How to Fix iPhoto Not Recognizing iPhone


If your photos in iPhone doesn’t show up in iPhoto and you need iPhone photos urgently, try solutions in this guide.

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Question: "Just this morning I tried to sync my photos from my iPhone to iPhoto on my MacBook and I plug my phone in and iTunes pops up just fine but iPhoto doesn't automatically open and when I manually open it my phone does not show up as a camera device."

Like the above user asked in MacRumors Forum, many iPhone users have reported the same issue that their iPhone doesn’t show up in iPhoto, therefore, iPhone photos failed to be imported to Mac. The biggest reason why this issue occurs is new iOS update.

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Quick Fixes to iPhone Doesn’t Show Up in iPhoto

In this post, we will show you some potential fixes to solve the iPhoto not recognizing iPhone issue.

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If your iPhone still cannot be recognized by iPhoto, try this part. AnyTrans, is an alternative to iPhoto or Photos app on Mac. Check its main features:

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An iPhoto Alternative to Import iPhone Photos – AnyTrans

An iPhoto Alternative to Import iPhone Photos – AnyTrans

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The Bottom Line

With AnyTrans, you can freely manage your iPhone photos on computer, and it is strongly recommended to try AnyTrans for free. Any suggestions or problems on this guide is welcomed, please leave a message in the comment section below.

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