Dr.Fone - WhatsApp Transfer

Export Photos from WhatsApp to PC

  • Transfer WhatsApp photos to computer.
  • Download WhatsApp messages/photos easily to any phone.
  • Allow you to preview WhatsApp chats in the backup on your computer.
  • Support WhatsApp transfer between iOS and Android.
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How to Transfer Photos from WhatsApp to Computer/Mac

Mar 23,2020 • Filed to: Manage Social Apps • Proven solutions


WhatsApp is a cross-platform messaging app that has revolutionized the way of communication. It allows you to send messages, photos, and any other media files instantly. It is no doubt that there are many Android users and iOS users who are using this app. With this app, you will receive and send messages and media easily. Therefore, at one point you may want to transfer photos to PC from WhatsApp. Extracting WhatsApp photos one by one to your computer is workable but hectic. In this article, we will show you a convenient quick way on how to transfer WhatsApp Photos to a computer in both iOS and Android phones.

Tips: Have switched to a new Android or iPhone? Follow the solutions here to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Samsung S20 or transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone 11.

Part 1. How to Transfer WhatsApp Photos from iPhone to PC

To begin with, We will have to look at how to transfer photos from WhatsApp to PC on iPhone. In this case, you need a tool that can copy photos from WhatsApp to your computer. A software that perfectly does so, is Dr.Fone - WhatsApp Transfer (iOS). This software allows you to transfer WhatsApp photos and messages from your iOS device to Android devices, iOS devices, Windows computer or Mac.

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Now, let's see how to use this program to transfer WhatsApp photos from iPhone to PC

Step 1. Launch and Select "WhatsApp Transfer"

Open Dr.Fone on your computer and ensure that you connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. The program then detects your phone automatically. Then select "WhatsApp Transfer" on the window below.

transfer whatsapp pictures to pc

In order to backup and export WhatsApp photos, you need to select "Backup WhatsApp messages".

transfer photos from whatsapp to pc

Step 2. Back up WhatsApp messages and photos

The backup process is initiated after you clicked "Backup WhatsApp messages".

Once the process is complete, you can click to view it.

transfer whatsapp messages to pc

Step 3. View and transfer WhatsApp photos

Here you can view your WhatsApp messages, photos, and attachments. Just select what you want and click "Recover to Computer" to transfer your WhatsApp photos to your computer. Now your WhatsApp messages and Attachments have saved to your computer.

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Other manual solutions to transfer WhatsApp photos to PC:

Take backup on iCloud

You can also make use of iCloud to backup your WhatsApp photos. Just do some simple settings WhatsApp Settings > Chat Settings > Chat Backup and tap on the “Back Up Now” option. iCloud stores the backup in an iCloud drive folder that is hidden. Therefore, you can't view it on the computer.

whatsapp photos from iphone to pc/mac -Take backup on iCloud

Backup data with iTunes

 iTunes. Simply connect iPhone to the system and launch iTunes. Now, visit its “Summary” and under the “Backups” section, click on the “Back Up Now” button. You can take a backup of your data on your local drive on the PC/Mac and later segregate WhatsApp photos from it.

whatsapp photos from iphone to pc/mac -Backup data with iTunes

Part 2. How to Transfer Android WhatsApp Photos from to PC

For Android users, you can download Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android). This software allows you to extract data directly from Android. Moreover, this tool allows you to remove forgot lock screen pattern, pin or password. It is one useful software that can be downloaded on computers running Mac or Windows operating system.

Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android)

Extract and export Android WhatsApp photos to your computer or Mac

  • Scan, extract, and export Android WhatsApp data on your PC.
  • Allow you to check WhatsApp chats and photos before exporting.
  • Scan and recover other files like messages, contacts, videos, audios, etc.
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Below is a guide on how to transfer WhatsApp photos or messages to the computer.

Step 1. Open and select "Data Recovery".

Once you have downloaded the software, open it and connect your Android to the computer using a USB cable.

transfer whatsapp account-connect your Android

If you didn't enable the USB debugging on your device before, you will get a pop-up message on your device and need to enable it now.

transfer whatsapp account-enable the USB debugging

Step 2. Choose file type to scan

Once Dr.Fone is detecting your device, check the type of data "WhatsApp & Attachments". And then click "Next" to continue the data recovery process.

transfer whatsapp account-Choose file type to scan

Step 3. Scan and preview the WhatsApp data on your device

After the scan is completed, you will read all WhatsApp messages on your Android phones. Then click "Recover to computer" to move the data to your computer.

transfer whatsapp account-Scan and preview the WhatsApp data

Bottom Line:

You already know the ways to transfer WhatsApp data to a computer. Actually, it's easier to run a third-part software to transfer WhatsApp messages or photos from smartphones backups to PC or Mac. Dr.Fone can help a lot.

Bhavya Kaushik

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