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Transfer Photos from iPhone X/8 to External Hard Drive on Windows 10/8/7

Posted on Feb 06, 2018 by Cedric Grantham to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
Want to backup photos from old iPhone or new iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus to external hard drive on Windows PC? Read this post and use MobiMover Free to transfer photos from iPhone to external hard drive on Windows 10/8/7.

With the dual camera embedded in iPhone X and the portrait mode built-in iPhone 8, you can take greater pictures and record more wonderful videos than ever. However, the higher the quality, the more space they will take on your iPhone. As time goes way, you may find your iPhone runs storage if you are a shutterbug. Then, you need to transfer some pictures from your iPhone to a huge-space external hard drive to keep the memorable files and free up iPhone space by deleting them on your iPhone.

However, for many iPhone users, they don't know how to back up iPhone photos to external hard drive, as iTunes won't allow so. Here, on this page, we will introduce you the easiest way to transfer photos from iPhone to external hard drive with EaseUS MobiMover Free, the top one and 100% free iPhone data transfer software in the world.

MobiMover Free: Transfer photos from iPhone to external hard drive on Windows

MobiMover Free is a Windows compatible iPhone manager program that has following features:

  • Can be seamlessly integrated with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
  • Support all the iPhone and iPad devices running iOS 8, iOS 9, iOS 10, iOS 11
  • Support backing up iPhone data to Windows, syncing content between two iOS devices and transferring files from PC to iPhone in one-click
  • Support contacts, messages, notes, calendars, voice mails, books, Safari bookmarks & history, photos, videos, movies, music, ringtones, playlists and audiobooks
  • Enable users to export iPhone photos at anywhere, including Windows PC, flash drive, and external hard drive
  • Allow you to read, edit, delete and manage the imported files without any limitation
  • Totally free with technical online service

How to transfer photos from iPhone to external hard drive on Windows

Following guides show you how to transfer photos from iPhone to external hard drive on Windows PC or laptop, on the contrary, you also can use MobiMover Free to import photos from PC to iPhone, put music to new iPhone or add ringtones to iPhone 8.

Step 1: Download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer with Windows 10/8/7 by clicking the download button below. Besides, you need to install iTunes on your computer too for iPhone data reading, which is the basic need for a third-party iPhone data transfer tool. 

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your PC with a USB cable and start EaseUS MobiMover. When a pop-up appears on your iPhone screen asking you whether to trust this computer or not, tap on Trust to continue.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC - Step 2

Step 3: If you want to transfer all the photos from Camera RollPhoto Stream and Photo Library on your iPhone to your computer, choose Transfer to Computer and wait for your iPhone content to be loaded. MobiMover will automatically select all the detected items on your device as shown in the image below. While if you want to selectively transfer your photos, go to Custom > Photos from the main interface instead.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC - Step 3

Step 4: Keep the category/categories you want to copy selected.

TraHow to transfer photos from iPhone to PC - Step 4

Step 5: Click Browse button and choose your external hard drive as the destination. If you don't set the storage path, MobiMover Free will send the photos to a desktop folder named "Exported by MobiMover Free".

How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC - Step 5

Step 6: Tap on Transfer and MobiMover will begin to transfer photos from iPhone to PC. When it's completed, you can tap on View to check the transferred photos.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC - Step 6