EaseUS MobiMover

All-in-One iOS Content Manager & Free Video/Audio Downloader

  • An iOS data transfer tool to transfer files to or from iPhone/iPad
  • An iPhone manager to manage files on iPhone/iPad from a computer
  • A free video downloader to download online videos to a computer or iPhone/iPad

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone Without iTunes

In this post, we are going to focus on transferring photos from iPhone to new iPhone. When it comes to data transfer, iTunes might be your first choice. However, iTunes is not very good at handling multimedia tasks since it crashes very often. Therefore, is there any way to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes?

To get you out of the loop, we have compiled five practical methods to help you do that. And all approaches offered in our guide also comes in handy if you want to share images with someone else who has an iPhone.

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Method 1. Quick Way to Transfer Photos from iPhone to New iPhone Without iTunes
Method 2. Transfer Photos from iPhone to New iPhone via iCloud (5GB Limit)
Method 3. Send Photos from iPhone to iPhone via AirDrop (Short-Distance Transfer)
Method 4. Regularly Transfer Pictures from iPhone to iPhone by Creating a Share Album 
Method 5. Transfer Pictures from iPhone to iPhone via iMessage/Email (Small Size)

Method 1. Quick Way to Transfer Large Number of Pictures from iPhone to iPhone for Free 

When it comes to transferring multiple photos or the whole photos from the old iPhone to the new iPhone, you may need a reliable data transfer software to help you make it if you don’t wish to use iTunes anymore. And EaseUS MobiMover, one of the top iPhone data transfer software in the world that will assist you in transferring photos from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes. With this powerful transfer tool, you can transfer files from iPhone to iPhone in one-click. Apart from that, it also has many other outstanding features as follows:

  • Transfer files from PC to iPhone without any data overwriting.
  • Move data between two iOS devices.
  • Delete all of the photos in the photo library at once.
  • Available for all iOS devices in iOS 12/13.

Now, read the following texts to check how to use EaseUS MobiMover to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes in detail. 

Step 1. Connect your iPhones to your computer. Open EaseUS MobiMover, then go to > Pictures > Photos. You can also use the data transfer feature to download all the photos from iPhone to iPhone at a time. 

How to move photos from iPhone to iPhone - Step 1

Step 2. Choose the photos or albums you want to move from one iPhone to another (set the source and target iPhones correctly by clicking the phone icon on the top toolbar). You can choose to transfer all the photos at once or specific images selectively.

How to move photos from iPhone to iPhone - Step 2

Step 3. Click "To Another Phone" to start transferring photos from iPhone to another. When it has done, go to your target device to check the items in the "Photos" app.

How to move photos from iPhone to iPhone - Step 3

Method 2. Transfer Photos from iPhone to New iPhone via iCloud (5GB Limit)

For users who neither have iTunes nor a computer at hand, how to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without computer? If that is your case, you can use iCloud to get things done. Simply enable “iCloud Photos” on your iPhone and your photos will be synced to iCloud. After that, you can restore them to your new iPhone by logging into your iCloud account. 

Notice:
It is worth mentioning that iCloud only offers its users 5GB storage for free. You can check if your iCloud has enough storage by going to Settings >Tap [your name] > Select iCloud. If you don’t have enough iCloud storage to save all photos, you’ll need to purchase more. 

Step 1. On your old iPhone: Heading to the Settings app > Tap your name > Tap iCloud > Tap Photos > Make sure that the iCloud Photos is enabled.

Transfer Photos to New iPhone via iCloud

Step 2. On your new iPhone: Go through the basic setup instructions until you reach the “Apps & Data” page > Select “Restore from iCloud Backup.”

Step 3. Sign in with the Apple ID you used in the old iPhone > You will be presented with a list of all your backups > Choose the iCloud backup that contains the photos you want.

Restore Photos to New iPhone from iCloud

If you haven't enabled iCloud Photos on your iPhone, don’t worry, you can also transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud via AirDrop, Shared Albums, Email, or Cloud Service. 

Method 3. Send Photos from iPhone to iPhone via AirDrop 

With AirDrop, you can send pictures to a nearby iPhone wirelessly. By taking this way, first, you need to make sure that you have enabled AirDrop on two iPhones. If you have done that, then you can follow the steps below to transfer photos between two iPhones. 

Step 1. Open the Photos app on your iPhone and find the images you want to send.
Step 2. Tap the Share icon in the lower-left corner. Then you will see the AirDrop icon, which looks like concentric blue circles with a white triangle poking up from the bottom. Tap this icon.
Step 3. Then AirDrop will pop up to ask the intended image recipient to turn on his AirDrop function. 
Step 4. Tap the person’s name once it appears in the AirDrop space. 
Step 5. Wait for several minutes and then all photos will be saved to the Photos app.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone via AirDrop

Method 4. Transfer Pictures from iPhone to iPhone by Creating a Shared Album 

For users who hold two iPhones, they might need to share photos between two devices regularly. If you are one of them, then you can take a minute to create a shared album to share pictures instantly between two devices. 

Step 1. Open the Photos app > Tap Album at the bottom of the screen.
Step 2. Tap the “+” button at the top left of the screen to add a new album.
Step 3. Tap “New Shared Album” > Give it a name and tap next.
Step 4. Choose people to invite from your contacts, or type an email address or iMessage phone number > Tap Create. Thus, all images you saved in this album will be accessible to others who accepted your invitation to join it. 

Transfer Photos to New iPhone via Shared Album

Method 5. Transfer Pictures from iPhone to iPhone via iMessage, SMS, Email

Apart from the methods we introduced above, you can also transfer pictures via iMessage, SMS, and Email. But this method is not suitable for transferring images in large size or transferring a large number of pictures. Here we will take iMessages for example, and the steps also apply for transferring photos via Email. 


Step 1. Turn on the Message app on iPhone.
Step 2. Send the picture via text to the iPhone you want to send.

The Bottom Line

Above are all possible methods to transfer pictures from iPhone to iPhone. Among them, the method 1 is the most recommended since it enables you to transfer various files like contacts, messages, videos, and so on. By taking method 1, you need to install MobiMover on your computer. If you have no computer at hand, you can also make it via iCloud, Email, AirDrop, and Album. All of these methods have their advantages for transferring pictures. Now, you can select the best one based on your needs.