Save photos and videos from iPhone to PC, DropBox or OneDrive

It's very easy to transfer and save photos and videos from iPhone to your PC. If you want to synchronize photos and videos from iPhone direct on DropBox or OneDrive, try the iDevice Manager and see how easy it is. Of course, you can also save the pictures on your computer or laptop just as easily.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC Download
For Windows 11
and Windows 10, 8
For iPhone 13, 12, 11, XS and Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPad Pro
and iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, 7, 5S, iPad, iPad Air

How to transfer Photos from iPhone to PC without iTunes?

  1. If the iDevice Manager is not installed yet, download the program from here.
  2. Start the iDevice Manager and pair the iPhone with the USB cable on computer.
  3. The images will be loaded. Depending on the amount of photos and speed of the computer takes the process more or less time.
  4. After that can you see the images and videos on the screen.
  5. All photos and videos which are not transferred yet, are marked with a yellow .
  6. On the right, can you find a powerful filter menu, to have a better overview about the images.
  7. Possible filters are:
    • Creation date
    • Not transferred (copied) items
    • For deleted iPhone photos and videos
    • By photo album
    • By image format type (HEIC, JPG, Videos and Screenshots)
    • File size
    • And more
  8. If you want can you scale the photos up and down. The slider is on right bottom.
  9. Now mark some or all of the photos that you want to transfer to the computer.
  10. Press "Copy" and choose the destination Computer, OneDrive or DropBox.
  11. If you choose one of the online storage DropBox or OneDrive, is a login and authorization needed. This will be shown to you.
    • Follow the instructions of DropBox or OneDrive.
  12. Choose now the destination folder and confirm your selection.
  13. The Photo transfer starts.
If you have enabled the iCloud Photos Library on your iPhone, then are not all original images on your device. What you see in the iDevice Manager are thumbnails only, like on your iPhone. A transfer of images which are in the iCloud, is impossible. You have to disable the iCloud Photos Library in the iPhone settings.
iPhone Photos on iDevice Manager

How to disable iCloud Photo Library?

  1. Do open the iPhone settings
  2. Tap on first entry, where your name is displayed
  3. Tap on iCloud row
  4. Now tap on Photos
  5. Disable the switch "iCloud-Photos"
  6. Done
The transfer back from iCloud to your iPhone takes couple of hours, depend on the load (use / hibernation) on your iPhone and the WiFi and internet connection speed.
Disable iCloud Photo Library on iPhone