Tuesday, December 27, 2016

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to PC?

Most iPhone users would like to upload pictures to iCloud, but they have difficulty in transferring those photos from iCloud to PC. Are you still using the way that downloading the pictures from iCloud Photo library within Photos app on iPhone or iPad? This post is going to show you a direct way to move them from iCloud to a computer.

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iCloud.com is accessible from nearly any web browser on any OS, that means no matter you’re on a Mac or Windows PC, Android, or Linux, you’ll be able to download the pictures from iCloud this way:
  1. Open a web browser and go to iCloud.com, then log in with your Apple ID
  2. Click the “Photos” icon after you logged in
  3. Select a photo you want to download and click on the cloud-shaped icon to download the photo, if you want to download more photos from iCloud, please repeat this step to get them.
When you finish the downloading process, go to check where the photos are saved by default. The photos will be stored in the original resolution there.

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Download picture from iCloud to PC in batches
Now you may ask if there is an easy way to download all photos at a time without manually repeating downloading the photos one by one which is time-consuming. Here is a simple one most people are not in the know:
  1. When you logged in iCloud on your computer, choose the “All Photos” album.
  2. Scroll to the very bottom of the All Photos album and click the “Select Photos” button in the top of the iCloud Photos bar
  3. Hold down the Shift key and click on the very last picture in the album which will help select every photo in the All Photos album
  4. With all of the photos selected, choose the “Download” button at the top of the iCloud Photos bar
  5. Click “Download” on the pop-up message to confirm that you want to download all of the selected items
The selected photos will be finally downloaded in a folder on your PC.

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1 comment:

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