In daily routine, the people usually capture a lot of pictures to capture their precious moments and the same I do. I use to capture photos in Android phone and then transfer them to my Mac that is running on the latest OS X EI Capitan. Amazed to hear this? You can’t imagine transferring photos from an Android device to Mac. Ah! That is no more complicated now, and you can also do so with a little effort. Although some users consider it a hard nut to crack, I will discuss a couple of simple ways with all of you guys to make it convenient. Just try these methods and make the photo transferring process easier. Let’s have a look what I am going to discuss with you.

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Method # 1

Android File Transfer

In this process, you need USB cable as a medium of transferring photos from Android to Mac. If you are using an Android phone, you just need to plug in your device with Windows PC. Download the app “Android File Transfer” to your PC to use it for moving photos to Mac. It will take a few minutes so, have some patience.
Android File transferOnce the downloading process is complete, you will see androidfiletransfer.dmg in your downloads section.

Move this app to “Applications”.

Now connect the USB cable to Mac to plug it in with your PC.

When you open the dashboard of Android File Transfer, you just need to browse your Android phone and look up for your desired photos you want to transfer to Mac. Two major locations where you can find the pictures are “DCIM” and “Pictures.”
Select Photos to transferThe maximum limit to copy photos to Mac is up to 4GB.

Method # 2


When you are not interested in using a method using USB cable, you can select this method that uses no wire. That’s why it is called the wireless mode. In this method, you will download a third-party app that is available free for the users of Android. You can download it from Google Play. AirMore is an amazing app that enables you to move your photos from Android to Mac without using USB cable. The speed to transfer pictures is entirely satisfactory.

When you open the Home Page of AirMore, you will see “Start” option. Tap to proceed. If you want to use it via “Hotspot”, you can also do so.
AirMore HomepageWhen you have connected it, you will see an IP address at the bottom of the window as it has been shown in the image. You should type this IP address into the browser on PC.
IP addressIt shows you the content of your Android device where you will see all of the photos, videos and other folders.
AirMore in browserYou need to click “Photos” at the top of the folders. All of the pictures can be seen in it. You can select your desired images. Click on the option “Download” at the top. The image below shows you well where this option lies.
Select photos in AirMoreYou see! The photos transferring to your Mac takes no time. There is no Bluetooth device or USB cable used in this process.

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