Sometimes you need to transfer files to iPhone or iPad from your Windows PC. So, how to do this work? You come to the right place and MiniTool Solution will show you how to transfer files from PC to iPhone easily. Now, let’s see some useful methods.

On your PC, you may have stored many important files. Sometimes you need these files but you cannot carry the PC around you. If you want to view files for study, work, or entertainment, transferring files to iPhone or iPad is very convenient.

So, how can you transfer files from Windows PC to iPhone? It is an easy job and you can find effective ways from the following parts.

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How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone/iPad via iTunes

When referring to file transfer from PC to iPhone or iPad, the first application that comes to your mind may be iTunes. You can easily use it for transferring files including movies, music, photos, etc. to your iOS devices. Now, follow these steps below:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer and then launch iTunes (Windows or Mac edition).

Step 2: Unlock your device and trust the PC.

Step 3: Click Device and choose File Sharing from the list.

Step 4: Select an app, click Add in the Documents list, find items you want to copy from your PC, and click Sync. This application can copy these files to the app on your iPhone or iPad.

Alternatively, you can choose a category like Music, Photos, Movies, etc., check the Sync option, choose items you want to copy, and click Apply to start transferring files to your device.

Tip: Not everyone likes iTunes since it is slow to transfer data using iTunes and some issues always appear during the transfer process. In the following part, we will show how to transfer files from PC to iPhone without iTunes.

How to Transfer Files from PC to iPad/iPhone Without iTunes

Transfer Files via E-mail

One of the ways to transfer PC files to your Apple device is to send emails to you. Then, access the email, go to open the attachments, and save them to a location on the iPhone or iPad. Music files, videos, documents, photos, and more can be transferred.

But if you want to transfer large files, this is not a good choice. You must ensure high-speed and continuous network connection to download attachments. Besides, there is an email file size limit, for example, the attachment in Gmail and Yahoo cannot be up to 25MB.

Use a Cloud Drive to Transfer Files

If you need to only transfer photos from PC to iPhone, you can use iCloud. In Windows, go to visit, sign in to iCloud, choose photos and upload them to iCloud from your computer and then view these pictures in the Photos app on your iPhone.

If you need to transfer documents, use iCloud Drive. You can create or save files to the iCloud Drive folder in Windows Explorer, and then these files can automatically appear on your other devices.

Step 1: Download iCloud for Windows, sign in iCloud, and choose what to sync including iCloud Drive.

Step 2: Right-click iCloud Drive in File Explorer (usually, it is in C:/Users/Richard) and choose Pin to Quick Access.

Step 3: Then, you can access the iCloud Drive folder like other folders. Copy and paste the files you want to transfer to this folder.

Step 4: Open your apple device and access iCloud Drive.

iCloud Drive

Of course, you can use other cloud drive devices, like Google Drive, OneDrive, or Dropbox to easily access PC files on your iPhone or iPad.

Transfer Files to iPhone or iPad from PC via a Third-Party Tool

In addition to the above these methods, you can ask a professional iPhone transfer software for help. On the market, there are some third-party tools and you can choose one like SynciOS iPhone Transfer for file transfer from PC to iPhone.

Tip: If you want to transfer photos from iPhone to PC, you can find methods from this post – How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC Free.

Final Words

How to transfer files from PC to iPhone? After reading this post, you know many useful ways. Just try them based on your actual situations. We hope this post is helpful to you.

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