How to Transfer Photos from OnePlus 7 Pro/7T/6T/5 to Laptop?

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Kitty Parkerto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

People nowadays like to use the camera on the mobile phone to capture or record the scenery and the beautiful moments in life. In order to preserve these precious moments and memories, it is necessary for us to back up the photos taken from the OnePlus mobile phone to the computer to prevent the photos from being lost from the phone and at the same time free up the phone storage space. So, how to transfer photos from OnePlus to laptop?

Whether you want to free up space on your phone, or feel that you want to save your photos on your laptop for better viewing, now you can read further to learn 5 different yet effective ways to transfer photos from OnePlus 7/7 Pro/7T/6T/5 to laptop.

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Part 1. How to Transfer Photos from OnePlus to Laptop via USB Cable

A USB cable that you use to charge your mobile phone can also let you transfer your pictures from OnePlus phone to computer. Just follow the steps here to copy photos from OnePlus to laptop using a USB cable.

Step 1. First of all, join your OnePlus phone to your laptop by plugging in the USB cable.

Step 2. Drag down from the top of your phone screen to bring out the notifications panel and choose the mode of "Media device (MTP)" or "Camera (PTP)".

Step 3. After that, the laptop will recognize your phone and you will have the ability to access the mobile data by going to "My Computer".

Step 4. Your OnePlus phone will appear as a removable drive on your computer. All what you should do is open it and find the photos from a folder named "DCIM".

Step 5. All the photos you downloaded and captured by OnePlus phone are generally stored in the DCIM folder. Just copy the photos you like and transfer them to your laptop.

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Part 2. How to Transfer Certain Photos from OnePlus to Laptop with Assistant for Android

USB cable only allows you to transfer media files from phone to computer. If you are an advanced user, why not try a professional Android data transferring program named MobiKin Assistant for Android (Mac version is also available). It is a wonderful file management tool that offers you with the best way to copy photos from OnePlus to your laptop within one click. Apart from data transfer, it can also allow you to manage phone data on computer directly.

Key features of Assistant for Android:

  • Transfer not only photos, but also contacts, text messages, call logs, apps, music, videos and more between OnePlus and laptop, PC or Mac.
  • Back up and restore Android data with one click.
  • It is able to transfer, edit, backup, manage, delete and view mobile data.
  • Supports almost all Android phones and tablets, including OnePlus 7/7 Pro/7T/6T/6/5T/5/3T/3/X/2/1, as well as Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, Huawei, Xiaomi, Oppo, and more.
  • Easy to use, powerful function and 100% secure.

Download Assistant for Android on your laptop and follow the simple steps in the below to copy photos from OnePlus to laptop.

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Step 1. Connect OnePlus phone to laptop

Download and install Assistant for Android on your laptop. Launch it and get your OnePlus phone connected to the laptop. You may need to enable USB debugging on your device to authorize the connection. Then, the program will detect your phone automatically.

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Step 2. Scan out photos for transfer

To back up certain photos from OnePlus to laptop, you can choose "Photos" option from the left side bar and all photo folders on your phone will be listed on the interface. All photos in these folders are also scanned out for you to preview and select.

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Step 3. Transfer photos from OnePlus to laptop

Tick off the pictures that you want and click "Export" button from the top menu. Within minutes, all selected photos will be synced from OnePlus 7/7T/7 Pro/6T/5T/4/3 to the laptop.

Assistant for Android also provides one-click backup & restore ability to allow you to transfer all photos to computer with one click. If you just wish to copy all pictures from your OnePlus phone to computer, you can tap on "Super Toolkit" > "Backup" > check "Photos" and then click "Back Up".

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Here is a video tutorial for your reference:

Part 3. How to Copy All Photos from OnePlus to Laptop via Android Backup and Restore

To get the job done easier and faster, it is recommended that you stick to using MobiKin Backup Manager for Android, which is a handy Android backup and restore utility to help you back up OnePlus phone photos to laptop with just one simple tap on your mouse. And if you need, you can also restore the photos back to your OnePlus phone easily without trouble.

Advantages of MobiKin Android Backup and Restore?

  • One click to back up everything on OnePlus to laptop and PC, including photos, contacts, messages, videos, music, call logs, apps, etc.
  • Easily restore data from backup to Android.
  • It supports two modes of connection: Wi-Fi connection and USB connection.
  • Fully compatible with all OnePlus phone models, including OnePlus 7/7 Pro/7T/6T/6/5T/5/3T/3/X/2/1.
  • 100% read-only, secure and easy to use.

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How to Use Android Backup & Restore to transfer photos from OnePlus to laptop?

Step 1: Launch Android Backup and Restore after you installed it and connect your OnePlus phone to the computer via a USB cable. The connected phone will be recognized by the program and then the main interface will appear like the following picture.

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Step 2: Choose "Backup" option from the main interface and wait for the program to synchronize your data types. Just make the "Photos" category checked and click "Browser" button to specify a location to save the backup photos.

select photos to back up

Step 3: After all above settings, you can give a click on the "Back Up" button and Android Backup and Restore will back up all pictures from your OnePlus to laptop.

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Part 4. How Do I Transfer Photos from OnePlus to My Computer Using Bluetooth

If your laptop has a Bluetooth option, you can also use Bluetooth to transfer photos from OnePlus to laptop. This method is very simple to operate, and you do not need to install additional tools or software. (Here is a guide on how to transfer files from Android to Mac via Bluetooth).

Step 1. Activate Bluetooth option in the "Settings" menu on your laptop. You can also launch it by clicking the Windows logo in the lower left corner of the computer screen and searching for "Bluetooth" in the search bar.

Step 2. Turn on Bluetooth on your OnePlus phone and when the menu appeared, searching for other devices connected via Bluetooth. You now have to pair your OnePlus phone and laptop together.

Step 3. Once the two devices are paired, you can turn to your OnePlus phone, open the "Gallery" and select the photos that you want to transfer.

Step 4. Tap on the "Share" icon and select "Bluetooth" > the name of your computer.

Now wait, all selected photos on your OnePlus phone are transferring to laptop via Bluetooth!

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Part 5. How to Transfer Photos from OnePlus to Laptop with Google Drive

Finally, using Google Drive to back up photos from OnePlus to laptop is also a very simple method. The premise is that the "Drive" app is installed on your phone. If not, go to the Google Play Store to download it right now.

Step 1. After you installed the Drive app on your OnePlus phone, open it, and log in with your Google account. You also need to use the account to have access to it on your laptop.

Step 2. After login to Drive app on your phone successful, click the "+" or "Upload" button on the interface to upload all the photos you need to Google Drive.

Step 3. Turn to your laptop, use the same Google account to log in and go to the folder where the photos are stored. Now, you can preview and choose the photos you need, and download them to your laptop.

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Words in the End:

The above are five ways you can move photos from OnePlus to laptop. These methods have been tested and there are no security risks. However, if you are looking for an optimal solution that can not only help you move photos, but also manage and edit phone files, then MobiKin Assistant for Android is your best choice. It is an ideal tool for both beginners and advanced users. You can use it to manage your mobile devices anytime, anywhere, and you don't need Internet broadband, which is unmatched by the other four methods.

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Kitty Parker
Kitty ParkerSenior Editor
In 2018, Kitty Parker graduated with a B.S. degree. After getting technical article writing training, she participated in MobiKin Team. She has spent years testing, studying, and writing professional articles on fields such as Android Backup, Android Recovery, and App Management. Proficient in creating diverse content, she regularly shares posts on social platforms to help those in need.
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