How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone Using USB without iTunes

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Applies to: iPhone 11 Pro Max/11 Pro/11, iPhone XS Max/XS/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s

Have you ever met the following problems:

  • "Why can't I directly import photos from my Windows PC to my iPhone using USB?"
  • "How can I download movies from Windows 10 to my iPhone 8 Plus via the USB cable?"
  • "Can I put music to my new iPhone X from my computer using USB without iTunes?"

If Yes, you've come to the right place. In this tutorial, we will show you the easiest way, namely EaseUS MobiMover, to transfer files from PC to iPhone with USB cable without iTunes. This is an entirely free iOS data transfer tool that enables you to directly import variable contents from PC to iPhone as long as you connect your device to PC via USB. No iTunes is needed, and no existing data will lose. Furthermore, to fulfill the demand of exporting data from iPhone to PC in the vice versa, we also give the detailed guides in the second part. Check them if you need. 

How to transfer files from PC to iPhone via USB using MobiMover

EaseUS MobiMover offers you an alternative way to transfer files from PC to iPhone without iTunes or iCloud. All you need is a supported USB cable to connect your iPhone to the computer and download MobiMover Free to start the data transfer.

Features of EaseUS MobiMover

Free and unlimited, 100% data safe, iTunes-free, easy, quick

Supported files types for PC to iPhone transfer

  • Photos, videos, music, ringtones, audiobooks, voice memos
  • Contact, Notes, and Safari Bookmark in HTML

Now, we will show you how to transfer files from PC to iPhone with MobiMover Free. By the way, EaseUS MobiMover iPhone Transfer for Mac is available as well, if you want to transfer files from Mac to iPhone, link to the page to check details.

You need to know first:
Without using iTunes means you don't need to do anything within iTunes. But to help MobiMover to access and read your iPhone data, you still need to install iTunes on your computer, which is the indispensable requirement for any third-party iOS data transfer tool.
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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC with a USB cable and tap "Trust" on your device when a pop-up appears and asks you to trust this computer. Open EaseUS MobiMover and choose the "PC to Phone" mode. Move your mouse to the right pane and click "Select Files".

how to transfer data from PC to iPhone using USB - step 1

Step 2. Windows File Explorer will open, go to select the files or folders that you want to transfer from PC to your iPhone and click "Open".

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Step 3. The selected files will display on the interface for you to preview. "Add File" lets you add more files at this step. Finally, click "Transfer" to begin importing data from PC to iPhone using the USB cable. Don't disconnect your device while transferring. When the transferring accomplishes, open the corresponding apps to check the content.

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That it! It's far easier to use MobiMover than iTunes, right? More than that, as a one-stop iPhone data manager, MobiMover is still good at backing up iPhone data to the computer in an accessible and readable way, which can’t be realized by iTunes. How to do it? Move on to get answers.

How to transfer files from iPhone to PC using USB in the vice versa 

Supported data types for iPhone to PC transfer

Photos: Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Stream, Photo Videos

Videos: Movies, TV shows, Music Videos

Audios: Music, Ringtones, Voice Memos, Audiobooks, Playlists

Others: Contacts, Notes, Messages, Voice Mails, Books, and Safari Bookmarks

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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.

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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.)

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In conclusion

With EaseUS MobiMover, you can simply and fast sync data between the iOS device and computer or between two iOS devices, such as transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud.

What other functions does MobiMover have?

iOS data management: You can add, edit, organize, and delete iPhone files on your computer with more convenient keyboard operation. For instance, you can delete all the iPhone contacts at a time.

Online video downloading: You can use the Video Downloader of MobiMover to save online videos using URL from YouTube, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram, and other pop sites.