By Dylan / Last update September 8, 2022

Can you send photos via Bluetooth?

How to send photos via Bluetooth on iPhone to computer

Hello, I'm trying to find a simple soothing method, just want to send photos from my iPhone 13 to my Windows 10 PC via Bluetooth and this seems impossible to pair the iPhone with the computer? Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you!”

- Question from discussion.apple.com

Bluetooth is a tech to wirelessly share files like photos between devices without a USB cable. Besides photos, you can transfer music between iPhones via bluetooth as well as files, videos to PC/iPhone, as long as the PC has the Bluetooth service.

But lots of people don't know the details of how to bluetooth photos from iPhone to PC. You can follow the guide below, you will learn how to transfer photos via Bluetooth from iPhone to computer. Also, you can use the alternative way in this post to share pictures between your iPhone and PC/laptop.

How to send photos on iPhone to computer via Bluetooth

Speaking of how to share photos from iPhone to computer via Bluetooth, you may feel it’s too difficult. Don’t worry about this. This part will guide you on how to perform this operation.

Detailed steps of how to share photos from iphone to computer via Bluetooth:

1. Go to "Settings“ on your iPhone and tap "Bluetooth" to open it on your iPhone.

2. On the computer, click “Start” > "Settings” > "Devices” > "Add Bluetooth & other devices”.

3. In the “Add a device” window, click “Bluetooth”. Then it will start to scan for the nearby Bluetooth and your iPhone’s Bluetooth will be listed in the result if it is discoverable.

Pair Iphone Pc Bluetooth

✍ Note: If there is no Bluetooth option on the Devices. Your computer may not support the Bluetooth feature. You can go to the next part to share photos with a third-party tool.

4. Then, double-click the iPhone icon. After a while, you will get an authorization code that allows you to transfer photos between your computer and iPhone.

5. Now, send photos on iPhone to computer. Just open the Photos app of your iPhone and select photos you want to transfer, then click “Send” option and select using “Bluetooth”. Wait for a while and the photos will be transferred to your computer and saved in the Picture folder.

Alternative way to send photos on iPhone to computer, laptop quickly

Bluetooth is a nice choice when you need to transfer one or several pictures to PC, however, it may be unstable and can take a long time to share a large amount of data between iPhone and computer. Besides, most PCs do not contain Bluetooth features. Thus in these conditions, a professional iPhone photos transfer tool appears to be needed.

Thus in these conditions, a professional iPhone photos transfer tool appears to be needed.

Here we recommend a popular and powerful iOS transfer tool named FoneTool, which can easily send photos from iPhone to Windows 11/10/8/7 computer, as well as from PC to iPhone. It owns some advantages making it to be one of the best choices to share data between iPhone and computer.

The transferring speed is very fast. For example backup 4000 pictures for iPhone X in just 6 minutes.
Preview pictures before transferring. You’re allowed to preview pictures or photos when you don’t want to transfer all or does not sure with the selected files. That’s also a good way to save space on destination storage.
✮ *Full-featured iPhone data manager. Except for iPhone to PC photo transferring, FoneTool also provides data backup feature (includes photos, music, messages, etc.), iPhone erase feature, HEIC photo convert feature, and duplicate photo finding feature. You may enjoy 1-click iPhone to iPhone transfer if upgrade to advanced version.
✮ Fully support Windows and iOS systems. That means you can transfer images or other data from iPhone 14/13/12/11/X/8/7/6, iPad, iPad Air/Pro/Mini, iPod Touch series to a Windows 11/10/8/7 computer.

If you need some of these features listed above, continue to learn the specific steps of how to download photos from iPhone to PC or desktop.

How to transfer photos on iPhone to computer with FoneTool

To transfer photos from iPhone to PC, use the following steps:

1. Connect your iPhone via USB cable, unlock it and press Trust This Computer if you are asked.

2. Download and install FoneTool.

Download Freeware Win 11/10/8.1/8/7/XP
Secure Download

3. Run this tool, and click Phone Transfer. Go to "iPhone to PC" and click Start Transfer.

Transfer To Computer

4. In the next window, click the plus icon.

Select Files

5. Select photos by its directory or date and click OK.

Choose Photos

6. Then, click Start Transfer and choose the transfer path. Wait until the process is 100% completed.

Transfer

✎Tips:
✮ If you want to view your photos, you can select the backup image and click “Browse” in the upper right corner.
✮ To restore photos to another iPhone, you can select the image and click “Advanced” >” Restore” to achieve this goal.
✮ If you want more methods to transfer photos from iPhone to a Windows computer, please refer to this post: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer in Windows 7/8/10/11

Summary

Now you have known how to send photos via Bluetooth on iPhone to computer/laptop. You can follow this post to use bluetooth to transfer several pictures from iPhone to PC.

If your comptuer does not have the Bluetooth feature or you have a lot of photos to send, FoneTool is a better choice. It gives you faster speed and great stability.  This software is free and can help you share photos from iPhone to computer easily and quickly.

Besides, it also supports transferring videos, messages, contacts, and other data to PC, finding duplicate photos and deleting them, and you can use "Full Backup" feature to move all data to a PC.

FoneTool Runs Perfectly on

iOS Versions
  • iOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
  • iPadOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
iOS Devices
  • 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