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Best way to copy iPhone SE data to Mac

Best way to copy iPhone SE data to Mac

iPhone SE is the latest iPhone released by Apple.inc a few days ago. It has the same body as iPhone 5s but with more powerful performance. If you don’t like bigger screen like iPhone 6S or Plus, iPhone SE is the best choice for you to become an iPhone fan.

 

Copy iPhone SE Data to Mac

Since iPhone SE is a smart phone, it’s good idea to copy the iPhone SE data to Mac for backup in case of lose any important files like Contacts, Photos, Messages, Notes, etc. Here I will show you the best way to backup your iPhone data to Mac, it’s not only work for iPhone SE, but also other iPhone series like iPhone 6s/6s plus, iPhone 7, etc.

The tool you need is this Phone Transfer, why I recommend it? Here are a few features you might interested in.

  1. It can backup phone data to Mac and restore it without interfering with the quality.
  2. It is also a phone to phone transfer that enables you to transfer any contents from phone to phone.
  3. It supports cross-platform transfer for data without the risk losing the data or messing up with its quality.
  4. It allows you to transfer iCloud backup to iPhone, Android and other devices easily.
  5. You can use it to transfer music, contacts, photos, video and other types of files from iTunes to your iPhone with ease.

Now, let’s start the guide to copy iPhone SE data to Mac

 

Step 1: Install the Phone Transfer

Download the Phone Transfer and install it. I have scan the file with Virus Protector like Norton, it’s safe and clean. And then launch the app, you will need to look for the tab labeled “Backup Your Phone” and then click on it. This will take you to the backup window.

 

Step2. Connect iPhone SE to Mac

Connect your iPhone to your Mac with a USB cable. The Phone Transfer will your iPhone SE automatically as follow:

 

Step 3: Select iPhone SE Files and Copy to Mac

Now check the data you want to transfer from your iPhone SE to Mac. You can select contacts, text messages, calendar, apps, call logs, and so on. Once have checked the data, you will need to click on “Start Copy” to start copying the data. After the copying process completes, you can check your Mac to verify if the data was copied successfully.

Here are more free resources for iPhone users

Top 7 Free iPhone Contacts Backup Apps

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2 Free ways to transfer files from iPad to Mac

2 Free ways to transfer files from iPad to Mac

Method 1. Transfer iPad files to Mac with Email

The greatest advantage of using the e-mail way to send a file is that you don’t need USB cord to connect your iPad to your Mac, they don’t even have to be close, as you can send the file from your iPad when you are away from home and open it later when you are by your Macbook.

Step 1. The important thing that we should make clear is that sending a file from an iPad via e-mail actually starts with the file itself. So, for example, if you are sending a PDF file, open it and then choose the shown button in the upper-right corner, and then select E-mail photo.

Step 2. You will be taken to your mail client. Fill out all the needed fields and send the e-mail to the desired address.

Step 3. Next, simply use your Mac to access your e-mail account, open the right e-mail and download the file. Note that the e-mail you are sending the file to and the mail you are opening on your Mac need to be the same.

 

Method 2. Transfer iPad files to Mac with TunesGo

Step 1. Connect iPad with Mac via a USB cable and launch the iPad to Mac transfer tool – TunesGo. iPad to Mac transfer app will detect your iPad automatically. You will notice that TunesGo has recognized your device and that it is connecting it.

Step 2. Select the file type. As you can see, you can choose from various types of files listed in the left part of the screen, like Music, Movies, Photos etc. For this tutorial, we will choose to transfer movies from iPad to Mac. Click on Movies on the left and you will get a screen that will list all available movies on your iPad. You simply have to select the movies you want to transfer now by clicking on them and marking them.

Step 3. Next, notice the Export button above the Movies list. You should click the Export button, and then make a selection to Export to Mac. This will export the files to your Macbook.

How to downgrade from iOS 8 back to iOS 7

How to downgrade from iOS 8 back to iOS 7

The official iOS 8 was released a few days ago, you must exist to upgrade to it. But there are some bugs for iOS 8, if you are regret to update to the iOS 8, here is a step by step guide help you downgrade from iOS 8 back to iOS 7. Easy to follow, even you are computer newbie can handle it.

