iOS (iPhone & iPad)

iOS (iPhone & iPad)
How to transfer into iPhoto on my Mac?

How to transfer into iPhoto on my Mac?

How to transfer into iPhoto on my Mac?


  1. Ensure PhotoSync is installed on both your source device and target device (Apple computer running Mac OS X). The PhotoSync client application software for your Mac is available at

  2. Start the PhotoSync application on your Mac. Open the PhotoSync settings of the Mac application and make sure that you selected iPhoto as transfer target in the receive settings.

    Figure 1. Select iPhoto as transfer target in the PhotoSync app on the Mac
    Select iPhoto as transfer target in the PhotoSync app on the Mac


  3. Run PhotoSync on your iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPod). Attention: Ensure both target and source devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

  4. If you want to select from your existing iPhoto albums before you transfer to choose an album of your choice, please open the PhotoSync settings, choose Configure, then Computer and set the Select Before Transfer switch to ON. This always shows you a selection of your iPhoto albums before your transfer will start.

    Figure 2. Select album
    Select album


  5. Select a picture/video folder on your source device.

    Figure 3. Select album
    Select album


  6. Tap the thumbnails of the pictures and videos that you want to sync to your Mac. Upon tapping a red button appears. To deselect just tap again. See the next step for other syncing possibilities.

    Figure 4. Select pictures
    Select pictures


  7. Tap the red sync button and then select your preferred action type: Sync New; Sync Selected; Sync all; and Mark all as Synced.

    Figure 5. Transfer


    Figure 6. Choose transfer type
    Choose transfer type


  8. Select the destination of where you want to transfer to. Tap the computer button if you want to transfer to a Mac.

    Figure 7. Select destination
    Select destination


  9. Select your target Mac device from the list of your available PhotoSync client devices.

    Figure 8. Select device
    Select device


  10. If you activated the Select Before Transfer feature, PhotoSync now shows you a list of your existing iPhoto albums. Choose an album for the transfer or leave it to the default album Photos which will create an album with the actual date timestamp, e.g. 2013-07-21.

    Figure 9. Select iPhoto album
    Select iPhoto album


  11. Your pictures and videos will then be transferred to the selected iPhoto album.

    Figure 10. Transfer to the target device
    Transfer to the target device


    Figure 11. Transferred photos in iPhoto
    Transferred photos in iPhoto



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