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How to Transfer Photos to iPhone 8 in Free Ways

Posted on Aug 04, 2017 by Myra to iPhone Data Transfer

Have bought your new iPhone 8 and want to migrate the photos from other devices, be it computer, iPhone or iPad, to your iPhone 8? if so, you can learn the free ways to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 8 and the methods to import photos from old iPhone/iPad to your new iPhone 8 in this blog post, which you will find useful to help you make it.

It's enjoyable to have a new iPhone but less enjoyable to migrate all your old data to your new device like transferring contacts to your newly bought iPhone 8 and syncing photos to it while it's necessary to do so. Since the way to sync contacts to iPhone 8 has been detailed, this blog post only focuses on the methods to transfer photos to iPhone 8, no matter it's from computer to other iDevices.

Part 1: How to transfer photos to iPhone 8 with EaseUS MobiMover

There are many kinds of iOS data transfer software, iTunes is definitely the commonest one. And EaseUS MobiMover Free could be considered as the easiest one. With the function of one-click transfer and custom file managing, MobiMover is making the process of transferring photos to the device much faster and easier. The best feature of this software is that MobiMover is a completely free iPhone transfer for individual users. You could use it to transfer or manage data without any limitation.

Step 1: Unlock your devices first, then connect them to the computer. If it still needs permission, please tap Trust on your device. Otherwise, you cannot read files and data via computer.

Step 2: Launch EaseUS MobiMover on your computer. Make sure that your computer has Windows 7 system or other later Windows system. If you don't have the software now, please get one here.

Step 3: Click the button Transfer to Other Device on the main interface. If you devices are not well-connected, you will get a notice says Please connect at least 2 devices.


Step 4: If everything goes well, please select the category of data you want to transfer now. If you want to transfer photos to this iPhone 8, select category Photos, please.

Tips: You could select multiple categories at the same time, for examples, if you need to send music to iPhone as well, please select Music category too.


Step 5: After confirmation, you could click Transfer to start. Wait a few seconds, the time depends on how much data you are transferring.


What's more, MobiMover is also a great transfer for copying photos from iPhone to the computer, you could have a try with it.

Part 2: How to transfer photos from iPhone/iPad to iPhone 8

Importing photos from one iOS device to another can be achieved in three ways. You can use iCloud to help you make it.

But please notice that iCloud has a 5 GB limitation for free users.

Tip 1: Move photos from iPhone/iPad to iPhone 8 with iCloud

Put both of your devices under Wi-Fi connection, Sign into the devices with the same iCloud account and then perform the following steps on both devices.

In iOS 10.3 and later:

Step 1: Run Settings App on your iPhone/iPad.

Step 2: Tap on your name and choose iCloud.

Step 3: Tap on "Photos" and toggle on "Upload to My Photo Stream".

Step 4: Check the photos in Photos App on your iPhone 8.


In iOS 10.2 and earlier:

Step 1: Open Settings App on your iPhone/iPad and choose "iCloud".

Step 2: Tap on "Photos" and turn on "My Photo Stream".

Step 3: Check the photos synced in Photos App on your iPhone 8.

How to transfer photos to iPhone 8 - Tip 1

Tip 2: Copy photos from old iPhone/iPad to iPhone 8 with AirDrop

Step 1: Open Control Center on your iPad and iPhone by swiping up from the bottom of the screen.

Step 2: Tap on AirDrop to turn it on and choose "Contacts Only" or "Everyone" on both of your devices.

Step 3: Go to Photos App on your old iPhone/iPad and select the photos you'd like to transfer to your iPhone.

Step 4: Tap on the Share button and choose your iPhone 8's name in AirDrop section.

Step 5: On your iPhone 8, click "Accept" in the prompt to start receiving photos.

How to transfer photos to iPhone 8 - Tip 2