[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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Step 1. Connect your camera and iPhone/iPad to your computer. Then run EaseUS MobiMover, choose "PC to iDevice", and click the "Select Files" button on the screen. 

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

Step 2. Go to choose photos from the SD card. You can choose batches of images at one time. Then, click the "Open" button to continue. 

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

Step 3. Make sure the "Pictures" option is selected. As you can see from the image below, MobiMover will load all the supported file types you've chosen. At last, click the "Transfer" button to begin the data transfer. Wait for the process to finish and check the items in "Photos" app on your iDevice.

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

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.