"I'm trying to transfer photos from my iPhone Camera Roll to my Windows 10 PC, but I can't view the photos on my computer successfully."
"Every time I connect my iPhone to your Mac to import pictures, there is difficulty in viewing the photos on my computer. Is there any way to cope with the issue?"
According to some iPhone users, it's a common problem that iPhone photos are not showing up on PC whenever they try to import photos from iPhone to PC by connecting iPhone to their computer. Indeed, it's convenient to transfer your iPhone photos to PC with the built-in App on your computer. However, it's not without problems while trying. Given that, this article is written to provide you with an alternative way to transfer photos from iPhone to PC and the potential solutions you can try to fix the "iPhone photos not showing up on PC in Windows 10" issue. Read on to get the details.
|1️⃣Check your iPhone state
|Moderate - It lets you check whether you have locked your device.
|2️⃣Update the operating system
|High - It helps update the operating system to the latest version both on your computer and iPhone.
|3️⃣Check iCloud settings
|Moderate - It allows you to turn on iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone.
|4️⃣Check storage device
|Moderate - It helps free some space.
It's required that your iPhone be unlocked when you connect your iPhone to your PC. When your iPhone photos not showing up on your PC running Windows 10, you first need to check whether you have locked your device. If it's locked, unplug and unlock your iPhone and then plug it in again.
If your iPhone photos are not showing up on your computer, you can try to update the operating system to the latest version both on your computer and iPhone.
How to update the operating system on PC:
Choose Start (the Windows icon) > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and click Check for Updates. If there is a new update available, follow the onscreen instructions to update your Windows to the latest version.
🔥How to update the operating system on iPhone:
If you want to update your iOS system easily and avoid various problems in the update, it is recommended that you use a professional iOS system tool -- EaseUS MobiXpert to achieve this. It can help you quickly update your iOS system to the latest version. In addition to the first time, MobiXpert can also help you solve various iOS system problems. The following are the steps to use it:
Step 1. Open EaseUS MobiXpert on your computer. Select "System Repair."
Step 2. Then select "iOS Upgrade/Downgrade."
Step 3. Select "iOS/iPadOS Upgrade" option.
Step 4. Then you will be prompted to connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable.
Step 5. Confirm your device model and then click "Next" to download the firmware for an upgrade.
Step 6. Once the firmware is verified, click "Upgrade Now" to start.
Step 7. Wait for the process to complete. Then click "Done" to close it.
Not all your iPhone photos are shown on your computer? If that's the case, you need to check your iCloud settings on your iPhone. If you have turned on iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone, some of the photos may have been stored in iCloud, not on your iPhone. You can go to iCloud.com to download iCloud photos to your PC if you are using a Windows computer or download photos from iCloud to Mac if you are a Mac user.
Some file storage like DropBox may conflict with Photos App, which can be the reason why your iPhone photos are not showing up on Windows 10 PC. If so, stop the service when you connect your iPhone to your computer or remove the storage from your computer to fix the issue.
Applies To: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s
If importing photos from iPhone to PC is your ultimate purpose, you can try an alternative tool to help you with it, which is EaseUS MobiMover Free, the free tool for iOS data transfer and file management. With MobiMover installed on your PC running Windows 10/8.1/8/7 (MobiMover is also compatible with Mac), you can export files from iPhone/iPad (in iOS 8 or later) to computer, copy content from computer to iPhone/iPad and sync data from one iOS device to another. For example, you can transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone, export contacts from iPhone to computer and vice versa. What's more, MobiMover can also help manage your iPhone data by deleting, adding or editing items.
Photos: Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Stream, Photo Videos
Videos: Movies, TV shows, Music Videos
Audios: Music, Ringtones, Voice Memos, Audiobooks, Playlists
Others: Contacts, Notes, Messages, Voice Mails, Books, and Safari Bookmarks
With MobiMover, you can not only transfer photos in Camera Roll from iPhone to PC like using the built-in Photos App but also import photos in Photo Stream and Photo Library. No matter you want to transfer photos all at once or selectively, you can use MobiMover to get things done.
When attempting to import images from an iPhone to a PC by connecting an iPhone to a computer, no photos appear on the PC. If you are also troubled by this problem, then please try several methods mentioned in this article to fix iPhone photos not showing up on PC.