Copy your photos to your computer

Have you taken photos with your phone that you'd like to copy to your computer? Use your computer's file manager to copy or move your photos.

If your computer is a Mac, install the Windows Phone app from the Mac App Store.

  1. Connect your phone to a compatible computer with a compatible USB cable.
  2. On your computer, open a file manager, such as Windows Explorer or Finder, and browse to your phone.
  3. Open the folder for photos, and select and copy the photos to your computer.

    If your computer's operating system is Windows 7 or Windows 8, you can also use the Windows Phone app. With Windows 7, you can download it from