How to Transfer Photos/Pictures from iPhone 7 to Mac

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Cedric Grantham Updated on Jun 08, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Using iPhone 7 to capture moments of happiness, excitement, and memorable is quite convenient and fulfilled. As time goes on, too many photos storage can not only take a great amount of space, also will make iPhone run slowly. Meanwhile, you can't just get rid of these pictures by deletion as they are valuable to you. Then, you can transfer photos from iPhone 7 to Mac for backup and free up space on iPhone 7.

Transfer photos from iPhone 7 to Mac with MobiMover Free

EaseUS MobiMover Free is the most comprehensive iOS data transfer software that allows users to transfer photos, music, playlists, videos, contacts, messages, notes, books and Safari bookmarks from iPhone 7 to Mac with ease. What's more, if you need to import photos from Mac to iPhone 7 in the vice versa or transfer other files from Mac to iPhone 7, MobiMover Free can fulfill your needs in a simple one-click. 

Download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your Mac by clicking the download button below, then follow the steps to import photos from your iPhone to Mac within minutes.

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

Transfer photos from iPhone 7 to Mac with AirDrop

Actually, there are two top ways to transfer iPhone 7 to Mac: using AirDrop and iTunes. In this part, we mainly talk about how to transfer pictures from iPhone 7 to Mac wirelessly with AirDrop. Check detail guides in following texts.

What must be prepared for using AirDrop

1. Turn on AirDrop and Bluetooth on iPhone and Mac.

2. Connect to Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi network on both iPhone and Mac.

3. iPhone and Mac should be nearby within 30 feet.

4. If you have checked out the AirDrop is not working, fix it to ensure a smooth transfer. 

Transfer photos from iPhone 7 to Mac

1. Open the Photos app on your iPhone 7.

2. Select photos and tap Share button in the lower left corner of the screen, and then tap your Mac device in the AirDrop list right below the selected pictures.

use airdrop to transfer photos

3. Switch to Mac, choose to Accept of asking receiving photos from AirDrop on iPhone 7. At last, go to User Download Folder on Mac to check the transferred pictures.

Mac user download folder

Transfer photos from iPhone 7 to Mac with iTunes

The most frequently used way to transfer iPhone 7 photos to Mac for backup or space clear is iTunes. Not limited to the best music manage tool, iTunes is also good at iPhone files backup and transfer, such as photos here, music, contacts, calendar, books, audios, and videos.

1. To avoid some iTunes errors coming from the earlier version, you are highly recommended to install the latest iTunes version on your Mac.  

2. Connect your iPhone 7 to Mac and run iTunes at the same time.

3. Click the iPhone 7 device button. Then, click Summary under the device button, and choose Back Up Now to transfer all your iPhone data to Mac, including photos.

transfer photos from iphone 7 to mac

If you want to transfer music from computer to iPhone 7 with iTunes vice versa, click to see more info.