How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac/PC with Ease

By Rico Rodriguez to iPhone Management | Last Updated on Dec 18, 2023

How to transfer photos from iPhone? In this article, you can learn how to use the best iPhone photo transfer – MacX MediaTrans to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac/PC with superfast speed and original quality guarantee. And if you want to transfer one or two photos from iPhone, you can try the second way: email transfer.

Three common situations where people sync photos from iPhone:
1. Lost some photos on computer after the system reinstallation or upgrade.
2. Release more space to store new pictures/photos on iPhone.
3. Move memorable photos to computer for saving or editing (especially making slideshow for anniversary day).

In daily life, people often encounter suchlike situations where they need to copy and move photos from iPhone feel puzzled about the topic like "how do I download photos from iPhone to Windows PC" or "how do I sync photos from iPhone to computer". It is true that iPhone photo transfer is a tough work for some users. For this reason, here, we provide two ways to copy photos from iPhone to Mac/PC.

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  • Video
  • iBook
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  • Flash Drive

Best Way to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer

When it comes to photo transfer from iPhone, a majority of people won't choose iCloud or iTunes since iCloud has limited storage space (5GB) so that you can't store many HD/4K photos taken by iPhone and iTunes will require much time to sync iPhone photos to computer. Therefore, users need to figure out a third-party photo management app for instead.

MacX MediaTrans, a top-ranking iPhone to computer transfer, delivers the easiest solution for users to copy photos from iPhone to Mac & Windows computer (Win 10) at an alarming rate (100 4K photos only 8 secs). Of course, it also enables you to import photos to iPhone 8/Plus (4K photos, live photos, iPhone 8 wallpapers, etc.) and manage your photo albums, e.g., create new photo album, delete photos from iPhone, remove the reduplicative pictures, etc.

Follow the Guide to Sync iPhone Photos to Computer

Before following the below steps, you should download MacX MediaTrans on your Mac computer (iMac/MacBook). If you are a Windows users, you can turn to Windows version of the pictures from iPhone to computer transferring program.

Step 1: Open this iPhone photo transfer on your Mac and connect your iPhone to it with a USB.

Step 2: Click "Photo Transfer" button to single out wanted photos from Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, Albums, etc.

Note: Take Camera Roll as an example for transferring photos from iPhone. Tap on Camera Roll, and select the photos you want to transfer to Mac. BTW, flitering and searching photos by year/day/month is very convenient for you to choose photo.

Step 3: Click the "Export" button on the top to start to get photos off iPhone to Mac computer. Or you are also allowed to use drag-drop to achieve this goal.

iPhone photo transfer

The three photo transfer from iPhone steps also can be applied to transfer pictures between Mac and iPhone iPad iPod. Besides iPhone photo transfer, iPhone photo to computer transfer still can transfer various media files from iPhone iPad iPod to Mac (macOS Sierra), such as Music, Movies, Voice Memos, TV Shows, Playlists, etc and vice versa.

Alternative Way: Transfer Pictures via Email

It is no doubt that the simplest way to transfer one or two photos from iPhone to Mac/PC is email. Certainly, email transfer is only suitable for small size photo transfer. If your desire to transfer 4K UHD photos to computer, it is wise for you to choose the former iPhone photo transfer.

Guide to transfer pictures from iPhone to Mac/PC in the way of email: Open the Photos app on your phone > go to an album and then tap the "Select" button to select the photos you want to transfer > tap the Mail icon > compose a message and hit send. BTW, you'll be asked which size of images you want to send: Tap the option you want, and your iPhone will send the message.

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