 

Tips: You’d better to backup your data before the downgrade. iCloud and iTunes can help you do the backup. I’d recommend the iCloud method, it’s easier. Go to your iOS device ‘Settings’ -> ‘Storage & Backup’, turn on the ‘iCloud Backup’, and click ‘Back Up Now’. The backup will be start automatically, it will take a few minutes to finish the backup.

 

Backup with iCloud
Backup with iCloud

 

Now. Let’s Start the steps to downgrade iOS. I will take my iPhone as sample in this guide, the operation steps are the same for iPad and iPod Touch.

 

Step1. Turn off the iPhone. Push the Home button and hold it, while you plug it into the computer. Wait until you see the screen that announces you to connect to iTunes.

 

Step2. iTunes should announce you that an iPhone is in the recovery mode. It needs to be restored if you want to use it. Click OK.

 

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Step3. Restore the device by clicking the Restore iPhone. A new window will appear. It will ask you if you are sure about restoring your device. Click on the Restore and Update button.

 

Step4. iTunes will start downloading the official firmware, which is iOS 7.1.1. When the download is done, it will be installed automatically.

 

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Sometimes, you will find your iPhone is stuck in ‘Connect to iTunes’ screen, and then you can follow this guide to get your iPhone out of recovery mode.

 

If you need more detail steps, here is a step by step video guide from YouTube to help you downgrade from iOS 8 to iOS 7.

How to make PDF file on Mac

How to make PDF file on Mac

PDF file is the most popular document format nowadays. It’s widely used in Magazine, Email, Website, Ebook, Agreement and so on. Here is an explanation about PDF from Wikipedia. Let you know more about PDF. Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to represent documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating system. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it.

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If you have some documents that you want to convert into PDF format, here is a step by step guide will show you how to do the job. The tool you need is this PDF Creator, this tool is not only a PDF maker, but also a PDF Editor that can help you edit PDF and add passwords to secure your PDF files. Now let’s start the guide.

Step1. After you download the PDF Creator, double click it and follow the steps to install the PDF Creator, and then launch it.

Step2. Now navigate to the File menu and click the Create tab, you will get a drop-down list with options to make PDF. Click on the PDF From File option, you will open a file browse window. Then select the file you want and import it to the program. Your file will be opened with this program in PDF format.

Next you can just go to the File menu, and select the Save as option, then specify a directory to save the output file. Last, click the Save button, and you have finished creating your PDF file.

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Tips: You can use the merging function to join your several PDF files into one single PDF. To do so, just go to File and click the Create tab, then select Combine Files into a Single PDF option. A pop-up window will appear for you to import files. Click on the Add Files button on the top left corner of the window and choose the files you need. Then click the Combine button, the files will be opened in a PDF. Now you can just use Command and S key to save the PDF file.

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That’s all, it couldn’t be easier to create PDF file like that on Mac.

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How to use iMovie to rotate videos

How to use iMovie to rotate videos

Sometimes you may record videos with your phone and you want to rotate the video. And here is a step by step guide will show you how to use iMovie to rotate the videos, the tutorial is easy to understand, even you are new to Mac can handle it.

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iMovie is a proprietary video editing software application sold by Apple Inc. for the Mac and iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch). Many Youtubers use iMovie to make and edit video for his YouTube channel, you can refer to this website to learn more tips about iMovie. Now, let’s start the guide.

Step1. Open your iMovie project first and import your video. iMovie supports MP4/MOV video, if your videos are not supported by iMovie, you can use this video converter for mac to convert the video first.

Step2. After you add the video into iMovie, hit the Rotate button to rotate your videos to the left or right. Each click turns your image 90 degrees.

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Step3. Click the Play button in the viewer to preview the video. When you’re satisfied with the video rotating effect, simply click Done to finish rotating videos in iMovie.

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How to import AVCHD video into iMovie for editing

How to import AVCHD video into iMovie for editing

If you have a Camcorder and you want to import the camcorder video into iMovie for editing, you can follow this step by step guide to add your Camcorder AVCHD video to iMovie. This tutorial is easy to understand, even you are Mac newbie can handle with it.

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In order to upload your AVCHD files onto iMovie, you can either plug-in your camcorder using the USB cable provided or slot in your memory card with a card reader. Alternatively, you can also transfer your files through the FireWire port. Once again, not all Mac PCs comes with it. If you do, you can easily identify it with the ‘Y’ icon stamped on the port. However, the recently bought Macs should have both the USB and FireWire port with them. The latest iMovie ’11 doesn’t seem to support or are able to import video files directly. Depending on the version of iMovie that you have installed on your Mac, the list of supported or compatible camcorders might differ.

