How to Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac

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Myra Updated on Jun 21, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

There might be hundreds of photos on your iPhone now, it seems to be normal, but this is dangerous for your photos. Because saving photos on the computer is much safer than saving photos on iPhone. And, you may have just changed a new Mac. Why not keep your valuable memory on this device too?

Apple has made some great series of products, but iTunes is really not one of them. It is a good iPhone transfer, however, it's not that friendly to use. So, how to transfer photos from iPhone to the Mac without iTunes? Don't worry, this post shows you two easiest ways to finish this mission.

How to transfer iPhone photos to Mac

Tip 1: Import iPhone photos to Mac with EaseUS MobiMover Free

EaseUS MobiMover Free gives you a free method to transfer the whole or certain iPhone photos to Mac without any limitation. What's more, you also can export iPhone messages, contacts, notes, calendars, voice mails, books, Safari bookmarks & history, photos, videos, and audios to Mac with MobiMover Free. 

Step 1: Download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your Mac by clicking the download button below. Besides, you need to install iTunes on your Mac for reading iPhone data, which is the basic need for a third-party iPhone data transfer tool. 

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Mac running OS X 10.7 and later with a USB cable, open EaseUS MobiMover Free, and choose iDevice to Mac. (You can also use the custom feature to transfer photos from your iPhone to Mac by clicking [your device name] > Picture > Photo/Album.)

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Step 2: Select the category/categories you want to copy from your iPhone to Mac. Other than photos, you can also transfer videos, audio, contacts, messages, and more.

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Step 3: Click the folder icon to choose a location for the images to be imported, then click the Transfer button to transfer photos from your iPhone to Mac without iTunes.

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Step 4: Depending on the size of the files, it may take seconds or a while to import photos from iPhone to Mac. When it has done, you can view the transferred items in the folder you just selected.

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Tips: In our another page, we also offer you the online guide on how to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone, follow the link to have a check. 

Tip 2: Import iPhone photos to Mac with Photos App

In Mac OS X Yosemite and El Capitan, the Photos App has replaced the previous iPhoto App and Aperture App, which can be used to edit and manage photos. You can use it to transfer your iPhone photo to Mac with ease.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Mac and run Photos App.

Step 2: Tap on the "Import" tab.

Step 3: If you want to transfer all your iPhone photos to Mac, choose "Import All New Items". while if you want to selectively copy photos to Mac, choose the photos you'd like to transfer and tap on "Import XX Selected". Besides, if you intend to free up iPhone space, keep the checkbox next to "Delete items after import" checked.

How to transfer iPhone photos to Mac

Tip 3: Copy iPhone photos to Mac with Email

Step 1: Go to Photos App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Select the photos you'd like to transfer to Mac and then tap on the Share button.

Step 3: Choose "Mail" and send an email to yourself.

Step 4: Check the email on your Mac and save the photos to it.