How to import photos from iphone to mac?

  • Kelly
  • July 25, 2022,
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Basically, what you need to do is this:

  1. Restart your iPhone and Mac.
  2. Launch Photos on your Mac and select iPhone under Import. At this point, don't open Photos on your iPhone.
  3. Now, unlock your phone and turn off Auto-lock.
  4. Launch Image Capture, and select your iPhone.
  5. Then, return to Photos and hit Import all.

How to import live photos from iPhone to Mac?

So how can I transfer my Live Photos to my Macbook? Connect the iPhone to your MB with it's USB cable, open PHotos and import all or just selected photos into the library. Then in the sidebar under Albums click on the Live Photos icon. That will give you all of the Live Photos in the library.

How to import photos from Mac to iPhone directly?

How to Get Photos from Mac to iPhone Using iTunes

  1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac and launch iTunes if it doesn't run automatically.
  2. Choose your iPhone icon, and choose “Photos” from the left menu.
  3. Check “Sync Photos” and select Pictures or Choose a folder from the “Copy Photos From” checkbox.

How to import photos from iPhoto to photos on Mac?

To use the export method:

  1. Open up the first iPhoto library.
  2. Select the photos you want to move.
  3. Choose "Export" from the menu.
  4. Select either Current (exports with edits) or Original.
  5. Select a folder to export the images to.
  6. Import the photos to an existing Photos library.
  7. Repeat for each iPhoto Library.

Why are my photos not importing from iPhone to Mac?

Go to Settings > Photos. In the "Transfer to Mac or PC" section, disable "Keep Originals" to ensure the media will be converted when importing. If iCloud Photo Library has been enabled and your iPhone is storing photos in iCloud and only mirroring them on Your iPhone, you cannot import them by USB from the device.

How to import photos from GoPro to Mac?

Using the USB Cable Connector Open iPhoto on your Mac (or similar photo import software for PC). It should detect the GoPro as an external device, and launch the importing process. Select the videos you want to import, and (in the case of iPhoto), select Import Selected.

How to import photos from iPhone to Mac using lauchpad?

On your Mac, open Launchpad and search for Image Capture to open it. Connect your iPhone to your Mac with a USB cable. Under Devices on the sidebar, click your iPhone. Your photos will appear on the screen.

How to import photos from iPhone to Mac without iPhoto?

Open Photos App on your iPhone. Select the photos you want to import from your iPhone to Mac. Click the Share button and click the name of your Mac in the AirDrop section to import photos from iPhone to Mac without iPhoto.

How to delete photos from iPhone after importing to Mac?

Photos displays all the photos and videos on the device. Tip: If you want Photos to open whenever you connect this device, select the Open Photos checkbox. If you want to delete photos from the camera after importing them, select the “Delete items” checkbox. This option does not appear for all cameras.

How to import photos to a Mac?

Do one of the following:

  1. Drag files or folders from the Finder to the Photos window.
  2. Drag files or folders from the Finder to the Photos icon in the Dock.
  3. In Photos, choose File > Import. Select the photos or folder that you want to import, then click Review for Import.

How to import photos from GoPro to Quik on Mac?

Transfer GoPro Files With GoPro Quik

  1. Plug your GoPro camera into your Mac and turn on the camera.
  2. Click the LaunchPad on the Dock.
  3. Type quik and click the GoPro Quik launcher.
  4. Log in with your GoPro account username and password.
  5. Click Import Files and wait for the import to complete.

How do I import photos from iPhone to Dropbox on Mac?

To use it to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac, you'll need to set up an account on your iPhone first:

  1. Install Dropbox from the App Store.
  2. Open the Dropbox app and grant access to your Photos when prompted.
  3. Tap the + (create) button.
  4. Select Upload Photos from the menu options.
  5. Tap each photo you want to upload.

How to import photos from iPhone to procreate?

Tap on a photo to pick it up, and drag it into Procreate. Once you've picked up one photo, tap other photos to add them to the stack so you can drag them all in at once.

How to import photos from iPhone to LR?

Launch the Lightroom app, and navigate to All Photos or select an album. The Import button appears at the bottom-right corner of the screen. Connect your mobile device to the camera memory card, camera, or USB storage device. In the Device connected dialog box, tap Continue.

How do you move photos from imports to photos on Mac?

To organize imported photos into albums, select photos in the Imports album and drag them into albums in the sidebar. If you have photos taken with a film camera, you can import them into Photos by converting them to digital files (using the Image Capture app and a home scanner).

How to import photos and videos from iPhone to Google Photos?

To request your transfer from iCloud to Google Photos:

  1. Sign in with your Apple ID at
  2. Select Request to transfer a copy of your data.
  3. To start the transfer, sign in with your Google Account.
  4. To finish your request, follow the on-screen instructions.

Ben Wright

Ben is the co-founder of MacScene. Ben is the biggest Apple fan. He's got an awesome collection of every piece of Apple tech and knows EVERYTHING about each of them. That's why he decided to start a blog and share his passion. To help people new to Apple navigate the ecosystem better.

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