How To Copy Large Video Files From iPhone To PC?


I’ve searched high and low for a solution to this one. I used my 32GB iPhone to shoot a video which turned out to be 48 minutes long, and approximately 1.2GB in file size. It plays OK on the iPhone itself. However, when attempting to transfer or copy the large video file from the iPhone to PC, it FAILS. The photos and small-under-7gb-videos copy to PC just fine. Seriously, why use the iPhone to shoot a long video, if it can’t be transferred to your PC? Any help on this matter is much appreciated. 

Obviously, one question can be concluded from the above post: how to copy large video files from iPhone to PC? I remember that I wrote an article about copy and transfer large voice memos from iPhone to PC. It seems that it is difficult to copy and transfer large files like videos and voice memos. However, you don’t have to panic, for there is still a method to help you copy such large iPhone files to your PC.

In order to copy large video files from iPhone to PC, you may have known that you need the help from a third party software like iFonebox. Compared with other such similar software, iFonebox is much better. So what is iFonebox? How much do you know about it?

iFonebox is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery software which is able to recover deleted contacts, notes, messages and more from your iPhone/iPad/iPad Touch directly. In addition, you can use iFonebox to extract backed up videos or other data from your iTunes or iCloud backup. Plus, iFonebox is also a great helper to copy or transfer large voice memos and other data from your iPhone to PC. Pretty practical and functional. Here, I want to show you how to copy large videos from iPhone to PC with iFonebox steps by steps.

How to copy large video files from iPhone to PC?

It is necessary for you to download and install iFonebox if you want to use it. Two versions are accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Certainly, you have the chance to use Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) in advance. Next are 3 simple steps for you to follow:

  1. Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device working mode. Connect your iPhone to the computer.
  2. Scan videos from your iPhone. Videos are contained in Photos item, so just click on Photos item to scan videos data.
  3. Preview and select the large videos to copy. After scanning, you can browse at those videos and choose what you want to copy, then click Recover to PC to copy them to your computer completely.


This is the whole process to copy your large videos from iPhone to computer with iFonebox, pretty convenient and powerful.

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