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How to Recover Deleted or Lost Photos from iPhone

March 21 2014 , Written by Shirley Published on #iPhone Data Recovery

Accidentally lost iPhone photos?

There are many causes for iPhone photo loss, for example:

1. The most common case is to accidentally delete photos in the Camera Roll of iPhone by tapping the wrong button; 
2. Failed to jailbreak iPhone or iOS upgrade and lost all the photos on iPhone in result; 
3. iPhone was damaged due to accidental usage, such as dropping onto ground, falling into water, etc.

So, what's your case? Or you have met even worse situation? Like accidently deleted important photos from iPhone, but did not back up the iPhone with iTunes before you losing the photos? If you thought the photos are gone forever, you are totally wrong.

recover iphone photos

Actually even if you have not done a backup before losing the photos, you can also recover the deleted photos from iPhone. Because every time when you sync your iPhone to iTunes, it will automatically make backup itself and you can't read them. So at this moment, all you have to do is to use a third party data recovery software for iPhone to retrieve the deleted photos for your iPhone.

iPhone Photo Recovery is such a powerful and professional data recovery tool designed to assist iPhone users to recover deleted pictures directly from iPhone or iTunes backup files in a few steps. Besides recovering deleted images from iPhone, this iPhone data recovery software also supports restoring deleted messages, videos, SMS, call history, notes, calendar and all other files of your iPhone device.  

Part 1: Tutorials of Recovering Photos from iPhone Directly

Step 1. Connect iPhone to your PC

Open the data recovery program and connect your iPhone to your computer.

A. For iPhone5S/5C/5/4S users, you can simply click "Start Scan" button to begin scanning your iPhone.

connect iphone to computer

B. For iPhone 4/3GS users, you should firstly click the "Download" button to download a plug-in.

download plugin for iphone 4

Once the plug-in is downloaded, you should get into the DFU mode before scanning:

enter DFU mode for iPhone 4

1) Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button on the program's interface;
2) Press the "Power" and "Home" buttons of iPhone at the same time for 10 seconds;
3) Release the "Power" button while keeping the "Home" button pressed for another 15 seconds to get into the scanning mode.

Step 2. Preview and recover lost photos from iPhone

After the scan, you are able to view all found data on your iPhone. You can then selectively choose the image files and recover them by clicking the "Recover" button at the bottom.

restore deleted photos for iphone

Note: If this method is to complicated for you to restore your deleted photos, you can switch to the second one, that is to recover lost photos from iTunes backup for iPhone.

Part 2: Steps to Recover Deleted Photos from iTunes Backup for iPhone

Step 1. Choose iTunes backup and scan the files

Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode while launching the program. Then choose the latest iTunes backup of your iPhone, and click "Start Scan".

choose itunes backup

Step 2. Recover deleted files

Being scanned, all founded data will be listed in categories. You should choose those photos you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

recover deleted photos from itunes backup

More about iPhone Data Recovery:

iOS Data Recovery for iPhone is an all-in-one data recovery tool to help you recover deleted photos from iPhone easily and quickly. Besides that, you can also get back all other lost iPhone data and files, such as videos, contacts, SMS, call logs, memos, calendars, Safari bookmarks as well as App documents as you like. What's more, it's also a professional iPad and iPod data recovery tool which is able to recover deleted photos and other files from iPad, iPod touch as well.

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