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How to Backup iPhone Camera Roll to Mac

Every day you may take some photos and videos with your iPhone camera, which are saved in your iPhone camera roll. What if you want to share these photos and videos with your family or friends on your Mac? Or what if your iPhone has no more space to store new photos and videos soon and you need to take more new photos and videos?

People will say at this time you may be in heavy demand for a backup tool which can backup your camera roll photos and videos on your Mac. iTunes is the first choice for many Apple users, but everytime iTunes will sync the Apple devices which make many users be afraid.

Here I would like to share two smarter backup tools. One is Syncios iOS to Mac Manager which can backup all your contents in your camera roll for free, and the other one is Syncios iOS to Mac Transfer which will transfer your contents in your camera roll in just one click.

Method 1: How to Backup All the Contents in Your iPhone Camera Roll to Mac for Free

First I want to share this totally free iOS to Mac backup tool Syncios iOS to Mac Manager which can backup all the contents in your camera roll from iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus to Mac. It will just backup your iPhone to Mac without syncing your device. What’s more, it also supports to transfer your music, videos, contacts, ebooks, Apps, call history, messages, notes and bookmarks between your iPhone and Mac.

Step One: Download and install Syncios iOS to Mac Manager on your computer.

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*Please be sure that iTunes have already been installed on your Mac for running this free Syncios iOS to Mac Manager. But you do not have to run iTunes when using Syncios iOS to Mac Manager.

Step Two: Connect your iPhone to Mac with a USB cable and launch Syncios iOS to Mac Manager, which can automatically detect your iPhone in just one or two seconds. And then you can see the main interface with your device on it.

Step Three: Go to the left panel of Syncios iOS to Mac Manager, you can see there are several tabs listed there, including Media, Photo, Book, Apps, Contact, Call History, Messages, Note and Bookmark. Unfold Photo tab, click Camera Roll on the right panel. After that just select the files you want to copy, click Export option, and then you can back up the contents in your camera roll from iPhone to Mac.

Backup iPhone Camera Roll to Mac for Free

Method 2: How to Backup All the Contents in Your iPhone Camera Roll to Mac in just One Click

A simpler way to backup yout iPhone Camera Roll is to transfer all the contents to Mac with Syncios iOS to Mac Transfer in just one click. With this wonderful tool, you can also transfer your music, photos, contacts, messages, call logs, notes and books in just one click.

Step One: Download and install Syncios iOS to Mac Transfer on your computer.

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Win Version
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Mac Version

*Please note that iTunes is installed on your Mac before running this Syncios iOS to Mac Transfer. But you do not have to start iTunes when using Syncios iOS to Mac Transfer.

Step Two: Plug your iPhone to Mac with a USB cable and launch Syncios iOS to Mac Transfer, which can also automatically detect your iPhone in just one or two seconds. And then you can see the home screen with your device on it.

Step Three: Select Backup your Phone in the home screen of Data Transfer, and you will be taken to the backup interface. The files you can backup to computer is automatically checked and please select your DCIM Photos. After that simply click on Start Copy button, then the program will start backing up. The process will take some time depending on the file size.

Backup iPhone Camera Roll to Mac in just One Click

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Backup iPhone Camera Roll for Free

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