How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud
When you got a new iPhone, you might need the photos from old iPhone. iPhone could take high-quality photos, which might eat much storage on iPhone. And you might have also saved many beautiful pictures from apps. To copy photos to new iPhone, iCloud would be not so convenient for the free storage for iCloud is just 5GB. And you may not trust iCloud, after all, it will upload your photos to Server.
If you want to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone without iCloud for iCloud storage is almost full, you could use the 4 methods in this passage to transfer our photos.
If you are looking for how to transfer photos from iPhone without iCloud, FoneTool could be your solution. It's a professional iPhone backup software, you could use it to save iPhone photos to computer and then transfer them to another iPhone. To help the user have a good experience, this software has a super simple interface.
Quickly Transfer: FoneTool could transfer 100 photos in two 2 seconds.
Preview and Select Photos: You might not want to transfer every picture you can preview and select the photos you want.
Flexible Selection: You could not only transfer photos between iPhone with FoneTool, but also select photos from iPad or iPod Touch.
Widely Compatible: It supports most iPhone models from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 13/14 and would be perfectly compatible with the latest iOS 15/16.
Completely safe: It won't upload your photos to Server. You will not lose any data and no one will access your data.
Steps to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone
Step 1. Download FoneTool and connect the source iPhone to PC with USB cable.
Step 2. Select iPhone to PC at the bottom.
Note: As you can see from the picture, there is one option named iPhone to iPhone. It's a quick way to transfer all data from old iPhone to new iPhone.
Step 3. Click the plus icon to select photos from iPhone and then click OK.
Step 4. Click Start Transfer. After the task is finished and disconnect the source iPhone. The photos could be saved on your computer.
Step 5. Connect the new iPhone to computer and select PC to iPhone.
Step 6. Click the folder icon to select the photos you just export to computer and click OK.
Step 7. Click Start Transfer to copy photos from iPhone to iPhone.
How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud? iTunes could not directly extract photos from iPhone but it could import photos from computer to iPhone. You could save iPhone photos to computer with Windows Photo first.
Step 1. Connect the source iPhone to computer running Windows 10.
Step 2. Click the Start Button to search and enter Windows Photos. Select Import from USB Device to export photos from iPhone.
Step 3. Download iTunes. Click the Phone-shape icon in the upper-left corner to enter your iPhone Summary. Select Photos in the sidebar, find the folder of your saved photos, and click Apply.
If you have just several photos to transfer, you could use the built-in application AirDrop to transfer photos face to face. You need to enable AirDrop on the target iPhone by going to iPhone Settings > General > AirDrop and then turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on both iPhones. After that, select multiple photos in Album and then tap Share. The target iPhone name would be displayed. You select the device and accept the request on the target iPhone.
Google Photos gives you 15GB free storage for photos with original quality and unlimited free storage for high-quality photos. If you still want to use cloud tools, Google Photos would be a good choice, but you need to be aware that Google Photos shares the 15GB free storage with other Google products.
1. Open the Google Photos app
2. Sign in to your Google Account
3. At the top, tap Menu
4. Select Settings and then Back up & sync
5. Tap "Back up & sync" on or off
If you see a message asking to allow the app to access your photos:
1. Open the iOS settings app
2. Tap Privacy and then Photos
3. Select Google Photos
4. Select Read and Write
This article introduces 4 ways about how to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud. We can choose the clean software FoneTool, let iTunes transfer photos from PC to iPhone, AirDrop photos, or choose another cloud tool Google Photos.
If you want to save photos to external HDD, FoneTool would help you backup iPhone photos to external drive.
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FoneTool Runs Perfectly on
- iOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
- iPadOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
- iPhone 14/14 Pro (Max), 13/13 mini/Pro (Max), iPhone 12/12 mini/Pro (Max), iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)
- iPhone X/XR/XS/XS Max, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus
- iPhone SE (1st, 2nd, 3rd generations)
- iPod touch 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
- All models of iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro and iPad