How to Access iPhone Files on Mac

How to access iPhone files like photos, videos, messages, notes on Mac? Read on this guide to know a quick & easy way to access iPhone files on Mac computer.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 16, 2020

AnyTrans for iOS – #1 iPhone File Manager Tool

AnyTrans is an all-around iPhone files manager made to manage files on your iPhone. Download it to have a try after reading this guide on how to access iPhone files on Mac.

Apple makes its products work seamlessly. If you are the one who owns both an iPhone and a MacBook, you might want to manage your iPhone files on Mac. So how to access & view iPhone files on Mac, including the photos, videos, notes, messages, contacts and more?

As we all know that Apple won’t allow you to use your iPhone as a flash drive, so you cannot directly view the files on your computer. Here in this guide, we will show you how to access & view your iPhone files on Mac with an iPhone files manager. Keep reading to figure it out.

The Tool We Need

AnyTrans is the best iPhone files manager that we need to access iPhone files on Mac. There are two versions for you: Windows and Mac. Now check the main features of AnyTrans.

  1. It is made for all iOS devices – iPhone, iPad, and iPod, and works well on all the iOS versions, like iOS 12 and iOS 13.
  2. It is a desktop-based program that allows you to access & view iPhone files on PC/Mac.
  3. It displays almost all the iPhone files for you on PC/Mac, including photos, videos, music, messages, notes, contacts, calendars, voice mails, voice memos, books, etc.
  4. It allows you to use your iPhone as a USB flash drive and allows you to browse system files & add files to your iPhone easily.

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How to Access & View iPhone Files on Mac with AnyTrans

Step 1. Download & install AnyTrans for Mac on your computer, and connect your iPhone to it via a USB cable.

Step 2. AnyTrans will show you the storage condition and kinds of iOS content, including audio, videos, photos, Safari, books, apps, notes, messages, contacts, etc.

Open AnyTrans and Connect Your iPhone to Mac

Open AnyTrans and Connect Your iPhone to Mac

Step 3. You can choose any files on iPhone to view now, for example, click on notes to enter the notes manage page. You can delete, upload or transfer the notes to a computer or another iPhone.

How to Access iPhone Files on Mac with AnyTrans

How to Access iPhone Files on Mac with AnyTrans

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The Bottom Line

It is very fast & easy to access files on Mac with AnyTrans, and it also works well on a PC computer. You can download it to have a try now. Don’t forget to share this guide with your friends if it is helpful to you. You can leave a comment in the below comment section if you have any questions on this guide.

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.