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How to Recover Photos from iPhone in 4 Ways

Updated by Brithny on Jul 20, 2023
Written by Daisy
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If you accidentally deleted photos from your iPhone and want them back, it will be necessary for you to perform iPhone photo recovery instantly. To help you out, here is the guide on how to recover deleted photos from iPhone, either with or without iPhone photo recovery software.

Photo recovery from iPhone could be both easy and difficult, depending on the specific situation you are in. If you looking to recover deleted photos on your iPhone, check this guide in detail and apply the solution best suited to your needs to perform iPhone photo recovery with ease.

1st Choice for iPhone Photo Recovery - The Recently Deleted Folder

If the photos are deleted within 40 days and you haven't emptied the Recently Deleted folder, then it's super easy for you to recover deleted pictures from your iPhone, which is to restore photos and videos from the Recently Deleted folder to your photo library.

To recover deleted iPhone photos from Recently Deleted:

Step 1. Go to the Photos app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Tap "Albums" and scroll down to choose "Recently Deleted."

Step 3. Tap "Select" and choose the photos and videos you want to restore.

Step 4. Tap "Recover" > "Recover Photos" to get these items back to your photo library.

Recover deleted photos from iPhone via Recently Deleted

2nd Choice for iPhone Photo Recovery - Photo Recovery Software

If you have deleted pictures from your iPhone permanently, you will need an iPhone data recovery software tool - EaseUS MobiSaver to help. Such a tool could scan your iPhone storage or an iTunes/iCloud backup to find lost photos from your device.

Unlike using iTunes or iCloud to restore everything from the backup, an iPhone data recovery tool could selectively recover files from an iTunes or iCloud backup. Thus, when you want to recover deleted iPhone photos, using such a tool is a better choice. Besides, when you don't have a backup available, you can only give it a try.

To recover permanently deleted photos from iPhone:

Step 1. Connect iPhone to Your PC

Launch EaseUS MobiSaver, choose "Recover from iOS Device" on the left, and click "Start".

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Step 2. Scan for Lost iPhone Photos

EaseUS MobiSaver will automatically scan iPhone 13/12/11/X/XR/XS/8/7/6/5/4, and find present pictures and even some lost photos for you.

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Step 3. Preview and Restore Photos

Tick the "Photos" on the left. You can clearly see the photos in your phone and select the ones you need to recover. Choose "Recover to PC" or "Recover to Device" to start recovering photos.

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If you have a backup that contains the deleted photos, choose to recover files from the backup instead. By doing so, you can ensure a higher data recovery success rate.

3rd Choice for Photo Recovery on iPhone - iTunes/iCloud

As mentioned above, you can choose to recover everything from an iTunes or iCloud backup to get your deleted photos back. Since all data and settings will be replaced by the content in the backup, using this method may cause data loss again on your device. Thus, be careful applying this method.

To recover iPhone data from an iTunes or iCloud backup, you can go to Apple's official guide on how to restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from a backup for more details.

4th Choice for Photo Recovery on iPhone - Cloud Services

If you have backed up your iPhone photos to a cloud-based storage service like Dropbox or Google Photos, you have one more choice to perform iPhone photo recovery. Unlike iCloud Photos that removes photos from the cloud storage once you delete them from your iPhone, a third-party cloud service won't.

Therefore, if you have backed up your iPhone photos to a third-party cloud-based service, you can recover deleted photos on your iPhone from its backup directly. The service provider generally has online guides on how to perform iPhone photo recovery. You can search from the Internet for the guide. For example, here is how to recover photos from Google Photos.

The Bottom Line

Having a backup could ensure a higher success rate. Do back up your precious data regularly to avoid accidental data loss. To back up an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, the iPhone transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover could help. Other than device backup, it also allows you to transfer data to or from an iDevice. If you need to transfer files on your iPhone, iPad, iPod often, don't hesitate to give it a try.

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