Transferring pictures from an iPhone to your Mac or any other Desktop PC can feel like a difficult task while actually it can be done in a matter of seconds. With too many options for getting your photos transferred from iPhone to your computer, we are going to list one method for Mac and one for other desktop PCs.
Though there are many other methods for transferring the stuff to your system including Dropbox, Google Photos, and Airdrop, we’ll cover the classic method for that. For your convenience, we have listed the methods for transferring the photos both to your Mac and to your Desktop PC
Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac
If you are an apple lover, chances are that you’ll be using Mac as the powerhouse in your home or office. To get your photos transferred to the PC, here’s the step-by-step method.
- Connect your iPhone to your Mac through a USB cable.
- The Mac quickly recognizes the action and pops open the Photos app. If your photos app doesn’t open, you can manually open the app from your Applications folder
- An option by the name of “Import” will be appearing at the top, click it
- Now select the “Import All New Items” option if you want all of them. If you need only some of the selected photos, mark only those ones and click “Import # Selected”
- Just to confirm, select the “Last Import” option on the sidebar to view those photos
Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC
Now for those who want to download the photos in their desktop PCs, connect the iPhone in exactly the same way as you do it for Mac. If you are using XP or Windows 7, a selection window will pop up and you can open the folder to view and copy photos. Similar kind of DIY window opens when connected with a PC having Windows 8. Our focus is will be on the systems with Windows 10 so here’s the step by step guide for that:
- Simply start with plugging your iPhone to your computer through a USB cable
- Similar to what happened in Mac, your Photos app will open. If not, look out for the app by searching it in the Windows Start menu or simply ask Cortana
- Now click the “Import” icon that can be seen in the upper right corner of your screen.
- Now pretty similar to that of Mac, a pop-up will show you the pictures to be transferred.
- Just make the selection and click the “Continue” option
- Now you can view and even change the location of the photo
- Now click “Import” to view the photos in the Collections menu and you are all done