With the rise of social media apps comes the rise of taking photos. Anyone with a smartphone takes tons of pictures every week. Which means smartphone storage is a huge issue these days! Deleting apps and photos to make more space isn’t the efficient way to go either.
It’s best practice to periodically clean out your smartphone and transfer photos to either a cloud storage app or your laptop, PC, or Mac.
If you’re an Android user with a Mac, this article is dedicated to you. Here are a few ways you can transfer your smartphone photos & videos to your Mac in no time flat:
Dumpster is an Android app that allows you to undelete or restore any deleted photo, video, document, audio, or file on your smartphone or tablet. It also works as a cloud storage app! Meaning, you’ll never lose a photo again if you use it.
To sync photos to your Mac with Dumpster all you need to do is install Dumpster on your Android smartphone and utilize it’s cloud storage capabilities.
Once your photos are completely loaded on the Dumpster Cloud, you can log into your account on your Mac and visit the Dumpster Cloud page to view any of your files.
A web-based platform you can use to move your photos to and from devices is Android File Transfer. This is the more typical way to begin the process of transferring your photos.
All you really need to do is install the app on your Mac ( OS X 10.5 or later), and once installed connect your devices with a USB cable. Once the connection has been established, the phone will typically appear as a drive on your computer.
To start transferring the pictures from your smartphone, here are the easy steps:
Once you complete the fourth step a file should open to display your photo content. All you need to do is just import them to your Mac Photos to view them.
Another extremely easy way to move photos to and from your Android to your Mac is to use Google Photos. Google makes the process almost seamless and instant.
Want to automatically save any Google Photos photos to your Mac? Here are the simple steps:
Note that when you set this up, storage on Google Drive will start building up. If you don’t want to take up space on Google Drive, it may be best to simply store the photos on Google Photos that way you can utilize unlimited storage.
Make photo transferring simple. Install Dumpster on your Android smartphone and transfer photos to your Mac in no time flat.