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[FREE] 3 Top Ways to Import Photos from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac

Updated on Mar 08, 2018 by Cedric Grantham to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
How to import photos from iPhone to Mac, including the latest iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X? Keep reading this blog and learn three easiest ways to import certain or all photos from iPhone to Mac within a few seconds.

If you have both iPhone and Mac at the same time, data transfer between them must be very regular, including import photos from iPhone to Mac. Today, in this blog, we will focus on how to import photos from the latest iPhone device, iPhone 8/8 Plus, and iPhone X to Mac in a simple and quick way. In general, we provide three easiest ways to help to transfer photos from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac with ease by using EaseUS MobiMover Free, iPhoto and AirDrop. Among the three, EaseUS MobiMover Free is the most comprehensive and easiest solution to import all photos from iPhone to Mac at a time quickly. 

How to import photos from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac with MobiMover Free

EaseUS MobiMover Free is an all-in-one iPhone data transfer program that enables users to import photos from Mac to iPhone or back up iPhone photos to Mac for freeing up space or data safe. As long as your Mac is running 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra), OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), or 10.11 (El Capitan), you can install and use MobiMover Free on your Mac to transfer data between iOS devices and Mac for free. Except for photos, contacts, messages, notes, calendars, voice mails, books, Safari bookmarks & history, photos, videos, and audios from iPhone or iPad to Mac in one-click are supported. 

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 2: Connect your iPhone to your Mac with a USB cable and launch EaseUS MobiMover Free.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac - Step 2

Step 3: To transfer all photos from your iPhone to your Mac at once, click Transfer to Computer from the main-interface and then wait for your iPhone content to be loaded. As you can see in the image below, MobiMover will automatically select all the supported items on your iPhone. (If you want to import photos from your iPhone to Mac selectively, go to Custom > Photos to make it.)

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac - Step 3

Step 4: Keep the photos selected. If you need, you can click the three dots under the Mac icon to choose or create a folder to save the photos to be transferred from your iPhone to Mac.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac - Step 4

Step 5: Then tap on Transfer to start to import photos from your iPhone to Mac.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac - Step 5

Step 6: When it's completed, you can click View to check the transferred photos on your Mac.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac - Step 6

How to import photos from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac with iPhoto

iPhoto is the default photo app on Mac and can be used to transfer photos between iPhone and Mac. Check the simple steps below:  

1. Connect your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to the Mac via the original USB cable.

2. Open iPhoto app on your Mac. iPhoto will automatically scan and load all the photos on your iPhone.

3. Select specific or the whole photos you want to transfer to Mac and click “Import Selected”. Besides, you can choose to delete those photos from iPhone or keep the photos. It's up to you.

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How to import photos from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac with AirDrop

AirDrop is a wireless way to transfer files from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac or from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to another iOS device, like sync contacts from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop or copy notes from old iPhone to new iPhone 8/8 Plus/X. At the very beginning, turn on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirDrop on both iPhone 8/8 Plus/X and Mac. Please keep the iPhone and Mac within 30 feet. If some unknown reasons have caused AirDrop not working in iOS 11 iPhone 8/8 Plus/X, fix it following professional guides.

1. Open Photos app on your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X.

2. Tap “Select” in the top right corner to choose the photos you wish to import to Mac.

3. Tap the “Share” icon in the lower left corner of the screen.

4. Tap AirDrop and choose your Mac to transfer photos. Go to your Mac, and tap “Accept” to receive the photos from iPhone.

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