How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Computer

How to recover deleted photos from iPhone X/iPhone 8 without computer? Read on this guide to get an efficient ways to recover deleted photos from iPhone 8/X without Mac or PC.

By Bella Miller | Posted: Mar. 13, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 02, 2018
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Since photos in your iPhone record so many precious memories in life, when accidental deleted some or all of them, the first thing you want to do is to get them back as soon as possible. In general, if you have made an iTunes backup, and the backup contains the photos you deleted, then you can take advantage of iTunes to recover deleted photos. But it needs to be done on the computer.

In that case, how can you recover deleted photos if you have no available computer? Worry not. We have workarounds for that. Here in the following, we will not only show you how to recover deleted photos from iPhone X/iPhone 8 without computer, but share you another simple yet efficient way to retrieve them without existing data loss.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/iPhone 8 without Computer

To recover deleted photos from iPhone 8/iPhone X without computer, iCloud is your only option. However, it is worth mentioning that this way will erase all existing data and settings on your iPhone X/8 and be replaced with the content in the iCloud backup.

In addition, you have to make sure that the iCloud backup does contain the photos you deleted. Otherwise, not just your photos, but all files and settings on device will lose. If you don’t want to lose any previous files and settings on device while recovering photos, simply refer to Method 2 to make it.

Method 1. How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Computer – iCloud

Step 1 Go to Settings on your iPhone 8/X > Choose General > Scroll down and tap Reset > Choose Erase All Content and Settings > Enter your device’s password and start the erasing process.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Computer via iCloud – Step 1

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Computer via iCloud – Step 1

Step 2 Set up your iPhone 8/X > Choose Restore from iCloud backup > Enter your Apple ID and password > Select the iCloud backup that contains the photos you deleted. After the process is completed, the deleted photos should be on your iPhone X/8 now.

Method 2. Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Data Loss

You must clear an objective fact that any operation on your iPhone like send a message, take new photos, install app, etc. will overwrite the deleted photos and cause them lose eternally. So, don’t do any operations on iPhone once you find that your photos got lost.

No matter you choose to restore from iCloud or iTunes backup, it requires you to erase the existing files and settings on iPhone. Also, you must absolutely sure the backup does keep the photos you want. It may take a lot of risks. Moreover, just as we mentioned in the tip, any operation on your device will lead to irretrievable losses.

So, If you’re not sure whether the iCloud backup you made before contains your deleted photos or not, and want to keep all your data safe while recovering photos, then here’s the way to go – PhoneRescue for iOS. PhoneRescue for iOS is a computer-based tool that has successfully saved over millions of iOS users from kinds of data issues. And now let’s check what it can do for you on retrieving deleted photos.

  1. World’s Top Success Rate & 100% Secure – All your deleted photos can be safely & easily recovered in a few minutes. No matter you have backup or not, it helps you make it with no data erase.
  2. Recover to iPhone’s Photos App Directly – It helps you to recover the deleted photos to Photos app on your iPhone 8/X directly and organized by categories & time. Just like you never lost them.
  3. Only the Photos You Want to Recover – It allows you to preview and select the deleted photos, which makes it possible for you to choose the photos you prefer most to recover. Also, it allows you to retrieve photos category only, but not a blind full restore.
  4. No Full Restoring & No Data Erasing – 3 different recovery modes: from iDevice (without any backup), from iTunes backup, and from iCloud backup. Unlike traditional recovery way, no full restoring and data erasing needs.
  5. Supports More than Photos – Besides photos, it also supports recovering deleted messages, contacts, notes, videos, non-purchased music, calendar, WhatsApp messages, etc.

Step 1Go to the Download Page of PhoneRescue and click PhoneRescue for iOS to download it on your Mac/PC > Launch it > Connect your iPhone 8/X to the computer via USB cable.

Step 2 Choose Recover from iOS Device mode > Click on Right Arrow to proceed.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Data Loss - Step 2

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Data Loss – Step 2

Step 3 Choose Photos only if you just want to recover deleted photos > Click OK button to scan the deleted photos.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Data Loss - Step 3

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Data Loss – Step 3

Step 4 Preview and select the photos you want to get back > Click To Device button to recover them to your iPhone’s Photos app directly, or click To computer button to save them on your computer.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Data Loss - Step 4

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone X/8 without Data Loss – Step 4

The Bottom Line

With above detailed guide, you may have succeeded in recovering deleted photos from iPhone 8/X. To keep all deleted photos safe and ensure the highest success rate, Method 2 can be the most ideal option for you. So, try PhoneRescue for iOS to recover your deleted photos now, before they were being overwritten.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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