How to Sync iPhone to Chromebook Laptop?

Syncing iPhone with your Chromebook is a bit hard as Chromebook does not natively support iTunes. There are still some ways to sync your iPhone and Chromebook, such as through Google Drive and another is the Google+ iOS app; read this article to know more about it.

How to Sync iPhone to Chromebook Laptop?

To sync an iPhone, follow these two methods:

  1. Syncing your iPhone to Chromebook through Google drive
  2. Using the Google Photos app to sync your iPhone to your Chromebook

1: Syncing your iPhone to Chromebook Through Google Drive

You can upload photos and videos to a Google Drive available on your iPhone and can access them on your Chromebook; follow these steps to sync your data on your iPhone:

Step 1: Download the google drive application from your iPhone’s App Store:

Step 2: Click on the “+” button located at the bottom right corner of your iPhone screen:

Step 3: 2 options will appear on your screen i.e. “Upload” and “Use Camera“:

Step 4: By choosing the upload button, you will get options like choose Photos and Videos or Browse options:

Step 5: Simply, upload the photos and albums of your choice.

Step 6: Go to on your Chromebook and Sign in to your Google account:

Step 7: Browse the uploaded photos from Google Drive on your Chromebook.

2: Using Google Photos App to Sync Your iPhone to a Chromebook

Google allows you to sync your iPhone photos and videos to Google Drive through an app called Google Photos. You just have to open the App Store on your iPhone and simply download Google Photos, and sign in to your account. Similarly, you can upload photos to Google Photos app on your Chromebook and can access them on your iPhone.


Google has made it very easy for users to synchronize iPhone and Chromebook. Users usually face issues when they are using an iPhone and a Chromebook rather than a MacBook. If you are a Chromebook user, then you can still sync your iPhone with Chromebook, and you just need to download Google Drive or Google Photos app on your iPhone from the Apple App store.

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