How To Back Up Photos From iPhone To Computer To View?

By | January 20, 2016


How do I see the photos and videos from my iPhone when its connected to my computer.  I backed up my phone through iTunes but I can’t see photos or videos and I need to back up and remove from phone (over capacity). iPhone 4S, Windows Vista

Obviously, the question here is quite clear: how to back up photos from iPhone to computer so as to view them? We all known that when back up data like photos with iTunes or iCloud, you can make sure that you indeed back up them. But when you want to access and view backed up photos, it is hard unless you have the help from iPhone backup extractor. So how to back up photos from iPhone to computer to view? We’ve got a method to help you out of the problem.

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When you need to back up all photos from iPhone to computer, what you really want is to transfer all photos from your iPhone to computer. Here, I have two methods introduced. One is to back up to your computer directly, the other one is via iFonebox.

Method 1. Transfer photos from iPhone to computer easily 

The easiest way is to transfer all photos from iPhone to your computer directly. You just need to connect your iPhone to the computer, and then, open Computer > Portable Device. You will see your iPhone has been detected. Then, just click on your iPhone> Internal Storage> DCIM folder and you will be able to see photos from your iPhone. Just select all those photos and then paste them in one folder. It is quite simple but sometimes it doesn’t work for some people. Here, we have another method to help you better back up all photos from iPhone to computer.

Method 2. Back up all photos from iPhone to computer with iFonebox 

As is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone data recovery tool which can not only back up or transfer all data from iPhone to your computer just for viewing, but recover deleted messages, contacts, notes, whatsapp messages, etc, from iPhone and iPad directly. One more thing, you can selectively extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup without wiping any data on your iOS devices. So cool.

But before using it, you need to download and install iFonebox on your computer. Two versions are optional: Windows version and Mac version. After installation of iFonebox, you can refer to simple steps listed.

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer so as to scan and transfer photos to computer.
  2. Scan photos from iPhone. Click on Photos item to start scanning.
  3. Preview and select all photos to back up.

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The above are two methods to help you back up all photos from iPhone to computer. Hope it is helpful to you.

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Share methods and tips for Apple users to retrieve deleted or lost data like messages, contacts, notes, wechat messages, wechat data, whatsapp messages, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch directly or from iPhone backup selectively.

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