Since iOS 11, HEIC has been Apple’s preferred photo format. It helps you save space on your iPhone and can capture in 16-bit colour. HEIC is popular but exclusively on Apple products at the moment.
This means HEIC cannot be used on Windows PCs or Android devices. This is why you may need to change your iPhone images to the JPEG format. Doing so makes it possible to view HEIC files on various devices.
How to Convert iPhone Photos to JPG
Method 1. Change iPhone Photos to JPEG via the Files App
Step 1. Go to the Photos app and select the pictures you want to convert.
Step 2. Tap the “Share” icon and like “Copy Photos.”
Step 3. Go to the Files app and tap “Browse” > “On My iPhone.”
Step 4. Press and hold any part of the blank area and tap “Paste.”
Now you can see the photos are saved as JPEG images on your iPhone.
Method 2. Convert iPhone Photos to JPEG via an iOS App
Method 3. Convert iPhone Pictures to JPG via a Desktop Converter
- Transfer files to or from an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
- Convert HEIC to JPG
- Convert live photos to JPG
- Convert videos to MP3
To convert iPhone photos to JPG:
Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover on your PC and click “HEIC to JPG” on the navigation panel.
Step 2. Click “Browse” to select and add one or multiple HEIC photos from your PC. You can also drag and drop to import HEIC photos to EaseUS MobiMover here.
Step 3. Click “Convert” or “Start All” to convert HEIC photos to JPG. After the HEIC to JPG conversion completes, click the “View” button to check the altered JPG photo on your PC.
How to Save iPhone Photos in JPG Format
Step 1. Go to Settings and tap “Camera.”
Step 2. Tap “Formats” and choose “Most Compatible.”
Step 3. Take a photo with your iPhone camera; now you can see the image is saved in JPEG format.
The Bottom Line
You now understand how to convert iPhone images to JPEG in various ways. In general, you’ll need these hints whether you want to open HEIC files on a PC or an Android device. If you use a Mac older than macOS High Sierra, you must convert HEIC to JPG to view your iPhone images.
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