How to Stop iPhoto From Launching After Connecting Your iPhone to Mac


iPhoto on your Mac allows you to find, sort and rediscover your favourite pictures. It also allows you to edit your pictures and later share them on Social networks like Facebook and Twitter. However, this useful utility could be frustrating at times, because it launches every time you connect your iPhone to Mac.


Fortunately, you can stop iPhoto from launching after connecting your iPhone to Mac. Like always, the solution is available in your Mac’s Preferences settings. Launch iPhoto on your Mac and head over to Preferences. From Connection camera opens option select “No application” and you are done. Follow these steps to do the same.

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How to Stop iPhoto From Launching After Connecting Your iPhone to Mac

Step 1: Open iPhoto on your Mac.

Step 2: From the Menu bar, select iPhoto and click on Preferences.

Step 3: Select “No Applications” for the “Connection camera opens” option.

Step 4: Now close preferences window to save the settings.

Step 5: Now connect your iPhone or iPad to your Mac and see if you have successfully stopped iPhoto from launching automatically.

By following the above steps, you can stop iPhoto from opening automatically. If you ever want to launch iPhoto automatically then you can just revert the settings by selecting iPhoto instead of no applications.


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