Top 4 Ways about How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac?

Top 4 Ways about How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac?
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Transfer photos from iPhone to Mac? Read this guide to learn 4 ways to import photos from iPhone to your Mac (like iMac, MacBook Pro/Air, Mac Mini and Mac Pro).

As photo collections grow, you will find more and more storage are taken by Photos and Camera. So, the normal way to free up space on your iPhone is transferring the biggest occupier – your photos from iPhone to computer for backup, and then delete them from your iPhone.

However, if you are working on a Mac, like iMac, MacBook Pro/Air, Mac Mini or Mac Pro, here I would like to show you top 4 ways about how to import photos from iPhone to Mac and access iPhone photos on Mac easily.

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Part 1. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop

Part 2. How to Sync Photos from iPhone to Mac via iCloud Photo Library

Part 3. How to Move Photos from iPhone to Mac using Photo Stream

Part 4. How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac by iOS Transfer



Part 1. How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop

Step 1. On your Mac: Open Finder > Click on AirDrop > Click on Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to enable AirDrop. Remember to set your Mac to be discovered by Contacts or Everyone.

Step 2. On your iPhone: Swipe up to open the Control Center > Tap on AirDrop > Choose from Contacts Only or Everyone as you need.

Step 3. Go to the Photos app on your iPhone > Select a photo > tap the Share button > Your Mac's name should appear > tap on it.

Step 4. On your Mac, you will see a pop-up window, click on Save.



Part 2. How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac via iCloud Photo Library

Step 1. On your iPhone: Settings > iCloud > Photos > Turn on iCloud Photo Library.

Step 2. On your Mac: Open Preference > iCloud > Sign in with your Apple ID > Check Photos > Click Options Next Photos > Enable iCloud Photo Library > Done.

Step 3. Now you can access photos synced with your iPhone on the Mac Photos app or by logging into icloud.com.



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Part 3. How to Move Photos from iPhone to Mac using Photo Stream

Step 1. Ge to the settings > Photos & Camera to check that the photo stream is enabled.



Step 2. Check your photo stream within the iCloud on Mac.



Step 3.Check the photo stream within the iPhoto.



Step 4. If the process has been completed in full then every time the iPhone is connected to Mac the photo stream will automatically detect the photos on the phone to make sure that the transfer begins.

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Part 4. How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac via iOS Transfer

iOS Transfer is a comprehensive content manager for iPhone, iPad, and iPod, which enables you to move all kinds of files such as music, video, playlist contacts, messages and more between your device and your iMac/MacBook/Mac Mini/Mac Pro etc. What’s more, you can preview them and select exactly what photos you need to be transferred, and what photos you don’t want to be moved to your PC.

Supported iPhone Transfer: iPhone 7 Plus Transfer, iPhone 7 Transfer, iPhone 6S Plus Transfer, iPhone 6S Transfer, iPhone 6 Transfer, iPhone 6 Plus Transfer, iPhone 5s Transfer, iPhone 5c Transfer, iPhone 5 Transfer, iPhone 4S Transfer

Supported iOS: iOS 5 and up (iOS 10.3 included)

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Step 1. Download and install the application, then run it. The software will automatically detect the iPhone that has been connected to Mac



Step 2.Click "Photos" option and select the photos which you want to transfer to Mac. Then right click to select "Export to Mac"(Import photos to Mac).



Step 3. Then a new window will pop up, just select a location to save the iPhone photos.



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