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How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac or PC

While using an iPhone to capture daily life moments, we do need to Import them onto our Mac or PC. Earlier the method to import photos from iPhone was very complex, but with coming updates the method to Import Photos from iPhone is very easy. Let's get to our guide for more.

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We’ve been using our iPhones to click the amazing photos in our day-to-day life. The quality of photos iPhone is capable of clicking is just amazing. And once you have a lot of photos on your iPhone, you might need to transfer it to your Computer due to lack of storage or may you because you just need them on your computer.

But for your information, iTunes doesn’t have the build-in ability to allow the user to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac. It can allow you to transfer / Sync photos from iTunes to iPhone but not the other way round. I really don’t know why Apple would do something like this?

However, you do not need to worry, we have got you covered. We have various ways with help of which you can Import Photos from iPhone to Mac. And the best part is that these methods aren’t very complex. They are easy to go with.

How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac

The process of Importing Photos from iPhone to Mac is pretty easy. However, we’ve two different methods to do so. We’ll take a quick look at both the methods.

How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac via AirDrop

If you do not know what AirDrop is, it is a feature that allows you to share things like photos, music, links, files, etc. from an iDevice to another iDevice within seconds. The speed of AirDrop is lightening fast. Let’s check how you can use AirDrop to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac.

Step 1 : Open the Photos Application on your iPhone

Step 2 : Tap on Select and Select the photos to transfer

Step 3 : Hit on the Share Icon

Step 4 : In the top row, you need to wait until you see your Mac

Step 5 : On your Mac, head to Finder > AirDrop

Step 6 : Once you see your Mac under the AirDrop section, tap on the Name

Step 7 : On your Mac, head to Downloads folder and check your Photos

That’s all, as I informed you all earlier, using AirDrop is pretty easy and fast. Using AirDrop for smaller number of Photos is preferable. However, if you have more or huge number of photos to be transferred from your iPhone to Mac you can use the second method.

How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac via ImageCapture

Image Capture is an Photo Utility Application on your Mac. It is easy to use and can be very helpful at times. Let’s see how you can use ImageCapture on your Mac to transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac.

Step 1 : Connect your iPhone via Lightening Cable to your Mac

Step 2 : On your Mac, launch ImageCapture from the Launch Pad

Step 3 : In Image Capture, from the side bar, select your iPhone

Step 4 : Now you’ll be able to see the Photos, select the ones you want to Import

Step 5 : Once selected, at the bottom, select the Import Folder

Step 6 : Now tap on Import and wait for the process to end

Note : In case you want to Import all Photos from iPhone to Mac, without selection, select the Import Folder and tap on Import All.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC

In order to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC, the method is even more easily. It is very simple process. Let us take a look at How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC.

Step 1 : Connect your iPhone to your PC

Step 2 : Go to My Computer > [YOUR IPHONE]

Step 3 : Tap on DCIM

Step 4 : Select the Photos your want to Transfer

Step 5 : Copy them and Paste in the required folder

As I mentioned earlier, the process to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC is even for simpler as compared what it is for Mac.

Conclusion

It is often required to import Photos from iPhone to Mac for using them as your background wallpaper, for office work or just to share. Making the entire process simple, I prefer AirDrop. It makes it very easy and lightening fast to import photos from iPhone to Mac.

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Also Read :

How to Take a Screenshot on iPhone

How to Sync iPhone to iTunes

Punit Khatrihttps://ideviceguide.com
Founder and Editor-in-Chief. Punit is an Apple fan boy who loves to cover all news related to Apple and it's latest devices. Constantly trying to help the general public by sharing content that makes it simple and easy for them to understand the latest technology and the updates around.

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