How to download all photos from iCloud to Windows PC


If you own an iPhone, chances are you are using iCloud to back up all of your photos and videos. If you are wondering how to download all photos from iCloud to Windows PC, continue reading. We are going to show you two ways to do this and you pick the one that you find suitable. Without further ado, let’s move to the steps.

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How to download all photos from iCloud to Windows PC using the browser

This method is the one to go for if you have less than 1000 images on your iCloud. Here is how you to download all photos from iCloud to Windows PC using your browser:

  • Open your browser and go to icloud.com
  • Enter your Apple ID and password
  • Click on the Photos icon
  • Go to the Photos tab and select the first photo
  • To select all of the photos Press Shift + Ctrl + Alt on your keyboard and then press the Down arrow button (you can also scroll down and click on the last photo)
  • Click the download icon
  • The photos will be in your Downloads folder (unless you changed this setting)

Depending on the number of photos you have, the process may take a while.

 

How to download all photos from iCloud to Windows PC using iCloud for Windows

Here is the second method, ideal when you have more than 1000 images that you want to download. Follow the steps below:

  • Download iCloud for Windows 
  • Set it up and sign in
  • Select Photos
  • On the next step, select iCloud Photo Library
  • Click Done
  • Now click Apply
  • Wait for the syncing process to complete
  • When this is done, open the File Explorer on your PC, and click on the iCloud Photos on the left
  • Now click on the Downloads folder
  • You will find all of your photos there
  • You can create the backup by copying that folder somewhere outside the iCloud section, for example, your desktop.

 

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