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How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC

Having an iPhone is wonderful until that annoying day arrives in which you can no longer take photos because the memory of the device is full or, even worse, in which you suffer an irreparable loss of data.

There are several things you can do to protect your valuable gallery of images and videos, including creating a backup copy of your files. This provision can be done very easily from a Mac.

If, on the contrary, you are a Windows user, the process is somewhat more laborious. But don't panic. You've come to the right place. Here you will find the 5 easiest methods to transfer photos from iPhone to PC.

Specifically, we explain how to export multimedia files from your Apple device with Windows Explorer, the import tool, iTunes, cloud platforms and other external programs.

In addition, the trick of saving images on your computer is one of the most effective for free up space on your iPhone and also on your iPad, as we explain in other Macworld Spain articles.

On the other hand, if instead of storing the photos and videos, you want to get rid of them forever, in this tutorial we show you 5 methods to delete images from an iPhone or iPad.

Option 1. How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC with Windows Explorer

This first option we present to download photos from your iPhone to your computer requires the installation of drivers or drivers, that is, those special programs that serve as a link between the external device and the Windows operating system.

one. Connect your iPhone to a USB input on your computer using a Lightning or 30-pin connector cable, depending on the model smartphone you have

two. Unlock the device by entering your unlock code or using your Touch ID or Face ID. This step is essential because the computer will not be able to locate the images and videos of your iPhone if it is locked.

3. When your PC recognizes the Apple device, your iPhone may receive the following alert: Trust this computer?. Tap on Trust so that your computer can access your photos and videos and enter your unlock code.

4. Next, your Windows device should install the drivers corresponding automatically.

5. Once the installation is finished, a new window will open to allow you to import your images using Windows, the Windows Live Photo Gallery or the Windows Explorer.