How to Import Videos from iPhone to PC?

How to Import Videos from iPhone to PC?
Samuel

This article introduces three simple ways for how to import/transfer videos to PC/Mac from iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6s or iPhone 5/5s/5c/7/SE/4s/4 etc.

With the development of the mobile phone industry, mobile phone performance and all aspects have improved, especially mobile phone pixels. As people's pursuit of higher and higher, in all aspects of the pursuit of high-definition, so each mobile phone brands are increasingly focused on mobile phones Camera design and technology.

Take an example for iPhone, the iPhone7/7 Plus shows up with many new features like the updated 12-megapixel iSight camera, which can enable you to take 4K videos and high-resolution photos.


However, the higher the pixel, the higher the size of the picture or video. Those videos, photos and other types of files will eat up the storage space on your iPhone, and the videos you record or movies you download on your iPhone will take the most part of your phone space. So, you have to transfer videos from your limited-Space iPhone to the computer to free up storage.

Normally, we may connect our iPhone to the computer, and then open the local file to drag the video which you want to transfer to the computer. But you're only allowed to transfer videos taken by your iPhone Camera Roll, the photos synced by iTunes can't be transferred here.

Therefore, here I would like to show you three ways about how to import videos from iPhone to PC.


Import Videos from iPhone to Computer via iTunes

Import Videos from iPhone to Computer via iCloud

Import Videos from iPhone to Computer Fast with iPhone Transfer


Import Videos from iPhone to Computer via iTunes

Step 1 Connect your iPhone to the computer via an USB cable and open iTunes on your PC/Mac.

Step 2 Click “File > Add Files to Library” at the left corner of the window, then the video files on your computer and add them to the library.



Step 3 Click the iPhone icon in iTunes and choose Movies Library in the left sidebar. Then check Sync Movies and click Apply. iTunes will then sync movies to your iPhone.



Disadvantage:
Transfer video from iPhone to the computer via iTunes: iTunes will only sync the selected videos in the library when it is syncing videos from iTunes Library to iPhone. It means that iTunes will erase all the unselected items, so if you didn't save the non-purchased videos in iTunes library, then you will lose them permanently.

Import Videos from iPhone to Computer via iCloud

Step 1 Activate the iCloud Photo Sharing on your iPhone, then go to iPhone tab and click on Settings and then select iCloud.

Step 2 Click on Backup storage window and enable the Backup to iCloud to upload the video on your iPhone to iCloud, click on Back Up Now.

Step 3 Turn on your computer. (For Mac, click on Apple Menu, then System Preferences and select iCloud.



Step 4 Enter the same user Apple ID and go to Photos. Then click on Photo Stream and export the videos to your computer.

Import Videos from iPhone to Computer Fast with iPhone Transfer

As you can see, once you need to import video from iPhone to the computer via iTunes or iCloud, sometimes you may meet some questions, so if you want to simplify your transfer process, here you may need this useful transfer tool – iPhone Transfer.

iPhone Transfer is the best iTunes/iCloud Alternative to transfer music from PC to iDevice and vice versa. You can selectively transfer exclusive files, including photos, music, and video etc. Besides, you can also delete photos/videos by batch with a single click. Now just learn from below detailed tutorials on how to transfer your precious videos from iPhone to computer freely.

Manage Media (Music and Videos)
- Freely transfer music & videos without iTunes
- Delete duplicate tracks
- Change and set music tags
- Backup the entire playlists & music library to the computer
- Rebuild iTunes library.

Supported iPhone Transfer: iPhone 7 Plus Transfer, iPhone 7 Transfer, iPhone 6S Plus Transfer, iPhone 6S Transfer, iPhone 6 Transfer, iPhone 6 Plus Transfer, iPhone 5s Transfer, iPhone 5c Transfer, iPhone 5 Transfer, iPhone 4S Transfer etc.

Supported iOS: iOS 5 and up (iOS 10.3 included)

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Step 1 Connect your iPhone to the computer

After download and installing the program on your computer, you can connect your iPhone to the computer via an USB cable.



Step 2 Transfer videos from iPhone to your PC

a. On the main window, click Videos icon at the top, then select a specific option Movies/Music Videos/Home Videos/TV Shows/iTunes U/Podcasts to transfer ("Movies" is the default option).

b. Select the videos (Note: Hold down Ctrl or Shift Key to select multiple videos) you want to transfer to the computer, and click Export > Export to PC at the top menu.



Now you can use this iPhone Transfer to transfer videos to your computer without hassle. Moreover, it also allows you to add songs to iPhone and import playlists in iTunes Library to iPhone without iTunes syncing.