HOW TO TRANSFER PHOTOS FROM IPHONE TO EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE ON MAC 2021

How to transfer photos from iPhone to an external hard drive using mac 2021.

HOW TO TRANSFER PHOTOS FROM IPHONE TO EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE ON MAC

STEPS

  1. Create a folder or have a folder ready on your external hard drive
  2. Connect your external hard drive to your mac
  3. Connect your iPhone to your mac
  4. Go to “Finder” >”Applications” and then open “Image capture”
  5. Image capture should recognise your iPhone.
  6. Click “Import”
  7. Select “other” and find your external hard drive
  8. Select your folder on your external hard drive.
  9. Start the transfering
  10. Wait, it may take a while (depending on how many photos you are transfering)
  11. Once Image Capture complete the transfer, decide whether you want to delete or keep the photos in your iPhone. I normally delete them so I get more space in my iPhone to take more photos.

Viola! You should have now completed transferring your iPhone photos to your external hard drive using your mac.

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WHY DO YOU WANT TO TRANSFER YOUR PHOTOS TO AN EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE?

  • Security. As you own and look after your external hard drive, no hacker can find your photos. Also if your iPhone gets stolen you have your photos and videos already backed up on your external hard drive.
  • Free up space on your phone. Yes, photos and videos can take a lot of space on your iPhone. Transferring photos to an external hard drive will free up space in your iPhone.
  • Better editing choices. Having your photos backed up on an external harddrive you can pass your external harddrive to a photographer or video editor to make editings, re-touching with no need to hand over your iPhone. Also, you may be more comfortable editing photos on a desktop than on your iPhone.

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