How to transfer photos from iPhone to computer? The easiest ways

Do you want to import photos from an iPhone to a computer but don’t know how? Then this guide is for you

Transfer photos with a USB cable

Step 1: First you’ll need to connect your iPhone to a computer using a USB cable. Then your iPhone will display a notice whether or not you allow photo data access from the iPhone, select Allow to continue

Step 2: Next, open My computer on your computer. You’ll see Apple iPhone appears as so:

Step 3: In Apple iPhone folder will appear this one single folder, open it up

Step 4: Click DCIM 

Step 5: Select 100APPLE

Step 6: You’ll see a list of photos on your iPhone, select photos you want to import to the computer, then right-click and select Copy 

Step 7: Choose a folder to save the photos then right-click and select Paste to finish the copy process

Transfer photos to a MacOS using a USB cable

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to a computer using a Lightning cable. This time, MacOS computer will automatically detect and open photos viewer window 

Step 2: To import photos, select Import All News to import to the computer 

Step 3: Once done, select Last Import to check the location contains imported photos 

Transfer photos using software without a USB cable

Transfer photos to a MacOS computer using AirDrop

This method is only applied to Apple products such as iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and MacBook 

Step 1: Make sure Wifi and Airdrop are enabled on both devices

Step 2: On the MacOS computer, select Finder>Airdrop>Allow me to be discovered by to allow access

Step 3: On your iPhone go to Settings>General>Airdrop. Make sure to select Everyone 

Step 4: On your iPhone, select the photos you want to transfer>select Share (the rectangular icon having an upward arrow)>select Airdrop and click your computer’s name to start sharing photos