Most cell phones today come with a camera. Sometimes, getting pictures you take from the camera onto your computer can be a challenge, but it can be done. Depending upon what type of cell phone you have, you can use a memory card or Bluetooth to transfer pictures to a computer. A Smartphone is the easiest cell phone to use to send pictures to a computer.
Using a memory card
The memory card Check your cell phone to see if you can insert a memory card into it. Many cell phones use a memory card that can be inserted into the phone. In most cases, these memory cards come with the phone when you purchase it. Memory card reader and its connection with the computer Insert the memory card into the phone and take pictures. Make sure that your cell phone saves the pictures to the memory card. Remove the memory card from the phone and plug it into a memory card reader. In some cases, the memory card may be too big for your memory card reader. You can purchase an adapter to insert your memory card into, and then insert the adapter into the memory card reader. Connect the memory card reader into a free USB port on the front or back of your computer. Transfer the pictures from the memory card onto your computer.
Bluetooth is used to wirelessly connect a headset to your cell phone, but it can also be used to send pictures to your computer. This will work only if your computer has Bluetooth. Make sure that the Bluetooth is turn on for your cell phone and computer.
Procedure to start the Bluetooth device For Windows 7, click the Start button, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connection, and then click Bluetooth Devices. Stand within 30 feet of your computer. Bluetooth will not work if you are standing more than 30 feet away from your computer. Open the picture on your phone, and select Send or Copy from the menu. Select the Bluetooth option. The Bluetooth menu will then pop-up on your phone. Select Look for Devices from the list of options, and select your device. Accept the request asking you to accept the picture, and then the picture will be sent to your computer.
Use a Smartphone
The Smartphone When you sync a Smartphone to a computer, mobile images are automatically transferred to the computer. Connect the Smartphone to your computer via the USB cable. Connect one end of the cable to your phone, and the other end into a USB port on the front or back of your computer. Sync the phone and the cell pictures will transfer.