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How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X to Mac & Download Photos from iPhone X Easily

When you get yourself a new mobile phone, whether it be a Samsung device or the new iPhone X, the first things that you try to transfer are all of your contact information as well as your photos. Of course, if you have a lot of photos stored on your device, then finding out how to transfer photos from iPhone X to Mac can be difficult. Fortunately, we can help to make this process a lot easier for you.

Today we will be showing you some of the different methods that will allow you to download photos from iPhone X onto your Mac computer. We will be walking you through each of these methods, showing you each of the steps which are required, and lastly, we will be discussing the programs that you need to get the job done.

Part 1. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X to Mac by dr.fone – iOS Transfer

The first program that we will be showing you how to use to download photos from iPhone X is dr.fone – iOS Transfer. This is a program which is developed not only for data transfer but data management. For this reason alone, it is the perfect tool for learning how to download photos from iPhone X.

Make sure that before you follow the following methods, you have downloaded dr.fone for Mac on your computer and that you have followed the installation steps too.

If you are using Windows PC, you should switch to How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X to Windows for more details.

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A. How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X to Mac by dr.fone

In this first method that we'll be showing you How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X to Mac, we will be walking you through the steps which you need to follow to transfer photos from your iPhone X over to your Mac.

Step #1 – Start this method by launching dr.fone choose “Transfer” function and connecting your iPhone X to the computer using a lightning cable.

dr.fone for Mac

Step #2 – After the program has launched, click on the “Photos” tab which you will find on the top panel of dr.fone. This will show you all of the photos which are currently stored on your iPhone.

Step #3 – Take a few minutes and click on all of the photos which you want to have transferred from your iPhone X to your Mac.

Step #4 – Once you have selected each of the photos, click on the “Export” button at the top of your photos followed by selecting “Export to Mac“.

Export Photos from iPhone to Mac

Step #5 – A file explorer window will then appear on your screen. Select a folder where you want to have your photos save to, click on the “OK” button, and you have successfully used dr.fone to download photos from iPhone X.

This is one of the best methods out there for anyone who is looking to download photos from iPhone X and within just a few minutes, you will be able to see all of your photos on your Mac computer. If you're going to be sharing your photos on Facebook or any other social media platform, this can save you a lot of time.

B. How to Transfer Photos from Mac to iPhone X by dr.fone – Transfer

In this next method, we will be using dr.fone once again although this time, we are going to be showing you how you can use it to transfer photos from your Mac computer onto your iPhone X.

Step #1 – Launch dr.fone on your computer, choose “Transfer” function and connect your iPhone X using the appropriate USB cable.

Step #2 – Once dr.fone has detected your device, click on “Photos” from the top panel.

Step #3 – From here, click on “Photo Library” from the left panel.

Step #4 – Below the top panel, click on the “Add” button, followed by either “Add File” or “Add Folder“.

Transfer Photos from Mac to iPhone

Note: if you want to add several photos to your iPhone X, it's a good idea to copy them all into a folder on your desktop. This makes the process a lot easier for yourself.

Step #5 – Using the file explorer which will appear on your screen, browse your computer and locate the photos that you want to have transferred.

Step #6 – Either select the folder containing your photos or select the photo. Click on “Open” to proceed.

Step #7 – dr.fone will now begin to transfer the photos that you had selected, and within a few minutes, you will have successfully learned how to transfer photos from iPhone X to Mac with dr.fone.

If you took a lot of pictures while you were recently on vacation, transferring them from your computer onto your iPhone makes it a lot easier to show your friends and family while you are out and about. With the help of dr.fone – iOS Transfer, you can easily transfer photos from your computer to your iPhone X.

About dr.fone – iOS Transfer

Now that we've shown you how to transfer photos from iPhone X to Mac with the help of dr.fone-iOS Transfer, we are going to show you some of the other features that are included in dr.fone.

