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How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone?

Updated on December 23, 2015
How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone?
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How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone?

Transferring files from your PC to your iPhone is a very tedious task. Apple iPhones don’t allow direct transfer of files between a PC and an iPhone unlike android phones. You will have to install iTunes on your computer to transfer files from your laptop or computer to your iPhone. It’s a very tedious task to install iTunes on PC and transfer files between iPhone and PC using USB cable. It also requires a lot of time to transfer the files from PC to iPhone. The trick that I’m going to explain you doesn’t require installation of iTunes. It works without iTunes and USB cable. Moreover, it works on all versions of iPhones, Tabs and iPods. Only you will have to be connected to the same WiFi which your PC is using. Following is the trick that will help you transfer files from PC to an iPhone and vice versa:

Use "Send it" on Zapya to Send Files to Your iPhone
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Transfer Files from PC to iPhone Using Zapya

First of all, you will have to install a tiny application called Zapya. Google the phrase “Zapya for PC”. You will find lots of search results. Download the Zapya application, install it and run it. Now, take your iPhone, go to app store and download Zapya application. Once it is installed, run it. Tap “Connect to Friends” on Zapya it will immediately detect your computer. Click on “Invite”. Now, on your computer, click on “Send File” select the file that you want to transfer it to your iPhone. Select it and send it to your iPhone. In the “Records” tab, you can see the progress of file transferring. Take your iPhone and you will find the transferred file in “History” on your iPhone. You can also move it to the gallery of your iPhone if you enable automatic sending to gallery in settings on Zapya on your iPhone.

Zapya only works when both the iPhone and PC are on the same WiFi network. You can also transfer files from your iPhone to PC. One of the most important features of Zapya is the speed with which it transfers the files. It transfers the files so quickly that you will be amazed.

Transfer Files from iPhone to PC Using Zapya

Similarly, you can also transfer files, videos and audios from your iPhone to any PC if they are on the same WiFi. If both the devices i.e., iPhone and PC are on the same WiFi network, it is easy to transfer files from your iPhone to your PC. Simply, tap on Zapya on your iPhone. You iPhone will detect your PC immediately. Tap on “Invite”. When you have connected both the devices, select the files from gallery on your iPhone and tap on “SEND”. It will immediately transfer the files from your iPhone to your PC with an amazing speed. You can find the files on your PC by clicking on “Inbox” on Zapya.

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Transfer files from PC to iPhone Using Pocket Drive

You can also use Pocket Drive to transfer files from PC to your iPhone. Pocket Drive is a tiny application like Zapya. Like Zapya, both the devices i.e., PC and iPhone must be on the same network. Take your iPhone, open App Store and install Pocket Drive. Once you have installed it, run it. Tap on + on Pocket Drive. A new window will open, wherein you are required to tap on How to Connect to Windows PC? It will lead you another window, which will show you the name of your device. Now, open Network on your computer. When you click on it, it will show you the name of your IOS device. When you click on that icon, you will receive a message on your iPhone to allow connection to. Tap on Yes to allow your iPhone to be connected to your computer.

Now, click on the name of your iPhone. It will open Pocket Drive, where you can drop or paste what you want from your computer. When you drop something in the Pocket Drive, you will receive it immediately on your iPhone. One major drawback of Pocket Drive is that t send files it doesn't allow to send files from iPhone to PC. You can only send files from your PC to your iPhone.

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      Muhammad Rafiq 20 months ago from Pakistan

      Thanks Gregory Vic for your comments. Yea, Zapya is an excellent app for transferring files from PC to your iOS device.

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      Greg de la Cruz 20 months ago

      Zapya looks pretty convenient! Maybe I'll try downloading. It really is so tedious with my iPad.