By MiniCreo, on Jan. 04, 2019, in iPhone Transfer | 3-5 Mins |

How to get started?

In this article, we help you to learn How To Access Photos on iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr by using our best Computer To iPhone Photo Transfer software - SyncBird Pro. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.


Background Knowledge

Do you know what is Sandbox in iOS? Every iOS device sandboxes your app as a great way to protect you and iOS system by limiting the privileges of an app to its intended functionality, increasing the difficulty for malicious software to compromise your users' systems. All system files, documents and media files are also sandboxed in iOS and that's why you cannot access photos on your iPhone (Learn Where is music on my iPhone). In this quick tutorial, we'll show you how to access photos on an iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr in case you want to export your photos from an iPhone.

How To Access Photos on iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr

How To Access Photos on iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr



Part 1: The Tool You'll Need

Before iOS 8, there are a variety of iPhone File Browser programs for Windows and Mac computers that let you more browse the iPhone file system so as to access photos on your iPhone. But in current iOS 12, Apple cut this privileges to gain expanded access to your iPhone. To access photos on your iPhone or other iOS devices, here are the tools you need.

  • SyncBird Pro: a versatile iPhone Photo Transfer software that can access your photos, albums and even the entire photo library on your iPhone. You can access, view, import and export iPhone photos to/from a Mac computer. Free Download
  • You also need a computer and USB cable to connect your iPhone to your Mac computer.

Part 2: How To Access Photos on iPhone Xs

As one perfect iPhone Photo Transfer software, SyncBird Pro gives you full access to all photos on an iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr. You can access and view your photos just like browse files in Finder app. Besides, if you are in need of backing up your iPhone photos on a computer, SyncBird Pro helps quickly transfer photos from iPhone to computer. Here are the details steps on how to access photos from Mac computer to iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr.

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    Step 1:

    Connect your iPhone to a Mac computer > Open SyncBird Pro after downloading > Click Music:

    How To Access Photos on iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr Step 1
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    Step 2:

    Click Photos > you'll see all your photos in this column > choose to add / remove / export photos on your iPhone as you need:

    How To Access Photos on iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr Step 2
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    Step 3:

    SyncBird Pro is capable of accessing Photo Library, Photo Stream, iCloud Photo Lirary and Photo Library synced from iTunes.

    How To Access Photos on iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr Step 3

The Bottom Line

Now can you get access to photos on your iPhone with our suggestions above? If you have any other iPhone photo related questions or issues, feel free to drop a line to us in comment and we are happy to help. As a perfect iTunes alternative for Mac, SyncBird Pro is super fast on syncing photo files, music, videos, podcasts and other iOS content between your iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac. Free Download now to have a try.


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SyncBird Pro

Requirements: OS X 10.8+ , 33.1Mb free space
Version 2.4.0 (04 Jan, 2019) / Support iOS 4 - iOS 12
Category: iPhone Transfer