How to Move Photos from PC to iPhone X/8/7 with or without iTunes for Free

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

Applies To: iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 or other iPhones in iOS 8 or later

Looking for the way to move your favorite photos from PC to your iPhone for you to enjoy them more conveniently? No matter you want to copy photos from PC to your iPhone with iTunes to avoid using third-party software or want to import photos from PC to your iPhone without iTunes to avoid data syncing, you can find the way to make it in this blog post. Read on to get the details.

Part 1: How to move photos from PC to iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 7 without iTunes

With the completely FREE alternative to iTunes, you can transfer photos from PC to your iPhone without data syncing free of charge. The tool referred is EaseUS MobiMover Free, the world's first totally free software for iOS data transfer and file management. MobiMover enables you to transfer files between iOS devices (iPhone/iPad in iOS 8 or later) or between iOS device and computer. Photos, videos, audios, contacts, messages, notes, calendars, and more are all supported by MobiMover. Thus you can not only move photos from PC to your iPhone X/8/7 but also do other things like backing up iPhone messages to computer and syncing contacts from iPhone to iPhone. Sounds great? Follow the steps below to have a try.

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

In addition to being an iOS data transfer tool, MobiMover can also serve as a free iPhone content manager to help you manage your iPhone/iPad files easily. Don't hesitate to have a try.

Part 2: How to move photos from PC to iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 7 with iTunes

To avoid problems like "iPhone not connecting to iTunes" while using iTunes to move photos from PC to your iPhone, you'd better update your iTunes to the latest version by going to iTunes > Help > Check for Updates first and then follow the steps below to transfer photos from PC to iPhone with iTunes.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 7 to your PC and run iTunes if it doesn't open automatically.

Step 2: Click the Device icon in iTunes and Photos in the sidebar.

Step 3: Click the checkbox next to Sync Photos and choose the App or folder from the drop-down menu of Copy Photos from.

Step 4: Choose to sync All photos and albums or Selected albums to your iPhone from the computer.

Step 5: Click Apply to start to move photos from PC to your iPhone X/8/7 with iTunes.

How to move photos from PC to iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 7 with iTunes