5 Easy Ways to Transfer WhatsApp Videos from iPhone to PC

You need to transfer WhatsApp videos from iPhone to PC to backup your precious memories or free up iPhone storage. Here are 5 easy ways to transfer WhatsApp videos and photos from iPhone to PC.

Demi by Demi Updated February 5, 2024
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How do I transfer WhatsApp videos from iPhone to computer?


I want to store WhatsApp videos shared by others on my Windows PC, but I don't want to rely on the slow traditional transfer method. Does anyone tell me how to transfer WhatsApp videos from iPhone to PC?


- Question from Reddit


You may have received tons of videos and photos from your friends on WhatsApp, sharing funny moments, amazing landscapes, and more. These WhatsApp media files will take up a lot of iPhone local storage, so you'd better transfer them to PC to backup regularly or free up more iPhone space. 

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Today we will provide this guide to show you how to transfer WhatsApp videos from iPhone to PC.

Method Function Effectiveness
🏆FoneTool  Easily transfer WhatsApp videos of any size between iPhone and PC. More... High
📘Email Use Email to export videos from WhatsApp to computer. More... Medium
📙WhatsApp Web Send the audio and video to PC one by one via the official web. More... Low
📗iCloud Backup WhatsApp videos to cloud drive and download to PC. More... Medium
📔File Explorer Connect iPhone to  PC with a USB cable and transfer WhatsApp videos. More... Medium

Way 1. Transfer iPhone WhatsApp Videos to PC with FoneTool [Best]

Using FoneTool, the all-in-one iPhone transfer software, is the quickest way to transfer WhatsApp data. It helps you easily access all your WhatsApp media files and transfer WhatsApp videos, audio, pictures, and more to your computer effortlessly.

Best WhatsApp Video Transfer App


  • Transfer, backup, restore WhatsApp media in 1 click.
  • Quick transfer long WhatsApp video without compression.
  • Preview and select videos, music, etc before sending them.
  • Supports photos and videos in all sizes and formats.
  • All WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business accounts are supported.

With a stable USB connection, WhatsApp video transfer from iPhone to PC can be done in a short time. Let's learn how to import WhatsApp videos from iPhone to PC with FoneTool.

📍1. Video Tutorial of Transfer WhatsApp Videos from iPhone to PC:

📍2. Pictures Tutorial of WhatsApp Videos Transfer from iPhone to PC:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer > Launch FoneTool and click WhatsApp Manager > Backup WhatsApp Get Started.

Backup WhatsApp

Step 2. Enable backup encryption and select a storage path > Click Start Backup.

Start Backup

Step 3. When the backup is complete, click View to check the WhatsApp video or other media files you need and export them to PC.

Check WhatsApp Videos

Tip: When you want to browse, restore, or delete the backup, you can go to Backup History page to make it.

Way 2. Share WhatsApp Videos from iPhone to PC via Email

Without a third-party tool, you can try to wirelessly export WhatsApp videos from iPhone to PC via email. Follow the steps below to know how to copy WhatsApp videos from iPhone to PC.

Step 1. Open WhatsApp and click the chat you’d like to backup > Tap the name of the contact > Tap Export Chat.

Step 2. Choose Attach Media and tap Mail > Type in your email address > Click Send to export your WhatsApp chats.

Save WhatsApp to email

Step 3. When it is done, you can go to your email client on your PC to save WhatsApp videos to PC.

Way 3. Download Videos from WhatsApp Web to PC

It is much easier to download WhatsApp videos from iPhone to PC by visiting the WhatsApp web or desktop app and downloading videos directly. You will know how to transfer WhatsApp video to laptop below.

Step 1. Open WhatsApp web or WhatsApp desktop app, and sign in with your WhatsApp account.

Step 2. Select the conversation that has the video you want to download > select the video to open it.

Step 3. Tap the download icon from the upper-right corner to download video to your computer.

save WhatsApp videos to computer

The entire transmission process relies on a good network connection.
This method only supports downloading WhatsApp videos one by one, and cannot transfer files in batches.

Way 4. Send WhatsApp Videos from iPhone to PC with iCloud

You may know how to enable iCloud backup WhatsApp data. Actually, the process has helped you to transfer WhatsApp videos from iPhone to laptop. Please continue to see the specific steps:

Step 1. Go to iPhone Settings > Tap [your name] > iCloud > Make sure iCloud Drive and WhatsApp are enabled.

Step 2. Open WhatsApp on your iPhone > go to its Settings > Tap Chats Chat Backup.

Step 3. You can tap Back Up Now to take an immediate backup. You can choose automatic backup WhatsApp later by going to Auto Backup and set its frequency to daily, weekly, or monthly.

iCloud WhatsApp backup

Step 4. Sign in to the iCloud website with your Apple ID on your computer, find the WhatsApp videos to download them to PC.

iCloud only offers 5GB of free storage. If you want to transfer more data, you need to purchase storage space.
iCloud will back up all WhatsApp data including WhatsApp videos, you can't just transfer WhatsApp videos.

Way 5. Copy iPhone WhatsApp Videos to Windows via File Explorer

File Explorer for Windows 10/11 allows you to import WhatsApp videos from iPhone to computer directly, as long as your iOS device can be recognized. However, the speed of this manual method is slow, if you have a lot of data, we recommend that you use a smarter method.

Please continue reading below to see how to copy WhatsApp videos from iPhone to PC.

Step 1. Using a USB cable to connect your iPhone and Windows PC, you need to unlock your iPhone and tap the Trust option.

Step 2. When your iPhone is detected by the PC, File Explorer should open automatically. Go to This PC > Apple iPhone.

Step 3.  Go to the DCIM folder, find the WhatsApp file you want to save, copy/paste it to another location to transfer WhatsApp media from iPhone to PC.

Save WhatsApp videos to PC


The above five methods talk about WhatsApp video transfer from iPhone to PC. We recommend you to use FoneTool, a professional iPhone data manager that can not only help you transfer WhatsApp data to PC, but also you can transfer WhatsApp to new iPhone in one click, backup iPhone, erase iPhone data, etc.

FoneTool - All-in-one iPhone Data Manager

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  • iOS 17 Compatible
  • iPhone 15 Supported

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  • Full/Selective Backup iPhone
  • Transfer between iPhone and PC
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