macOS High Sierra

Import photos from a camera or phone

You can connect a camera, iOS device, or other mobile device to your Mac and import your photos into the Photos app.

You can also import photos from a camera’s memory card. To find out how, see Import photos from hard disks, CDs, DVDs, and cards.

Open Photos for me

Import photos from a camera or iOS device

  1. Connect a camera, iPad, iPhone, or other iOS device to your computer.

  2. Make sure the camera or device is turned on and the camera is set to the correct mode for importing photos