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Q: How To Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac without USB?

Can anyone help? Since to transfer my photos from an iPhone to my Mac computer is way too annoying, can I skip plugging in a USB cable and waiting for Image Capture to load and then move my iPhone photos to my Mac over?


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There are plenty of ways to transfer your photos from iPhone to a Mac computer, like Photos app for macOS, Image Capture, iTunes, etc. But most methods require you to connect your iPhone to the Mac computer with a USB or Lightning cable. If you cannot find one feasible USB, here quick guide will show you how to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac without USB (Learn How To Import Photos from iPhone to Mac).

How To Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac without USB Cable
How To Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac without USB Cable

Table of Content:

Part 1 - The Tool You Need - AirDrop / iCloud

The Tool You Need - AirDrop: a wireless file transfer feature for macOS and iOS operating systems, introduced in Mac OS X Lion and iOS 7. It enables you transfer your photos from iPhone to your Mac over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, without using USB cable.

The Tool You Need - iCloud: iCloud is another wireless iPhone Photo Syncing service provides you with means to transfer photos between iPhone and Mac without USB cable. iCloud can also store data such as documents, photos, and music on remote servers for download to iOS, macOS or Windows devices, to share and send data to other users, and to manage their Apple devices if lost or stolen.

Part 1 - How To Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac without USB

If you want to transfer your photos from iPhone to Mac with small quantity, you can also use Email or other third party iPhone Photo Transfer apps. But the most common method is by using AirDrop or iCloud. Follow steps below to transfer your photos from iPhone to Mac without USB.

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    Method 1: Transfer Photo from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop

    Step 1: On Mac computers, choose Go from the menu bar in the Finder. If the Go menu includes AirDrop, that Mac can use AirDrop.

    How To Transfer Photo from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop
    Transfer Photo from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop

    Step 2: On iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch) open Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen. If AirDrop is in Control Center, that iOS device can use AirDrop.

    How To Transfer Photo from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop
    Transfer Photo from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop
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    Method 1: Transfer Photo from iPhone to Mac with iCloud

    Step 1: On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Photos, then turn on iCloud Photo Library. If you're using iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings > iCloud > Photos.

    Step 2: On your Mac, go to System Preferences > iCloud. Click the Options button next to Photos, then select iCloud Photo Library.

    How To Transfer Photo from iPhone to Mac with iCloud
    Transfer Photo from iPhone to Mac with iCloud

The Bottom Line

Have you transfered your photos from iPhone to your Mac without using a USB cable? Whether you have any questions or need further help, feel free to leave us a message in comment below. And here is one more thing, apart from AirDrop and iCloud, there is the third way to import your photos from iPhone to Mac (Lightning cable required) - SyncBird Free. Give it a try here >


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SyncBird

Requirements: OS X 10.8+ , 33.1Mb free space
Version 2.2.5 (3th July, 2018) / Support iOS 4 - iOS 11.4.1
Category: iPhone Transfer

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