"I have a few photos the I need for an upcoming courtcase that were on my iPhone XS at one time about 7 months ago and I NEED to recover these deleted photos, I sent them in text as well.... someone please help!"
If you found yourself in a bad situation of losing or deleting some photos on iPhone by accident, you would get frustrated and anxious. Then here comes a question: can you recover deleted photos on iPhone? Luckily, deleting photos on iPhone 12, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPad is recoverable as long as you act in time. Here you are in the right place, this tutorial could be valuable a lot for you to learn how to recover deleted photos from iPhone!
Considering that users can easily delete photos by taping the wrong option, Apple company thought enough of it and add a feature that deleted photos will be saved in Recently Deleted Folder in Photos App, so that users have enough time to recover them and save them back to the Camera Roll.
To keep existing data safe on your iPhone, it is highly recommended to recover deleted photos from iPhone with FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery, an application to access and view deleted and existing photos and other data on the device and save them to your computer. With the program, you can restore deleted photos without reset your iPhone to factory settings.
Step 1: To start recovering photos, you need to download and run the program on your computer, then choose the recovery mode of "Recover Data from iOS Devices".
Step 2: Connect the iPhone to computer. Once it is recognized, all the data types will be displayed. To shorten the scanning process, you can choose only Photos or other data types you want and click "Scan" to begin scanning.
Step 3: After the process, the data files that you select will be display in category and in details. You can preview them to find out the lost photos, then tap on "Recover to PC" to save them on your computer.
If you are not in the situation as above and contacted Apple support for help, they will ask whether you have synced your iPhone with iTunes or iCloud once in a while. Actually, there is a great opportunity to restore with iTunes/iCloud backup. Some users also complain that they don't manually back up their device with iTunes/iCloud, don't worry, iCloud will automatically back up when this iPhone is plugged in, locked, and connected to Wifi.
Recovering photos from iPhone backup is simple but not convenient, the current content and settings on your iPhone will be erased, and you cannot selectively recover a specific data from iTunes/iCloud backup. So you can keep reading to learn a better way to recover photos from iCloud backup.
This method is totally different from the official way to restore from iCloud backup. You can preview the backup data in advance before restoring and do not need to reset your device to factory settings.
Step 1: Run FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery and select the recovery mode of "Recover Data from iCloud". Enter your Apple ID and password to sign into the iCloud account.
Step 2: Select "Photos" and other type of data you would like to recover and then click "Download" to begin downloading iCloud data.
Step 3:After you've downloaded the data, you can preview and choose the photos you want to recover, then click "Recover to PC" to save these photos on your computer
This method will be available if you have enabled iCloud Photo Library. You can access and restore photos from iCloud on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This approach requires you to connect your device to a stable Wi-Fi network. Let's check:
After reading the guides mentioned in this post, you can choose the most suitable method to try. It is advisable to back up your iPhone data in advance if you choose to restore iPhone from iCloud backup, as you have to erase all content and settings from Settings to factory reset your iPhone, which will lead to more serious data loss.
Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.