How to Import Music, Photos, Videos from iPhone to PC: The Ultimate Guide
You may have many media files stored on your iPhone because it’s very convenient to listen to music, take photos and videos using an iPhone. Sometimes you want to listen to music or check photos and videos on your PC, then here comes the question — how to import music, photos and videos from iPhone to PC? Although Apple suggested using iTunes to sync data, it doesn’t support selectively items transferring and viewing the transferred files on the PC. While professional iPhone data transferring tools can transfer music, photos and videos from iPhone to PC easily and efficiently without any shortcomings that iTunes has. You can read this article to get the ultimate guide of importing media files from iPhone to PC with iTunes and other better phone data transferring tools.
Method 1: Import Specific Music, Photos, Videos from iPhone to PC for Free
To import specific music, photos, and videos from your iPhone to your PC for free, a good tool is needed. Fortunately, the free version of Syncios Mobile Manager supports transferring media files from the iPhone to the PC. As a multifunctional phone manager tool, Syncios Mobile Manager is easy to operate and suits users’ demands perfectly. Besides media files, previewing and selectively transferring messages, contacts, call logs, etc. is also supported. You can keep reading this article to know how to use it.
Key features of Syncios Mobile Manager:
- Selectively backup and restore contacts, messages, call logs, music, video, photo, eBooks, Apps, etc.
- Import music, photos, videos, and files from computer to mobile phone.
- Manage iOS devices/Android music, transfer to computer and deduplicate them.
- Preview and export SMS, Call History & Contacts to readable format on computer.
- Handy tools: One-Click Backup/Restore, Photo Compression, Ringtone Maker, Audio Converter and Video Converter.
Steps to import specific music, photos, and videos from iPhone to PC:
Step 1Download the program.
Download and install Syncios Mobile Manager on your computer, You can get it by clicking the above download button.
Step 2Launch Syncios Mobile Manager.
Launch Syncios Toolkit and click on “Mobile Manager” on the main interface to launch Syncios Mobile Manager.
Step 3Connect your iPhone to the PC.
Connect your iPhone to the PC with a USB cable. If you encounter a problem when connecting your iPhone, you can visit this guide to solve it.
Step 4Import music, photos, and videos to PC.
Once get into the interface, you’ll see several different contents in the top menu bar. Music, photos and videos are separated for more convenient operation.
Navigate to the "Music" tab on the top menu bar. You will see five items "Add", "Export", "Delete", "Refresh", "De-duplicate" under the main window. Now you can select the specific music files you need by clicking it, then click on the "Export” button and choose a folder on your PC as the output path. After a while, the selected music will be transferred from your iPhone to the PC successfully.
Click on “Photos” and all photo albums on your iPhone will be displayed on the main window. You can click a photo album to preview the photos and then select photos you want to import to your PC or choose the whole album. Then click on “Export” to begin transferring.
Click on “Videos” from the top menu bar this time. Then choose videos by checking the small square on the left side of each video, or check the top one to select all. After selection, click “Export” to begin the process.
The time for transferring depends on your files’ quantity and size. Normally speaking, it won’t take you much time. Just wait patiently and don’t operate your iPhone during the process. When the process is completed, the destination folder’s window will pop out, and you can check if you neglect one or not.
Method 2: Import Music, Photos, Videos from iPhone to PC in One Click
If you think importing these files separately is not that efficient, and you don’t need to preview or selectively choose some of the files, Syncios Data Transfer can help you import them to your PC more quickly in one click.
It is a program designed to transfer data like photos, music, videos, contacts, calendar between iOS and Android phones directly; back up and restore phone data in one click; transfer data from iTunes backup, iCloud, iTunes library to mobile phone. Keep reading the ultimate guide on how to transfer music, photos, videos from your iPhone to the PC in one click.
- Transfer almost all files including photos, contacts, video, SMS, call logs, music, calendar, and more between phone to phone!
- Transfer across multiple platforms: iOS to iOS, Android to Android, iOS to Android, Android to iOS.
- Selectively transfer data from iOS or Android phones to computer without data losing or overwriting.
- Back up and restore phone data in one click.
Steps to import music, photos, videos from iPhone to PC in one click:
Step 1 Download and install the program. Launch Syncios Data Transfer by clicking on “Phone Transfer” from the Toolkit.
Step 2Connect your iPhone to the PC.
Connect your iPhone to the PC with a USB cable. Click here to get help if you met some problem during the connection.
Step 3 Choose the Backup module.
When you get into the main interface of Syncios Data Transfer, you will see three modules on the left panel, just choose the “Backup” module. There will be a computer image on the right side, you can click the little menu icon under the computer to change the backup path. Then tap on the “Next” button to continue.
Step 4 Import music, photos, and videos in one click.
Syncios Data Transfer will detect and display different types of data on your iPhone. The “Select All” option is checked by default. You can uncheck it and then click all options under the “Media”. These options should contain all music, photo, and video files on your iPhone. Click on the “Next” button and Syncios will load the data. When the loading process completes, click on the “Next” button again and Syncios will start transferring.
After importing, all the media files on your PC are accessible and readable. You can check them at any time.
Video Tutorial: Import Media Files from iPhone to PC in One Click
Method 3: Import Music, Photos, Videos from iPhone to PC with iTunes
iTunes is the official multimedia content manager, hardware synchronization manager app released by Apple. If you are more familiar with iTunes, you can also transfer music, photos, and videos from your iPhone to PC with iTunes. But there would be some disadvantages of this method. You can only back up the whole content of your iPhone to get the media files transferred to your PC. And the files synced to your PC are just backup files and cannot be read directly unless you resort to a third-party iTunes backup extractor.
Steps to import music, photos, videos from iPhone to PC with iTunes
Step 1Download and install the latest version of iTunes on your PC.
Step 2 Launch iTunes and connect your iPhone to your PC via a USB cable. When the prompt asking you whether to trust the computer appears on your iPhone, click "Trust".
Step 3Get into the main window of iTunes and click on the device icon in the top left corner.
Step 4Click on “Summary” from the left panel and navigate to the “Backups” module. Select “This computer” and then click on “Back Up Now”.
Step 5Click on the “Apply” button to begin backing up all supported data including media files from your iPhone to your computer.
Note: You can access to the iTunes backup go to the location of iTunes backup folder: \Users\(Username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\ or \Users\(Username)\Apple\MobileSync\Backup\.
All data files stored here are not accessible. So even if you have imported these media files from your iPhone to your PC and access the backup folder, you can’t listen or watch them freely as you want to. You can only restore all backed-up data including media files to a device or resort to a third-party iTunes backup extractor to view them.
There are many methods to import media files from an iPhone to a PC. iTunes used to be many iPhone users’ first choice to sync data, but it’s not very convenient because you need a third-party iTunes backup extractor to read the files on your PC. Other phone data transferring tools like Syncios Mobile Manager and Syncios Data Transfer can help you selectively transfer media files or sync files from iPhone to PC in one click, and these two tools both support accessing transferred files on the PC. What’s more, the free version of Syncios Mobile Manager is enough for you to transfer media files from iPhone to PC and vice versa. You can download and have a try for free now.
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