Accessing iPhone files on Mac is deemed impossible by many iPhone users. This view is borne out of the fact that iPhone files are not intended to be seen outside the device. However, there are some ways that can be used to access these files on your Mac. Let us look at them.
See iPhone Files on Mac with an iPhone File Manager
There are many file managers in the market in the form a software program that many iPhone users use for this purpose. However, the best one we can recommend, which you might have heard about, is iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac. What makes Umate Pro to stand out? Alright, let us look at how you can use it to view iPhone files on your Mac.
Files you can access using iMyFone Umate Pro
- Current & Previously deleted Date: You can view almost all your current and deleted date on iPhone: messages, Safari data, notes and attachments, voice memos
- Media and History: Videos, photos, call history, Safari history, and chat historycan be accessed too with the help of iMyFone Umate Pro directly on Mac.
- Third-Party Apps: Accessing third-party apps like WeChat, WhatsApp, viber, kik and their attachments are very easy with this program as well.
Using steps of iMyFone Umate Pro
Step 1: Download and install Umate Pro to your Mac
Step 2: With a cable, connect your iPhone to the PC.
Step 3: Start scanning by first choosing an erase mode.
Step 4: When the scan analysis result is shown, you’ll be able to view them on Mac. Your photos and videos can also be exported to PC.
Step 5: If you want to permanently erase some data, please select the files and click Erase Now.
Umate Pro can effectively erase any iOS file you have deleted but which may still be on your iPhone device. In fact, most (if not all) files or data that you deleted can be recovered with recovery tools. However, Umate Pro erases those data permanently with no chance of recovery.
Others You May Use to Access iPhone Files
AirDrop is one of those file sharing applications that makes it easy to quickly and easily transfer files between iPhones, iPads, and Macs. In addition, AirDrop relies on Bluetooth LE to broadcast, discover, and negotiate connections, and point-to-point Wi-Fi to transfer files to Mac.
You will have to enable AirDrop by swiping up once and again. Both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth must be turned on before you can use it.
2 Dropbox and other Cloud Services
3 iCloud Drive
4 iTunes File Sharing