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. 

Note: EaseUS MobiMover enables you to transfer files from iPhone to your computer without iTunes. To help MobiMover to access and read your iPhone data, you still need to install iTunes on your computer, which is the indispensable requirement for a third-party iOS data transfer tool. But you don’t need to do anything with iTunes.  

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Mac with a USB cable. When a pop-up appears on your iPhone and asks you to trust this computer, please tap on Trust to continue. Start EaseUS MobiMover on your Mac and go to the one-click-transfer screen. 

one-click to transfer from iPhone to Mac

Step 2: Click the Folder icon or the Mac icon to set the path for imported photos on your Mac. If you don't customize it, MobiMover will save the files on your desktop by default. Then, click Select Folder/Open and Next to take the next step. 

set the path for transferring photos from iPhone to Mac

Step 3: MobiMover enables you to transfer the while data from iPhone to Mac with one-click. If you just need to export photos, choose the Photo category on the data loading screen. 

choose photos to be transferred to the Mac

Step 4: Click Transfer to begin to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac without iTunes. Please keep your iPhone in a stable connection to your Mac. When the transferring accomplished, click View to browse the exported pictures. 

begin to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac without iTunes

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.