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

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Cedric Grantham Updated on Jun 11, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

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: Connect your iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 7 to your Mac, run EaseUS MobiMover Free, and choose iDevice to Mac from the main interface. (You can also use the custom feature to transfer photos from your iPhone to Mac by clicking [your device name] > Picture > Photo/Album.)

How to transfer photos from iPhone X/8/7 to Mac - Step 1

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 select a folder to save the photos, then click the Transfer button to start transferring photos from your iPhone X/8/7 to Mac.

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Step 4: Depending on the size of the files, it may take seconds or a while to copy photos from iPhone X/8/7 to Mac. When it has done, you can view the transferred items in the folder you just selected.

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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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