From the first generation to the most recent iPhone 6 plus, iPhone has always been improving its camera level. For its high resolution, an increasing number of people have taken iPhone as a portable camera and gadually they will find iPhone photos have filled up the memory. To free up space, one good solution is to backup them to PC.

Different Ways to Backup Photos from iPhone

There are many solutions to keeping your iPhone photos and hopefully by the time you’ve finished reading this tutorial, you can find the most suitable methods to backup your photos with.

Apowersoft Phone Manager – efficiently transfer photos to PC for backup

This phone manager is mature mobile management software, which is widely used to backup, manage, transfer, delete and restore various iPhone files. This program clearly displays all the photos saved on your device. You can selectively backup any photos to computer for future viewing.


Download this app from below and install it on your Windows PC.



Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. When a notification dialog box appears on your iPhone, tap the “Trust” button to confirm the connection between iPhone and this app.


Once connected, click the “Pictures” icon on the main interface. Select those photos you want to transfer and then click the “Export” button to backup iPhone photos to PC.

efficiently make a backup for iPhone photos


Click “Disconnect” button to disconnect your iPhone from this program after finishing backup.

In addition to backuping photos to PC, you can add new photos to your iPhone by hitting on “Import” button. Besides, it also allows you to delete some unwanted photos by clicking “Delete” button. What’s more, all the operations mentioned above also suit for videos, phone ringtones, songs, apps, contacts and so on.

AirMore – wirelessly move iPhone photos to Windows or Mac for backup

This app is a web-based mobile management tool which enables you to wirelessly manage your iPhone on Windows or Mac. It allows you to backup iPhone photos to PC even without using USB cable.

  • Download AirMore on your iPhone from App Store.
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  • Visit “” and scan the QR code to establish the connection between iPhone and this app. Make sure your iPhone and computer are connected in the same WiFi network.
  • Choose “Agree” button when a box pops up on your iPhone.
  • On the web, click “Pictures” tab, select photos you need to backup and finally hit on “Download” button to save them to your Window PC or Mac.

 wirelessly backup photos

Google Plus – backup iPhone photos with unlimited storage

As long as you have registered a Google Gmail and set your Google Plus account on the web, you can make full use of Google Plus to backup your photos from iPhone, because it allows you to backup an unlimited number of standard size photos for free.

  • Open Google Plus app and click “Profile” button on the upper left corner.
  • Click “Photos” and then Google will guide you to a new page, where you need to hit on “Upload photos” to transfer iPhone photos to Google Plus. It also supports to drag photos to upload.

backup iPhone photos through Google plus

Cons: Google is kind enough to provide you unlimited upload for photos at a standard size of 2,048 px. However, if you prefer the images in their original glory, you’ll need to adjust the picture size and keep them within the limits of space on your account. Besides, by using this way, you need to move your iPhone photos to computer firstly and then transfer them to Google Plus.


If you have a strict requirement on backup speed, choosing Apowersoft Phone Manager to backup photos from iPhone is no doubt the best option. While if you happen to have no USB cable at hand, then using AirMore would be a wise decision. Google Plus is also a good option if you do not mind picture distortion.

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