How to Transfer Photos between Android and Computer

The best camera everybody has, I'm afraid, is the one that built in a smartphone. The sense in that is simple — it's handy and people LOVE to carry them around. The other side of the coin is, all photos in one phone are with no doubt risky. Get lost or stolen, or a broken SD card means you will lost your months or years of pictures without a chance of taking a last look. Besides, it takes up too much memory. In this guide, let's see how to transfer pictures to computer for backup. In case you need it, we will also go over the process of export them back to your Android device.

The only tool we need is Android Transfer, You will be able to put photos into your Android phone/tablet and transfer them back to your PC. You can also delete all pictures on your phone in batch with the help of this program.

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Transfer pictures between Android devices and computer

Step 1 Connect to Computer
Download and launch Android Transfer on your computer. Connect your device to desktop with USB cable or QR code. Either way, it's convenient.

connect phone to pc

Once your phone being detected, you can see all the detailed information from the screen.

see phone information via computer

Step 2 Import Photos to Android from Computer
It is always a little confusing to find the file that contains your photos. But with Android Transfer, simply select "Photos" on the left column and there they are. All folders on your Android phone are listed.
Select a folder as import destination then click "Add" icon on the top of the screen. What's next is to choose pictures you want to import from your PC in a pop up window.

transfer photos back to android phone

Step 3 Export Pictures from Android to Computer
Simply choose photos you want to export, and then click the "Import/Export" icon on the top of the screen. Select export destination on the pop up window and Voila! You job was done by just a few clicks!

export photos to phone

Now you can take as many pictures as you want without worries. Still don't have a clue of how this works? Feel free to contact us in the comment or click here for more awesome features of Android Transfer. If you rather figure it out by yourself, free version is right below.

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