With every new version of the iPhone, the camera is being significantly upgraded. As a result, many people have considered it a powerful tool for capturing high-quality videos.
Once the photos and videos are captured, full-fledged editing or sharing them with others requires transferring the media to the PC. For Mac users, they can transfer photos from iPhone to flash drive on Mac. However, not everyone has an Apple ecosystem, so sharing media through iPhone is difficult. The most convenient way to do this is by transferring the videos to a flash drive via multiple ways.
The downside of this process is the need for technical knowledge, which can be daunting for many people. So we are here to guide you through a step-by-step process with this article on transferring videos from iPhone to flash drive, making the process quick and easy.
How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Flash Drive using EaseUS MobiMover
All the approaches listed apart from EaseUS MobiMover are complex, and people without technical knowledge might find them extremely difficult. With the EaseUS MobiMover, transferring from iPhone devices is made easy, and the best part is that it automates everything for you. If you want to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud or iTunes, EaseUS MobiMover could also help you with the transfer process. Apart from that, EaseUS MobiMover could also help you:
- Transfer diverse kinds of data and files from your iPhone or iPad to your computer.
- Transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone.
- Back up all the essential data and personal information saved on your devices.
Here are steps on how to transfer videos from iPhone to USB Flash Drive using EaseUS MobiMover;
Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad and external hard drive to your computer. Then launch EaseUS MobiMover and choose "Phone to PC" > "Next". (Make sure your computer is trusted by your iDevice.)
Step 2. Select "Videos" among the options and click the default path to set to save your videos on your external hard drive. Afterward, click "Transfer" to start transferring videos from your iPhone/iPad to your computer.
Step 3. When the transfer process has finished, you can go to check the videos in your external hard drive.
How to Move Videos from iPhone to Flash Drive with iTunes
iTunes, developed by Apple, is a piece of software featuring multiple utility tools to handle media needs. With this software, users can access iTunes Store and organize media files. If your computer is not around, you can also refer to the guide on how to transfer files from iPhone to USB without computer.
Additionally, iTunes allows users to sync, back up, and restore their iPhones, manage device settings, and install software updates.
Here are steps on how to move videos from iPhone to Flash Drive with iTunes;
Step 1. Start by connecting your iPhone to the PC and tap "Trust This Computer" on your iPhone to connect it to the PC.
Step 2. Download iTunes and install it on your PC. As installed, launch iTunes and make sure that iTunes recognizes your iPhone. ( If iTunes doesn't recognize your iPhone, you need to first refer to fixes on iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPhone. )
Step 3. Now, click on the iPhone icon in the top left corner of the iTunes window.
Step 4. As we are looking for videos, click on "Movies" or "TV Shows" under the "On My Device" section.
Step 5. If you have done it right, all the videos will be displayed and can be selected.
Step 6. Select the videos you want to transfer to a flash drive and then click "File" in the top left corner of the iTunes window, which will open a drop-down. Click "Export" from the drop-down to start the transfer operation.
Step 7. Choose the location where you want to save the exported videos, and once done, click "Save."
Step 8. Once the transfer process is finished, use File Explorer (Windows) to copy-paste the videos onto the Flash Drive.
One thing to note is that you can directly set the USB path as the destination folder. Follow the above steps to transfer video files from iPhone to Flash Drive properly. Considering your iPhone may be disabled sometimes, try to fix iPhone disabled connect to iTunes without losing data.
Save Videos from iPhone to Flash Drive via iCloud
iCloud is a cloud storage specially developed by Apple for its users. With iCloud, users can store and sync their data, including photos, videos, music, documents, contacts, calendars, and more. But as long as you enable iCloud, remember to connect to your Wi-Fi, otherwise, the transfer process will be hindered by slow network speeds.
Alongside the ability to store data, it offers outstanding features such as Find My, iCloud Backup, etc. Through iCloud, additional storage space can be purchased, and features such as iCloud Music Library and iCloud Photo Library can also be accessed.
Here is how to save videos from iPhone to Flash drive using the iCloud;
Step 1. Open the browser on your PC and navigate to iCloud.
Step 2. Enter your credentials (Apple ID and password) to sign in. Once successfully signed in, look for the section named Photos.
Step 3. You can skip steps 1 and 2 and head directly to iCloud Photos if you want a direct approach.
Step 4. On opening iCloud Photos, you are displayed all photos and videos that are uploaded to iCloud from your iPhone.
Step 5. Select the desired videos you want to download and click the "Download" icon on the top right of the window.
Step 6. Clicking the "Download" icon asks for the path to download the videos. Make sure to connect the USB before setting it as a download path.
Step 7. Once the download path is set, the download process starts, and the videos are successfully transferred from iPhone to Flash Drive.
Copy Videos from iPhone to Flash Drive with the Photos App
Microsoft is on the verge of making iPhones compatible with Windows, and the ability to import photos using the Photos App is part of it. With the newer version of the Photos App, users can connect Android or Apple devices and import images/videos through it. If you've stored videos or photos on your SD card, you're accessible to transfer photos from SD card to iPhone.
Here are steps on how to copy videos from iPhone to Flash Drive with the Photos App;
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to a Windows device (PC) using the lightning cable.
Step 2. Tap "Trust This Computer" on your iPhone to pair it with your PC.
Step 3. Now open "Start" using the Windows key, and then look for the Photos app and open it.
Step 4. Navigate to the top right of the Window and look for the import icon.
Step 5. Click the "Import" icon and select the "From a connected device" option.
Step 6. Follow all the instructions, and once done, the Photos app imports the photos and videos from your iPhone to Windows. All the imported media is displayed on the Photos app, and all you need to do is select and set the path as Flash Drive to download the desired videos.
Step 7. Once the download is finished, you have successfully transferred the videos from your iPhone to Flash Drive.
With all the above approaches and the detailed steps, transferring videos from iPhone to Flash Drive is no more a daunting task. Even though there are multiple ways to do the same, the approaches listed above are easy to follow and don't demand technical knowledge.
Before you follow any approach listed above, we suggest you take a backup on the iCloud to prevent data loss if you fail to follow the approach accurately.
FAQs on How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Flash Drive
Here are other frequently asked questions below, you can browse them in case you encounter one of them in the future:
1. Can I transfer videos from iPhone to USB stick without a computer?
Transferring videos from iPhone to a USB stick without using a computer by purchasing USB with a lighting connector extension is possible.
2. How to send videos from iPhone to USB on a Mac?
There are multiple ways to send videos from iPhone to USB on Mac. However, we suggest using AirDrop and iCloud for this purpose, as it is easy and reliable.
3. How to send videos from iPhone to a flash drive with a computer?
All approaches (EaseUS MobiMover, iTunes, iCloud, and Photos App - Windows) listed in this article involve using a computer. Refer to this article to learn how to use the above approaches in detail to send videos or any media from iPhone to a flash drive with a computer.
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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.
Gorilla joined EaseUS in 2022. As a smartphone lover, she stays on top of Android unlocking skills and iOS troubleshooting tips. In addition, she also devotes herself to data recovery and transfer issues.
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