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How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone

Some iPhone users have question: "Can I recover iPhone photos after iOS update? How to restore iPhone photos after iOS 12/11/10/9 update? How to restore deleted notes on iPhone 6?" or recover lost iPhone photos without iTunes/iCloud backup?

Unfortunately, your iPhone doesn't have a Trash Bin in which your deleted photos can be stored. If you accidently delete photos on your iPhone or iPhone recovery mode get photos off, you need to learn how to retrieve deleted photos from iPhone. In this article, you will get 3 solutions to get back lost photos from iPhone XR/XS/X/8/7/6s/6/5s/5 in iOS 12/11/10/9.

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iTunes Can't Restore/Storage Photos to Computer in Readable Format

In fact, iTunes will automatically generate a backup file of your iPhone data when you sync your iPhone with iTunes every time. However, this file is unreadable. iOS Data Recovery is a professional application that can help you recover your disappeared photos in 3 modes, which including extracting deleted pictures from iTunes backup, restoring photos from iCloud, and recovering lost photos from iPhone directly without iTunes/iCloud backup. Have a free download of this software. And you can recover deleted iPhone photos on Mac or on Windows.

It enables you to recover deleted photos from iPhone XR/XS/X/8/7/SE/6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus, iPad or iPod touch. And best of all, they only take you a couple clicks of your mouse to recover photos from stolen/broken iPhone. Now select a correct recovery mode according to your condition.

Part I: Guide to Extract Photos from iTunes Backup

Part II: Steps to Extract Deleted Photos from iCloud

Part III: Steps to Recover Photos from iPhone devices directly without Backup

Part 1: How to Extract Deleted Photos from iTunes Backup on Mac/Windows?

Well, just follow us to see how to operate software to recover deleted photos from iPhone step by step. Here we just list how to recover deleted iPhone photos for Windows, the steps of how to recover deleted iPhone photos on Mac or how to recover deleted photos from iPhone on Mac are the same:

Step 1: Select an iTunes Backup File

After launch this program, select "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File", you will find iPhone backup file is shown, as well as device name, the date when you synced your iPhone, and serial number. Select it and click "Start Scan".

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Step 2: Select Deleted Photos on iPhone

After scanning, you can preview all your lost photos on your iPhone in thumbnail, no matter the photo from your camera roll or those you transferred from somewhere. Tick "Photos" to select all photos, or tick the photo file one by one in the right. Click "Recover" to start recover deleted iPhone images.

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Step 3: Enter a Location to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone

A window pops up to remind you choose a folder to save your recovered photos on your computer. Now you have successfully recover deleted photos from iPhone after iOS 10/9/8/7 upgrade.

Part 2: How to Recover Photos from iCloud Backup?

This part shows you how to recover deleted photos from iCloud backup if you have backed up iPhone via iCloud.

Start UltData(iPhone Data Recovery), select "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" mode, and sign in iCloud with your Apple ID and password. (Note: We promise not to collect your account information)

The steps are quite easy: Login in iCloud account -> Select and download iCloud backup -> Preview and recover deleted photos from iCloud.

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Part III: How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone without Backup?

If you don't have any backup, don't worry, you can still get back lost photos with iOS Data Recovery. Connect iPhone device with computer, and start program, select "Recover Data from iOS Device"

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Select files type to scan and you can preview lost photos prior to recover.

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Choose files and click Recover. Your lost photos are recovered successfully.

Video Tutorial of Recovering Photos from iPhone

The Bottom Line

Now we have introduced 3 ways to rescue lost photos from iPhone. You can easily recover deleted photos from iPhone after sync, or after data loss with this iPhone photos recovery software.