Transferring files from an Android smartphone or tablet to Mac. It can be a tedious task if you’re new to Apple’s OSX for iMac, Macbook Pro or Macbook Air. Plug and play doesn’t work on Mac OS like it works on Microsoft Windows. You need a dedicated software to transfer files from Android if you’re using iMac. One such software is Android File Transfer. It is a software by the tech giant Google, Inc. that will enable you to view and transfer files and photos from any Android device to any machine running Mac OS X 10.5 or later. It may lack advance functionality but it is a freemium and completely ad free. Here’s how to use this software to transfer files from Android to Mac.
Step 1: Browse to Android File Transfer website.
Step 2: Once you’re on the website, click on the green Download Now button.
Step 3: After the download is completed, launch the installer (androidfiletransfer.dmg).
Step 4: Launch the application.
Step 4: Drag the Android File Transfer icon to Applications icon.
Step 5: Now, plug in your Android device and make sure the screen is unlocked.
Step 6: A window will open like shown below.
Step 7: That is all. You can now transfer and view files or even delete or create a new folder.