Home >> iPhone File Transfer >> Cannot Import Photos from iPhone to Computer

Can’t Import Photos from iPhone after iOS 10 Update - Here’s the Fix

October 28, 2016 04:05 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone File Transfer
Follow @JenefeyAaron

“After installing iOS 10 on my 5c, iPhoto won't import photos. It says it can't because my iPhone is locked with a passcode. It does this even when the phone is open, and even if I have my passcode turned off. Is anyone else having this problem? Can anyone help?”

importing error

iPhone camera allows us to capture the memorable moments and save the tracks of our life. Sometimes we transfer pictures from iPhone to computer to make backups and iPhoto can be the best choice. Many people have upgraded their iPhone to iOS 10 to get away from the crank calls or to gain more fluent experience of watching videos. However, some users may encounter several annoying problems after iOS 10/10.3 update, iPhoto cannot import photos from iPhone is the one I came across on Apple Support Community.

Part 1:How to Fix “Cannot Import Photos from iPhone after iOS 10 Update"

Part 2: Alternative Ways to Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac

Part 1: How to Fix “Cannot Import Photos from iPhone after iOS 10 Update"

If you cannot import photos from iPhone after iOS 10/10.1/10.2/10.3 update, below are some possible fixes for you:

Part 2: Alternative Ways to Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac

Solution 1: Get Photos from iPhone to Mac with Preview

Preview allows you to view anything on the Mac and pictures are included. Thus this is an easy way for importing iPhone photos to Mac.

use preview to import photos to mac

Solution 2: Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac Wirelessly

If you want to upload several pictures to your Mac and the iPhoto won’t work, Email will be the easiest way.

Open the Photos app on your iPhone and go to album, tap an album to choose the target one. Select the picture you want and tap on Share, Email. Type your Email address and hit Send. You can download the photos from your email on Mac with ease.

e-mail pictures

Note: The methods mentioned are both limited as they are not allow you to import all the pictures from iPhone to computer.

Solution 3: Get Photos from iPhone to Mac with Tenorshare iCareFone

To import photos from iPhone to mac successfully, we highly recommend you Tenorshare iCareFone Mac, best alternative to iPhoto to upload all your iPhone pictures, music, call history as well as other data to computer without using iTunes.

Free Download For Win 10/8.1/8/7/XP
Secure Download
Free Download For macOS 10.13 and below
Secure Download

Step 1: Run the software after free downloading and installation, connect iPhone to computer and then choose “File Manager” on the main interface.

launch the software

Step 2: Choose the “Photos” icon to preview all of the photos in your iPhone.

choose the file manager

Step 3: Select the one you need and click “Export” button to save the photos in your computer.

import iphone photos to computer
Note: After moving photos from iPhone/iPad to Mac for backup, you can delete these photos as well as other unnecessary files from your iPhone with Tenorshare iCareFone easily.

Now you have imported all your photos to computer successfully. If you still have any questions or you got any better ideas, don’t forget to leave us a message!

Free Download For Win 10/8.1/8/7/XP
Secure Download
Free Download For macOS 10.13 and below
Secure Download
Related Articles
How to Download Photos to Computer from iPhone Free
2 Easy Methods to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Mac
The Best Way to Transfer WhatsApp Data from iPhone 7/7 Plus to PC
comments powered by Disqus
Recommend Products
Tenorshare iCareFone(iPhone Care Pro)
for Mac
User Reviews ( 20 )
Free DownloadFree Download
Clean & Speedup
Cleanup and Speedup iPhone
Delete Duplicate iPhone Photos
Clean iPhone Corrupted Media Files
Clear Application Cache on iPad
Free Up iCloud Storage
Delete Apps from iPhone
Data Transfer
Import Health Data to New iPhone
Transfer Photos from iPhone to Windows PC
Transfer Calendar from iPhone to Mac
Fix iTunes Won't Transfer Music to iPhone
Export iBooks to PC/Mac without iTunes
Fix iOS Stuck
Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode
Fix iPhone Frozen on Apple Logo
iPhone Stuck in Zoom Mode
Fix iPhone Stuck on Verifying Updates
Fix iPhone Stuck on Black/Negative Screen
Fix iPhone Black Screen of Death
Reboot a Frozen or Hung iPhone
Backup & Restore
Backup and Restore iPhone
Backup a Disabled iPhone
iTunes Cannot Backup iPhone
System Repair
Repair iOS Operating System
iPhone Tips
iPhone 7/7 Plus
iOS 10
iOS Recovery
iPhone Fix
Android Recovery
Windows Recovery
Mac Recovery
iOS Tuneup
iPhone Transfer
Card Recovery
Windows Tuneup
WhatsApp Recovery
iTunes Cleanup
iTunes Unlock
Ads Remove
Windows Boot
Audio Record
Video Convert
Video Download
PDF Convert
Windows Password
iTunes Repair