How to Transfer Photos from Dell Laptop to iPhone with or without iTunes
This post mainly introduces how to transfer photos from Dell laptop to iPhone. Specifically, the detailed steps on how to use FoneTool, iTunes, and iCloud to transfer photos to an iPhone from a Dell laptop are introduced.
How do I transfer photos from Dell laptop to iPhone?
I’m used to storing all my traveling photos on my Dell laptop. I need to show some of my photos to my friends tomorrow and I want to transfer some of them from my laptop to my iPhone. But when I connect my iPhone with my laptop with a USB cable, I find it is unable to copy and paste or drag and drop my photos from my laptop to my iPhone.”
It is indeed quite easy to transfer photos from iPhone to Dell laptop, you can simply achieve this with copy and paste or drag and drop. But this is not working when you are trying to transfer photos from a Dell laptop to iPhone. Don’t worry, you can complete a photo transfer from a Dell laptop to an iPhone using FoneTool, iCloud, or iTunes.
Three methods on how to transfer photos from Dell laptop to iPhone
In this section, the detailed methods on how to transfer photos from Dell laptop to iPhone with or without iTunes.
Method 1. How to transfer photos from Dell laptop to iPhone without iTunes [fast]
If you’re trying to transfer photos from a Dell laptop to iPhone, FoneTool is a perfect choice for you. It is a free and quick iOS data backup & transfer tool. It not only allows you to transfer data between iOS devices but also allows you to transfer data between PCs and iOS devices. Besides, it has the following advantages:
- Fast speed. It provides you with fast transfer and backup speed. Normally, you can finish transferring 100 photos in 2 seconds.
- Multiple functions. You can transfer data between devices, backup your iPhone to your computer to prevent data loss, and restore the data as well.
- Wide compatibility. It supports various kinds of iPhones, iPad, and iPods. Besides, it also works well with different versions of Windows computers.
Step 1. Download and install FoneTool on your computer. Connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable and then open FoneTool. Go to Phone Transfer, locate PC to iPhone option, and then click Start Transfer.
Step 2. Click the box area to add or drag and drop photos that you want to transfer to your iPhone from your computer.
Step 3. After you have added all music you want, click Start Transfer to transfer the photos to your iPhone.
Option 2. How to transfer photos from Dell laptop to iPhone with iTunes
The default method for transferring photos from a computer to an iOS device is to use iTunes. But its biggest shortcoming is that syncing photos to an iOS device will cause the loss of the existing on that device If there is no important data on the target iPhone or you don't mind data loss, using iTunes is also a workable way to transfer photos from PC to iPhone.
Step 1. Connect the iPhone to the Dell laptop using a USB cable.
Step 2. Download the latest version of iTunes on your computer from the Microsoft Store and then open it.
Step 3. Click the device icon on the left corner of the iTunes screen.
Step 4. Go to Photos, tick Sync Photos. Choose Selected folders and don’t forget to tick Include videos. Then select the folder having the photos and videos stored and click Apply to start syncing photos from the laptop to your iPhone.
✍Note: You need to make sure that iCloud is turned off when you’re using iTunes to transfer photos from laptop to iPhone. Because when you turn on iCloud Photos, all the photos synced from iTunes will be removed on your iPhone.
Option 3. How to transfer photos from Dell laptop to iPhone via iCloud [wirelessly]
If you don’t want to use a USB cable or want to transfer photos remotely, the final option for you is to use iCloud to transfer photos from the computer to the iPhone wirelessly.
Step 1. Download, install, and open iCloud for Windows on your Dell laptop.
Step 2. Sign in to iCloud with your Apple ID.
Step 3. Click Options next to Photos.
Step 4. Select iCloud Photo Library, click Done, and then click Apply.
Step 5. Open iCloud Photos in File Explorer. You can drag and drop the photos you want to transfer to your iPhone to iCloud Photos. Then you can check these photos on your iPhone.
✍Note: You need an internet connection to view iCloud photos on the iPhone, and the loading speed is relatively slow.
This post mainly introduces how to transfer photos from Dell laptop to iPhone using FoneTool, iTunes, or iCloud. For iTunes, you may face the risk of data loss. For iCloud, you’ll need an internet connection to view iCloud photos and the loading speed is relatively slow. Therefore, the best choice for you is to use the free FoneTool, which allows you to quickly transfer photos from a Dell laptop to your iPhone without any data loss.