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

Updated on Feb 09, 2018 by Duke to iPhone Data Transfer

Are you looking for an alternative choice for iTunes to transfer photos from PC to iPhone 8? This post will show you the easy and free methods to finish this process.

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

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.

Step 1. Download EaseUS MobiMover Free on your Windows PC, please make sure that you are using a computer with Windows 7 or any Windows system later.

Step 2. Unlock your iPhone and upgrade the system later than iOS 8. Then, turn off iCloud on your iPhone. Otherwise, it will block your computer from reading iPhone data.

Step 3. Launch MobiMover on your computer now, you will find the button Transfer to This Device in the first place, click it. There are two options, you could transfer photos from computer to iPhone without iTunes By folder or By file.

Tips: If you have many photos to transfer, please click By folder. If you prefer to select them specifically, please click By file.


Step 4. Select the folders or files on your computer. If you have photos in different folders, please click Add to select more photos to transfer to iPhone.


Step 5. After selecting all the photos, please click the Transfer button to start. The process will be finished in a few seconds, it is way shorter than iTunes Syncing Photos.

Tips: Please check the photos at iPhone Photo Library.


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.