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We store thousands of photos on our iPhone or iPad without giving a second thought about backup. A broken, lost or stolen iPad, iPhone, or iPod is no good for keeping photos safe. Backing-up photos via iCloud is not ideal due to limited free storage. iTunes does not provide a rigid backup solution either.

The steps below demonstrate how using CopyTrans Photo helps you back up and transfer all iPad, iPhone, or iPod photos and albums to PC in a single click and without the need for iCloud and iTunes.

1-click backup of iPad photos and albums to PC

  1. Download CopyTrans Photo from the following page Download CopyTrans Photo

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Photo, please refer to this article

  3. Run the program and connect the iPad to the PC. The iPad photos appear on the left-hand side of the main program window start copytrans photo main window

  4. iPad photo albums appear in the pane on the left of the iPad photos. You can see the photos contained within individual albums by clicking on an album ipad albums appear on left of the ipad photos in copytrans photo

  5. To copy all current iPad photos and albums at once click on the “Full Backup” button 1-click full backup of ipad iphone photos with copytrans photo

  6. From the newly-appeared window, select the PC backup location and click OK select ipad photo backup location on PC via copytrans photo

  7. Let the backup complete ipad photos backup to computer in progress

  8. The iPad photos are backed-up to the computer folder of your choice and each iPad album appears as separate folder on the PC complete with its photo contents. ipad photo albums appearing as individual pc folders

This is how to back up and transfer the entire set of iPad, iPhone, or iPod photos and albums to a PC with a single click.

Back up iPad photos and albums to PC – YouTube tutorial

For users on iOS 11 iPad Pro

Apple introduced a new default photo format in iOS 11. If you are using iPhone 7/7 Plus, 8/8Plus, X or iPad Pro, you will most likely have some of your photos transferred in HEIC format.

To view your HEIC pictures on Windows, use CopyTrans HEIC for Windows – a simple tool that allows you to open and view HEIC files using the native Windows Photo Viewer and Windows Explorer.

View and open HEIC files on Windows

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.