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We take photos using our phones to preserve our memories and memorable moments. But what if they get deleted accidentally? Scary, right? However, we can save ourselves from these kinds of situations by transferring them into our PC. So, keeping this in mind today, we are going to teach how you can transfer your photos from your iPhone or iPad to your PC.

Here’s how you can transfer your photos from iPhone and iPad to your PC.

How to Download and Install iTunes App on Your PC?

Before you can transfer your images from your iPhone or iPad to your computer, you must download and install the iTunes app on your computer. Why? Because unless you install this app on your PC, your PC will not be able to recognize your iPhone or iPad when you connect it with your PC.

Following are the steps that you can follow to download and install iTunes on your computer:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Store app from the taskbar.
  2. Now search for the iTunes app using the search bar.
  3. Next, tap on the “Get” button to download the app on your computer system.
  4. Once the download is completed, tap on the “Launch” button.
  5. Now go through all the terms and conditions of the “iTunes Software License Agreement.”
  6. Finally, tap on the “Agree” button to install the software on your PC.

Note: If you are not a Windows 10 user, then visit https://www.apple.com/itunes/ to download the software for your computer system.

How to Transfer Your Photos From iPhone or iPad to Your PC Using File Explorer?

Following are the steps that you can follow to transfer your photos from iPhone or iPad using File Explorer:

  1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer system using a USB cable.
  2. Now open the File Explorer app by clicking on its icon, which is located at the taskbar.
  3. Next, tap on the “This PC” option from the left side menu.
  4. You will see your device (iPhone or iPad) listed under the “Devices and drives” section.
  5. Now double-click on your device.
  6. Next, open your mobile’s “Internal storage.”
  7. Now scroll down a little and find the “DCIM” folder.
  8. Next, open the folder that contains your images and videos.
  9. Now select all your images and videos using the following keyboard shortcut: “CTRL+A.”
  10. Next, tap on the “Copy” option (located under the “Home” tab).
  11. Now go to the location or folder in which you want to save these images and videos.
  12. Finally, paste your images in that location or folder using the following keyboard shortcut: “Ctrl+J.”

Note: Don’t disconnect your device while your photos are being saved in your desired location or folder.

How to Transfer Your Photos From iPhone or iPad Using the Photos App?

Following are the steps that you can follow to transfer your photos from iPhone or iPad using the “Photos” app:

  1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer system using a USB cable.
  2. Now go to your Windows 10 Search bar and type “Photos” in it.
  3. Next, open the “Photos” app by pressing the “Open” option.
  4. After that, tap on the “Import” option (located at the top-right corner of your screen).
  5. Finally, deselect the photos or videos that you don’t want to import and then tap on the “Continue” option to start the import process.

Note: Don’t disconnect your device while your photos are being saved in your desired location or folder.

How to Transfer Your Photos From iPhone or iPad Using iCloud?

Following are the steps that you can follow to transfer your photos from iPhone or iPad using the iCloud app:

  1. Launch/open the Microsoft Store app from the taskbar.
  2. Now search for the iCloud app using the search bar.
  3. Next, tap on the “Get” button to download the app on your computer system.
  4. Once the download is completed, tap on the “Launch” button.
  5. Now login to your iCloud account using your Apple ID and password.
  6. Next, tap on the “Options” button under the “Photos” section.
  7. Now select the “iCloud Photos” option.
  8. Next, deselect the “Upload new photos from my PC” option.
  9. Now tap on the “Done” button.
  10. Finally, tap on the “Apply” button, and now the iCloud app will download all your photos to your PC.

Conclusion

Our photos contain lots of precious memories in them, and by transferring our photos to our PC, we can make sure we never lose them. So, make sure you transfer your photos from your iPhone or iPad if you want to make sure that you never lose them.

Source url:-https://williamsblogpoint.wordpress.com/2020/09/21/how-to-transfer-your-photos-from-iphone-and-ipad-to-pc/

Ava Williams is a Norton product expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Ava has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as norton.com/setup.