Having an iPhone is a great way to save memories on the go, but if you want to make sure those memories last longer than your iPhone you will have to learn how to transfer pictures from iPhone to computer. Knowing how to transfer pictures from iPhone to computer will ensure that no matter what happens to your iPhone, all of the memories that are inside of it will last forever. The methods used for transferring pictures from iPhone to computer will vary slightly if you are using a Mac or a Windows computer. But no matter which computer you have, all you need to transfer pictures from your iPhone to computer is a USB cable and a few clicks.
You will need:
- USB cable
- Computer (PC or Mac)
- Plug it in. Using a USB cable, connect your iPhone to your computer. Having your iPhone connected directly to your computer is the only way you can transfer pictures from iPhone to computer without having to email them. If you’re transferring pictures from iPhone to a Windows computer, make sure iTunes is turned off before you connect your iPhone to the computer.
- Launch it. If you’re using a Mac, you will see the launch preview box on your screen. When you see the launch preview box, select “Import From iPhone” from the drop down menu. If you’re using Windows, you’ll see a pop up window asking what you would like the computer to do with the iPhone. Once you see the pop up window select “View Content” from the drop down menu.This will give you a list of folders where information on your iPhone is kept. Picking the correct menu options will ensure that your pictures go to the right files when you transfer pictures from iPhone to computer.
- Get ready to transfer. Now that you’ve selected the right options, it’s time to transfer your pictures from iPhone to computer. If you’re using a Mac, you will select the “Import All” option to transfer all of the pictures on your iPhone to your computer. If you don’t want to import all of the pictures on your iPhone you can select the individual pictures you need to transfer and click “Import.” If you’re using Windows, you will need to locate the folder where your pictures are housed from the drop down menu on your screen. Once you have located the folder that houses your pictures, you can either use the “Select All” option to transfer all of your pictures from the iPhone to your computer or select individual pictures to transfer.