Data sharing is considered very common these days but when it comes to sharing the data between different kinds of devices, then the users often consider it a little problematic. For example, you might want to transfer your photos and videos from your cell phone to your laptop or personal computer. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can import photos and videos from the portable devices in Windows 10.
Method of Importing the Photos and Videos from Portable Devices in Windows 10
In order to import the photos and videos from portable devices in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:
Type phone companion in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results in order to launch the phone companion application. The newly opened Phone Companion app window is shown in the following image:
As soon as you will launch this application, you will be presented with a list of phone types as highlighted in the image shown above. Now choose any phone type by clicking on it depending on whether you have a Windows phone, an Android phone, and an iPhone or an iPad.
As soon as you will choose your phone type, connect your phone with your laptop or computer system and after that, some options will be displayed on your screen so that you can select any one of those as shown in the image below:
Now click on the Get Started button below the field saying, “Get photos you take with your phone or tablet onto your PC automatically” as highlighted in the image shown above.
As soon as you will click on this button, you will be presented with the following three options: Install Apps, Import Photos and Videos, Transfer Other Files.
Choose the option, which is most relevant for you. In this case, that option will be Import Photos and Videos. Once you will click on this option, you can simply select all the photos and videos that you wanted to import.
It will take a few minutes for this process to be completed depending upon the size of the files that you have tried to import.
By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily import the photos and videos from portable devices while using Windows 10. This method is quite simple and convenient to use and it hardly takes a few minutes in order to get your work done with the help of this method.