If you have stored personal Photos and Videos on your Apple iPhone or iPad tablet, it is easy to transfer them to your new Surface RT or Windows 8 Pro tablet, similar to moving things to new computer or laptop.
How to Import Photos from iPhone to Surface RT/Pro
* Use a USB cable to conect with your iPhone and Surface.
* The start screen will show a message “Tap to choose what happens with this device” at the top.
* Tap on it and select “Import photos and videos” option from the content menu. Type in the foder name and tap on Import button to start the processing. Once it’ve completed, you can view them from the Pictures Library with the Photo App.
If there is no files found, your iPhone may be locked screen. You need to unlock it and tap “trust this computer” option.
If it is still not Recognized, unplug the phone from the Surface and restart the tablet.
For Surface pro, the automatic driver system always automatically install a new driver for iOS and that cause it not working well. You could open Device manager, locate your iPhone under Portable Devices or Universal Serial Bus Controllers, right click “Apple Mobile Device USB Driver” and select “Update Driver Software.”
Another method is to install OneDrive, Dropbox app on your iPhone and the related software on your PC. Then you can backup your photos on your tablet and view them easily.Advertisement