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Home > Tips > 3 Ways to Manage iPhone Photos in Windows without iTunes

3 Ways to Manage iPhone Photos in Windows without iTunes

Do you want to easily transfer iPhone's photos to PC or back? Here are 3 easy methods to manage iPhone photos from Windows 10 without using iTunes.

Updated Jun 16,2017 | by Shannon

Managing iPhone photos is quite essential for all iPhone owners. Those are precious memories and should be safely saved in case of data loss. While many people may wonder how to manage iPhone photo from Windows? I will show you 3 simple ways to transfer or manage iPhone photos from Windows PC.

Method 1: Transfer iPhone Photos with File Explorer

You can use Windows File Explorer to complete the process of transferring photos between iPhone and PC. This is also a great option for the people who want to see their photos and make the process rapid.

Once you connect your iPhone to PC via lightning cable, you will get prompted about what to do with the media files on iPhone. If not, you can Just simply Launch File Explorer to view all the photos and videos in Camera Roll.

You can see the detailed steps below:

Step 1. Open Windows Explorer. You can click it from Desktop or Taskbar. You can also press Windows key + E to open File Explorer.

Step 2. Click This PC and in the sub-menu, click Name’s iPhone (iPad or iPod).

Manage iPhone Photos with File Explorer

Step 3. Double click Internal Storage > DCIM. Then you will be able to find the folders full of pictures.

Step 4. To complete the transfer process, click on the images and copy or cut paste them at your desired place. 


You can transfer photos from every folder of your iOS device such as screenshots or WhatsApp photos.  

The above information clearly explained the answer to the question that is how to manage iPhone photos from windows. The process is simple and it does not require much time for completion. With the help of this process, you will be able to save your memories into your desktop. 

Method 2: Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC Using Windows 10 Photos App

As you see, the iPhone photos in File Explorer are not well categorized, so you find it difficult to locate the photos that you want to transfer. Don’t worry. Windows 10 has a built-in app Photos that allows you to transfer your photos in bulk in very clear view.

Step 1. Launch the Photos app from your Start menu. If you cannot find it, you can search for it.

Step 2. Click Import at the top right of the window and select From a USB device.

 Import from USB

Step 3. By default the program will select all photos on iPhone. You can click Click any photos that you do not want to import and then click Import Selected button to start transferring photos from iPhone to PC.

Omport Selected iPhone Photos

Method 3: Manage iPhone Photos with Best iPhone Photo Manager

In addition, by transferring photos from iPhone to PC, you can free a lot space on iPhone for other apps. Many people may wonder how to manage iPhone photo from Windows? Actually, there are various tools available. In this article, we'll explain the easiest option, use IOTransfer, the best iPhone Photo Manager.

Follow the steps below to manage your iPhone photos from Windows

Step 1: Download and Install IOTransfer

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to Windows

Open IOTransfer on your PC. Then connect your iPhone to PC with a USB cable. After connecting, a pop-up will appear on your iPhone, choose "Trust" to continue.

Step 3: Manage iPhone photos with IOTransfer

 Transfer All Photos to PC from iPhone

If you just want to transfer all photos to PC, you can click the Transfer to PC button at the home screen. Otherwise, go to the Manage tab to mange photos, videos, and other files.

Export Photos

IOTransfer displays photos, music, videos, contacts in different category. To manage your iPhone photos, Click Manage tab. In the left, you will find Photos list.  

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