Need to send videos from Windows 10 to iPhone
I have some rather important videos on my laptop that I need to use for my work, but I can't carry my computer with me all the time. I would like to send these videos from my Windows 10 to my iPhone. can anyone tell me how to do this?”
- Question from Apple Community
Sometimes we may download and save some videos or files on PC, but it seems inconvenient for us to take PC with us all the time. At this time, you may be looking for some ways to transfer files or videos from Windows to iPhone or iPad and enjoy them wherever you are.
3 ways to send videos from Windows 10 to iPhone
Here in this part, we’ll talk about how to send videos from Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7 to iPhone.
Way 1. Using iTunes to send videos
iTunes can be used to sync music, images, contacts, and so on. Besides, iTunes also supports sending videos from Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7 to iPhone. In this part, we’ll tell you how to use iTunes to send video files from PC to iPhone.
Step 1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes on your computer.
Step 2. Connect your iPad to the computer with a USB cable.
Step 3. Open iTunes on your computer and then click your device.
Step 4. Go to the "Summary” tab and visit its ”Options”.
Step 5. Turn on the option “Manually manage music and videos”. Click on the “Apply” button to save your changes.
Step 6. This will launch a browser window. From here you can manually select the videos that you wish to send to your device.
Step 7. Go to the ”Movies” tab from the left panel. Enable the option of “Sync Movies” and choose the files that you wish to move.
Step 8. In the end, just click on the Apply button to transfer video from PC to iPhone.
Way 2. Utilizing Dropbox to send videos
Apart from iTunes, we can also use Dropbox to realize sending videos from PC to iPhone. Here let’s learn how to sync videos from Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7 to iPhone over Dropbox.
Step 1. Open Dropbox on your PC and sign into it.
Step 2. Go to upload and tap on the Plus icon. Select the videos you'd like to send to your iPhone, choose a folder to save them, and then upload videos.
Step 3. On your iPhone, go to Dropbox, sign into it and then download the videos you have just uploaded to your iPhone.
Way 3. Taking advantage of iCloud to send videos
iCloud is cloud storage that also can be used to send videos from PC to iPhone. Follow me to know how to operate.
Step 1. Go to iCloud.com on Windows 10, and then sign in to the same iCloud account on your iPhone.
Step 2. iCloud allows two ways to sync your files, including iCloud Photos and iCloud Drive. Once you signed in to iCloud, then you can choose Photos or iCloud Drive to upload the videos on your computer to your iPhone.
Option 1. Use Photo syncs
▶ After logging in successfully, go to the Photos Options.
▶ Tick “iCloud Photos” and “Shared albums”. Finally, click on “Done”. Now you can see and download the videos on your iPhone albums.
Option 2. Drag videos to Windows 10
On your Windows 10, locate the iCloud Drive Folder and then drag videos to the blank. After that, download the videos on your iPhone.
Note: Make sure your iPhone has enough capacity to store these videos.
Bonus tip: How to remotely view Windows 10 from iPhone
If you have stored your videos on your Windows 10 because your iPhone doesn't have enough storage space, we can offer you a way to remotely view Windows 10 videos from your iPhone instead of transferring videos to your iPhone. You can use the remote desktop software for Windows and iOS, AnyViewer.
Step 1. Download AnyViewer Windows on your PC, and install and run it.
Step 2. On your iPhone, go to App Store, download, and install AnyViewer for iOS.
Step 3. Create an AnyViewer account and log into the same account on the computer and the iPhone/iPad.
Step 4. On the iOS device, go to Device, and tap the remote computer under My devices list.
Step 5. Click One-click control to achieve unattended remote access to the specific computer.
Step 6. Then you can take full control of the remote PC with your iPhone/iPad. You can view videos freely. It supports both vertical and horizontal screens, you can switch freely by tapping Menu button and Rotate screen.
From this post, we learn how to send files from Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7 to iPhone, such as using iTunes, utilizing Dropbox, or iCloud. If you want to access videos remotely, you can also try remote access software-- AnyViewer, which can give you a better experience.