How to manually transfer images from iPhone to an external disk or drive on Mac?

Step 1: Connect Your External Hard Drive To Your Mac

First, connect the hard drive to your Mac and make sure it shows up in the Finder’s sidebar. Copy something to the hard drive from the desktop just to make sure it works. If it doesn’t then it might not be formatted to use with a Mac (most external hard drives aren’t). If that’s the case, you’ll need to first reformat the hard drive to FAT format.

Step 2: Connect Your iOS Device To Your Mac

The first thing you need to do is connect your iPhone or iPad to your Mac using the USB to Lightning connector you got with your device.

Step 3: Launch Image Capture

Image Capture on Mac is one of the most underrated utilities. To launch it, search for “Image Capture” using Spotlight search (using Cmd + Space shortcut).

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After you launch it, find your iOS device in the left sidebar and click on it.

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You’ll now see a list of all the photos on your iPhone or iPad right there.

You can either use the keyboard shortcut Cmd + A to select all or just individually check mark all the images you want to import.

Step 4: Select Destination

By default, photos will be imported in the Pictures folder. Click the drop-down, and select “Other”.

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Now select the folder in the external hard drive as a source.

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Step 5: Click Import

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Click the “Import” button and wait until the transfer is done. If the external hard drive is USB 2.0 spec, and you have a lot of photos, this could take more than just a couple of minutes.

How to protect your iPhone 7 (3 best ways) or 7s and save $960?

So you’ve just gotten the latest new iPhone 7 or 7s, and you’re figuring out how to best protect it? Well, before you start bringing it out with you when you go to work, school or gym tomorrow, make sure you’ve at least done the following 3 things. Alright, or at least just one of them, please?

Here are the 3 top and best ways to protect your iPhone 7.

  1. Get a screen protector. ($7.99) Believe me it’s well worth the $8 dollars. Have you dropped your phone before? Have you dropped it more than once in the past year? If you answered yes to any of the above, you’ll know it costs anywhere for $80 to $120 just to have your iPhone screen fixed. ($7.99 to save $80.00 in repairs)iPhone 7 screen protector
  2. Get a case. ($10.98) And as a savvy user, I’m talking about a slim, transparent one that protects your phone from scratches and also falling from your pockets – no nonsense. ($10.98 to save $80.00 in repairs)iPhone 7 case protect
  3. Turn on Find my iPhone. (Free) You just spent $800 getting a brand new iPhone 7 or 7s, now you don’t want to lose it. Turn it on with the following steps:
    1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings > Privacy > Location Services.
    2. Ensure that the Location Services switch is on.
    3. Tap System Services.
    4. Tap the Find My iPhone switch to turn on.

Now anytime you need to find your phone. Head to , log in, and click on ‘Find my iPhone’. ($0.00 to save $800.00 potentially)

There you have it. While we’ll continually figure out the top best ways to protect your new iPhone 7, feel free to let us know if you have new or better ideas which we can update this list with. This is the 3 best ways to protect your new iPhone 7.