How to Import Photo from iPhone to iPhoto


How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhoto? What if iPhoto doesn't open automatically when connecting iPhone to Mac? Read on this post and figure them out.


Mar 26, 2014


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When it comes to how to import photos from iPhone to Mac, there is no doubt that many users will choose iPhoto. It is free and easy to use, and it also featured with fast transferring speed so that you can complete the process in minutes.

In order that you can import photos from iPhone to iPhoto with ease, we write this post to show you how to import iPhone photos to Mac with iPhoto and how to change default setting to make iPhoto open automatically when connecting device to Mac.

Next let's begin our tutorial about how to import photos from iPhone to iPhoto.

How to Import Photos from iPhone to iPhoto?

Because iPhoto is installed with Mac OS X, you can directly use it on your Mac. And then follow the following steps to import iPhone photos to iPhoto.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to Mac with USB cable and then launch iPhoto on your Mac if it doesn't open automatically.

Step 2: Pick up photos and click Import to import photos. You can import all the iPhone photos to iPhoto by clicking Import XXX(the number of your Camera Roll Photos) Photos or import some of them by picking up some photos and clicking Import Selected. You can add an Event Name for the imported photos before or after importing.

Import Photos from iPhone to iPhoto

Once the process of transferring has been done, iPhoto will list all the Events and Photos on the screen in chronological order, you can easily find some photos to watch or move them  to some folder of your Mac.

However, what if the iPhoto doesn't open automatically or some other Application opens when you connect your iPhone to Mac? At this moment you need to change the iPhoto's default setting by following the steps below:

How to Change Default Setting to make iPhoto Opens when Connect Device to Mac?

Launch iPhoto on your Mac > Click the iPhoto at the upper left corner of your screen > Click Preferences > Click Genera to open Genera Setting Page > Choose the iPhoto on the Connecting camera opens pop-up menu.

How to Change the Default Setting of iPhoto

How to Change the Default Setting of iPhoto

With this tutorial, you can easily import photos from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to iPhoto or some folder of your Mac. Absolutely, this is limited to importing Camera Roll Photos, because it doesn't support importing Photo Stream or Photo Library photos.

Therefore, if you want to import Photo Stream Photos, Photo Library Photos or My Albums Photos from iOS devices to Mac, you should try PhotoTrans and you will find that it is the best alternative to iPhoto, it allows you to import photos from iPhone to Mac, and vice versa. Why not give it a try now?

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