How to Stop iPhoto from Opening Automatically

Summary

If you want to stop iPhoto automatically opening when you connect your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad to your Mac, this iMobie guide will tell you how to make it with a step-by-step tutorial.

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Sept. 07, 2016

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With the built-in iPhoto, we can use iPhoto to transfer photos to Mac. It is very convenient to manage photos with this wonderful app. But you may not want to let it pop up on your Mac automatically every time when you plug in your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Thus, how to stop iPhoto from opening automatically? In this guide, we will show you how to set up your iPhoto.

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Part 1. How to Stop iPhoto from Launching Automatically For All Devices

1.Open up iPhoto.

2.Go to Preferences from the menu bar, and locate the "Connecting Camera opens".

How to Stop iPhoto from Opening Automatically – Step 2

How to Stop iPhoto from Opening Automatically – Step 2

3.Change it from iPhoto to "No application" and iPhoto won't pop up next time until you need it.

How to Stop iPhoto from Opening Automatically – Step 3

How to Stop iPhoto from Opening Automatically – Step 3

Part 2. How to Stop iPhoto from Launching Automatically for Just One Device

Here takes iPhone as example.

  • Connect your iPhone to your Mac via a USB cable. (iPhoto will open one last time, go ahead and close it.)
  • Now open "Image Capture", and click on iPhone icon in the left-hand pane.
  • In the lower left corner, click the little pull-down menu next to "Connecting this iPhone opens" and choose "No application".
How to Stop iPhoto from Launching Automatically for Just One Device

How to Stop iPhoto from Launching Automatically for Just One Device

4. Close Image Capture.

Note: This way is also used to stop the Image Capture application from launching automatically.

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