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    Question Invalid parameter when export photos

    I have reviewed as much info online and here as I can and cannot find a solution to my issue. I was trying to back up my photos on my iPhone to my PC like I have before (using Windows Explorer and even iFunbox.) Now when I try to copy the photos and paste into the folder some of the photos come over and then I get the error message about "Invalid parameters." The photos will not copy and when I browse the storage on my iPhone the photos are there but I cannot get them to my PC. I have tried a couple of different apps and nothing seems to work. I rebooted my PC this morning and I'm going to try again tonight to see if I can get it to work but thought I would ask if anyone else has this problem with invalid parameters.

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    Default Re: Invalid parameter when export photos

    That's a new one on me. You can always email them to yourself.
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    Default Re: Invalid parameter when export photos

    I thougth about that but I really don't want to have to e-mail 71 pics. I saw somewhere about putting them in Drop Box but I don't see a way to get them to DB from my iPhone.
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    Default Re: Invalid parameter when export photos

    Quote Originally Posted by tvmangum View Post
    I thougth about that but I really don't want to have to e-mail 71 pics. I saw somewhere about putting them in Drop Box but I don't see a way to get them to DB from my iPhone.
    DropBox has an app that facilitates syncing photos from an iPhone to your space in DropBox that you can in turn share from there...
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    Default Re: Invalid parameter when export photos

    It appears as if some of the photos are corrupt when I try to copy them. They are fine on the iPhone but when I try to copy them out they blow up and don't work.
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    Default Re: Invalid parameter when export photos

    Not sure if you are still having this issue - I came across this today. Try as I may, I could not move from iPhone to PC... tried different iTunes settings, backups, Resets and storage options...

    The last thing that worked for me:

    • Copied folder by folder to identify which folders (and then photos) were not transferring correctly
    • Then transferred the PNG (screenshots) then the remaining photos transferred okay.



    I can only assume that it is a mixture of PNG with JPG (I know that it shouldn't matter...)

    Hope that this helps others.
    Last edited by 01Peanut010; 01-03-2014 at 07:46 AM. Reason: extra information
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    Default Invalid parameter when export photos

    Hello.
    I had the same problem for months and I literally tried everything, updating the phone, restoring it to it's original factory state, formatting my computer's hard disk. You can't imagine how much I've tried to solve the issue.
    The solution is pretty simple. It doesn't require any effort at all... All you have to do is simply unlock your device putting your password, and everything should work just fine.
    If you need to read more about it you can check the related post:
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    Last edited by Just_Me_D; 04-04-2016 at 08:09 AM.
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    Default Re: Invalid parameter when export photos

    Thank you very much alexrepstel.
    Your method works for me.

    I just "unlocked the iPhone" as you said and "the parameter is incorrect problem was gone".

    Better yet, I also go to settings > General > Auto-Lock > and set to "Never" during transfer all my photos and videos to my PC.

    Have a good one!
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    Default Re: Invalid parameter when export photos

    Oh my Days, I have been going crazy mad trying to figure this out as it always seemed to happen to my .mov or video files and I thought that is the reason. Cannot believe it is as simple as unlock the damn phone! Thanks a mill buddy!

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