We are taking tons of photos and videos with iPhone and iPods. Eventually your iOS device will dump with pictures and videos and the device performance will degrade.
The best option to avoid this is to transfer your photos and videos to your computer in every weekend or month to empty your iPhone memory.
This can help you to get additional back up of your all pictures and also you can save a copy to external hard disk from your PC or MAC MAC or PC can connect iOS devices with cable of WiFi.
Transfer via the iPhone lightning cable is pretty straight forward. For windows users, connect your iPhone data cable and a new window will popup in your Windows system.
You can import all photos from your device to Windows PC with a one click at this point. Mac machine, you can use iPhoto, Image Capture or Aperture apps to transfer the pictures after you connect your iPhone device into MAC using the lightning cable.
But if you hesitate to connect through the cable and you want to depend on the WiFi, please go through this article.
Transfer iPhone Photos using Dropbox over WiFi. (Windows, MAC)
Dropbox is a free service that can be used almost all mobile platforms and very easy to use and configure. If you don’t have Dropbox account, please see here to get a free Dropbox account. Once you get the free account you can setup the Dropbox application in your iOS device by downloading free Dropbox app from iTunes.
You can setup to upload photos from your iOS device when you configure the Dropbox app first time. If you already have Dropbox application in your iPhone, you can simply enable photo synchronization as shown on this screen shot.
Transfer iPhone Photos using Google Drive over WiFi. (Windows, MAC)
Google Plus allows you to upload photos to Google drive using the Google Plus iOS app. Please login to your Google Plus account once you download the Google Plus app from iTunes. Go to Settings > Camera and Photos > Auto Backup and turn on Auto Backup.
Auto Backup to upload your photos automatically into Google Plus using the app. On the bottom of the Settings page, there is an option under Sources called Google Drive.
This will help you to see your Google drive photos and videos on Google plus account. It is a good feature if you are using your Google Plus and Google Drive app to save and share your photos and videos with your computer and mobile devices.
Transfer iOS Photos using iPhoto App over WiFi. (MAC)
This app can import photos directly from your iCloud account. You have enable iCloud with valid account in your iPhone.
Then go to iPhone Settings > iCloud > Photo Stream > My Photo Stream and turn it on. On your MAC, open iPhoto App, go to iPhoto > Preference > Photo Stream and check on Automatic Import. This will import your photos directly into your MAC from iPhone.
There are diedicated apps in iTunes store that transfer phtot transfer between MAC, PC and iOS devices. The above solutions are free of cost except iPhoto app for MAC.
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