How to Transfer Photos from Mac to iPhone 8/8 Plus

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

Compared to mobile devices like iPhone, a computer is a better choice to save those precious photos that record your life. But if you want to enjoy the photos more freely, keeping the photos on your iPhone is a better choice. So, you may find the need to transfer photos from your Mac to your iPhone, especially after you bought a new one, like an iPhone 8. Here, we will introduce ways to import photos from Mac to iPhone 8, and also how to transfer photos from PC to iPhone 8 in case you need it. Read on and apply one of the tips to your devices.

How to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone 8/8 Plus

Part 1: How to import photos from Mac to iPhone 8/8 Plus via EaseUS MobiMover

In order to easily and quickly transfer data from Mac to iPhone 8, you can't miss EaseUS MobiMover Free, the number one free iPhone data transfer software on the market. MobiMover Free enables you to transfer photos, music, TV shows, movies, playlists, ringtones, books, contacts and more from Mac to iPhone 8 or any other iOS device running iOS 8 or later without any cost. See how to do it by following the instructions below.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Mac running OS X 10.7 and later, start EaseUS MobiMover Free, and then choose Mac to iDevice.

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Step 2: In the new window, click the three dots to choose to transfer photos from Mac to your iPhone by folder or by file, then select the folders/files you’d like to copy.

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Step 3: Check the category/categories and click Transfer to start transferring photos from Mac to your iPhone.

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Step 4: Wait patiently for the transfer process to finish. After that, you can go to the Photos app on your iPhone to view the newly imported photos.

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Part 2: How to import photos from Mac to iPhone 8/8 Plus via AirDrop

AirDrop on your Mac and iPhone enables you to get photos from your Mac to your iPhone wirelessly. You just need to switch on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on your devices to use AirDrop. For more detailed steps about how to use it, you can go to the article that introduces how to turn on and use AirDrop on iPhone/iPad/Mac.

Step 1: Go to Finder > Go > AirDrop to turn on AirDrop on your Mac. Go to the Control Center to turn on AirDrop on your iPhone 8. Set your devices to be discovered by "Everyone", or "Contacts Only".

Step 2: Then your iPhone 8 will show in the AirDrop window on your Mac. Drag the photos to your iPhone's name and choose "Send". Or you can select the photos, tap on the Share button, choose AirDrop, choose the recipient, and then click "Done" to transfer the photos to your iPhone 8.

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Part 3: How to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone 8/8 Plus via iTunes

As is always the case, you can use iTunes to transfer data to your iDevices. Before you start, make sure your iTunes is the latest version to avoid problems like, "iPhone not showing up in iTunes". You can go to iTunes > Check for Updates in iTunes on Mac to update your iTunes. Then follow the steps below to sync photos from your Mac to your iPhone 8/8 Plus.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 8 to your Mac and launch iTunes if it doesn't open automatically.

Step 2: Tap on the Device tab and then choose "Photos" under "Settings".

Step 3: Choose the checkbox next to "Sync Photos" and set the option to "Copy Photos from:" from the drop-down menu of it.

Step 4: Select the items you'd like to transfer and click "Sync".

How to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone 8 - Tip 1