How to transfer from my Mac to my iPhone/iPad?

Ensure PhotoSync is installed on both your source device and target device. The PhotoSync Companion application software for your Mac is available at our Downloads page.

To send one or more photos/videos from your Mac, just select one or more photos/videos in Finder, or select one or more folders and drag and drop the selected objects onto the PhotoSync icon in your Dock or onto the PhotoSync icon in your menu bar. You can also drag pictures from websites out of your web browser onto the PhotoSync icon.

Drag files into PhotoSync
Drag files into PhotoSync

Now you will see the Select Device window that scans for available PhotoSync devices. Make sure that PhotoSync is running and active on your iOS device and both devices are connected to the same WiFi network. Your iOS device should be found and show up in the list.

Device search window showing a selected device
Device search window showing a selected device

Transfer into your camera roll

In the Album selector you will see the target album for your transfer. If you don't change the album, your photos/videos will go into the selected album which is the camera roll by default. To start the transfer just click on the Send button.

Selected default album camera roll
Selected default album camera roll

Automatically create albums (PhotoSync 4 or higher only)

If you want to automatically create albums on your iOS device that have the same name as the parent folders of the photos and videos you are transferring, please select Change album in the selection box.

Change album
Change album

Select the Camera Roll or a folder and check Automatically create albums to create albums with the names of the parent folders of your photos and videos at the top level of the photo library or below the selected folder.

Automatically create albums
Automatically create albums

Klick on Select to confirm your choice and click on Send to start the transfer to your iOS device.

Selected location for the automatic album creation
Selected location for the automatic album creation

Transfer into a an existing album or new album

If you want to select an existing album on your iOS device or create a new album to transfer your photos and videos to, please select Change album in the selection box.

Change album
Change album

Click on the plus button and choose New album... to create a new album on your iOS device.

Create new album
Create new album

Enter a title for your new album and click OK

Enter album title
Enter album title

Select the new album or select an existing album and click on Select to confirm the selection.

Selected album
Selected album

Click on Send to start the transfer to your iOS device.

Selected album for the transfer
Selected album for the transfer

As your photos and videos are transferred to the target device, PhotoSync shows you the progress of the transfer.

Transfer progress
Transfer progress

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