Photos take up a lot of space on any phone. The general rule is, that the better or the higher mega pixel the phone camera is, the more space your photos acquire. If you transfer or backup your iPhone photos to a computer and then delete photos from iPhone, you can definitely free up a lot of storage space. Transferring iphone photos to a computer or an online storage space like a cloud or photo sharing services like SmugMug, Facebook, Flickr etc. is an effective way to save iPhone space.
Here's how you can move / transfer or backup iPhone photos to a PC:
- Plugin your iPhone to the computer with the USB cable
- Wait for a popup asking you what you want to do with the device
- Select “View Content”
- Find your photos through the folders that are displayed
- Select and save the iPhone photos from iPhone to computer hard disk.
If you are not prompted with the dialog, go to Windows explorer and then open 'My Computer'. Here you should see iPhone listed in the 'Devices' section with 'Removable Storage' label below your hard disk drives. Open it to find iPhone photos to copy them to your computer. The process is similar as you import photos from a camera after you connect it to your computer.
Backing up or transferring iPhone photos to PC saves a lot of storage space on your iPhone and are ensures that your iPhone photos are securely backed up on your PC.
Quick Tip to Backup your Digital Photos
If you have treasured photographs, or you take photos of everything you like, you won't want to lose them. So, what is the best way to backup photos on an ongoing basis? In the back of your mind, you know you need to backup all of your photos. But where do you start? Here's how to backup your digital life: PicBackMan is the easiest and simplest way to keep your videos safely backed up in one or more online accounts. Simply download PicBackMan (it's free!), register your account, connect to your online store and tell PicBackMan where your videos are - PicBackMan does the rest, automatically. It bulk uploads all videos and keeps looking for new ones and uploads those too. You don't have to ever touch it.