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How to Transfer Photos from Mac to iPhone X Easily

2017-11-01 09:19:16 Posted by Myra to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
Have bought the newly released iPhone X and want to import photos from your Mac to iPhone X to enrich its content? If so, read this blog post and learn two free ways to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone.

When it comes to transferring photos from Mac to iPhone X, there are generally two ways to make it. One is to use the built-in feature in Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, which is AirDrop, the other is to use iTunes. After reading this blog post, you will learn not only how to turn on and use AirDrop on Mac and iPhone X to send photos from Mac to your iPhone X but also how to sync photos from Mac to iPhone X with iTunes. Choose one of the two tips that you prefer to apply to your devices. Read on to get the details.

How to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone X

Tip 1: Send photos from Mac to iPhone X with AirDrop

AirDrop is a quite useful and convenient feature on Mac and iPhone that you can use to send photos, videos, contacts, notes, locations and more between two AirDrop-supported devices. It no exception when you transfer photos from Mac to iPhone X. But what you need to pay attention to is that AirDrop needs WiFi and Bluetooth to work. Thus make sure you don't have "WiFi not working" or "Bluetooth not working" problem on your devices. Follow the steps below to learn how to sync photos from Mac to iPhone X using AirDrop.

Step 1: Turn on AirDrop on iPhone X.

  • Swipe down from the top right corner of your iPhone X screen to open Control Center.
  • Press deeply on the module where Airplane mode locates in, tap on AirDrop to turn it on and set your iPhone X to be discovered by Contacts Only or Everyone. (Don't forget to turn on WLAN and Bluetooth at the same time.)

Step 2: Turn on AirDrop on Mac.

  • Go to Finder > Go > AirDrop and switch on Bluetooth and WiFi to turn on AirDrop on your Mac.
  • Set the option Allow to be discovered by as Everyone or Contacts Only.

Step 3: Send photos from Mac to iPhone X

  • Drag the photos you want to transfer from Mac to iPhone X to the image of the recipient and click Send.
  • Or you can click the Share button in an App that you want to import photos from, choose AirDrop, choose the recipient and then click Done.

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

Tip 2: Transfer photos from Mac to iPhone X with iTunes

While if AirDrop isn't working on your iPhone, is there any other way that can help you copy photos from Mac to your iPhone X? Of Course. There is. You can use iTunes to sync photos from Mac to iPhone X. The only problem with it is that the synced photos will replace the existing data on your iPhone X. If that's what you have expected or accept, you can follow the steps below to learn how to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone X. (To avoid problems like "iPhone not connecting to iTunes", you'd better equip your Mac with the latest version of iTunes.)

Step 1: Connect your iPhone X to your computer with a USB cable and make sure iTunes is running.

Step 2: Click the Device button and choose Photos.

Step 3: Click the checkbox next to Sync Photos and choose where to Copy Photos from.

Step 4: Select the photos you'd like to transfer from your Mac to iPhone X and click Sync.

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Bonus Tip: How to transfer photos from Mac to iPhone X for FREE

If you have a Windows PC and want to transfer photos from PC to your iPhone X, what will you do to make it? No worry. There is the world's first free iOS data transfer software which can help you share files between PC and iOS device or between two iOS devices without any cost and limitation. The tool recommended here is EaseUS MobiMover Free. With MobiMover installed on your PC, you can transfer photos, videos, audios, contacts, messages and more to or out of your iPhone/iPad (in iOS 8 or later) without data syncing. Follow the steps below to learn how to transfer photos from PC to your iPhone X quickly for free.

Step 1: Download and install MobiMover Free (less than 30MB) on your PC running Windows 10/8.1/8/7.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone X to your PC with a USB cable and start MobiMover. When a pop-up appears on your iPhone screen asking you whether to trust this computer or not, tap on Trust to continue.

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Step 3: Tap on Transfer to This Device and select to sync photos to your iPhone X By folder or By file. You can also transfer photos to your iPhone X choosing the Custom feature.

How to transfer Photos from PC to iPhone X - Step 3

Step 4: Choose the photos you want to copy from PC to your iPhone X.

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Step 5: Click Transfer to begin to transfer photos from Windows PC to your iPhone X.

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Step 6: The photos will be transferred to Photos App on your iPhone X automatically. When it's completed, you can go to the App to check the photos.

How to transfer Photos from PC to iPhone X - Step 6