John, If you have Ethernet, you can get WiFi at home by buying a WiFi router and setting it up. Very very easy to do, and not expensive. WiFi routers run from about $50 and up, and are not hard to set up at all. Makes moving data to and from your iPhone a lot easier.
Here's a listing of software titles for PC/Windows to transfer photos: https://www.tenorshare.com/ios-file-transfer/software-to-transfer-photos-from-iphone-to-pc.html G On Aug 15, 2019, at 8:51 PM, John <jsessoms...@nc.rr.com> wrote: > On 8/15/2019 20:10:48, Godfrey DiGiorgi wrote: >> Seems an awfully complicated way to connect an iPhone to the internet. The >> adapter dongle is designed to allow USB peripherals (cameras, keyboards, etc) >> to send data to the iPhone, not the iPhone to the net. > > I don't have wi-fi at home, so I needed a way to connect to my existing > Ethernet. AFAIK, Apple doesn't offer a direct Lightning to Ethernet connector. > >> To do what you want, without a jump through WiFi and the cloud, I’d buy a >> wired hard drive and file transfer device to take them off the iPhone and >> then connect that to the NAS through your desktop computer to move them >> there. Easier and more reliable is to just use Dropbox or Apple’s Cloud to do >> the job, which is what I use unless I just connect the iPhone to my computer >> and transfer all the files to it (or a NAS) using LR or any image transfer >> app on the desktop system. > > Use the camera adapter to connect directly to a USB hard-drive? Or I can > connect the iPhone directly to my desktop as a USB device? > > Ok, I'll search for that and give it a try. If I can get the photos to my > desktop, I can get them to the NAS. -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.