How to Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac

How to transfer photos from Huawei to Mac? Read the guide below and learn five ways to transfer photos from your Huawei phone to Mac without much hassle.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: May. 08, 2020

Crucial data items like photos on your Android smartphone are vulnerable to accidental damage. Of course, you would probably don’t like to lose your precious memories in the form of photos, including HEIC photos on Android. So, the best thing to safeguarding those is to keep a backup on a computer. Moreover, you will make some room for new files on your phone by transferring data to the computer.

But, things become challenging when you own Mac and want to move photos from an Android device to it as both are different operating systems. No worries!! In this post, we’re going to help you transfer photos from Huawei to Mac in five different ways.

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Part 1: Send Huawei Photos to Mac via Bluetooth

You can take advantage of Bluetooth functionality to transfer files from your Huawei phone to Mac. Using this method, you can move photos, documents, videos and contacts between an Android device and Mac. But, of course, this method is going to take some time.

Below is the quick guide to help you send photos from Huawei to Mac using Bluetooth:

Step 1: First, you need to enable Bluetooth on your Mac. To do so, go to “System Preferences”>” Bluetooth”. Here, turn on Bluetooth.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth – Step 1

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth – Step 1

Step 2: Also, turn on Bluetooth on your Huawei phone by swiping down the status bar from the home screen and click the “Bluetooth” option to turn it on.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth - Step 2

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth – Step 2

Step 3: In a while, you’ll be able to see your Huawei’s Bluetooth name on your Mac. Click on it and tap the “Pair” option, a code will display up. Use this generated code on your Huawei phone to allow the pairing request permission.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth - Step 3

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth – Step 3

Step 4: Now, you’re ready for Bluetooth sharing. Go to “System Preferences” on your Mac and click “Sharing”>” Bluetooth sharing” and select the local folder where you want to save the received files.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth - Step 4

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth – Step 4

Step 5: Choose the photos on your Huawei phone you want to send from the Gallery. Hit on the “Share” feature and select “Bluetooth”. Finally, select your Mac computer to get the photos transferred.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth - Step 5

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Bluetooth – Step 5

Part 2: Backup Huawei Photos to Mac via Huawei Data Manager – AnyTrans for Android

Looking for a one-click solution to transfer photos from Huawei to Mac? If so, then AnyTrans for Android can help you get the job done with one simple click. It is an all-in-one Huawei data manager out there you can use to backup your Huawei content to Mac. Not only it can help you backup your photos, but it can also backup other data such as videos, documents, music, messages, contacts, etc.

Get AnyTrans for Android on your Mac and follow the below steps to transfer your Huawei photos to Mac in just one-click:

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Step 1: Launch AnyTrans for Android on your computer and connect your Huawei phone to the computer with the help of a digital cable.

Connect your Huawei Device to the Computer

Connect your Huawei Device to the Computer

Step 2: Once the software detects your device, you will enter the software main interface. Here, click on the “Device Manager” button and choose “Photos”.

Click Device Manager and Choose Photos Category

Click Device Manager and Choose Photos Category

Step 3: Now, select the photos you would like to transfer and then hit on the “Next” button.

Choose the Photos you Want to Transfer

Choose the Photos you Want to Transfer

Step 4: In a while, the software will transfer data on your computer.

Transfer Completed

Transfer Completed

Part 3: Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac with Android File Transfer

Android File Transfer is another tool that can help you transfer content from a Huawei device to Mac. This tool can transfer data such as photos, videos, and music. To help you get started with Android File Transfer, below is the quick guide on how to use it:

Step 1: To begin the process, get the Android File Transfer on your Mac.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Android File Transfer- Step 1

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Android File Transfer- Step 1

Step 2: Connect your Huawei phone to the Mac with the help of a USB cable.

Step 3: Open Android File Transfer on your Mac. Then, navigate to the “DCIM” folder and open the ‘Camera’ subfolder.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Android File Transfer- Step 3

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Android File Transfer- Step 3

Step 4: Choose the photos that you would like to transfer. And then finally, drag the selected ones to the folder on your Mac you want.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Android File Transfer- Step 4

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Android File Transfer- Step 4

Step 5: Once the transfer is complete, you can unplug your Huawei phone from the Mac.

Part 4: Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac with Image Capture

When it comes to transferring photos from Huawei device to Mac, Image Capture comes in handy. Well, Image Capture is a built-in feature of Mac. It is efficient, fast and can provide you with photo thumbnails to preview. If you don’t import pictures into the album, then they will be shown on the sidebar and will also display up in your photo library soon. However, below is the quick guide to help you transfer photos from Huawei to Mac using Image Capture:

Step 1: Connect your Huawei device to Mac with the help of USB cable. Then, open “Image Capture” from “Applications”>” Folder” on your Mac.

Step 2: Choose your Huawei device from the list of the device and then preview the image info. Now, suggest you selecting or creating a location for Huawei photos.

Step 3: Click “Import/Import All” to move photos from your Huawei phone to your Mac (Use “Import” to transfer the specific photos).

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Image Capture

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Image Capture

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Part 5: Transfer Huawei Photos to Mac via Huawei HiSuite for Mac

Last but not the least method to transfer Huawei photos to Mac is by using Huawei HiSuite. It is known as the desktop manager app that can help you backup or manage your Huawei data. Moreover, it can help you update your device firmware. To learn how to use Huawei HiSuite for transferring photos from Huawei phone to Mac, follow the below steps:

Step 1: To start the process, download and install the Huawei HiSuite for Mac on your computer.

Then, connect your Huawei phone to the Mac using a USB cable and open Huawei HiSuite. On your Huawei phone, check the USB notification and then set it to “Transfer files/MTP mode”. Also, enable “USB debugging” when requested.

Step 2: Open the Huawei HiSuite on your Mac and tap on the “Back up” option. Select the file types you want to transfer to Mac and click on the “Back Up” button to get the files transferred.

Step 3: If you want to transfer specific photos, then go to “Pictures” in the HiSuite main interface and select the desired photos you want to transfer. Finally, click “Export” and that’s it.

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Huawei HiSuite

Transfer Photos from Huawei to Mac via Huawei HiSuite

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The Bottom Line

As you can now see that it’s no big trouble to transfer photos from Huawei to Mac if you know the right ways to get the job done. Nevertheless, AnyTrans for Android is the only way that can help you transfer your Huawei content to a computer (be it Mac or Windows PC) without any hassle. What’s AnyTrans even works with other Android models – Google, Samsung, etc. more?  Try it now and start managing your Android device’s data efficiently.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.