Some of iPhone photos not showing up in iPhoto (Photos) on Mac after iOS 10/11 or even the latest iOS 12 upgrade? Read this post to learn some quick solutions.
Question: “Camera roll is about 4.4GB, and I want to save my pictures to the MacBook Pro. I connect my iPhone to MacBook Pro and iPhoto shows iPhone 6s yet displays the loading message. No photos are uploaded. I have just updated my iPhone to iOS 12, is that the problem?”
— A User from Apple Support Communities
iPhoto or the upgraded Photos app on Yosemite and later is the default app on Mac to import iPhone photos. However, some users have met the same problem as the above user asked – photos on iPhone will not show up on Mac in iPhoto/Photos when connected the iPhone. This may also happen to users who have just updated to iOS 10, iOS 11 or even the latest iOS 12. In this guide, we will show you some easy tips to fix iPhone photos not showing up in iPhotos on Mac.
Photos Not Showing Up in iPhoto/Photos
Here we collect some common fixes to this issue that once worked for some users.
If photos still not show up on your Mac, you can try an alternative tool – AnyTrans for iOS to transfer your iPhone photos to Mac. With AnyTrans for iOS, managing iPhone photos on Mac/PC computer will become much easier and quicker.
1. It just needs a few clicks to makes your iPhone photos show up on PC/Mac and allows you to import photos from iPhone to the computer, including Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Share, Photo Stream, Live Photos, Screenshot, Albums, etc.
2. Guarantee you fast transferring speed. AnyTrans for iOS allows you to migrate your entire iPhone photos to Mac with lightning speed – transferring 100 pictures in only 3.4 seconds
To Import Photos from iPhone to Mac Instead of iPhoto/Photos:
Step 1Open AnyTrans for iOS and connect with your iPhone > Click Photos and select a category or more.
Step 2For example, select Photo Library. Here you will see buttons at the top right corner, click the Send to Computer button to import photos from iPhone to Mac.
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