I'm sure, like most of us, you store a lot of photos on your Android device. Many of us never bother to backup our photos or transfer them to our PC or Mac - but there are several reasons why you should. If your phone is lost or stolen, or if you accidentally delete images, they’re gone forever. It turns out that transferring photos from Android to Mac isn’t that difficult, and there are tools that can help you to make the process even easier, like SyncMate. With SyncMate you can transfer all your photos and videos to Mac - and we’re going to show you how.
SyncMate is a powerful sync tool that will keep data on your Mac in sync with your Android device. Doesn’t matter which model of tablet or phone you own, if it runs Android 5.x-10.x SyncMate will perform file sync Mac via Android to Mac file transfer WiFi.
SyncMate offers rather wide range of what it can sync between Mac and Android: personal data like contacts and calendars can be synced with Free edition; to sync music, images, videos, folders with files, bookmarks and other data you will need to upgrade to Expert edition.
The full list of sync options offered for Android can be found here.
How to transfer photos from Android to Mac wirelessly with SyncMate:
Note that SyncMate can perform an Android to Mac file transfer WiFi and vice versa, a Mac to Android file transfer WiFi.
How about if you want to transfer photos from Android to Mac via Bluetooth? Just follow our handy step-by-step guide to send files from Android to Mac:
Of course, SyncMate is not the only solution to transfer photos from Android to Mac. There are other ways to do this too, but it’s important to note that you’ll need to know what you’re doing in order to send files from Android to Mac manually. You could connect your Android to your Mac via USB to transfer files - although you’ll need software such as Android File Transfer to do this. Another popular method is to use an SD card in your phone to store your photos. You can then take the SD card out, pop it in your Mac and transfer your photos from it manually, but be careful not to accidentally delete anything! You could even use Cloud sync to sync your photos on your Android device with your Cloud storage, such as Google Drive or Dropbox. Again, there’s the risk of accidental deletion or data loss when using this method, so do be careful.
As you can see, there are lots of ways to sync your Android device photos with your Mac - but not all of them are simple. If you’re manually transferring photos to your Mac using an SD card or Cloud storage, you’ll need to be careful you don’t accidentally delete any files - and there is also the risk of data corruption. The simplest method - particularly for beginners - is to use a professional tool like SyncMate, which lets you set up your parameters then takes care of the whole syncing process for you.