Want to know the fastest way to transfer photos and scan documents from iPhone to Mac? How to use the Continuity Camera feature on Mac, which lets you scan documents or take pictures on your iPhone and instantly get them uploaded to your Mac. Your Mac needs to be updated to macOS 10.14 or later, and your iPhone to iOS 1
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On your Mac:
- Open a Continuity Camera compatible app. You can right-click or Control + Click to open a drop-down menu in the app's document.
- Select Insert from iPhone (if shown) and select either Take Photo or Scan Documents.
- Now on your iPhone, the Camera app opens automatically. Either take a photo or scan a document with your iPhone.
- The image or document is instantly loaded onto the open document on the Mac.
You can also use this tip to simply load an image or document into a folder or just the desktop of your Mac. To do this:
- In an open folder or on the desktop, right-click (Control + Click) and select Import from iPhone or iPad.
- Select either Take Photo or Scan Documents. Use your iPhone to snap a photo or scan the document you want to transfer to your Mac.
- Images will be saved as .jpeg and documents will be saved as .pdf files.
Now you can quickly transfer photos and documents to your Mac!