How to Recover Photos from iPhone, iPad and iPod (Camera Rolls included)
Apple is not perfect, isn't it? My wife's iPhone 5, for example, suffers from black screen and may lost all files. My colleague lost all her Camera Roll photos( what is Camera Roll photos? )after updating iOS 6 a couple weeks ago.
If you have ever backed up your device on iTunes, those photos are still there. However, you should utilize an effective software program. iTunes Data Recovery (for Windows users) and iTunes Data Recovery for Mac (for Mac users) are two utilities that enable you to recover photos, snapshots, camera rolls from iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS, iPad Air/mini 2/4/mini/3/2, iPod Touch 5/4.
What if you have no backup of your iPhone, iPod or iPad snapshots? (And, let's face it, most users don't.) You should utilize another program iPhone Data Recovery which is able to recover photos from iPhone, iPad and iPod without backup.
- Part I: How to Recover photos from iPhone, iPod and iPad from iTunes Backup?
- Part II: How to Recover photos from iPhone, iPod and iPad without Backup?
Here's how to restore photos from iPhone, iPod and iPad from backup. (Note: these instructions are introduced for Windows users. Mac users may be able to accomplish the same objective using iTunes Data Recovery for Mac.)
Download iTunes Data Recovery Software:
1Step 1: Select the iPhone, iPad or iPod Backup File
When you start this program, select the backup file of your iOS device and click "Start Scan".
2Step 2: Select Photos in iTunes Backup
When the program finished scanning, all the files containing in the backup file are listed. No matter photos from camera rolls or those you transferred from other place, you can recover all of them definitely. Select "Photos" or "Camera Roll", and mark the photos you need to recover. Click "Recover".
3Step 3: Save the Recovered Photos
When a windows pops up, you need to navigate a folder to save the recovered Photos.
If you don't have backup file, you can turn to iPhone Data Recovery to recover deleted, lost or missing Photos from iPhone, iPod and iPad without backup.
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Step 1: Put iPhone, iPod or iPad into DFU Mode
This step is for iPhone 4 and below, iPad 1 and iPod Touch 4. For newer versions, skip it and go to Step 2.
Firstly, connect your device to the computer. And then follow the steps below to put your device into the DFU mode.
- 1. Hold your device and click "Start" button.
- 2. Press "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
- 3. Release "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 10 seconds until it reminds your device has successfully enter DFU mode.
2Step 2: Start to Scan Deleted Photos from iPhone, iPad or iPod
Click "Start Scan" when this program reminds you to scan.
3Step 3: Preview and Select Lost Photos
All the recoverable files are listed by category. Select "Photos" or "Camera Roll" and choose the photos you need to recover. Before recovery, you can preview to check if they are your need. Then hold "Home" and "Power" button until the Apple logo appears to exit DFU mode.
Let's talk about the latter problem, which can definitely cause a panic if you have no backup on anywhere else. One minute, you have dozens or even hundreds of photos; the next, they're gone for the god. What you can do?
It's quite easy, isn't it? Next time, when you lost photos on iPhone, keep calm and choose the best data recovery program like the recommendations above.
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