How to Fix iPhone Photos Not Showing Up with Great Ease
This post aims at telling you how to fix iPhone photos not showing up. If some photos not showing up on your iPhone’s Camera Roll or other albums, this post is exactly what you need.
PhoneRescue for iOS is a marvelous iOS data recovery tool capable of helping you fix iPhone photos not showing up. Download it now and follow the guide below to fix issues of photos not showing up on iPhone.
Q: Please help! I had some photos on my iPhone 7 took on a party. This morning, I went to Photos App, these photos are just not showing up. They are just mysteriously gone! How to get these photos back?
– An Email from One iPhone User
We totally understand how frustrated when issues of iPhone photos not showing up in Camera Roll occur. However, when it is not only the photos in Camera Roll, but also other photos in other albums could not show up regularly.
You might wonder: why photos not showing up on iPhone? Frankly, this is a complicated question to answer, but no matter why iPhone photos not showing up, the solutions below will always be useful.
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Solution 1. Fix iPhone Photos Not Showing up by Recovering Photos from iPhone
Before trying this method, please reboot your iPhone first, make sure you have logged in the right iCloud account and iCloud Photos Library or Photo Stream is enabled, then check if missing photos are in the Recent Delete app.
If you have already rebooted iPhone, logged in the right iCloud account, enabled iCloud Photo library or Photo Stream, and then checked the Recent Delete app, iPhone photos is still not showing up and missing photos are not in Recent Delete Apps, then you will need some outside help from PhoneRescue for iOS.
PhoneRescue is a Mac/PC based data recovery tool serving both Android and iOS users to recover lost data like photos, messages, videos. If iPhone photos not showing up, what you will need is PhoneRescue for iOS, which aims at recovering lost data on iPhone.
Though deep and thorough scan, PhoneRescue for iOS can detect and display you photos that not showing up on iPhone then make them viewable on your iPhone’s Photos App again. Here is how to fix iPhone photos not showing up by using PhoneRescue for iOS.
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Step 1. Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your PC/Mac and then launch it on your computer. Plug in your iPhone.
Step 2. Select Recover from iOS Device and then click the Right Arrow button to continue.
Step 3. Select Photos, Photo Videos, Thumbnails > Click OK.
Step 4. PhoneRescue would display you all photos on iPhone, including photos that are not showing up on iPhone. Select the photos you want to recover, click the Recover to iDevice button, you can recover these photos to your iPhone directly. Click the To Computer button, you can save these photos in printable and viewable format to computer.
Note: If PhoneRescue for iOS fails to display you photos not showing up on iPhone, then these photos are permanently gone from iPhone. It is suggested to get back these photos by recovering from iTunes/iCloud backups.
Solution 2. Fix iPhone Photos Not Showing up by Recovering from Backups
An iTunes/iCloud backup is always helpful to solve iPhone photos not showing up issues. Whenever photos not showing up on your iPhone, you can always recover these photos by restoring iDevice from iTunes/iCloud backups. However, we must say it is not recommend to retrieve lost data by restoring iDevice from iPhone backups for you can only restore an iDevice from a whole backup, that to say, all existing data on iDevice will be erased, which might cause you further data loss.
Under this circumstance, PhoneResue for iOS is helpful. It is able to help you extract data from iTunes/iCloud backup and then recover them to iPhone, avoiding further data loss.
Here is how to fix photos disappeared from iPhone by extracting data from iTunes/iCloud backup with PhoneRescue for iOS.
Step 1. Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer (PC/Mac). Please do make sure these photos are backed up via iTunes or iCloud.
Step 2. Select Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud, connect your iPhone, then click button to continue. (Here we take Recover from iTunes Backup as an example)
Step 3. Select one iTunes backup and then click the Right Arrow button to continue. Click Compare if you want to know the differences between the data in iDevice and iTunes backup, click Only Scan Backup if you only want to view the data in iTunes backup.
Step 4. Scroll down to Media Data and check the box of Photos, Photo Videos, Thumbnails, click OK.
Step 5. Now, all photos in iTunes backup would be displayed. Select the iPhone photos not showing up, click the To Device button to recover these photos to iPhone’s Photo’s app. You can also save these photos to computer in printable and viewable format.
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The Bottom Line
That is all for how to fix iPhone photos disappeared. If you are having any questions about PhoneRescue or fixing photos not showing up on iPhone, do leave us comments. You can also email to our customer service, they will reply as soon as possible.