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How to Copy Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7

Summary: Get a new iPhone7 and want to transfer pictures from old iPhone to new iPhone 7? Read this guide to learn 3 ways to transfer photos from iPhone 4/4S/5/5S/6/6S/SE to new iPhone 7.

Have some interesting pictures and want to share them with your family’s (or friends’) iPhone device?
Just want to transfer some meaningful photos from one iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5S to iPhone 7 or another for backup?

Absolutely, in iOS 7 or newer, Apple introduced a perfect way of sending photos between iPhone devices using Air Drop but this feature only works with the iPhone 5 and later devices, however, if you want to transfer pictures from iPhone 3GS/4/4S to iPhone 7, how can you transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone 7 without any fuss?

3 Ways to Sync iPhone 4/4S/5/5S Photos to iPhone 7

If you are stuck on any situation above, and you are seeking solutions to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone 7/6S/SE, congratulations, you come to a right place. In this guide we will focus on how to transfer photos from iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5C/5S/6/6S/SE to iPhone 7, and offers you 3 ways to make it done with a few clicks.

Part 1. Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone in 1 Click

To transfer iPhone photos to iPhone 7(iPhone 6S/6S Plus/SE included), we highly recommend you to use Phone Transfer program. It is a powerful yet easy-to-use data transfer tool that allows you to transfer any data from iPhone to iPhone, including contacts, SMS messages, call logs, photos, videos, WhatsApp chat history, music and much more. Only 1 click is need to process the transfer in high speed. This powerful phone transfer software enables data conversion between different platforms – iOS, Android OS, Nokia Symbian. You can get many benefits in it.

Why Choose This Phone Transfer:

* 1 click transfer contacts, photos, music, videos, messages, call logs, and more from phone to phone.
* Easily transfer data between iOS, Android, Windows phone, Blackberry , Symbian and more.
* Safely backup phone data to your Mac or Windows PC.
* Permanently erase all contents on your device.
* Support iOS models for iPhone 7/6S/6/5S/5/5C/4S/4, iPad Pro/Air, iPad mini, iPod touch 4/5, etc.

Tutorial: How to Transfer Pictures between Old iPhone and iPhone 7

Step 1. Run the Phone Transfer on Computer

After downloading and installing the phone transfer, launch it on your computer. In the main interface of the program, click the “Phone to Phone transfer” tab to open the transfer window.

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Step 2. Connect Your iPhone Devices to Computer

Then connect your iPhone devices to your computer. You can view your two phones in the program main interface. Your iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5S is displaced in the left of the primary window, while your iPhone 7/6s/6 device in the right. if it is not correct, click “Flip” to change the position of the two phones.

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Step 3. Start Transferring Photos from iPhone to iPhone 7/6S

Now check the “Photos” option. And then click the “Start Copy” to transfer iPhone photos to iPhone. After that, you can click “OK” button to end it.

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Part 2. Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone Using iTunes

Actually, there is not even a single significant benefit of using iTunes to transfer photos from one iPhone to iPhone 7/6S/6. But it is usable for the older iPhone such as iPhone 3Gs, 4 or 4S. One significant point is that this process will only work when you have turned off iCloud on your iPhone which is done by only a very few users now-a-days.

Please note that this method will only work if you have disabled the iCloud on your iPhone. However, disabling the iCloud on your iPhone may result in deleting the photo stream from the iPhone. So, you should be very careful while using this process.

Step 1: First of All, connect the old iPhone from which you want to import the photos.

On Mac: Open iPhoto and select the photos which you want to copy to another iPhone and Click on “Tap Selected Photos”.

On windows: Open windows explorer and double click on iPhone. Open the album from which you want to copy the photos. Select the photos and copy them on your PC, for example: In “My Pictures”.


Step 2: Now, remove the first iPhone and connect the second iPhone and open up the iTunes. From the Top, select the iPhone and Click on “Photos” in the left menu. Now, Select the “Sync Photos” and select the folder from which you want to transfer the photos to the second iPhone. Here we will select the “Pictures” from documents because the photos were copied to the “Pictures” in the documents folder. After selecting it, click on “Sync” or “Apply” button at the end of iTunes.


Part 3. Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone Using iCloud

iCloud allows you to transfer pictures between iPhone devices. However, before transferring, you need to confirm the two devices should running iOS 8.3 or later versions. And both two phones need to enable iCloud Photo Library. And you have to make sure the two devices go with the same Apple ID and have enough storage for the photos.

Step 1. On your iPhone, go to “Settings” and tap the “iCloud” option.

Step 2. Tap on “Photos” and slide the “iCloud Photo Library” ON.

Step 3: You can make a choice on “Optimize iPhone Storage” and “Download and Keep Originals”.

After all above steps, the photos will be uploaded to iCloud. Now you can get the photos from an All Photos album in the iPhone’s Photos app.


In Conclusion, the best way of transferring photos from one iPhone to iPhone 7/6S/6/SE is by using Phone Transfer program which will not only save the time but it is also a very short process.

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