How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac

///How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac

Need more photo storage for your iPhone? Want to create a backup of your iPhone data? Well, this is where Dr. Fone Transfer can help you! Furthermore, the majority of your iPhone’s memory space is consumed by photos alone. And of course, it is quite hard to delete precious pictures of you and your loved ones.

But you don’t have to do that – Dr. Fone Transfer is here to save the day! This powerful application allows you to effortlessly transfer iPhone photos to Mac. That is why today we are going to show you 3 different methods that will help you transfer photos from your iPhone to Mac. Well, let’s talk about that below, shall we?

Method 1: Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac with Dr. Fone Transfer

Transferring your photos from iPhone to Mac is a lot easier and better with Dr. Fone. This method is recommended for those who want to transfer iPhone pictures to Mac much faster, safer, and successfully. In addition, Dr. Fone transfer does not only transfer photos, but also text, videos, music, and many more! Let’s show you how to use it below.

Step 1.  Download and install Dr. Fone Transfer on your Mac. Once installed, simply run the program and proceed to the next step.

Step 2.  Connect your iPhone device via USB cable to your Mac and wait for Dr. Fone transfer to recognize your mobile phone.

Step 3.  Once your device is recognized, the software will show the photos from your iPhone. Now, select the pictures you wish to transfer to your Mac.

Step 4.  Last and final step is the transferring of the photos you selected. To begin the transfer, click “Export to Mac”. Then choose the location where you want to save the pictures on your Mac and wait for the photos to transfer. And there you have it – you’ve successfully transferred your iPhone photos to your Mac as easy as a piece of cake.

Method 2: Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac with iPhoto

iPhoto is a default photo application on iPhone and Mac. You can also use it to transfer photos. Below, we’ll show you how to use iPhoto to transfer iPhone pictures to Mac.

Step 1.  Simply run the iPhoto App on your Mac.

Step 2.  Once the iPhoto is running, connect your iPhone via USB cable to your Mac.

Step 3.  Wait for the program to recognize your iPhone. Once scanned, it’ll load the photos on your iPhone.

Step 4.  Select any photos that you want to transfer and click “Import Selected”. After that, your iPhone will then ask you to keep or delete those photos – the decision is yours. Just wait for the transfer and that’s it!

Method 3: Transfer iPhone Pictures to Mac Wirelessly with AirDrop

AirDrop lets you transfer location, text, and photos between an iPhone and a Mac. However, AirDrop has OS limitations. It can only work if your IOS is 5.0 + and your Mac OS X is 10.0+. If your device is not compatible with AirDrop, it would be the best to select the other two methods instead. Well, let’s proceed to the step below.

Step 1.  On your iPhone device, open the photos app.

Step 2.  Now, on your iPhone choose any photos that you want to transfer to your Mac. Once you’re done selecting the pictures, simply tap the share icon – it is located on the bottom of the screen.

Step 3.  Open AirDrop on your Mac and enable the “Allow me to be discovered by:” and select “Everyone”.

Step 4.  Then on your iPhone, select the AirDrop option and wait for the Mac to recognize it.  Once your iPhone detected your Mac, click on the Mac name and just wait for the photos to transfer to your Mac wirelessly.

Well, that’s about it! Above you can see the 3 different methods to transfer your pictures from iPhone to Mac. In addition, Dr. Fone is one of the best remarkable transferring tool  out there – that is for sure! But how? Not only that it can transfer photos, it also provides you the power to transfer music, text, call logs, videos, and many more!


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