  • Contacts Management. It's important to keep your contact's information clean so that you can find what you need easily. With dr.fone, you can change contact information from your computer (which is easier than doing it on your iPhone), and you can merge duplicate contacts – clearing up storage space.
  • Send Texts. That's right! Typing long texts on your phone can be frustrating and time-consuming. With dr.fone, you can not only view the texts which are stored on your iPhone, but you are also able to send texts straight from your computer.
  • Batch App Install. When you buy a new iPhone, the last thing you want to do is spend hours downloading and installing apps. This feature allows you to install multiple apps at once and in just a few minutes.

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Part 2. How to Download Photos from iPhone X to Mac by FoneTrans

Now that we've shown you how to use dr.fone to download photos from iPhone X, we are going to move on and show you how you can use FoneTrans instead. This program is just as effective as dr.fone, and regardless of which of the two you choose to use for your data transfer, you will yield effective results.

Before you follow the guides that we have provided you with below, make sure that you have downloaded and installed FoneTrans on your computer.

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A. How to Download Photos from iPhone X to Mac by FoneTrans

By following the short guide that we put together for you below, you can quickly transfer the photos that are stored on your iPhone X onto your Mac computer.

Step #1 – First launch FoneTrans on your computer and connect your new iPhone X using the proper USB cable.


Step #2 – After FoneTrans has detected your iPhone, you will be able to browse all of the data which is stored on it. Click on the “Photos” option from the left panel.

Step #3 – Select the photo album which contains the photos which you want to have transferred from your iPhone to your Mac.

Step #4 – Next, select all of the photos that you want to have exported, click on the “Export to” button at the top of the program, and click on “Export to Mac“.


Step #5 – Lastly, select a file location, and after doing this, you will be able to view your photos on your Mac computer.

Taking a lot of photos with your iPhone can quickly fill up your storage space, and by using this method, you can prevent your limited iPhone X storage from filling up quickly.

As we previously said, it doesn't matter whether you choose to use dr.fone or FoneTrans – both of these programs are incredibly effective and will get the job on “How to Transfer Photos from iPhone X to Mac” done for you quickly.

B. How to Transfer Photos from Mac to iPhone X by FoneTrans

The final method that we are going to show you is with FoneTrans. By following this method, you can easily transfer photos that are stored on your Mac onto your iPhone X.

Step #1 – Start this method by connecting your iPhone X to the computer and launching FoneTrans.

Step #2 – Once FoneTrans has loaded, click on the “Photos” data type from the left menu followed by clicking on “Photo Library”.

Note: at the moment, FoneTrans only supports adding photos to the “Photo Library” album on iOS devices.

Step #3 – Click on the “Add” button at the top of the program.


Step #4 – A file explorer window will then appear. Take a moment to select all of the photos which you want to have transferred to your iPhone X.

Note: to make this process go smoother; it's a good idea to copy all of the photos that you want to transfer into a folder on your desktop.

Step #5 – After selecting the photos that you want to have transferred, click on “Open“.

Step #6 – You will now be able to find all of the photos that you selected on your new iPhone X.

Transferring photos has never been easier, and as you can see, FoneTrans isn't a difficult program to use. If you can't decide on whether you should use dr.fone or FoneTrans, it's definitely worth trying out both of them and finding out which of them you prefer.

About FoneTrans

Just as we did with dr.fone, below we have put together a list of some of the other features which you get access to when you use FoneTrans.

  • Adding Music. Using iTunes to add music to your iOS device can sometimes be complicated and might not always work properly. With FoneTrans, you can easily add all of your favorite music to your iPhone in just a few seconds.
  • Transfer Videos Off iPhone. Videos consume a lot more storage space than photos do and because of that, it's a good idea to transfer your large video files off of your iPhone and onto your computer (where there is more storage space). With FoneTrans, you are able to do just that.

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To Conclude

Now that we've shown you both dr.fone – iOS Transfer and FoneTrans as well as how to transfer photos from iPhone X to Mac with them, you can use the programs yourself. Both of them are fantastic, and as we showed you above, they come with a lot of fantastic additional features.

With the release of the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, we have been blown away by the innovative features which both of these devices come equipped with. Some people have shown more interest in the iPhone X than the iPhone X, purely because it has a home button. Regardless of which of the new iPhones you get, you must learn how to download photos from iPhone X.

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