If Image Capture doesn’t open when you connect a device
If Image Capture doesn’t open when you connect a scanner, camera, or device with a camera to your computer, change settings in Image Capture preferences.
Connect your device to your computer, then turn the device on.
You may be asked to unlock your device with a passcode or to trust the device.
In Image Capture, select the device in the Devices or Shared list.
Click the Show Hide button in the lower-left corner of the Image Capture window.
Click the “Connecting this [device] opens” pop-up menu, then choose Image Capture.
Click “Show device settings” if you don’t see that pop-up menu.