The HTC phones are now popular in the world market. There are many kinds of this phone, including the HTC Vivid, HTC Evo, HTC Flyer, HTC Desire Series, HTC One Series, etc. To back up the HTC phone data files, you can sync the data files to your computer of the Windows or the Mac. The Mac computer you can find includes the High Sierra, Sierra, EL Capitan, Yosemite, Mountain Lion, Lion and so on. So in this article, I am going to tell you how to sync the data files from your HTC phone to your Mac OS X.
Way 1. To sync files from HTC phone to Mac OS X without any third party tools
With this method, you use your phone on the computer as an external drive.
Step 1. Connect your HTC phone to your computer with a USB cable.
Step 2. If you have never connected your HTC phone to a computer, you need to enable the USB debugging now. Just go to the “Settings” > “Applications” > “Development” > “USB connected” to do it.
Step 3. After that, you can use your phone on your Mac computer as an external drive, which means you can now manage the data files of your phone directly on the computer, including copying the data files you want.
Tip: Please note that you have turned on the “USB Storage” on your HTC phone.
Way 2. To sync files from HTC phone to Mac OS X with a third party tool — iSkysoft Phone Transfer for Mac
The iSkysoft Phone Transfer for Mac is a professional tool for syncing the data files from the mobile phone to another device like the Mac computer (10.11 EL Capitan included). It offers different functions, including the “phone to phone data transfer” and “back up your phone”. The former can help you transfer the data files from the mobile phone to another mobile phone, and the later can help you transfer the data files from the mobile phone to your Mac OS X computer. And it supports many devices, so you can sync the data files from HTC phone to Mac computer with it.
Here are the main features of this tool:
- 1. It is an automatic tool which can help you transfer the data files with some simple clicks.
- 2. It can manage the data files including messages, contacts, photos, music, videos and so on.
- 3. It can not only transfer the data files, but also help you erase the data files from an old phone.
Now the tutorial is followed to transfer files from HTC phone to Mac:
Step 1. Download and install the iSkysoft Phone Transfer for Mac, and then launch it on the Mac computer.
Step 2. Choose the “Back Up Your Phone” function on the primary. And then connect your HTC phone to your Mac computer with a USB cable, so that the tool will detect your phone and show you the details of it on the primary window.
Step 3. Now, you can choose the data files that you want to sync to your computer on the little box. And then click on the “Start Copy” button to start the process.