Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac

    Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac, available in the Mac App Store, is the tool you need to sync your favorite music, photos and videos, movies and TV shows, and podcasts with your Mac and your Windows Phone. You can also copy files from your phone to your Mac, and update your Windows Phone software and restore your phone to a backup.

     

    Keep in mind:

    • Windows Phone can't play Apple lossless encoded (AAC) music files.
    • Protected media files, such as protected MPEG-4 files, in your iTunes or iPhoto libraries won't sync.

     

     

    Sync music, pictures, videos, and podcasts

    1. Connect your Windows Phone to your Mac using the USB cable that came with your phone. Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac should open automatically. If it does not, click Windows Phone 7 Connect in the Applications folder.
    2. In the left pane, click the type of media that you want to sync: Music, Photos & Videos, Movies & TV Shows, or Podcasts.
    3. Select what you want to sync:
      • Music: Check Sync music.
      • Photos and videos: Check Sync photos and videos.
      • Movies and TV shows: Check Sync movies and TV shows.
      • Podcasts: Check Sync podcasts.
    4. Click Sync.

     

     

    Restore data

    1. Connect your Windows Phone to your Mac using the USB cable that came with your phone. Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac should open automatically. If it does not, click Windows Phone 7 Connect in the Applications folder.
    2. In the left pane, click the Device Name.
    3. Click Device Options.
    4. Click Restore
    5. Follow the instructions to restore your phone to the most recent backup.  If the Restore button is unavailable, it means that there is no backup available for this phone.

     

     

    Update the Windows Phone software

    1. Connect your Windows Phone to your Mac using the USB cable that came with your phone. Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac should open automatically. If it does not, click Windows Phone 7 Connect in the Applications folder.
    2. In the left pane, click the Device Name.
    3. Click Install Updates.

     

     

    Copy files from your phone to your Mac

    1. Connect your Windows Phone to your Mac using the USB cable that came with your phone. Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac should open automatically. If it does not, in the Applications folder, click Windows Phone 7 Connector.
    2. In the left pane, click Browse Device, then select the files you want to copy.
    3. Click Import Selected Items to copy the files to the corresponding library on your Mac.
    4. Drag and drop the files to your Desktop or to a specific folder.