[4 Ways] How to Transfer Photos from Huawei to PC

Wondering how to transfer photos from Huawei to PC? You are in the right place as here we will guide you through 4 workable methods to transfer photos from your Huawei phone to PC in detail.

Demi by Demi Updated July 11, 2023
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Transferring photos from your Huawei smartphone to your PC is essential for backup, editing, and organizing purposes. Fortunately, there are multiple methods available to transfer photos from Huawei to a PC.

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In this article, we will explore four effective ways of how to transfer photos from Huawei to PC. These methods are compatible with types of Huawei phone, like Mate series, P series, and other models.

By following these steps, you can easily and securely transfer your cherished photos from your Huawei device to your PC.

1# How to transfer photos from Huawei to PC - Huawei HiSuite

Huawei HiSuite is a desktop application for Windows PC that comes pre-installed on your Huawei. The transfer process using Huawei HiSuite is conducted over a Wi-Fi connection, so both the computer and the Huawei device need to have Wi-Fi capabilities.

Now, get the Huawei HiSuite for Windows on your computer and the follow the steps below to learn how to transfer photos from Huawei to computer using HiSuite.

Step 1. Connect your Huawei phone to computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. On your Huawei phone, go to Settings > Type HDB in the search box > Choose Allow HiSuite to use HDB.

allow hisuite to use hdb

Step 3. Launch Huawei Hisuite on your PC > Press Back Up > Select Photos and other file types you’d like to backup.

Step 4. Optionally, you can choose a destination to save your backup files, encrypt the backup > Finally, click Back Up to begin the task.

backup huawei with hisuite

2# How to transfer photos from Huawei to PC - Huawei Share

Another in-built functionality of Huawei phones, Huawei Share also comes in handy to transfer files between two Huawei devices or Huawei phone and Windows PC.

Transferring photos using Huawei Share requires a Wi-Fi connection, and both your Huawei phone and your PC should be connected to the same internet connection. Below is the step-by-step guide on how to transfer photos from Huawei to PC without Hisuite but Huawei Share.

Step 1. On your PC, go to Control Panel > Programs and Feature > Click Windows features on or off > Make sure SMB 1.0/CIFs File Sharing Support is enabled.

check windows features

Step 2. Turn on Network Discovery and File Sharing on your Windows PC.

Step 3. On your Huawei phone, go to Settings > Device connectivity > Huawei Share > Enable Huawei Share and Computer share.

turn on huawei share

Step 5. Set up a username and password if you don’t have one. Ensure your Huawei phone and computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi connection.

Step 6. Click My PC > Go to Network to select your Huawei device to access Huawei photos on computer.

access huawei photos

Step 7. Now, you can drag and drop or copy and paste wanted Huawei photos to your computer.

3# How to download photos from Huawei to PC - Huawei cloud

Huawei Cloud is a cloud storage service provided by Huawei for backing up phone data on Huawei devices. It offers 5 GB of free storage, but you may need to check your storage capacity before using it to download Huawei photos to PC. If needed, you can upgrade to a premium plan for more storage, and follow the steps to access Huawei photos on PC from Huawei cloud.

Step 1. Go to the Settings app on Huawei phone > Tap [your name] > Choose Cloud > Make sure both Cloud backup and Gallery are enabled.

hauwei cloud backup photos

Step 2. Open Huawei Cloud on your computer browser > Enter your Huawei account > Choose Gallery.

Step 3. Press and hold the Shift or Ctrl key to select photos you’d like to transfer to PC > Click the download icon to download to your PC.

download photos from huawei cloud

4# How to transfer photos from Huawei to PC - USB cable

Without any tools, you can try the traditional way to transfer photos from Huawei to PC by dragging and dropping. Simply connect both devices using a USB cable, and the computer will detect your Huawei phone as a media device. From there, you can access the photos on your phone and copy them directly to your computer.

However, it's important to note that this method only supports transferring DRM-free photos. Follow the steps to know how to move photos from Huawei to PC using USB cable.

Step 1. Connect your Huawei phone to the computer with USB and the computer will detect it as a removable USB drive.

Step 2. Check the notification panel on your Huawei phone, and connect as MTP/File Transfer > Click on Ok when you get a message saying, “Allow USB Debugging”.

Step 3. Make sure that your Huawei phone driver installed successfully on the computer > Go to This PC/My Computer > Locate your Huawei phone under Portable Devices.

hauwei portable devices

Step 5. Select the desired photos, copy them and finally, paste the selected pictures on your computer. Else, you can simply drag and drop the selected photos from your Huawei phone to your computer.


It’s essential to know how to transfer photos from Huawei to PC for backup and organization purposes. By utilizing methods outlined in this guide, you can easily transfer your cherished photos. Choose the method that best suits your preferences and follow the step-by-step instructions provided. Safeguard your photos, organize them on your PC, and enjoy easy access to your precious memories.

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