Transfer Photos from iPhone to Laptop

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Laptop via Bluetooth/ Wireless Transfer app/ USB Cable


Laptop is a portable device, which is more convenient to take on the go. If you want to share the photos you take for a business meeting or a journey from iPhone to laptop, you should know the best methods to transfer and backup the files.

In order to send a large amount of photos from iPhone to laptop, MediaServer and iTunes are the recommended solutions. Just need to send some photos to laptop only, you can take iCloud, Bluetooth and more other methods into consideration. Just learn more detailed information about how to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop from the article now.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Laptop



Part 1: How to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop via MediaServer

When you turn a Mac laptop into a media server, you can receive or transfer photos without restriction. WidsMob MediaServer is an UPnP standard program for Mac to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop without size limitation. Just learn more features about the program as below.

1. Transfer photos between laptop and iPhone without size limitation.

2. Migrate photos, videos and audio files between different UPnP devices.

3. Sync files between different devices within the same time.

4. Preview, playback and download the photos with one device with ease.

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Step 1: Download and install MediaServer on your Mac laptop, you can also install other UPnP apps on iPhone, such as MCPlayer. Make sure both devices are linked to the same network environment.

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Step 2: Launch MediaServer on laptop, you can locate the iPhone from the source device. Access to the photos of iPhone from laptop, you can preview all the files and choose the desired photos only.

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Step 3: Click the Download button to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop. You can manage the photos within your iPhone or laptop only; it should be the most convenient method to transfer files between different devices.

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Part 2: How to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop with iCloud

If you have already subscribe the service of iCloud, you can transfer photos from iPhone to laptop with ease. Or else, you should pay special attention to the 5GB storage space limitation. Just access to the iCloud sites to download the files as the following process.

Step 1: Go to home screen of iPhone, tap the “Settings” icon and access the Apple ID name. Tap the “iCloud” and go to “Photos” to switch on the “iCloud Photos” for iPhone.

Step 2: After that open a browser and access to icloud.com. Login the iCloud account with ID and password. Click on the “Photos” and select all the photos you want to transfer from iPhone to laptop.

Step 3: Once you select all the photos, you can click on the “Download” icon to download iPhone photos from iCloud. All iCloud Photos will be downloaded to the Downloads Folder on your computer.

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Part 3: How to copy photos from iPhone to laptop using Bluetooth

How to copy photos from iPhone to laptop using Bluetooth? If you are using Mac, you can turn on Bluetooth and AirDrop to sync the files between devices. As for PC users, it should be difficult to share photos with Bluetooth. Here is the detailed process you should follow.

Step 1: Turn on Bluetooth on iPhone that you would like to pair with your Windows 10 laptop. As for the case, you can transfer photos from iPhone to laptop with Bluetooth.

Step 2: On your Windows 10 laptop, open the “Settings” app and go to “Bluetooth”. Go to “Manage Bluetooth Device” section, you can switch on the “Bluetooth” option.

Step 3: Once you turn on the option, the laptop will search for Bluetooth devices, which you can find the name of iPhone appears in manage Bluetooth device section.

Step 4: Click on your iPhone to see the “Pair” button, click the “Pair” to get a passcode. At the same time, you can find the same passcode appears on your iPhone.

Step 5: Now you need to click on the “Yes” button on PC and tap the “Pair” option on iPhone. When you see the “Connected” status, you can transfer photos from iPhone to laptop.

Pair iPhone with Laptop via Bluetooth


Part 4: How to send pictures from iPhone to laptop via USB cable

Of course, you can also use the default method to transfer images from iPhone to laptop with USB cable. You have to move pictures into Camera Roll first. Connect your iOS device with laptop to open Windows Explorer, which you are able to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop with ease.

Step 1: Connect your iOS device to the laptop with USB cable. Create a folder on your desktop to save transferred photos from iPhone to laptop.

Step 2: Open My Computer or Windows Explorer to find your iPhone on the right pane. Click the option of your iPhone to find DCIM folder.

Step 3: Choose pictures in the DCIM folder and copy them to the new folder on the laptop.

Step 4: If you want to clean up the storage space on your iPhone, you can delete those synced images. Choose all pictures and right click your mouse to choose “Delete”.

Transfer Photos to Computer with Windows Explorer


Part 5: How to sync images from iPhone to laptop with Wireless Transfer

Wireless Transfer app aims at syncing files among all kinds of devices. No matter Apple devices, Android devices or computers. Just as the name of program, you only needs to make sure two devices have the same wireless network to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop.

Step 1: Download and install Wireless Transfer app on your iPhone. Connect your iPhone to the laptop with the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 2: Run Wireless Transfer app on your iOS device. You will see the URL address on the bottom of the screen.

Step 3: Go back to your laptop and type the URL address on the web browser. You can get all images on your iPhone listed according to folders.

Step 4: Select and download them to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop.

Wireless Transfer app


Conclusion

Here are 5 different ways for you to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop, by Bluetooth, iCloud, media server, USB cable or wirelessly app. It should be complicated to transfer photos with USB cable or Bluetooth for PC. There is some storage space for iCloud or other wireless apps. If you want to transfer photos from iPhone to laptop directly without restriction, WidsMob Media Server should always be your first choice.

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Peter Wood
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Peter Wood, a senior editor, focus on photography design and editing software and devices.

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