4 free ways to transfer files from PC to iPhone

4 free ways to transfer files from PC to iPhone

If you own an Apple iPhone, you might have noticed that transferring files from PC to iPhone is not an easy task. Of course, there is Apple’s AirDrop feature that comes preloaded on Mac and iOS, but it has not yet been released on Microsoft Windows platform. And transferring content from PC to iPhone is not just as simple as transferring the same to Android. This certainly brings a situation where you need a way to transfer files, no matter whether they are documents or some media items. Here, we are trying to make things easier for you by covering not just one or two but four free ways to let you easily transfer files from PC to iPhone.

Apple iTunes

First and the official way to transfer files from PC to iPhone is to use Apple iTunes service. You just need to install iTunes on your PC and then connect your iPhone.

Apple iTunes

Apple iTunes

Once connected, iTunes will automatically install the necessary drivers and will open a screen from where you can transfer your content from PC to iPhone. It is worth noting that you need a USB cable to connect with the PC before starting the process to transfer files.

Apple iCloud

If you don’t want to use iTunes for some reason but still looking for an official option to transfer files from your PC to iPhone, we recommend to use Apple iCloud. This is the company’s own cloud service that lets you transfer your files in a wireless manner.

Apple iCloud

Apple iCloud

You just need to create an iCloud account to enable wireless transfer. Once you’ve created your account, you just need to visit iCloud site on your PC to start transferring files.

Dropbox or Google Drive

Apple iCloud is the official cloud access on iOS but this doesn’t mean that you cannot opt for some third-party cloud services. You can, of course, use services like Dropbox or Google Drive to transfer files from your PC to iPhone.

Google Drive

Google Drive

Both the services are available for free if you don’t need hundreds of gigabytes of storage and are easy-to-use as well as accessible on multiple devices from Android and iOS to Windows and Linux. To start transferring files, you just need to create an account on any of the two cloud services, and then visit their websites from your PC.

SHAREit app

In case your requirement is to send some really large files, of some gigabytes in size, we recommend to you to use Lenovo’s SHAREit app. This free-to-download app works wirelessly on Windows, Android and iOS devices and is designed to let you send files from 1MB to 100GB. You just need to install SHAREit app on your PC as well as iPhone to start transferring file in a faster and wireless manner.

SHAREit

SHAREit

The app does not require Bluetooth connectivity or any account creation but uses a Wi-Fi connection and allows you to create your personal profile to let your friends and contacts can also share their files with you. You can download SHAREit through Apple App Store.

So these are the four free and the easiest ways to let you transfer files from your PC to your iPhone. You can share your experience after using these ways in the comment section below. Also, feel free to mention your recommendations, if any, in the comment section.

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