Simple Guide to Help Move Photos to iCloud and Sync Photos to iPhone

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Carman Updated on Jun 11, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

The iCloud Photo Library is a great companion for iPhone photo app to automatically keep your photos and videos updated in iCloud with high security. Turning on iCloud Photo Library, all pictures, photo albums, photo streams or camera rolls took with your iPhone would be uploaded into iCloud to allow an access anywhere you are and backed up for future safekeeping. Except for photo backup copies, it's a good idea to save photos to iCloud and free up storage space on your iPhone at the same time. How to move photos to iCloud and sync photos to iPhone easily? Now we offer you a simple guide to help you out.

Before getting started, it's sure that you have enough space on iCloud and your device for the reason that the photos you plan to store in iCloud Photo Library take both iCloud storage and device storage. However, only 5GB free space is available as you sign up an iCloud account with your iPhone. If you need much more storage, you can buy advanced storage plans to back up iPhone photos. After that, let's continue.

Step 1: You need to enable iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone running iOS 8.0 or later at first. Like in new iOS 11, open up your iPhone and enter iPhone Settings. Tap your iPhone name and iCloud then. Now tap Photos and turn on iCloud Photo Library.

Step 2: Then tap on Optimize iPhone Library to reduce the file size of the pictures on your iPhone and keep the full resolution version of photos in iCloud. Or tick Download and Keep Originals to store original photos. Open Upload to My Photo Stream to automatically send photos to iCloud when connecting to WiFi. Also, you can choose to enable iCloud Photo Sharing and create albums to share with your other people.

Step 3: When extracting photos from iPhone to iCloud, you can manage iPhone photos in iCloud like deleting photos from iCloud to free up space and still sync photos to iPhone back for memories after all. To view pictures and transfer photos to iPhone on iCloud, go to iCloud and sign in with your Apple ID and password. After login, click Photos and view the pictures that were uploaded from the iOS device into iCloud. Select photos and import them to your iPhone.

Here is another easy way to transfer photos to iPhone without iCloud. EaseUS MobiMover Free is an iPhone data transfer freeware to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone or from computer to iPhone in only one click. It's completely free of charge and has no limit on the size of files as long as there is enough space on your iPhone, with full support on jpg, bmp, icon, tiff, png or gif file formats.

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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

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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