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2 Methods to Recover Photos from iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS

2014-03-17 18:44:19 / Updated by Jerry Cook to Apple Devices
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While transferring pictures from iPhone to PC, it said it completed, but it didn't copy everything, and you deleted everything from your iPhone? After upgrade or jailbreak iPhone, all images disappeared? It is a tragedy, isn't it? Especially it holds photos from your honeymoon and vacation. Or it had pictures of your kids from the first day till now. If you don't want to make your wife disappointed, you had better think a way to get them back now. Then how to recover iPhone photos?

Method 1: Recover iPhone Photos with iPhone Photo Recovery Software

Photos lost after syncing iphone 5? Deleted photos from my iPhone‎ by mistake? If you have fortunately synced your iPhone with iTunes ever on your Mac machine, you can use iTunes Data Recovery (iPhone Photo Recovery tool). It is the powerful and effective iTunes backup file extract software that can help you get back lost images within two simple steps. It is specifically tailed for users who has iPhone 5(including iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5), iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and other iPhone versions. Additionally, it supports the latest iOS 7.1/7. If you are using Mac and need to recover iPhone photos on Mac, use iTunes Data Recovery for Mac.

How about having no backup file? It is easy to recover photos from iPhone directly without backup by using third-party iPhone Data Recovery software.

Section 1: How to Extract Photos from iPhone Backup File and Recover iPhone Photos?

Section 2: How to Recover Photos from iPhone without iTunes Backup?

Section 1: How to Recover iPhone Photos with iPhone Backup?

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Step 1: Extract iPhone Backup File with iPhone Photo Recovery Tool

Run the program and you will see the iPhone backup file displayed in the interface immediately. Select photos and pictures you would like to extract from iTunes backup and then click "Scan".

Tips: Using this tool, you don't have to connect you iPhone to PC. Therefore, if you lost your iPhone, or your iPhone was corrupted, you can also retrieve photos.
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Step 2: Preview iPhone Photos and Restore Photos to Computer

Here you can see all backup photos are readable and list in the window. They are listed as thumbnails. After previewing them, click "Recover" and save the recovered images to your PC.

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Tips: As you can see in the interface of this software, iPhone Recovery not only can recover deleted iPhone 5 photos from backup, but also can recover contacts, call history, messages and notes as well. What's more, you can use the iPhone Photo Recovery program to recover deleted photos for iPad and iPod as well.

Section 2: How to Recover iPhone Photos without iPhone Backup?

If you need to recover photos from iPhone but have no backup file, you need to download another program -- iPhone Data Recovery Software.

Step 1: Scan Deleted iPhone Photos

Connect your iPhone to your computer. Click "Start Scan" to scan lost photos from iPhone.

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Step 3: Select and Recover Deleted iPhone Photos

After scanning, all the files on iPhone including Photos are listed in categories. You are allowed to preview all kinds of files before recovery. Select the photos or camera roll you need to recover. Click "Recover" to start to recover deleted photos from iPhone and specify a location on your computer to save the recovered iPhone photos.

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This software also enables you to restore iPhone photos from iCloud backup. The steps are quite easy: Select iCloud backup -> Download iCloud backup -> Preview and recover iPhone photos from iCloud backup file.

Method 2: Recover Lost iPhone Photos from iTunes Backup via iTunes

The premise of this method is your iPhone can run normally. In general, photos in the camera roll are saved inside of iTunes iPhone Backups. So long as restoring backup, you can get images back.

Right click the iPhone under "Devices" in iTunes. Click "Restore from Backup…". You will see device backup list in the box with data stamp on the right side. Choose what you want to restore appropriately.

If you don't have any backup file either on your computer or on your iPhone, there is no way to get them back. They are gone forever! Thus, it is really necessary for you to backup iPhone every now and then.

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