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How to Transfer Pictures from iPhone to Flash Drive

"I want to transfer pictures from my iPhone to a USB flash drive to backup my photos. Is there any easy way that allows me to do that in a batch? I don't want to spend hours transferring iPhone photos to a USB flash drive. Please give me some suggestions. Thank you in advance."

Want to upgrade your iPhone to iOS 8, but fear that you might lose photos on it? Don't worry, you can transfer photos from your iPhone to a USB flash drive for backup . All you will need is your iPhone, a flash drive / external hard drive and your computer to the export photos to your flash drive. What if you want to transfer photos in Photo Library?

If you're facing the situation I mentioned above, you should try Wondershare TunesGo Retro or Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) which allows you to transfer all your pictures from an iPhone to a flash drive in batch. After backing up your iPhone photos to a flash drive, you're able to remove unwanted photos from iPhone by using this software. The following are 3 simple steps to transfer photos from an iPhone to USB flash drive.

Step 1. Download TunesGo Retro

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Step 2. Run TunesGo Retro

Plug in the USB flash drive into your computer, making sure it works properly. By default, on Windows PC, the USB flash drive will appear under “My Computer”. On Mac computers, the USB flash drive will show up on your desktop. Run TunesGo and connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable that your iPhone comes with. After connecting successfully, this tool will detect your iPhone and show it in the primary window.

This software is fully compatible with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS as long as they are running iOS 8/7/6/5.

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Step 3. Transfer Photos from iPhone to USB Flash Drive

On the left of the main window, select the “Photos" tabs. If you use any iPhone and are running iOS 8/7/6/5, photos will be saved in the “Camera Roll” and “Photo Library” folders. Photos in “ Photo Library” are generally these ones you've synced from iTunes. Photos in “Camera Roll” are the ones you've captured. You’re personal folders will be found here as well.

By clicking “Photo Library” or “Camera Roll”, you'll see photos in the folder. Select the folder and photos you would like to transfer and click "Export to" by clicking the triangle under "Export to your computer" across the top bar. In the pop-up window, find your USB flash drive and open it to save these iPhone photos.

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Download TunesGo Retro to transfer iPhone photos to USB flash drive right now!

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You can also view them on a PC.
Will the photos on the flash drive only be Mac compatible or can you still view them on a PC?