iTools Guide

How to Use iTools

Welcome to the iTools Quick Start Guide. Here you can get all the tutorials on how to handle your digital content or apps between iOS devices, iOS devices & Mac/Windows directly. If your question or problem cannot be solved here, please Contact our support team (usually, you will get a response within 24 hours).

Transfer photos from iPhone to PC

Nowadays, people like to take pictures with iPhone because it is very convenient. You can take pictures wherever you are and take a selfie whenever you want. Except for photos in your photo library, sometimes you download photos from a website or keep important photos from all sorts of apps. And other times you take screenshots. All the photos and images were eventually moved to your album and took up a lot of space on your iPhone. Many people wonder how to transfer photos from iPhone to PC, to free up space on iPhone.

With more and more photos piling up in your albums, managing the photos on your device has also become very troublesome. Whether it's importing, exporting, and deleting photos from your albums or creating Live Photos, iTools will make your job much easier. As a professional content management tool for iPhone, iTools can help you manage and transfer photos to a computer easily and quickly.

Download iTools (iTools for Windows, iTools for Mac) to try it out.

Advantages of iTools to transfer photos:

  1. Transfer all kinds of photos to your PC, including photos in your photo library, photos saved from websites or apps, screenshots and photos synced to iCloud, and more. You can transfer all photos from iPhone to computer or transfer only selected photos. you can even choose to transfer all photos from a specific day or month to your PC with just a few clicks.
  2. Transfer photos from the computer to your iPhone without data loss.
  3. Easily manage photos on your iPhone. Except for selective photo import and export, you can also delete photos and create photos directly.
  4. 100% transfer original photos from iPhone to computer, not thumbnails or compressed photos.
  5. Humanized operation interface, suitable for both novice and advanced users.
  6. Supports all iPhone models including iPhone 3gs, iPhone 4/4s, iPhone 5/5s/5c, iPhone 6/6s/6plus, iPhone7/7s/7plus, iPhone8/8plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone11/11Pro/11 Pro Max, iPhone 12/12Mini/12Pro/12Pro Max, iPhone 13/13Pro/13Pro Max, iPod, iPad. Can be used on Windows and Mac computers.

Connect your device

Please start iTools on your computer and connect your iOS device after successful installation. By default, iTools can automatically detect your iOS device. If you have not connected your iOS device to your computer or your iOS device cannot be recognized, you will see "Connected but not recognized" on the interface.

Some reasons why the device cannot be recognized:

  1. Abnormal USB interface and cable. You need to change another USB cable to plug it back in or change to another USB interface.
  2. Drive component problems. You need to fix the driver.
  3. For any other problem, you can contact us to get it resolved.

After successful connection, please click Device>Photo>photo

Check Photos

You can check your photos in ascending order or descending order.

Click two buttons on the top right corner you can choose to view by month or view by date.

Slide show

You can choose “slide Show” if you want to go through all the photos on your device slowly. This way, you can enjoy all your photos and free your hands.

Import photos

If you want to import your photos, you need to FotoTrans App on your iPhone to help iTools to transfer your photos.

Click the “I Agree” button on the pop-up frame and wait until it installs.

After FotoTrans is installed successfully, launch it on your device, now you can transfer any photos you like.

Export photos

Export: Click the photo you need to export and select it. To select more, press the “Ctrl” key on the keyboard. Then click the “Export” button and select the location you want to store on your computer. Using this way, you can transfer all the photos to your computer or just transfer them selectively.

Export all the photos on a certain date: You can click the box before the date and you can transfer photos on this certain date from iPhone to PC.

Export all: Click the “Select All” button on the navigation bar to select and export all the photos.

How to export the photos on iCloud?

After transferring a photo from your device to iCloud, the photo becomes a thumbnail on your device. iTools will tag these photos. You need to download these photos to your device first, then click "Export".

Delete photos

Regardless of your device system, you can delete photos on your device through iTools. Just like how you export photos, you can select single, select multiple, select by time, or select all, then click the "Delete" button to easily delete all unnecessary photos.

Undeletable files: Live photos and photos uploaded to iCloud.


Click the "Refresh" button to re-request the latest photos of your device.

Live Photo Maker

Click the "Live Photo" button to create a live photo. Select JPG and MOV files and start creating live photos. It only supports content suitable for live image generation, otherwise, it will crash.

As you can see, our iTools can not only transfer photos from iPhone to PC easily but also can transfer photos from PC to iPhone without overwriting your iPhone files. And it is compatible with all iOS devices, whether you are using the latest iPhone 13 or iPad, or iPod. iTools Download can always help you to manage and transfer photos as you want.

Any other problems for iTools during your operation, please contact us to get them resolved.