How to Stop iPhoto from Launching when you Connect your Phone

by Ross McKillop on February 5, 2012

Mac

This very brief tutorial will show you how to stop iPhoto (or any App) from automatically opening when you plug your phone into your Mac.

  1. Connect your phone to your Mac. Quit iPhoto when it opens. Now launch Image Capture from your Applications folder.

    From the DEVICES list, select the entry that represents your phone.


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  3. In the NO NAME column (bottom left corner of the Image Capture window), select No application from the Connecting this camera opens: drop-down menu.

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  5. Going forward, iPhoto will no longer open itself when you plug your phone into your Mac. You can exit out of Image Capture now.

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