How to Backup iPhone Photos to Mac

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, Oct. 06, 2015

What happens if there are thousands or even more photos stored on your iPhone? Some users are having problems recently that their iPhones are out of storage space because of the pictures taken. As a result, apps on their devices won't update and they cannot take more photos with their phones. I know that it is hard for you to delete the memorable photos on iPhone. Luckily, there is a way that you can not only keep all images safe but also free up space on iPhone.

FonePaw iOS Transfer is a professional program which can backup photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus, 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5/5s/5c and iPhone 4/4s to Mac. Weather the photo are saved in Camera Roll, Photo Library or other photos albums, this software can copy them from iPhone to iMac/MacBook directly. Apart from photos, you can backup music, videos, movies, podcasts, TV shows, voice memos and more to PC. After creating a local backup files on the Mac, you can delete as many photos as possible to free up storage space on your iPhone.

Download the free trial version on Mac and have a try.This software can smoothly works on Mac OS X El Capitan.

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 Backup iPhone Camera Roll/Photo Library to Mac

Step 1. Install the program and connect iPhone to Mac

Download, install and run FonePaw iOS Transfer for Mac. Then, connect iPhone to Mac with a USB cable and the program will detect and recognize your device. You will see an interface below.

Main Interface of Mac version iOS Transfer

Step 2. Backup iPhone photos

Now you can choose "Photos" on the left column. All photos are stored in different albums including "Camera Roll", "Photo Library", "Videos", etc. You can go to the albumsrespectively and preview the photos one by one. After that, select the photos you want and click on "Export to" > "Export to PC" to backup them to your iMac/MacBook Air/MacBook Pro. Then you can go to the folder on your Mac to view your iPhone photos.

Preview Photos on Mac

No doubt about it, FonePaw iOS Transfer can make a safe backup of your iPhone photos with only two simple steps. After that, you can delete any pictures that consume your iPhone's storage. Powerful as this program is, it allows users to backup iPhone to Mac without iTunes with ease. Don't hesitate to download it and have a try.

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