Transfer iPhone Pictures to External Hard Drive, USB Flash Drive Easily

They say iPhone is an excellent tool to take photos of you by yourself. In some degree, that's true, especially for girls. So you may have taken hundreds of photos before you know it. That's cool, but you may suffer lack of storage space. How do you deal with it? An easy way to solve this problem is to backup your iPhone photos to an external hard drive or USB Flash Drive. In this way, you can make room for your new photos or music. Also, you can keep your photos safe from suffering data loss due to system crash. Make the best of two worlds! So what are you waiting for?

They say iPhone is an excellent tool to take photos of you by yourself. In some degree, that’s true, especially for girls. So you may have taken hundreds of photos before you know it. That’s cool, but you may suffer lack of storage space. How do you deal with it? An easy way to solve this problem is to backup your iPhone photos to an external hard drive. In this way, you can make room for your new photos or music. Also, you can keep your photos safe from suffering data loss due to system crash. Make the best of two worlds! So what are you waiting for?

Oh, wait, we still need a powerful iPhone data transfer tool to make it work since iPhone can’t be used as a flash drive to transfer data automatically. I happen to know a fantastic tool you can depend on. That is Wondershare TunesGo Retro. The next part is a tutorial to teach you how to use this tool to transfer photos from iPhone to an external hard drive in details.

Only three steps to transfer iPhone photos to an external hard drive

Step 1: Download, install and launch TunesGo Retro

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To begin with, please download TunesGo Retro first. After that, install and launch it on your computer. There are two versions of it – TunesGo Retro(Windows) for Windows PC and TunesGo (Mac) for iMac. You can choose either one you need to download. We use Windows version below. Also, by using TunesGo Retro(Mac) to move iPhone photos to an external hard drive, you don’t have to change your external hard drive into Mac formatted.

Step 2: Connect iPhone and External Hard Drive with PC

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Connect both of your iPhone and external hard drive with the computer. TunesGo Retro will detect it as soon as possible. Then you will see your iPhone is displayed in the primary window.

Step 3: Transfer iPhone photos to External Hard Drive

By clicking the triangle before Photos, you will see some folders under this item, such as Camera Roll and Photo Library. You can check out your photos by clicking each folder. To start moving photos from iPhone to an external hard drive or USB Flash Drive, choose photos and press the button “Export”. Then a dialogue box will pop up. Just trace external hard drive by clicking Computer and save exported iPhone photos. During this whole process, please keep both of your iPhone and external hard drive connected with your computer.

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Well done! You have successfully transferred photos from iPhone to an external hard drive. In the meantime, you have made room for your music and videos. TunesGo Retro is really easy-to-use and powerful, isn’t it?

Then why not just download it now and have a try by yourself? There are more features waiting for you to experiment.

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