EaseUS MobiMover

All-in-One iOS Content Manager & Free Video/Audio Downloader

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[Guide]How to Transfer Files from iPhone to PC without iTunes

Myra updated on Sep 04, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Applies To: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s, PC running Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7

Moving files between iOS device and a computer is very common in our daily life. Perhaps it's because you want to view files on PC, or because you want to create a backup for your device. For whatever reason, transferring files from iPhone to PC is the best choice to get the job done. Usually, you can complete it via iTunes. However, iTunes crashes and freezes very often. So, it's necessary to find some iTunes alternative ways to transfer files from iPhone to PC. If you run into the same problem, try these methods offered in this guide to transfer files from iPhone to PC without iTunes or access iPhone files on PC without iTunes. 

PAGE CONTENT:
Part 1. How to Access iPhone Files on PC Without iTunes via EaseUS MobiMover
Part 2. How to Transfer Files from iPhone to PC Without iTunes via iCloud
Part 3. How to Transfer Files from iPhone to PC via Email
Part 4. How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone

Part 1. How to Access iPhone Files on PC Without iTunes via EaseUS MobiMover

Applies to: Photos, Videos, Audio Files, Contacts, Messages, Podcasts, Books...

Being compared with iTunes, EaseUS MobiMover offers more choices in terms of data management. As we all know, iTunes doesn't allow you to access and view the data you backed up to the PC. But with EaseUS MobiMover, you can easily access and manage your iOS data whenever and wherever you want. Besides, there are many benefits you can gain from EaseUS MobiMover.

  • It allows you to move photos, videos, audios, contacts, notes, messages, and other files between two iOS devices.
  • It allows you to access and view the files transferred to your computer as you like. If you want to view the details of the iTunes backup, you have to restore iPhone from iTunes backup to do it.
  • It supports transferring files from PC to iPhone or from iPhone to PC without data loss.
  • It supports setting the path while transferring files from iPhone to PC according to your needs.

Now, you have known the advantages of transferring files from iPhone to PC without iTunes using EaseUS MobiMover instead. It's time for you to follow the steps below to transfer files from iPhone to PC without iTunes.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC with a USB cable. Once connected, tap on "Trust" on your iOS device screen to let your computer trust your device. Open EaseUS MobiMover. On the home screen, choose the data transfer mode "Phone to PC" and click "Next".

how to transfer data from iPhone to PC without iTunes - step 1

Step 2. MobiMover will automatically read and load the whole supported files on your iPhone and list them all unchecked. Determine which type of files you want to transfer from your iPhone to the computer, go to tick the corresponding apps and click "Transfer". You can specify a location to keep the transferred items in advance. Otherwise, they will be placed on Desktop by default.

how to transfer data from iPhone to PC without iTunes - step 2

Step 3. MobiMover will start immediately transferring files from iPhone to PC without the intervention of iTunes. When it completes, you can click View to check the items. (Files like contacts and messages will save as .html files on your computer. Thus you need to open it with a browser to view the details.)

how to transfer data from iPhone to PC without iTunes - step 3

As mentioned above, transferring files from iPhone to PC is just one of the many things MobiMover can do for you. In addition to being an iOS data transfer tool, EaseUS MobiMover can also serve as an iPhone content manager to help you manage your iPhone files from the computer. Don't hesitate to try this unmissable tool for you iPhone users.

Part 2. How to Transfer Files from iPhone to PC Without iTunes via iCloud

Applies to: Photos, Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Notes, and more

Apart from iTunes, iCloud is also a good choice to transfer files from iPhone to PC. IF you have ever backed up your iPhone to iCloud, then you can download your backup from iCloud. And iCloud offers a web-based and desktop-based way for this purpose. You can choose either of them to complete this job.

via iCloud website

Step 1. Go to the iCloud.com on your computer (PC & Mac)> Sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2. Then, you will be displayed with the file category > Choose the files you want to transfer to your computer. 

Tranfser files from iPhone to PC

via iCloud for Windows

Step 1. Open the Settings on your iPhone > [your name] > iCloud.

Step 2. Switch on the option accordingly. For example, if you want to transfer photos from iPhone to PC, you can select the "Photos" option and turn on "iCloud Photos."

Step 3. Launch the iCloud control panel on your computer > Log in to your iCloud account > Then you can access the files on your iPhone from PC.

Transfer files from iPhone to PC with iCloud for windows

Part 3. How to Transfer Files from iPhone to PC via Email

Applies to: images, documents, and other small files

Apart from the above two methods, you can also use Email to transfer files between iPhone and computer.

Step 1. Open the Email app on your iPhone > Compose an email to attach files you want to transfer.

Step 2. Log in your email account on your computer > Download attachment files to your computer.

Tip
"How to transfer photos from iPhone to computer? " is also a frequently asked question among iOS users. If you have a large number of photos to transfer, we suggest you use Windows Explore and Photos App, both of these applications make transferring iPhone photos to pc easy.

Part 4. How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus)/5S/5

Considering that you may need to get the data back to your iPhone from PC, we will give you some suggestions on how to transfer data to the iPhone from PC. To do this, you'll need to use iTunes. If there is no iTunes available, try this method to move data from PC to iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus)/5S/5. Here we will mainly introduce the steps for using iTunes. 

Note that iTunes only supports transferring Photos, Videos, Music, Podcasts, Audiobooks. If you have data like messages, contacts, calendars, audios, and more to transfer, you can use EaseUS MobiMover to do it with one click.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer > Launch iTunes > Unlock the iDevice and trust the computer.

Step 2. Click the "Device" tab and select the category, like Photos, Movies, Songs, and more.

Step 3. Check the "Sync [category]" option and select the items you'd like to copy > Click "Apply" to start transferring files to your iPhone or iPad.

Transfer files from computer to iPhone with iTunes

The Bottom Line

Actually, there are many more choices to transfer files from iPhone to the computer. For example, you can also achieve the same goal via cloud service like Dropbox, Onedrive, Google Drive, etc. But compared with cloud service, the methods mentioned above are relatively simple to operate. Additionally, if you are puzzled by the question: "how do I transfer photos from iPhone to computer" we also have the way to help you do it.  That's all about our guide, hope it can help you.