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Transfer Photos from Samsung to Mac -

More and more users have both a mobile phone Samsung Galaxy (based on Android operating system) than a computer Apple macOS. We know very well that the two operating systems are not 100% compatible with each other and this can lead to making communication between the two devices more difficult. For example, if you have many photos on your Samsung and want to transfer them to your Mac, it becomes essential to find a solution (software) for transfer photos from Samsung to Mac (or viceversa). Below we will look at several methods that ensure compatibility, storage and protection of your photos. Try them out and then choose the method that best suits your needs. If you have an iPhone and a macOS computer, you may be interested in the following guide: how to copy photos from iPhone to Mac



  • # 1: Copy photos from Samsung to Mac with dr.Fone
  • # 2: Copy photos from Samsung to Mac with Smart Switch
  • # 3: Copy photos from Samsung to Mac with Android File Transfer
  • # 4: Copy photos from Samsung to Mac with Image Capture

1. Copy photos from Samsung to Mac with dr.Fone

As a first solution we want to illustrate what we think is the simplest and most effective for transfer photos from Samsung to Mac. All you need is the software dr.fone which internally has a powerful data transfer function between mobile phone and computer. With this software you can transfer and backup Samsung photos and then export them to your macOS computer. It also allows you to restore files on your Samsung device in case of data loss. All you need to do is simply follow the instructions below.


The initial interface of dr.fone will be this:


Click on the function PHONE MANAGER to open a new screen.

2. Copy photos from Samsung to Mac with Smart Switch

Smart Switch is an alternative tool for transferring photos from your Samsung to Mac. It must be said, however, that it is not compatible with all Samsung models and versions, so we recommend that you try it first.

 Download and install this tool from this page: Smart Switch.

Next, launch the app on your Mac.

Connect your Samsung to Mac via USB cable.

Click the icon of folder to see your photos from the main interface of Smart Switch (see figure below):

Then enter the internal memory folder menu, and go up DIC and CameraRoll.

Choose the photos you want to transfer and move them directly to your Mac. (You can move it to your Mac desktop or create a new folder).

3. Copy photos from Samsung to Mac with Android File Transfer

 Download Android File Transfer from the official site and install it on your Mac.

Enable USB debugging on your Samsung phone as described in the first solution above.

After activating USB debugging connect the samsung to the mac via USB cable. Start Android File Transferclick your Allow to confirm access.


Search for your photos and drag them to your Mac. (You can create a new folder in which to save these photos)


4. Copy photos from Samsung to Mac with Image Capture

Another way to transfer photos from Samsung to your Mac is to use the app image Capture that comes with your Mac. If you don't want to install any other apps, this is perhaps your preferred solution. It's very simple to use - all you need to do is connect the device to the Mac using a USB cable.


Note: Make sure you have set the connection type as Camera (PTP) instead of Media Device (MTP) on the Samsung device. If you have selected MTP instead, the Mac may not be able to recognize the device.

Connect your Samsung to Mac via USB cable.

apri image Capture on your Mac.

Select your Samsung device under the tag Device.

Click on the list Import to: and set the folder in which to save the photos.


Choose the photos you want to export. You can select individual photos or all photos.

Click on Import to move photos.

 

Comparison between the 4 methods described above

Here is a summary table with the characteristics of each method that we have illustrated in this article:

 

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