How to import to Photos on Mac from Mail, Messages, and other apps

When you receive an image or photo in an email or see one on the web that you want to save to the Photos app, it can be a little difficult if you’re new to Mac or simply aren’t sure how. By importing to Photos, you can then add the image to an album, share it, or simply save with the rest of your pictures for safe keeping.

Here, we’ll show you how to import images directly to Photos on your Mac from places like Mail, Messages, and other apps.