[3 Ways] How to Transfer Photos from iPad to Windows PC
This guide will tell you how to transfer photos from iPad to computer. Whether you are using an iPad Pro, iPad Air or iPad mini, you can use one of these methods to successfully transfer pictures to Windows PC in Windows 10/8/7.
Need to Transfer Photos from iPad to Computer?
With time and use, the limited storage space of iPad will be consumed by photos. In this case, you can choose to transfer pictures from iPad to computer to make a backup and then delete them from iPad to free up space.
iTunes is the default management tool for Apple devices, but you find that it cannot help you import iPad photos to your computer. But don’t worry, this guide will tell you how to transfer photos from iPad to PC without iTunes. Keep reading to learn more.
How to Transfer Photos from iPad to Computer
Here are three methods that can help you transfer photos iPad to computer. If you want to transfer photos saved in different albums, Method 1 is your first choice. If you want to transfer Camera Roll photos, you can refer to the latter two last methods.
Method 1. The Easiest Way to Transfer Photos from iPad to Computer
If you are a Windows PC user, you can let one free iPhone transfer tool named FoneTool help you transfer pictures from iPad to computer.
● It lets you preview and select the pictures you want to transfer.
● It lets you transfer pictures in Camera Roll or other albums.
● The picture will be kept in original quality without any damage.
Free download this tool on computer and follow the steps below to transfer pictures from iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini to PC.
How to Transfer Photos from iPad to Windows 11, 10, 8, 7
Step 1. Launch FoneTool > Plug in your iPad. (You need to enter the passcode on iPad so the software can access your device.)
Step 2. On the Home screen, click Phone Transfer on the left pane. Move mouse on iPhone to PC. Click Start Transfer.
Step 3. Click the “+” icon > Choose the pictures you want to transfer > Click OK to continue.
Step 4. Select a destination to save the pictures on Transfer Settings > Click Start Transfer to start.
Step 5. Click OK when the transfer is completed.
Method 2. Transfer Photos from iPad to PC in Windows Files Explorer
File Explorer is a built-in function of Windows PC that lets you view and manage files in your devices and drives. It will take your iPad as a digital camera or storage device and you can easily import those photos saved in Camera Roll to your PC.
You should have iTunes installed on computer to help your PC easily communicate with your iPad.
How to Download Photos from iPad to PC in Windows 11, 10, 8, 7
Step 1. Connect your iPad to computer via the USB cable.
Step 2. Open This PC or Computer > Find your iPad name under “Devices and drives” > Open your iPad.
Step 3. Go to Internal Storage > DCIM > click the folder and you will see the pictures.
Step 4. Copy and paste the photos to your computer.
Method 3. Transfer Photos from iPad to Computer via Photo app
Photos app is one built-in photos manager for Windows computer. It helps users transfer Camera Roll photos from iPad to computer.
Please make sure you have installed iTunes on computer to help PC recognize your iPad.
How to Transfer Photos from iPad to PC in Windows 10
Step 1. Connect your iPad to computer via the USB cable. Tap Trust or Allow when a prompt appears on your iPad.
Step 2. Open Photos app > Click Import > Choose From a USB device.
Step 3. Uncheck the photos you don't want to transfer. (New photos will be selected for import by default.)
Step 4. Click the Import button to transfer photos from iPad to PC.
That’s all for how to transfer photos from iPad to PC in Windows 11, 10, 8, 7. Compare these three methods, Method 1 is highly recommended because FoneTool can help you transfer photos stored in all albums. Download FoneTool to discover more!