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How to Transfer Photos/Pictures from iPhone 7 to Mac

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

Summary:
Have the photos taken a great deal of space on your iPhone 7, and you want to move them out from iPhone to Mac for more available space? Learn from this text to get the easy way to transfer photos from iPhone 7 to Mac.

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. 

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

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.