Transfer Files from PC to iPhone


Many people want to transfer pictures, videos and contacts from the Android smart phone or a previous iPhone, to a new one, without using iTunes or the iCloud. To do this, provides the iDevice Manager an easy way - e.g. by drag 'n drop.

File Transfer
Updated for Windows 10
and Windows 7, 8
For iPhone XS and Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPad Pro
and iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, 7, 6S, 6, 5S, 5, iPad 4, iPad Air 2

How to transfer


  1. If the iDevice Manager is not installed yet, download the program from here.
  2. The second step is the installation of the free iManager App on your iPhone or iPad. The App is available in the App Store.
  3. Start the iDevice Manager and click the button "iManager".
    iDevice Manager Functions
  4. Launch the iManager App on your iDevice and scan the QR code displayed in the iDevice Manager at the bottom left. This establishes a connection between iPhone and PC. More details about the App can you find on our iManager Page.
    QR Code
  5. Use the mouse to drag the JPG or HEIF or HEIC (High Efficiency Image File Format), MOV, MP4 or vCard (VCF) files from Computer into the empty area of the iDevice Manager.
    iManager Upload List
  6. Alternatively, the files can be selected from a folder on your PC by clicking on the "Select Files To Upload" button.
  7. To start transfer click the button "Upload"
  8. Depending on the files size - slower for videos than photos and contacts - the transfer is running until all files on the iPhone or iPad are present.
  9. When using the App for the first time, access to photos or contacts have to be allowed.

iDevice Manager iManager Upload