[Guide]How to Transfer Photos from PC to iPhone 8/8 Plus in 3 Ways
This passage tells you 3 ways about how to transfer photos from PC to iPhone 8/8 Plus to help you put pictures to iPhone with iTunes, iCloud, or other tools.
Why need to transfer photos from PC to iPhone 8?
How to transfer photos from PC to iPhone 8
I have just downloaded some photos from the Internet and want to send them to my iPhone 8. Could you please tell the easiest way to do it?
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Although iPhone 8 is an old iPhone model, with amazing performance, there are still lots of people who are using the iPhone 8. If you store some pictures on your computer and want to send them to your iPhone 8, so you can view these photos anytime. You can try transfer photos from PC to iPhone. In the following content, we will share with you 3 simple but efficient methods to help you transfer your valuable photos from PC to iPhone 8/8 Plus in just a few clicks.
For users who get used to iTunes or want to know how to use iTunes to sync phtos, you can refer to this method but you should note that transferring photos with iTunes, you’ll lose all existing photos from iCloud on your iPhone 8/8 Plus.
You can transfer photos from PC to your iPhone 8/8 Plus using iTunes if you don't mind the loss of previous data in iOS device.
Step 1. Download iTunes. Connect your iPhone 8/8 Plus to your computer via USB cable and launch iTunes if it doesn’t open automatically.
Step 2. Click the "Device tab" in iTunes and choose "Photos".
Step 3. Select the checkbox next to "Sync Photos" and choose the folder you'd like to transfer to your iPhone 8/8 Plus from the drop-down menu of "Copy photo from". You can choose "All folder" or select certain folders as you want.
Step 4. Click "Apply" to start to import photos from PC to your iPhone 8/8 Plus.
That's all about how to transfer photos from PC to your iPhone 8/8 Plus.
You've already known that the disadvantages of using iTunes. Want to transfer photos from PC to iPhone without iTunes? In this section, you will know how to transfer photos from PC to iPhone 8 without any data loss.
Before we start, you are needed to get a tool FoneTool, a powerful iTunes alternative, will provide you full solutions to get all files managed between PC (Windows 11/10/8/7) and your iOS device. It can help you to selectively share photos between iPhone and computer without limitations. Besides, FoneTool is the fastest iPhone photo transfer according to tests.
It supports the latest iPhone 14/13/12/11, iPad 8/Air 4, and also supports iOS 16/15.
Step 1. Download FoneTool to computer and connect iPhone to PC with USB cable.
Step 2. On the home screen, select Phone Transfer at the bottom. Move the mouse to PC to iPhone. Click Start Transfer.
Step 3. Click the plug icon to add photos from computer. You can also directly drag and drop photos from the folder into the box.
Step 4. Click Start Transfer to import photos to iPhone 8 in a blink.
Another way to move photos between your iPhone and your PC is using the iCloud. It usually works automatically, but also lets you add specific photos already on your PC to your iPhone and iPad.
We're going to explain how to use iCloud Photo Library to transfer photos on your PC to iPhone 8/8 Plus.
Step 1. To transfer photos from your PC to your iPhone 8/8 Plus, the first thing you need to do is access the iCloud website from your browser and log in with your Apple ID.
Step 2. Once you’ve logged into the iCloud website, click the Photos icon on the top row of apps.
Step 3. Access your Photos library, and click an 'Upload' icon in the upper right-hand corner of the page. Browse your PC for the photos you want to add to your iPhone 8/8 Plus.
Step 4. Once you’ve selected the photos you want to add to your iPhone 8/8 Plus, click Open/Choose and they’ll be uploaded to your iCloud Photo Library.
Step 5. Once the photos have been uploaded to your iCloud Photo library, they should soon appear in the Photos app on your iPhone 8/8 Plus (if you have iCloud enabled and connected iPhone to Wi-Fi).
The bottom line
The above methods have told you how to transfer photos from PC to iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. And the methods are also applied to transferring data from computer to iPhone X, 11, 12, 13, 14 and other iPhone versions, even iPod, and iPad. If you have kept some important iCloud photos on your iPhone 8/8 Plus, then remember to do as Method 2 has shown to you, or you can view these photos on iPhone 8/8 Plus.
The best free iPhone to PC transfer software is FoneTool. It is free, fast, and professional.
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