 

It’s also recommended to update your iMovie to the latest version so you’ll be given more options to upload the range of file formats (i.e. MPEG-2, MPEG-4 or AVCHD).If it’s not supported, try to drag the file into QuickTime and then export it as an MOV file type. The poor export quality after conversion is noticeable, and hence it’s might not come across as the best option around. The other alternative is to convert your AVCHD files to an iMovie supported file types for editing with a mac video converter. You can probably try this Mac Video Converter, so you can retain the original quality of your video for further editing purposes. Now, let’s start the guide.

 

Step1. Connect Camcorder to Mac through Cable

After you install the Mac Video Converter, simply plug-in your camcorder with the USB cable. The video converter will automatically scan and fetch all of your files.

Step2. Load the AVCHD video from Camcorder

Your files will be neatly displayed with a pre-tick on Select All. If you wish to select the files for uploading manually, simply untick the Select All. Once you have chosen the files that you wanted to edit with iMovie, all you have to do is click on Load.

Step3. Convert the AVCHD video to iMovie compatbile video

You don’t have to worry if you’re unsure of which is the best format for uploading your files onto iMovie as this Mac Video Converter provides you a preset output format to iMovie. You just need to select iMovie as your output conversion format in the Editing’s menu and the video converter will automatically optimize your files so it’s compatible for iMovie. Download and try the video converter right now!

How to convert Digital Video Recorder DVR video to MP4 video on Mac

How to convert Digital Video Recorder DVR video to MP4 video on Mac

Most digital video recorder records video in DVR format, if you want to edit the video on iMovie or Final Cut Por, or you want to transfer the video to your portable devices like iPad, iPhone and iPod, or you want to burn the DVR video to DVD for backup. You have to convert the DVR video to MP4 video in advanced, and this step by step guide will show you how to convert DVR to MP4.

The tool you need is this DVR to MP4 Converter for Mac, you can free download it directly from here. I have scanned it with virus protector and sure it’s safe and clean without any spyware.

Now, let’s start the guide.

Step1. Step1. Drag and drop your DVR videos to the mac video converter. This DVR converter supports batch conversion, so you can add more than one file at a time.

Tips: If you need to join multiple DVR video clips into a single video, you need to tick the “Merge all videos into one file” option at the moment.

DVR to MP4 Converter

Step2. Click the “Output Format” drop-down format list and select “MP4” from “Format”>”Video” as the output format. You can also click the setting button to open the parameter panel, and you can customize the video code, video resolution, bitrate, etc.

Step3. Click the “Convert” button to start the DVR to MP4 conversion. After the convertsion is finished, you can click the output button to locate your converted video. And then you can make further use of the MP4 video, like edit or upload it to your Apple player.

How to recover iPhone photos

How to recover iPhone photos

Sometimes, you may delete your iPhone photos by accident, and these photos are really important for you. And here is a step by step guide will show you how to recover your iPhone photos. This tutorial is easy to follow, even you are computer idiot can understand it.

 

Please pay attention: Don’t sync your iPhone with iTunes. And then set your iPhone into the flight mode and don’t use it until you find those photos. This will increase the ratio to retrieve your iPhone photos.

 

The tool you need is this iPhone Photos Recovery. This program has both Windows Version and Mac Version, and this guide is based on Windows Version. And we took iPhone 5 as example. Now, let’s start the guide.

 

Step1. Download iPhone Photo Recovery and install it on your computer, Plug in iPhone to computer. Then you’ll get the main interface as follow.

 

 

Step2. You have to set your iPhone into DFU mode to let the software scan your iPhone.

1). Hold your iPhone and click “Start”.
2). Press “Home” and “Power” button at the same time when you click “Start”, and hold for 10 seconds. The iPhone Photo Recovery will count it for you.
3). After 10 seconds, release “Power” and keep pressing “Home” for another 10 seconds.
4. When you’re told that you’ve successfully entered the DFU mode, the iPhone photo recovery will automatically scan your iPhone for data as follow.

 

 

Step3. After the scan, the iPhone photo recovery will return a list of all the photos on your iPhone, including the deleted photos. Now you can preview the photos and choose the photos you want to retrieve. And then click “Recover”, that’s all. When the process is finished, you will find the deleted photos back on your iPhone.