How to transfer from my Windows PC to my iPhone/iPad and create albums for my Windows folders?

Ensure PhotoSync is installed on both your source device and target device. The PhotoSync Companion application software for your Windows is available at our Downloads page.

To send one or more folders from your PC to your iOS device, just select one or more folders in the File Explorer and drag and drop the selected folders onto the PhotoSync drag & drop area on your Desktop.

Drag files into PhotoSync
Drag files into PhotoSync

Now you will see the Select Device window that scans for available PhotoSync devices. Make sure that PhotoSync is running and active on your iOS device and both devices are connected to the same WiFi network. Your iOS device should be found and show up in the list.

In the Album selector you will see the target album for your transfer. If you don't change the album, your photos/videos will go into the selected album which is the Recents album by default. To start the transfer just click on the Send button.

Device search window showing a selected device
Device search window showing a selected device

Automatically create albums (PhotoSync 4 for iOS or higher only)

If you want to automatically create albums on your iOS device that have the same name as the parent folders of the photos and videos you are transferring, please select Change album in the selection box.

Change album
Change album

Select Recents or a folder under which the albums should be created and check Automatically create albums to create albums with the names of the parent folders of your photos and videos at the top level of the photo library or below the selected folder.

Automatically create albums
Automatically create albums

Klick on Select to confirm your choice and click on Send to start the transfer to your iOS device.

As your photos and videos are transferred to the target device, PhotoSync shows you the progress of the transfer.

Transfer progress
Transfer progress

When the transfer is done, you will find your photos in albums with the folder names from the PC in your photo library.

Album list containing the transferred photos
Album list containing the transferred photos

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