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How can I prevent iPhoto from launching everytime I plug my iPad/iPhone?

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Do this:

  1. Plug in your iPad/iPhone
  2. Open Image Capture
  3. Select your device ("devMikePad")
  4. Press the triangle in square symbol in the lower left corner.
  5. Select "No application" in the menu.

Here is a picture showing what to look for on Snow Leopard or Yosemite.

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Interestingly this works also with Android devices (tested with Yosemite). –  Calimo Feb 16 at 13:04

iPhoto:
Preferences > General > "Connecting Camera Opens ..."
set it to "No Application"

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