How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone (iPhone X/8 Included)

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We have all done it, haven't we? Accidentally deleted photos from our iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and then desperately want to find out how to recover deleted photos on iPhone. Don't panic. We will help you get deleted photos back on iPhone. It's not that hard. With the right iPhone recovery software, we can recover deleted iPhone photos just with a few clicks including the photos you transfer from your best 360 camera.

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It is such a sinking feeling when your memories are lost.

dr.fone - Recover (iOS) provides you with three ways to recover deleted photos on iPhone:

  1. Retrieve photos directly from iPhone,
  2. Recover your pictures from iTunes backup
  3. Retrieve your photographs from iCloud backup.

Other important things you should know:

1. If you need to recover important files directly from iPhone, in case of any data overwritten, don't use your iPhone before you get these files back. If the deleted data has been overwritten, there is no way to recover them from your iPhone.

2. If you need to recover deleted photos from iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch which is running iOS 9 or later we might be able to give you very good news. The first thing you should do is tap the 'Photos' app and go to 'Recently Deleted' folder and check whether the lost photos are there. If your precious memories are there, you can simply get deleted photos back on iPhone which you thought were lost. If the photos are not there, read on!

Solution One: How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone

If your need to recover photos on iPhone 4/4s, you can use dr.fone - Recover (iOS) to scan your iPhone directly.

dr.fone - Recover (iOS)

World's 1st iPhone and iPad data recovery software

  • Provide with three ways to recover iPhone data.
  • Scan iOS devices to recover photos, video, contacts, messages, notes, etc.
  • Extract and preview all content in iCloud/iTunes backup files.
  • Selectively restore what you want from iCloud/iTunes backup to your device or computer.
  • Compatible with latest iPhone models.
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  1. Download and install dr.fone.
  2. Then run dr.fone and connect your iPhone to the computer.
  3. When the program detects your iPhone, select the file types you would like to recover and click on 'Start Scan' to carry on the process.
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  5. When the scan stops, you can preview and check all data available to recover in the scan result.
  6. To recover photos, you can preview every item in the categories of Camera Roll, Photo Stream and App Photos.
  7. Preview them one by one, and tick the item you want. Then click on the Recover button to save them on your computer with one click.

Preview and recover deleted iphone photos

Could it be any easier?

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Solution Two: How to Recover Deleted Photos by Extracting iTunes Backup

If we are unable to find the photos directly from the iPhone, we can still try to use dr.fone to extract the data from iTunes backup files.

  1. All that we are describing is shown in the screenshot below. After running the dr.fone program, connect your iPhone to computer. This time choose 'Recover from iTunes Backup File' from the left column.
  2. The program will detect all iTunes backup files existing on your computer. Choose the backup for your iPhone and click on the 'Start Scan'. It should take as little as 2 minutes.
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    It is always good to have choices, isn't it?

  4. There should now be a big smile on your face. There, shown in clear details are all your memories, ready to be restored.
  5. Just put a check mark against which ones you chose to recover, then click on the 'Recover to Computer' button.

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Smiles all round.

Solution Three: How to Recover iPhone Photos from iCloud Backup

  1. This time, from the left side of dr.fone, you should select 'Recover from iCloud Backup File'. You should enter your Apple ID and the password.
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  3. After that, the program will automatically find all backup files existing in your iCloud account.
  4. Choose the one you want to recover iPhone photos from to download it to your computer. This will take longer, depending of the size of the iCloud back-up and your internet connection. Please be patient.
  5. Download and extract the iCloud backup file

    For this method, you will need to sign in to iCloud.

    Good idea to have your username and password ready.

  6. Once the download of the iCloud back-up has completed, you can review the content which was contained in your iCloud backup.
  7. For the photographs, you can look at 'Photos & Videos'. Preview them one by one and check the items you want.
  8. Then click on the 'Recover to Computer' button to save your photographs to your computer.

Happy memories.

Precious information.

All these methods work well. You will soon be seeing all those smiling faces again. And you can also print these precious photos via an iPhone photo printer, then you will get a physical backup.

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