Does iTunes Backup Photos Videos on iPhone

Does iTunes backup photos and videos on your iPhone? Can I get these photos and videos from backup? Read this post to get answers.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2020

Some photos on your iPhone are important and valuable, no matter the photos you took, downloaded or synced. And iTunes is one good tool with which the feature helps you backup your iPhone data. And iTunes does backup some photos. However, you may not clear about what kind of photos will be backed up to iTunes and how to extract these photos from iTunes backup.

Part 1. What Photos and Videos Will Be Backed Up

Apple iTunes enables you to backup almost all of data and settings from iPhone to the computer. And it does backup your photos and videos on your iPhone 6/6s. But not all of iPhone photos and videos will be backed up, such as synced items, and the photos and videos in iCloud. Normally, your Camera Roll photos and videos will be included in your iTunes backup.

Part 2. How to View and Extract Photos from iTunes Backup

Apple doesn’t provide a method to view photos in iTunes backup. But you can use iTunes backup extractor – PhoneRescue for iOS to easily make it. It is a professional data recovery for both iOS and Android. PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery is specially designed for iOS users. After downloading PhoneRescue (choose Download for iOS) and installing it on your computer, you can make it by following the 3 simple steps just as below shows.

Step 1. Open PhoneRescue > Select Recover from Backup > Click on Right Arrow to enter the next page.

How to Extract Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 1

How to Extract Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 1

Step 2. Select the backup that contains the photos you need > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup.

How to Extract Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 2

How to Extract Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Select Photos > Preview and select the photos you need > Click on To Computer button to download them to computer.

How to Extract Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 3

How to Extract Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 3

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.