Updating to iOS 8 on your iPhone is a hard choice, because the new update will definitely fix some bugs but the familiar Camera Roll and Photo Stream Pictures are gone. Just like you lost data after iOS 7 update, you may suffer data loss, such as you lost photos on iPhone after iOS 8 update( even iTunes not recognized your iPhone).
iOS 8 and iOS 9 offer you more wonderful experiences. But many users have reported that photo stream folder, camera roll album, or other pictures in apps disappeared after the new iOS 8 installed. In this article, we will introduce the top-tier methods to recover iPhone photos after iOS 8 update or after iOS 9 upgrade, the photos including the ones lost from iPhone camera roll, photo library, photo stream, as well as from apps like WhatsApp, Tango, Viber, Instagram, Flickr, iPhoto, iMovie, Kindle, etc.
We strongly advise you to restore iPhone photos right after updating to iOS 8 or iOS 9/9.3with iPhone Data Recovery. The earlier you try, the much easier it will be for iPhone photo recovery after iOS 8 upgrade.
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First you need to download and install iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. This software supports photos recovery from iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S. With iPhone Data Recovery on your Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista computer (or the Mac version iPhone Data Recovery for Mac on Mac OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6).
iPhone Data Recovery can help to recover all lost photos after iOS 8 update without backup files, no matter whether the pictures are missing in camera roll, photo library or photo stream on your iPhone.
Connect your new-updated iPhone to the computer and run iPhone Data Recovery. Scan you iPhone and you can preview and recover lost photos.
Recovering photos from iTunes backup with iPhone Data Recovery is every easy, and it won't delete anything on your iPhone.
Switch to "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File" on iPhone Data Recovery. Select your iTunes backup file and scan the backup.
Then you can start to recover photos from iPhone camera roll via the iTunes backup file.
Here is how to recover files from iCloud backup when iOS 8 lost photo stream photos, or lost camera roll pictures.
Switch to "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" on iPhone Data Recovery and you can recover photos from iCloud backup. You can keep those photos on your local computer.
Sign into your iCloud account and select the iCloud backup file to download. Then you can freely view all photos and recover them.
Within 2 minutes, you can get back all iPhone photos lost after iOS 8/iOS 9installation. And then you can transfer the recovered photos from computer to your iPhone. Share this useful article to your friends as they may want to know how to recover missing photostream, camera roll, photos and more after iPhone 8 or iOS 9 update.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users can go to the customized rescue tool to recover your new iPhone 6 photos after iOS 8 update.