If you are an iPhone user, you may know the importance of timely iPhone data backup. We know that iPhone is famous for its high degree of data security and privacy protection, in that case, you can easily lose some important data from your iPhone if you accidentally delete them or operate it in a wrong way. As a result, you have to backup the important documents and data from iPhone to computer in order to prevent data loss. Running out of your iPhone storage because of various Apps, photos, downloaded music or videos? Don’t worry, to transfer data from iPhone to computer is also an important way to free up iPhone storage space, you just need to transfer music and large videos to computer before deleting them on iPhone to free up more storage space. You always find that full storage causes your device to run sluggishly, try to transfer iPhone data to computer to free up more space. Now we will show you different ways on how to transfer data from iPhone to computer easily.

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Part 1: How to Transfer Data from iPhone to Computer with iTunes

If you’re using Windows computer, you can sync the photos on your device with iTunes on your computer. This is always an easy way to transfer data from iPhone to computer. We now take photo transfer for example.

Step1. Connect your iPhone to computer and open iTunes on computer. Find the iPhone icon, go to Settings>Summary>Options, and uncheck “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected”.

Step2. Click “Photos” tab under Settings on the panel.

Step3. Click “Sync Photos” on the right part of the interface and choose a folder that you would like to copy photos from.

Step4. Select the picture folder you’d like to sync and click “Apply” to start transferring.

Transfer Data from iPhone to Computer with iTunes

As you can see, it is easy to use iTunes for iPhone data backup, but if you still seek other ways of transferring iPhone data, you can continue reading.

Part 2: How to Transfer Data from iPhone to Computer with iTransfer

It is strongly recommended that you can also use an iPhone data transfer tool. Leawo iTransfer is a helpful alternative, it provides perfect solutions for iOS devices data transfer issues. It’s quite nice to transfer 12 kinds of files, like photos, music, videos, SMS, contacts, and so on between iOS devices and PCs. Moreover, Leawo iTransfer help users manage media files effectively and directly on computer. With it, you can simply know the way to transfer data from iPhone to computer in only few steps.

iTransfer

Leawo iTransfer 

☉ Transfer files among iOS devices, iTunes and PCs with ease.
☉ Transfer up to 14 kinds of data and files without iTunes.
☉ Support the latest iOS devices like iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, etc.
☉ Play back, view, and delete data and files on iOS devices.

Step1. Open Leawo iTransfer and connect your iPhone to PC using the USB cable. The software will detect your device automatically, and you will get a main interface of your iPhone data.

Step2. When your iPhone is detected, you can see data catalogues listed on the left bar. Go to iPhone>LIBRARY>Camera, all photos are displayed on the right interface.

data catalogues listed on the left bar

Step3. Choose photos, and then click the transfer button in the bottom right corner of the interface to save iPhone data to computer. Or you can give a right-click on the photos you want to transfer, and choose “Transfer to > My Computer”.

click the transfer button

Step4. In the pop-up window of transfer settings, choose the output location to save photos. Choose “Save to Folder” and click “Change” to choose the target folder, and then tap “Transfer Now” to start saving iPhone data to computer.

tap Transfer Now

When the transfer is done, you can easily backup iPhone photos to computer. With the same way, you can also transfer other data from your iPhone to computer, like videos, contact, and music.

Part 3: How to Transfer Data from iPhone to Computer with Windows Explorer

On a Windows computer, you can easily transfer iPhone data to computer with Windows Explorer, but it is only available for photos and videos transfer. Without requirement of installing software, you can realize it on your Windows computer. Of course, the process is really simple and easy to learn.

Step1. Connect your iPhone to computer and wait for it to be recognized, and then open “Computer” on the desktop. Find your iPhone under “Portable Devices” section.

Find your iPhone

Step2. Open iPhone to find your photos and select the photos you want to move to the target location on your computer. You can either choose the whole file folder or open one of them and select some photos to transfer.

Open iPhone to find your photos

Besides the above ways, you can also try many other ways to transfer iPhone data to computer. But no matter what way you choose to use, the practical use and functions are always the important factors to consider, and you need to select the way that fits you most.