Someday, you may find that your iPhone is stocked with a large amount of photos and videos and there is less and less storage space available. You need to copy the photos to your computer, no matter Windows based PC or Mac OS computer and then delete the photos from your iPhone to free up more storage space. In this article, we are going to focus on how to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac OS computer.
Method 1: Transfer with email
Step 1: Locate the photos you want to send in the Photos app. You can send up to five photos in one email message from the Photos app.
Step 2: Hit "Select". The button should be located in the upper right hand corner and select the photos you would like to send.
Step 3: Click Share, and choose the Mail icon. If you do not see it, you have more than five photos selected. Try sending multiple messages to get all your photos to your Mac, or try another method if you have a lot to transfer.
Step 4: Type in your recipient's email address. If you're trying to transfer them to yourself, enter in your own email address in the "To" field. Type any text you would like to send in the body of the email and click "Send".
Method 2: Transfer with iFonebox
iFonebox is an application to recover lost Contacts, Notes, Calendars, Reminders, Photos and Messages etc from iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch as well as from iTunes/iCloud backup file. So you can export all the photos from your iPhone with the iFonebox (Mac OS version).
You can download the trial version for free to have a try but you need to pay the registered version if you want to transfer all the photos to your Mac OS computer successfully.
Step 1: Install and run the full version of iFonebox for Mac OS, and then hook up your iPhone to your Mac computer, click “Start” after your iPhone is detected.
Step 2: Choose Photos to export by clicking on the icon for Photos.
Step 3: Preview and export to Mac. You can selectively to transfer photos you want to transfer to your Mac.
Method 3: Transfer with iPhoto
If you just want to sync camera roll photos from iPhone to Mac, iPhoto also is a suggested choice.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to Mac with USB cable and launch iPhoto if it doesn't open automatically
Step 2: To import all the photos from your camera, click the Import All button. To import only some photos, press the Command key while you click each photo you want to import, and then click the Import Selected button.
Step 3: After the import process is finished, click the Eject button or drag the camera’s icon to the iPhoto Trash in the Source list.