How can I transfer a GEDCOM file between my Mac or PC and my iOS device?

Note: On macOS 10.15 Catalina, iTunes is no longer required for file transfer, you can access your iOS device directly via the Finder.

To copy a GEDCOM file to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch use Apple iTunes, which can be downloaded for free from  

Open iTunes

Connect your iOS device to your computer and open iTunes and select your iDevice on the left side of the navigation menu.  

Open the FileSharing section

Select MobileFamilyTree The documents currently stored on your iDevice will be displayed at the right side under “FamilyTreeDocuments”.  

Import or export the file

Click “Add..” to add a new file to MobileFamilyTree 9 or click “Save To…” to save a file from your iDevice on your Mac.