Get photos off your iPhone/iPod touch without iTunes

Regardless of whether you own a PC or a Mac, your computer will recognize your iPhone as a camera when connected. This makes it easy to offload iPhone pictures onto your computer without using iTunes. Here’s how.

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Connect your iPhone via USB cable. Open Image Capture and select your device. Mult-select the photos you want to save, choose which folder to save them to, and click Import. You can also choose to Import All.


Connect your iPhone via the USB cable. Autoplay opens with a list of options. Choose Import Pictures and Videos using Windows. 


Tag the photos you want to download and click Import.


In the next dialog box, there is an option to erase the photos from your iPhone once they are imported. After the images are imported, a window will pop up showing a folder with the imported photos.

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