Even though macOS remains my first choice, I like using Windows as well since it’s also highly user-friendly. Windows 10 is Microsoft’s biggest bet designed to compete with macOS with more vigor.
With Windows 10, you can quickly transfer photos from iPhone to your computer to edit them perfectly or just store them all securely. There is no more lengthy workaround to sync images from iOS device to PC.
There are three ways you can transfer your iPhone pics to Windows 10. Let’s find out!
How to Transfer iPhone Photos to Windows PC
How to Transfer Photos from iPhone or iPad with Windows 10 Photos app
Windows 10 Photos app makes the process of transferring photos from iPhone super easy.
Step #1. Install the latest version of iTunes on your computer. Though you won’t require it during the process, it’s better to have.
Connect your iOS device to computer using Lightning to USB or 30-pin Dock to USB cable.
Step #2. Open the Photos app and click Import at the top right of the window.
Step #3. Next, you need to click the photos which you don’t want to import → Click Continue.
All the photos will be imported into the Photos app on your computer.
How to Transfer Photos from iPhone or iPad to Windows 10 Using iCloud
Windows 10 can let you quickly sync your photos from iPhone to Windows via iCloud.
Step #1. Open any web browser on your computer and head over to iCloud for Windows download site. Click on Download.
After the download process is completed, click on Run. Click on I accept the terms.
Step #2. Click Install → Click Finish. Now, the computer will restart. Once it has restarted, the iCloud window will appear. Now, you need to type your Apple ID and password. Then, click Sign In.
Step #3. Now, you have to click the Options button next to Photos. Then, click the box next to My Photo Stream.
Step #4. Next, you will have to click the box next to Download new photos to my PC → Click on Done.
Step #5. Click on Apply.
How to transfer iPhone or iPad pictures to a Windows 10 computer using File Explorer
Step #1. First off, install iTunes on your computer. Though you won’t need to use it during this process, it’s better to have.
Then, connect to your iOS device to the computer using Lightning to USB or 30-pin Dock to USB cable and launch Windows Explorer.
Now, click the arrow located in the menu next to This PC.
Step #2. Next, you need to click NAME’s iPhone/iPad in This PC sub-menu. Double-click Internal Storage.
Step #3. Double-click DCIM.
Step #4. Double-click desired folder.
Click an image. Hold the Ctrl on your keyboard to select multiple images. To select all the photos, just the Ctrl+A shortcut. Then, you need to click Copy to located near the top of the window.
Step #4. Now, click Choose location or select one of the options listed on the drop-down menu.
Step #5. Click the folder in which you want to move your photos.
That’s it! All of your photos from iCloud will be downloaded/copied to your Windows 10 PC.
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