How to Recover Photos from Disabled iPhone without Backup [Fixed]

Your iPhone gets disabled if you drop it or forgot the password or it gets stuck during an upgrade. But the most plausible reason is when someone enters the wrong passcode to unlock the iPhone. The first five attempts are just fine but after that, your device will get locked for a specific period. And it will make the device inaccessible. And the biggest dilemma will hit you when you don't have a backup of the files on your iPhone, so can I recover data from disabled iPhone without backup?

Part 1. Can I Recover Photos from a Disabled iPhone without Backup?

Once a device gets disabled, any user would be worried about the stored data. The probability of recovering the files from your device entirely depends on your device status. You can take help of a third-party recovery tool to know how to recover photos from disabled iPhone without backup. And if you have a backup of the photos, then you can simply retrieve them from the backup file.

So, in this article, we will learn how to recover photos from disabled iPhone without backup.

Part 2. How to Recover Photos from Disabled iPhone without Backup

At first, we will discuss the iPhone which is disabled but still working as your computer can recognize it. This iPhone will have a better chance of recovery. But to do this, you will need help from a professional tool like UltFone iOS Data Recovery. The software is capable of retrieving photos from iPhone as long as it in working condition.

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The main features of this tool are given below:

  • Allows selective recovery of photos and other file types.
  • Recover files without restoring your device or without backup.
  • Support for almost 30+ types of data like Call History, contacts, videos, messages, etc.
  • Compatible with most of the iOS devices including iPhone 12/11/X/8/7/6/5/4 and iOS versions.

Steps to Recover Photos from Disabled iPhone without Backup

  • Step 1 Launch the application on the system and connect your iPhone with it. By default, you will find yourself in the Recover from iOS Device tab.

    connect disabled iPhone to computer
  • Step 2 As the device is detected by the software, the supported data types will be displayed on the screen. Click on the Start Scan button and it is advised that you select the types which you specifically want to recover.

    choose data to scan
  • Step 3 The results will be displayed on the screen according to their file types. Click on the Photos option and select the files that you want to recover. Choose as many files as you want and press the Recover button to download them on your PC.

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Note: If your iPhone is disabled because you forgot passcode and iTunes won't recognize iPhone unless you enter the passcode. This software also won't detect your iPhone and as a result, you won't be able to recover photos from disabled iPhone without backup using this tool.

Part 3. Useful Tips: How to Fix iPhone Disabled without Backup

When an iPhone is disabled and locked, if the computer can not recognize your iPhone, you can not recover data from disabled iPhone without backup, but anyhow you can unlock iPhone to use it as a new one, try the following two ways to fix disabled iPhone.

Tip 1. Restore in iTunes (Synced before)

If your iPhone has been synced and trusted with a computer before, you can restore it in iTunes directly to fix disabled iPhone without backup. If not, please use the other methods instead.

Go to iTunes Summery and click Restore iPhone to restore it.

fix iphone is disabled in iTunes

Tip 2. Recovery Mode / DFU Mode Restore

If your iPhone have not trusted with a computer, you have to put your iPhone in recovery mode or DFU mode to make iTunes detect it.

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When iTunes detect your iPhone in recovery mode, you can restore it in iTunes now.

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Tip 3. An Easier Way to Repair Disabled iPhone for Beginners

You can also use a system repair tool to unlock a disabled iPhone if iTunes can't walk through this problem. There are some tools were said to fix iOS problem, but the best one is UltFone iOS System Repair. It is professionally designed to repair iPhone system problems. The common system problems like black screen and reboot loop can be fixed without data loss, the passcode locked iPhone can be fixed by selecting Factory Reset feature.

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It will instruct you to download the firmware package without hassle.

download firmware package for disaled iPhone

Just follow the onscreen tip to complete the process. Your disabled iPhone will be repaired fine and you can set it up as a new phone.

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Wrap It Up

We hope that now you know how to recover photos from disabled iPhone without backup. UltFone iOS Data Recovery enables you to recover photos from disabled iPhone if it is still workable. Actually this iPhone data recovery tool supports to recover over 30 types of data from disabled, broken or dead iPhone.

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