[3 Methods]How to Transfer Photos from PC to iPhone 8 without iTunes

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Duke Updated on Jun 06, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

iTunes is the commonest tool we used to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 8. You will have to sync all the photos in the folder to your iPhone with the function iTunes Syncing. But it is really inconvenient for iPhone user. You will have to delete the photos you don't need after the transferring, sometimes you may even lose several photos because of the syncing. Is there any easy and free method to transfer photos from PC to iPhone without iTunes syncing?

How to transfer photos from PC to iPhone without iTunes

Method 1. Transfer pictures from PC to iPhone with iTunes alternative

Although you don't need to use iTunes during the transfer process, it's necessary for you to install iTunes on your computer to help MobiMover identify your iOS device and access its data, which is the first step to make data transfer possible.

In fact, you don't need to worry about the problem of transferring photos from PC to iPhone at all. There are many kinds of iTunes alternative choice. EaseUS MobiMover is one of the top lists. This iPhone data transfer is completely free for individual users. With the help of MobiMover, you can not only easily copy photos from computer to iPhone but also transfer photos from iPhone to PC. What's more, it has an amazing file managing function, it's simple to create, edit and delete photos on iPhone.

Download EaseUS MobiMover Free on your Windows PC, then follow the steps to copy photos from PC to your iPhone with simple clicks.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer (Windows 7/8/10) with a USB cable and start EaseUS MobiMover. Once connected, tap on Trust on your iPhone to continue.

main screen of one-click transfer

Step 2: Click the drop-down menu next to your iPhone device and choose PC/Desktop to transfer photos from PC to iPhone. You can select to import photos by folder or by file

one click transfer - PC - iPhone

Step 3: Go to your computer to find the photos you want to import to your iPhone (iPhone X/8/8 Plus included). MobiMover enables you to transfer multiple pictures from PC or laptop to your iPhone without quantity limitation. 

find the photos on your computer to import to iPhone

Step 4: Select the folders or files you want to import to your iPhone and then click Select Folder or Open. MobiMover will automatically read and load all the supported files in the selected folder. You can choose Picture only to get the data to your iPhone. 

load the images to MobiMover  

Step 5: Click Transfer to begin to add photos from PC to your iPhone at lightning speed. When it finished, go to the Photos App on your iPhone to check the imported pictures. 

begin to transfer photos from PC to iPhone

What's more. if you want to send music to iPhone, you could just follow the same methods.

Method 2. Transfer pictures from PC to iPhone without iTunes using iCloud

iCloud is the service provided by Apple. Every iPhone users have 5 GB free space on iCloud, including iCloud backup, iCloud Music Library, and other items. If your network connection is not really good, or you have too many photos for transferring, please consider Method 1.

Step 1. Download iCloud on your computer and find the iCloud Photos folder.

Step 2. Copy your photos to iCloud>iCloud Photos>Upload

Step 3. Turn off the iCloud on your iPhone and turn it on again. It will help you to fasten the syncing process.


Method 3. Get pictures from computer to iPhone without iTunes using Google Photos

Google Drive is a good online storage tool, but if you only want to transfer photos from computer to iPhone, you may consider Google Photos App. It is a free alternative choice for iCloud. Google Photos does have some special functions, for example, it could arrange your photos automatically. But, of course, you must have a good network. And, it may spend more time than transferring with MobiMover.

Step 1. Open the browser on your computer and go to photos.google.com

Step 2. Drag the photos to the browser and upload them to cloud storage.

Step 3. Install Google Photos app on your iPhone and download them to your iPhone via it.