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 How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone?

May 31, 2016 10:46 AM/Posted By Chann Ethan to iPhone Data Recovery

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  • Some questions from Yahoo answers.
    1、Possible to recover deleted photos from iPhone? I had some photos stored on an app but I accidentally deleted the app. Is there anyway to recover these photos? - Melodyma

    2、How do I recover deleted photos from my iPhone?
    I deleted a couple of photos by accient and I now want them back, I didn't sinc my iPhone whilst i had the photos on, is there anyway i can retrieve them by using some sort of softwhere so anything like that. thanks - Sterling

    Actually, there are two ways to recover deleted Photos from iPhone:
    Way 1: Directly Recover deleted photos from iPhone
    Way 2: Extract iTunes backup to recover iPhone photos
    Way 3: Recover iPhone Deleted Photos from iCloud Backup

    To recover deleted photos on iPhone, need an iPhone Data Recovery or iPhone Data Recovery for Mac first, download the free trial version below to check your deleted photos before you recover them.


    Lauching FoneLab, you will get the user interface below.
    iPhone Calendar Recovery - main screenshot
    Note: Remember to upgrade your iTunes version to the latest one.

    Way 1: Directly Recover deleted photos from iPhone
    Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer, Select the "Recover from iOS Device" Mode. The interface as below, select the type of data you want to recover, then click on "Scan".
    iPhone Photo Recovery - main interface
    Then follow the description in the window to "Start" scanning your iPhone.
    How to recover deleted photos from iPhone

    Step 2. Preview and recover deleted photos on iPhone
    When the scan finishes, all found data will be listed in clear, organized categories. To preview your photos, you can choose Camera Roll or Photo Stream. Photos found here are not only those deleted, but also includes those still on your iPhone. If you only want to get those deleted pictures, you can refine the result by sliding the button in the red area on the interface below, to only display deleted items. Mark those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.
    recover deleted photos on iPhone

    Way 2: Extract iTunes backup to recover iPhone photos
    when you synchronize your iPhone with iTunes, the previous data on your iPhone has been automatically stored to be a .sqlitedb file by iTunes. This backup file is going to be continually updated along with the later sync, and also the content can't be viewed or obtained. For that reason, in case you have synced your iPhone with iTunes, there exists a opportunity to recover deleted photos from iPhone.

    Additionally there is a thing you must take notice: Don't sync your iPhone anymore after the photo loss, or the backup file will probably be updated and you'll never get them back from iTunes backup.

    Step 1. Scan your iTunes backup
    After installing and running the program, move to "Recover from iTunes Backup File" and you'll get the interface as follow. All your iTunes backup files have been found and displayed. Choose the one for your iPhone and click "Start Scan".
    Recover deleted iPhone photos - from iTunes backup

    Step 2. Preview and recover iPhone deleted Photos
    When the scan finishes, all the content contained in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories as Photos & Videos, Contacts, Messages, Call History and Notes. You can preview the detailed content of any of them before you perform the photo recovery for iPhone.

    To recover deleted photos from iPhone 11 Pro Max/11 Pro/11, iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/ 8 Plus / 8 / 7 Plus / 7 / 6S Plus / 6S / SE, you only need to check the "Camera Roll " & "Photo Stream" option and hit the "Recover" to save all the deleted photos on your computer.
    Recover deleted photos from iPhone - iTunes backup

    Step 3. Do backup well
    In order to avoid losing your important photos, immedate backup is very important and useful. Don't forget to back up them on your computer well.

    Way 3: Recover iPhone deleted photos from iCloud Backup
    Step 1: Download and extract your iCloud backup
    On the program main window, select the recovery mode "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Then login in your iCloud account, you will find some iCloud backup files, choose the right one and download & extract it, you will get the iPhone deleted photos.
    Recover iPhone Deleted photos from iCloud backup

    Step 2: Preview and recover iPhone photos
    Once the scan stops, you can preview all contents in the iCloud backup file. Choose the one you want to tick it, and then save it to your computer by clicking on the Recover button.
    Recover iphone deleted photos from iCloud backup


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