloud, you’ll find the category of Photos, click it and select the photos you’d like to move to your computer.

5. Click the settings gear icon in the bottom left corner to export all selected photos to your computer.

With the five steps above, you can easily move photos from iCloud to computer. What’s more, you are also allowed to import contacts into iCloud to backup them online.

Free alternative to moving photos directly from iPhone to computer

If you haven’t synced your photos with your iCloud account and wanted to transfer images from your iPhone to computer directly, then you have to choose some third party software to help you do the job. EaseUS MobiMover Free, the free iPhone data transfer software, is the best choice for you to transfer photos from iPhone to the computer. Not only for photos, but this alternative to iTunes can also allow users to move notes, messages, contacts, music, calendars and more than ten types of files from your iOS device to computer. Follow the steps below to learn how to use EaseUS MobiMover.

Step 1. Download and install MobiMover Free on your computer. It is compatible with all computers running Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to this computer with a USB cable and launch EaseUS MobiMover. When your iPhone asks you whether to trust this computer, please tap on Trust to continue. When you enter the software you'll see the main interface as below.

move photos from iPhone to computer with EaseUS MobiMover

Step 3. To move photos from iPhone to computer, click Transfer to Computer in the main interface. A new window will pop out, and all the supported items will be listed in categories, select Photos to continue. If you want to backup iPhone SMS to your computer, just select messages.

select photos to transfer to computer

Step 4. Click Browse in the same window to set a path on your computer to save the photos. You can choose a folder or create a new.

select a folder on your computer to save photos

Step 5. In the last step click Transfer and MobiMover will automatically start the transferring process. It will take a few minutes, and after the process completes, you can find and view the photos in the selected folder on your computer.

move photos from iPhone to computer successfully

Now you know how to move photos from iCloud to computer and transfer photos from iPhone to computer directly. With EaseUS MobiMover, you are also allowed to manage files between two iOS devices such as transfer photos from iPhone X to iPad. Data management on iOS devices will become much easier with EaseUS MobiMover.