How to Store Photos in iCloud with Ease for Free

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Lionel Updated on Jun 26, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Actually, if you like to take photo in your daily life, maybe you've so many photos with a big size on your iPhone, but with more files on your device, the less space will be left, thus for most of iPhone users, we often encounter such a problem, iPhone prompt us that there is no more storage space on iPhone, how do we resolve it? Store photos in iCloud could be a good choice for you. As is known to all, iCloud Photo Library works seamlessly with the Photos app to keep your photos and videos securely stored in iCloud and up to date on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and iCloud.com, it keeps every photo and video you take in iCloud, so you can access your library from any device, anytime you want. Let's take a look at how it works.

How to store photos in iCloud

Step 1. Unlock your iPhone and go to Settings, find [your name], then click iCloud, Photos and iCloud Photo Library.

Step 2. Turn this button on your iPhone. You can switch to transfer photos to iCloud from iPhone.

Step 3. Return to Home screen and open Photos on your iPhone. All the photos will be transferred to iCloud automatically.

Step 4. You can delete photos on your iPhone after close iCloud Photos Library on your iPhone safe.

However, according to Apple, we only have 5 GB free on iCloud, that means if you have much more files which you want to keep on iCloud service, you should pay for the money. So, we suggest you try another way which is totally free to store photos.

How to store photos without iCloud

If you are still confused about the free method to do the backup, here in this post, we highly recommend you a free iPhone data transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover Free, which supports to transfer everything from iPhone to computer, and vice versa. On the other hand, it also works as a free iPhone content manager, which could add, edit and delete photos on iPhone with just a few clicks. Please following the tutorial below to have a try.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone (iPhone X/iPhone 8 included) to your Windows computer. Tap on Trust on your iPhone screen if a pop-up occurs. Then, run EaseUS MobiMover and go to the main interface like the sample image shows below

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Step 2: Click the Folder icon or the computer icon to set the path for backing up photos on your PC. Then, click Select Folder and Next to take the following step. If you don't set the route on your own, MobiMover will save the files to a desktop folder named Exported by MobiMover

set the path for backing up photos from iPhone to PC

Step 3: At the very beginning, MobiMover will read and load the whole compatible data files as the screenshot displays below. You can uncheck Select all and tick Photo only to backup iPhone pictures. 

choose photos to be backed up to the PC

Step 4: Click Transfer to begin to back up photos from iPhone to PC without iTunes or iCloud. Except for photos, other contents you can back up to the computer are contacts, notes, books, movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, and more. 

begin to back up photos from iPhone to PC

With MobiMover, you can also transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone to make a copy of your iPhone pictures.