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Photos/Pictures Disappeared On iPhone 11/11 Pro: 7 Ways to Find Back

Alice MJ

Apr 07, 2023 • Filed to: Mobile Repair Solutions • Proven solutions

How many times have you thought to keep certain group of your dear photos with you forever and ever? We guess every day, right? You never want to lose your favorite trip photos and special memories.

But one fine day, you wake up in the morning and open the Photos app in your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) and find some of your favorites photos disappeared from it. This may be due to accidental deletion like you might have deleted some of those when sleepy. Or for other reasons too, this can happen. However, the good news is that you can still get your deleted photos on iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) back. How? Well! You will get to know when you read this article carefully. We are going to cover 7 useful ways that will let you get your disappeared photos from iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) back. Here you go!

Part 1: Log in with the correct iCloud ID on your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)

First things first! One of the reasons why you are facing missing photos from iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) could be using different Apple or iCloud ID to sign in. you need to ensure that you are making use of the correct ID and not using the incorrect ones. This may lead to make your photos disappear and you photos or videos will not stay updated. To save yourself from such problems, it is really important to log in with the Apple ID that is correct.

In case you wish to check your Apple ID, simply head to “Settings” and go to your name on the top.

You will be able to see your Apple ID from which you have currently logged in. if this is not correct, scroll down and tap “Sign Out”. If it is correct, sign out and sign in again to troubleshoot the issue.

apple id login

Part 2: One click to retrieve photos from iCloud or iTunes

In case the above method went futile, the best and the most recommended method to recover deleted photos on iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) is Dr.Fone – Recover (iOS). This tool aims to retrieve the deleted data from iPhone in minutes. You can easily recover videos, photos, messages, notes and much more. It is compatible with all the iOS models and even the latest ones. Performing smoothly and always providing positive results, it has been able to achieve love by millions of users and highest success rate. Let us know how you can work with it.

How to recover deleted photos on iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) via Dr.Fone – Recover (iOS)

Step 1: Launch the Tool

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First and foremost, click either button above and download the tool on your computer. Once you’re done with it, just follow the installation procedure. Subsequently, open the software and click on the “Recover” module from the main interface.

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Step 2: Select Recovery Mode

Connect your iOS device to the PC now. Hit on “Recover iOS Data” from the next screen and then select “Recover from iTunes Backup File” from the left panel.

Recover iOS Data

Step 3: Choose Backup File for Scanning

Now, you can see the backup files listed on the screen. Click on the one that you need and simply hit “Start Scan”. Let the files get scanned now.

scan data in iphone 11

Step 4: Preview and Recover

When the scanning gets complete, the data from the selected backup file will be listed on the screen. They will be in the categorized form and you can easily preview them. You can simply use the search feature too and type the file name for quick results. Simply choose the items you want and click on “Recover” button.

recover from itunes or icloud

Part 3: Check whether photos are hidden in iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)

There is a possibility that you have tried to hide some of your photos and you forgot this now. If you have ever done this, the chosen pictures will never show up in your Photos app. They will be completely hidden until you go to the “Hidden” album to access them or unhide them. Hence, there is no need to hunt for ways to recover deleted pictures on iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) as the photos are not actually deleted. You just have to scroll for Hidden album and we are mentioning below how you can do it.

    • Simply launch the “Photos” app in your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) and go to “Albums”.
    • Tap on “Hidden”.
unhide photos
    • You can look for the photos you thought missing. If those are in this folder, simply tap on the Share button followed by “Unhide”.
find the folder
  • You can now see these photos in your camera roll.

Part 4: Find them in Recently Deleted album in your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)

A lot of times we do delete the photos accidentally and don’t realize about the “Recently Deleted” feature in the iPhone. This is a feature in the “Photos” app that stores your deleted photos for up to 30 days. Beyond the specified time, the photos or videos get permanently deleted from iPhone. So, this method can come to your rescue if your recent photos are disappeared from iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max). They might be in the Recently Deleted album. To find them, all you need is to:

    • Open the “Photos” app and tap “Albums”.
    • Look for the “Recently Deleted” option below the “Other Albums” heading.
deletion album
    • Check if the missing photos are there in the folder and select it. For multiple photos, press the “Select” option and check your photos/videos.
    • Tap “Recover” in the end and get your photos back.
recover deleted photos

Part 5: Turn on iCloud Photos from iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) settings

In case you were unable to recover deleted photos on iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) using the above methods, iCloud Photos can do the trick. iCloud Photos are basically designed to keep your photos and videos safely stored and accessible anytime. This could be the reason why your photos seem missing from iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max). Putting simply, if your iCloud Photos is turned on, you may not be able to see the pictures on your device but in the iCloud.

  • Open “Settings” on your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max).
  • Scroll down and tap on “Photos”.
  • Toggle the switch and enable “iCloud Photos”
  • After turning it on, turn on the Wi-Fi and wait for your iPhone to get synced with the iCloud. Within minutes, you will be able to search for the photos that were missing.
icloud photos

Part 6: Find your photos in icloud.com

Like the 4th method, iCLoud.com also stores the recently deleted photos. And you can recover deleted pictures on iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) there were deleted within last 40 days. Therefore, we are introducing this as the next method to be followed when your photos get disappeared from iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max). Here is what you need to do:

    • Simply visit your browser and go to iCloud.com.
    • Sign in with your ID and tap on “Photos” icon.
sign in to icloud.com
    • Choose “Albums” followed by “Recently Deleted” album.
    • Select the photos you think were missed from your device.
    • Simply hit on “Recover” in the last.
find back pictures
  • You can now transfer the downloaded photos to your iPhone.

Part 7: Get back missing pictures using iCloud Photo Library

The last way through which you can recover deleted photos on iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) is with the help of iCloud Photo Library. To do this, you can follow the steps below.

    • Open “Settings” on your iPhone and go to your Apple ID on the top.
    • Tap on “iCloud” and choose “Photos”.
    • Turn on the “iCloud Photo Library”.
photos in iCloud Photo Library
  • Turn on the Wi-Fi now and wait a few minutes. Go to the “Photos” app now and check if your photos are back.

Alice MJ

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