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To download photos from your iPhone to your computer, you can use either a USB cable or cloud storage services like iCloud or Google Photos. Here are the steps for each method:

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1. **Using a USB Cable:**

   - Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable.

   - If prompted on your iPhone, unlock it and trust the computer.

   - On your computer, open File Explorer (Windows) or Finder (Mac).

   - Your iPhone should appear as a device in the sidebar or under "This PC" (Windows) or "Devices" (Mac).

   - Click on your iPhone to access its contents.

   - Navigate to the "DCIM" folder, which contains your photos.

   - Select the photos you want to transfer to your computer and copy them (Ctrl+C on Windows, Command+C on Mac).

   - Navigate to the folder on your computer where you want to save the photos and paste them (Ctrl+V on Windows, Command+V on Mac).

2. **Using iCloud:**

   - On your iPhone, go to Settings > [Your Name] > iCloud > Photos.

   - Enable iCloud Photos by toggling the switch to the on position.

   - On your computer, open a web browser and go to iCloud.com.

   - Sign in with your Apple ID and password.

   - Click on the "Photos" icon to access your iCloud Photos.

   - Select the photos you want to download by clicking on them.

   - Click on the download icon (a cloud with an arrow pointing down) to download the selected photos to your computer.

3. **Using Google Photos:**

   - Download and install the Google Photos app on your iPhone from the App Store if you haven't already.

   - Open the Google Photos app and sign in with your Google account.

   - Tap on the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top-left corner and select "Settings" > "Backup & sync."

   - Enable "Backup & sync" to automatically back up your iPhone photos to Google Photos.

   - On your computer, open a web browser and go to photos.google.com.

   - Sign in with the same Google account you used on your iPhone.

   - Select the photos you want to download and click on the download icon (a downward arrow) to download them to your computer.

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