How to Backup iPhone Photos: An Easier Way than iTunes/iCloud Backup

iPhone Photo Backup Posted by Estrella H.| Last Updated: September 16, 2020

The best way to backup iPhone photos to computer

Differing from other smartphones, Apple iPhone doesn't allow inserting a microSD card to expand storage. As a consequence, we are easy to run out of the space of iPhone, especially for the camera-optimized iPhone 11 with negligible 64GB. Then, what we should do to free up iPhone? Clearing cache seems can't do much favor. Delete files? It is not a wise policy. Actually, the best method is to backup iPhone photos which always take up the majority space to computer or somewhere else first and then delete them off iPhone.

So, how to backup iPhone photos? According to manufacturer Apple's suggestion, we can make iPhone backup via iTunes and iCloud. But considering that some people may have trouble with iTunes/iCloud, we'd like to show you an alternative way - backup iPhone photos to PC/Mac, external hard drive, flash drive or other storage devices via an easy-to-use iPhone photo backup app.

A Smart iPhone Photo Backup Program - WinX MediaTrans

Backup selective/all photos from iPhone 12, 11, XS (Max), XR, X, etc. to PC with super fast transferring speed and without data loss. Export and convert HEIC to JPG. Support exporting photos with password encryption.

How to Backup iPhone Photos: iPhone Photo Backup Software

WinX MediaTrans is a piece of professional photo transfer software, specially designed to transfer photos from iPhone to PC/Mac computer and add photos from computer to iPhone. Thus, you can backup photos from iPhone to computer, be it powered by Windows (10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista) or by Mac OS X (MacOS Big Sur or lower). Moreover, you're allowed to type in a password to encrypt these photos to get rid of prying eyes.

And it is worth noting that this tool features super fast transfer speed. If you select 100 4K pictures, it will take you 8 seconds only for backup to computer, while other software needs 30 seconds or more.

Besides iPhone photo backup, WinX MediaTrans can backup iPhone music (purchased or non-purchased), and iPhone videos (including TV shows and movies). That is to say, it enables you to transfer music from iPhone to Mac/PC computer, and transfer videos, movies, TV series from iPhone to computer for safe storage or for media playback on large screen device. What's more, it can remove DRM from movies, music, and audio books purchased from iTunes, make ringtone for iPhone, transfer voice memos from iPhone to PC, transfer eBooks, iTunes U and podcast between iPhone and PC, and make your iPhone work as a flash drive to store all kinds of file types for free, such as PDF, PowerPoint, DOC.

One more thing, it can also be used to backup photos, music and videos of all iPad iPod generations, such as iPad Air 4, iPad Air 3, iPad mini 5, iPad Pro 3 and iPad 8.

How to Backup iPhone Photos/Pictures: Step-by-step Guide

Preparation: 1. the iPhone that stores the pictures you want to backup; 2. a cable that can connect your iPhone with your computer; 3. download WinX MediaTrans and install it onto your computer.

Step 1. Launch WinX MediaTrans and then plug in your iPhone to computer via a USB cable. (Tip: Backup can be finished even if your iPhone can't connect to WiFi.)

Backup iPhone photo step 1 - plug in iPhone

Step 2. When you get access to MediaTrans main interface, you will notice that there are eight modules in the center, including Photo Transfer, Music Manager, Video Manager, Encrypt File, Book, Voice & Ringtone, Flash Drive and Remove DRM. To backup iPhone photos, please click "Photo Transfer".

Backup iPhone photo step 2 - tap photo transfer

Step 3. Then, it will direct you to a new panel where all your photo albums are well organized in the left column, and all your iPhone photos are loaded for backup. Plus, you can see how many items you have selected to backup to computer at the bottom left corner. You can group images by day, by month, or by year for convenient view and selection. And, you can display the pictures via large or small icon. Futhermore, you can double click target photo to preview before choosing and backup.

Backup iPhone photo step 3 - export

When everything is ready, select one or more or tick "Select All" button to choose all iPhone photos, and then drag and drop them to a folder of computer, external hard drive, or flash drive directly, or hit "Export" button at the top to backup iPhone photos to PC/Mac computer. But if you want to encrypt iPhone photos, make sure to check "Export with Encryption" before clicking "Export". WinX MediaTrans is also a HEIC converter that helps convert HEIC to JPG. To change image file format, simply choose "Export HEIC to JPG" option.

Then, it will begin getting photos off iPhone to computer in no time. As we mentioned, it will process photo transfer at a lightning speed. Once finished, it will open the folder where the photos are stored for you automatically.

How to Backup iPhone Photos to PC/Mac

If you want to backup iPhone photos to PC or Mac computer quickly and easily, WinX MediaTrans is worth a try. Before any further, you can download the free edition to see if it fits your needs.

The free edition which allows you to free backup 30 iPhone pictures every day, and also 30 pieces of music and 10 videos. Free download this lightweight tool and enjoy easy iPhone file transfer right now!

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