[FREE]4 Ways to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus with/without iTunes

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Myra Updated on Jun 05, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Have you backed up the photos to your computer from your old iPhone and want to download them to your new iPhone 7? Or have you saved some attractive photos on your computer and want to transfer them to your iPhone 7? If so, here are four tips that can help you out of the problem, either with or without iTunes. If you want to transfer photos from computer to your iPhone 7 without syncing, the three tips in Part 1 can help you do it. If you don't mind the data loss on your iPhone 7, using iTunes can be your choice. Read on to get the details.

Part 1: How to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus without iTunes

Tip 1: Transfer photos from PC to iPhone 7 with MobiMover Free

Do you want to quickly transfer lots of photos from computer to your iPhone 7 without replacing the existing data on your iPhone? Then MobiMover Free is your choice. As an iOS data transfer tool, MobiMover can transfer files from PC to iPhone/iPad, transfer files from one iPhone/iPad to another and back up your iPhone/iPad content to PC. Photos are not the only files that are in the support list. Other files like songs, playlists, ringtones, contacts, messages and more are also included. What's more attractive is that you can enjoy all these features for completely free. Follow the steps below to learn how to use MobiMover to transfer photos from computer to your iPhone 7.

Download and install MobiMover on your computer (Mac or PC).

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NoteEaseUS MobiMover enables you to transfer files from computer to your iDevice without iTunes. To help MobiMover to access and read your iPhone or iPad data, you still need to install iTunes on your computer, which is the indispensable requirement for a third-party iOS data transfer tool. But you don’t need to do anything with iTunes. 

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer with Windows 7/8/10 via a USB cable. If you are asked to Trust This Computer on your iPhone, tap Trust. Then, launch EaseUS MobiMover and go to the main interface like the sample image shows below

main screen of one-click transfer

Step 2: Click your iPhone in the box to set the computer as resource device to transfer photos from computer to iPhone. MobiMover supports the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. You can click the More button to transfer photos by folder or by file

one click transfer - PC - iPhone

Step 3: Navigate to your computer and select the folders or files including photos, then click Select Folder or Open. After this, click Next to enter the data loading screen. 

find the photos on your computer to import to iPhone

Step 4: Here you will see the whole photos and other files loaded within MobiMover. They can be contacts, audios, and videos. Choose Picture only to transfer photos from computer to iPhone. Moreover, you can click the Add button to download more content. 

load the images to MobiMover  

Step 5: Click Transfer to begin to transfer photos from computer to iPhone without iTunes. When the process finished, go to open the Photos App on your iPhone to check the synced pictures. 

begin to transfer photos from PC to iPhone

With MobiMover installed on your PC, you can try things like importing videos from iPhone to the computer, backing up text messages on iPhone and transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone and you will find that it's really easy and fast to manage iPhone/iPad content with MobiMover. Don't hesitate to give it a try.

Tip 2: Move photos from Mac to iPhone 7 with AirDrop

If you are a Mac user, this tip is a good choice for you.

Step 1: Turn on AirDrop on your Mac.

  • Go to Finder > Go > AirDrop and switch on Bluetooth and WiFi to turn on AirDrop on your Mac.
  • Set the option Allow to be discovered by as Everyone or Contacts Only.

Step 2: Turn on AirDrop on your iPhone 7.

  • Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen to open Control Center.
  • Tap on AirDrop and set your iPhone to be discovered by Contacts Only, or Everyone. (Don't forget to turn on WLAN and Bluetooth at the same time.)

Step 3: Once the Mac and the iPhone are connected, you can transfer pictures from computer to your iPhone using AirDrop freely. There are two ways to send files from Mac to your iPhone with AirDrop.

  • Drag the photos you want to send from Mac to iPhone to the image of the recipient and click Send.
  • Or you can click the Share button in an App, choose AirDrop, choose the recipient and then click Done.

How to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 7

Tip 3: Copy from PC/Mac to iPhone 7 with Mail

You can add the photos as an attachment to an email that you will send to yourself. Check the email on your iPhone and download the photos to your iPhone. This method is suitable when you just want to transfer a few photos from your computer to iPhone because there is a limitation on the size of the attachment, but there is no limitation on how many emails you can send. 

Part 2: How to transfer photos from computer (Mac/PC) to iPhone 7/7 Plus with iTunes

If your iTunes doesn't work properly during this process, you might need to know the fixes to the iTunes Won't Sync to iPhone issue.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 7 to your computer and iTunes will open automatically.

Step 2: Tap on the Device tab and select your iPhone 7.

Step 3: Choose "Photos" under "Settings" and click the checkbox next to "Sync Photos".

Step 4: Select the folder in which you save the photos that you want to copy to your iPhone next to "Copy photos from:" and click "Apply" to begin to move photos from PC to iPhone 7. (If you are a Mac user, you can also use iTunes to transfer pictures from computer to your iPhone.)

How to copy photos from computer to iPhone using iTunes