[Guide]How to Transfer Photos from Camera to iPhone/iPad in 2 Ways

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Myra Updated on Jun 21, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Using the camera to take photos enables you to get pictures of advanced quality. After taking photos with your Canon or Nikon camera, you may want to transfer the photos from camera to your iPhone or iPad in order to enjoy the pictures more conveniently. When it comes to importing photos from camera to iPhone/iPad, there are generally two ways to do it: one is to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad with computer via FREE data transfer tool, and the other is to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad withou computer using Apple camera adapters. Read on to get the details.

Part 1: How to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad with computer

No matter you are using a Mac or Windows PC, you can import photos from camera to iPhone/iPad with the help of EaseUS MobiMover Free, the free tool for iOS data transfer and file management. With MobiMover installed on your Mac or PC, you can copy files from iPhone to computer (or flash drive/SD Card), add items from computer (or camera/flash drive/SD Card), sync data from one iOS device to another, and manage iDevice content from computer at on cost.

What can MobiMover transfer or manage for you:

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

With these features, MobiMover can come to help in many situations. In addition to this case of transferring photos from camera to iPhone, you can transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone when you want to share your iPhone data, back up iPhone messages to computer to avoid complete data loss, put music to iPhone from flash drive and more. In a word, MobiMover is an unmissable tool for you when it comes to iOS data transfer. Now, follow the steps below to know about how to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad with computer.

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Note: MobiMover is compatible with PC running Windows 7 and later or Mac running macOS 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), and 10.11 (El Capitan). All iPhones and iPads running iOS 8 and later are supported by MobiMover.

Step 1: Connect your camera to your computer (you can also choose to take the SD Card out of your camera and insert it into the card reader on your computer), connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer and start EaseUS MobiMover Free. When a notification pops up on your device screen asking you whether to trust this computer, click Trust to continue.

How to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad - Step 1

Step 2: Click the select box to choose your computer as the source device. Then tap the more button (the three dots) and choose to transfer photos from camera to your iPhone/iPad by folder or by file.

How to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad - Step 2

Step 3: Select the photos that you want to transfer from camera to your iPhone/iPad.

How to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad - Step 3

Step 4: After the selection, MobiMover will show you how many items you have selected. If you choose a folder, MobiMover will automatically select all the transferable items in it.

How to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad - Step 4

Step 5: Keep the items you want to transfer selected. You can continue to add more files by clicking Add or begin transferring photos from camera to your iPhone/iPad by clicking Transfer. When it has completed, you can go to your iDevice to check the videos.

How to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad - Step 5

As mentioned above, MobiMover also has file management features, which means you can delete/edit the existing files on your iPhone or add new items to your iPhone from computer. For example, you can add songs to a playlist, delete all notes from your iPhone and add contacts to iPhone from computer. Don't hesitate to install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer and give it a try.

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Part 2: How to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad without computer

The tool you will need to import photos from camera to iPhone/iPad without computer:

  • Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader
  • Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter
  • Lightning to USB Camera Adapter
  • iPad Camera Connection Kit, which contains both iPad Camera connector and iPad SD card reader

If you don't have a computer handy and want to copy photos from camera to your iPhone/iPad without computer, you will need Apple camera adapters (listed above) to get things done. These are the steps to transfer photos from camera to iPhone/iPad without computer.

Step 1: Connect the adapter to your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Connect your camera to the adapter by a USB cable.

Step 3: Open Photos on your iPhone or iPad and click Import.

Step 4: According to your needs, you can click Import All to transfer all photos from camera to your iPhone/iPad or click Import after choosing the photos to copy some photos to your device.

Notes: If your iPhone storage is not enough for you to save the photos, learn how to free up space on iPhone to get more space available on your device first, and then import photos from camera to your iPhone/iPad.