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[Real Fixes] Photos Disappeared from iPhone After Update
Photos disappeared from iPhone 6/7/8/X/XS/XR after the update? If this is your case, you can check this guide to find several useful solutions to restore missing iPhone photos after iOS 13/12/11/10 update.
"Hi, I have updated to iOS 11.3 on my 64GB iPhone 6s without any issues. But since doing so, my photos disappeared from my iPhone all of a sudden! Is there any way for me to solve this problem and get my missing photos back?
If you are one of those who have found your photos missing after iOS 12/13 updates, then you can follow the tips listed in this guide to fix this issue. To help you read and understand this guide better, we divide it into two parts: Part 1 outlines some feasible solutions to fix "photos disappeared from iPhone after update" issue, and Part 2 introduce a direct way to recover deleted photos. If you don't want to waste time trying the solutions one by one, you can directly navigate to Part 2 to get your missing photos back.
- Part 1. How Fix Photos Disappeared from iPhone After iOS 13/12/11 Update
- Part 2. Recover Missing Photos with EaseUS MobiSaver
Part 1. How to Fix Photos Disappeared from iPhone After iOS 13/12/11 Update
If you are also stuck on this error, don’t panic and read this guide with deep attention.
Solution 1. Restart Your iPhone/iPad
When you are faced with this kind of situation, the very first thing you need to do is restart your phone. By restarting your iPhone, all the active and unidentified error programs on the device will be closed. So, this can be the first solution you can try when meeting iPhone errors. The steps will vary depending on your iPhone models.
For iPhone 8 and earlier: Press and hold the Side (or Top) button until the slider appears > Drag the slider to turn off iPhone > Press and hold the Side (or Top) button again until you see the Apple logo.
For iPhone X: Press and hold the Side button and either of the Volume Up/Down buttons > Release them until the Power slider appears > Drag it to confirm your choice > Once the phone is turned off, press the Side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.
Solution 2. Check the Recently Deleted Folder
You may have accidentally deleted the images so just to be sure, go to Photos > Albums > Recently Deleted.
If you find them there, move them back to the "All Photos" folder. You do this by selecting the images and then clicking "Recover". Confirm that you want to recover the photos after that.
Solution 3. Check iCloud Photos Settings
Make sure that iCloud Photos Library is enabled on your iPhone correctly.
Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Tap Photos > Ensure the iCloud Photo Library is turned on.
Solution 4. Log Out and Log In iCloud Account
If you find that your iCloud photos lost after iOS 11 update, go to have a check whether you have logged in your iCloud account. If you have logged in, then you can log out and then log in again to have a try.
Solution 5. Enable your cellular data
If you want to access your iCloud photos via cellular data, then you'll need to check the cellular settings by going to iCloud Photo settings > Tap on "Cellular Data"> Make sure that the cellular data option is turned on.
Solution 6. Manage iCloud storage
Lack of iCloud storage is another factor that may result in this issue. To solve this issue, you can go to your phone's iCloud Store > Tap on "Manage Storage." Then, you can check how much free space is left.
Part 2. Recover Missing Photos with EaseUS MobiSaver
EaseUS MobiSaver is the world's first iPhone photo recovery software that can recover all lost information like photos, songs, videos, calendar schedules, notes and even more from iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS, iPad 2/1, the New iPad and iPod touch. This iPhone photo recovery software provides easy and quick data recovery solutions to recover lost files from iPhone.
Method 1. Recover Photo Directly from iPhone
Step 1. Connect iPhone to Your PC
Launch EaseUS MobiSaver, choose "Recover from iOS Device" on the left, and click "Start".
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.
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.
Method 2. Recover photos from iTunes Backup file
If you have iTunes backup files for your iPhone, you can try another data recovery mode of EaseUS MobiSaver "Recover from iTunes Backup". It's quite easy.
Step 1. Run EaseUS MobiSaver
First, download EaseUS MobiSaver > Connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer > Start EaseUS MobiSaver > Select "Recover from iTunes Backup" > Select an iTunes backup.
Step 2. Unlock iTunes
If this iTunes backup is encrypted, you need to enter the password to unlock it. After entering the password, click the "Continue" button. EaseUS MobiSaver will automatically scan your backup file to find the lost data.
Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iTunes
After the scanning, preview the detailed contents of your lost photos/videos, contacts/messages, notes, SNS data. Choose the file and click the "Recover" button to save them on your computer.
Now, you have known all feasible solutions to fix "photos disappeared from iPhone after iOS 13/12/11 update." Apart from the methods mentioned above, there are many other solutions. However, it's a waste of time to try them one by one to see if they work. Therefore, we advise you to use EaseUS MobiSaver to get the job done.
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