There are several ways to connect iPhone to Mac computer to sync your data, be more productive, and to easily transfer files to and from any device. One of the easiest ways to establish a connection between these two devices is Commander One. However, there are several more variants for your consideration. So, let’s start.
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Commander One offers the most convenient and fast file transfer between iPhone and Mac. With the help of this app you can get to the content stored on your phone within a minute and be able to work with it as with the one stored on your Mac computer. This method of connecting iPhone to Mac requires a simple USB cable. Here’s how to link iPhone to Mac.
Search for it in the Finder’s sidebar. After that select the phone icon and click "Trust" on your Mac screen.
Click "Trust" on your iPhone screen.
There are 2 ways to sync iPhone and Mac with iTunes, depending on how your iPhone / iPad is connected to your computer:
Another way to connect your iPhone is to use iCloud, which keeps your content up to date across all your devices. This way, you can access your media and other content on Mac instead of using iTunes.
To connect your iPhone to your Mac, make sure you're signed in to the same iCloud account on both devices and have the same sync settings. Any changes you make to your content on any device will sync to iCloud first and then to devices. Here’s how to connect your iPhone to your Mac.
Continuity lets you connect your iPhone, Mac, iPad, Apple Watch, and iPod Touch together. This is a new feature to seamlessly connect iPhone to MacBook/Mac with Handoff, Universal Clipboard, iPhone Cellular Calling, SMS / MMS messaging and instant hotspot. Here’s how to sync iPhone to Mac via Continuity.
Turn on Handoff on your Mac by choosing Menu > System Preferences > General. Check the box next to Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices.
Note. If you connect your iPhone to your Mac to copy music files, sign up for iTunes Match to transfer music to iPhone, then sync your music through the cloud.
After you are signed in with your Apple ID on all of these devices, you can use the Continuity features to navigate between devices and do things like:
Apple has introduced a useful iMessage feature to macOS and iOS devices. It is possible to exchange and receive messages between iPhone and Mac. Here's how to sync Mac and iPhone via iMessage.
On your Mac, open the Messages app. If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so.
Connecting iPhone to Mac via Bluetooth is another default solution for wireless communication between these two devices. Once they are connected with Bluetooth, you can sync files between them with a simple process. Here’s how to connect iPhone to Mac via Bluetooth.
Launch the Settings icon on the iPhone, and find the Bluetooth option. Select it to enable Bluetooth function on iPhone.
Go to your Mac, click System Preferences to find Bluetooth. Select the On option.
As you see, the process of connecting iPhone to MacBook/Mac is not complicated, you just need to decide which method will be preferable for you. We recommend that you perform the procedure for the first time not in a rush but carefully and slowly following the specified algorithm.