How to Upload Photos From a Phone to a Mac

By Natalie Ray

Upload the pictures you take on your phone to your Mac computer for storage. Transferring the photos from your phone to your Mac frees up available space on your phone, allowing you to take even more pictures. Once you upload the pictures, you can organize them on your Mac.

Things You'll Need

  • Phone

Step 1

Plug your phone into your Mac computer using the phone's USB cable.

Step 2

Click on "Finder" from the Mac's top menu and then click on "New Finder Window." Your phone will show as a device in the finder window.

Step 3

Click on your phone in the device panel to access the files on your phone.

Step 4

Click on the picture you want to save on your Mac, then drag and drop the picture into the documents folder or wherever you want to store the picture.