By Demi / Last update November 12, 2021

Import pictures from iPhone to Lenovo laptop

How can I transfer my photos from iPhone to my laptop on Windows? I don’t have iCloud. And it doesn’t work with cable, because I have a Lenovo laptop!

- Question from Apple Community

Nowadays, people use iPhones more often than digital cameras to take photos. For the sake of browsing and editing iPhone photos on computer, you may need to transfer them to computer. Besides, since photos in iPhones are easy to be lost or deleted accidentally, it's a nice choice to backup iPhone photos to PC.

If you're using Lenovo laptop, this guide comes for you to transfer photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop. the four methods below are also compatible with any Windows PC.

Transfer photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop with a USB cable

Most people may prefer solutions with a USB connection since it promises a stable transfer process. You can rely on Files Explorer or powerful third-party software to make it. Since Windows Explorer only transfers photos in iPhone Camera Roll, it is more suggested to try the second method.

Method 1. Transfer photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop by Files Explorer

To transfer photos from your iPhone to Lenovo laptop, you can easily think of using Files Explorer. It can import photos and other files from iPhone to Windows 10 or older computers and laptops. 

Step 1. Plug your iPhone into your laptop with a suitable USB cable >Tap Trust This Computer on your iPhone.

Step 2. Open My Computer > Locate and open your iPhone > Find the folder named DCIM.

Step 3. In DCIM, you can choose copy-and-paste or just drag-and-drop the photos to a destination on your laptop to save your picture.

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Method 2. Transfer photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop by AOMEI MBackupper

AOMEI MBackupper, a professional transfer and backup tool for iOS devices, enables you to easily transfer photos, music, contacts, and videos from iPhone to iPhone, iPhone to computer, and vice versa.

‚úď Transfer more photos.¬†AOMEI MBackupper can scan all photos on your iPhone, including photos in Camera Roll and any other folders.
‚úď No data loss.¬†You won't lose anything on your iPhone. Besides, the photos will be transferred without degrading their quality.
‚úď Fast transfer speed.¬†You just need to spend 3 seconds transferring 100 photos from iPhone to computer.
‚úď Wide compatibility.¬†AOMEI MBackupper supports iPhones from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 13, iPad, and iPod. It's compatible with iOS like iOS 15.¬†¬†

Now I’ll show you how to transfer photos from your iPhone to Lenovo laptop by AOMEI MBackupper. First, download and install this software on your computer for free.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your laptop with a stable USB cable. Your iPhone will be detected automatically. Then tap Trust This Computer on your iPhone.

Step 2. On the home screen, click Transfer to Computer option.

Transfer To Computer

Step 3. Click the ‚Äú+‚ÄĚ icon> Preview and select the photos you want> Click OK to confirm.

Choose Photos

Step 4. Select a destination to save the photos(Any local folder on computer, external hard drives, USB, etc. are allowed) > Click Transfer to start the process.

Transfer

Transfer photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop wirelessly

If you prefer a wireless solution, you can rely on cloud services as long as you have backup photos before. The two methods below may be nice tries for you.

Please note that a stable Wi-Fi connection to both your iPhone and laptop is required during the wireless transfer process. To some degree, the transfer speed may be slower correspondingly compared with the two methods above.

Method 3. Import photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop by iCloud

With the help of iCloud Photo Library, you can use iCloud to import photos wirelessly as long as you have backed up your photos on iCloud. Here’s how to do it.

Step 1. Before importing photos, Download iCloud for Windows, and install it. Then sign in your Apple account which is the same as the one on your iPhone.

Step 2. Go to iCloud > Check the Photo icon > click Options behind the photos icon.

Photos

Step 3. Once the Photos Options is opened, you can specify the storage location to put your photos. Then click Done.

Options

Then the photos on your iPhone will be transferred to the Lenovo PC/laptop. You can view your photos on the iCloud Photos folder.

icloud-photo

Note:
iCloud provides you with only 5GB of storage space for free. If you need more, you have to pay monthly. Besides, it cannot work well unless you have stable internet like stable Wi-Fi. It can take a long time, sometimes the import could fail. If you mind these demerits, then turn to the next method.

Method 4. Import photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop by OneDrive

If you have a OneDrive account, you can rely on OneDrive to backup your iPhone photos. Similar to iCloud, OneDrive provides you with 5 GB of storage for free as well. What's the difference between them is that the photos won't take up your iPhone storage space anymore.

How to upload iPhone photos to OneDrive
Just in case, you may need these steps to upload iPhone photos to OneDrive first.

Firstly, download OneDrive from App Store and get an account and sign in. Please make sure your iPhone is under a stable Wi-Fi connection.

To manually upload photos: On OneDrive, click the + icon on the screen > Select > Select photos and click Done.

OneDrive Photo Upload

To automatically upload photos to OneDrive: On OneDrive, click your profile > Settings > Camera Upload > Switch on Camera Upload.

Import photos to Lenovo laptop by OneDrive
On your Lenovo laptop, open the site of OneDrive > Sign in with your account > Choose the Folder option > Download folder.

When it is completed, the photos will be save in a zip file, you can extract them on your laptop.

Conclusion

So here are 4 ways to transfer iPhone photos to your Lenovo laptop with detailed steps and instructions. You can transfer photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop with a USB cable or wirelessly.

Compared with each other, transferring photos from iPhone to Lenovo laptop by AOMEI MBackupper is the best way, because you can free from complicated steps and transfer more wanted photos to your laptop.

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