How to Recover Pictures from Broken iPhone

Summary

If your iPhone is broken and you want to retrieve pictures from it, you have come to the right place. Read this guide to know how to recover photos from a broken iPhone.

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Feb. 22, 2016

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PhoneRescue – Easily Recover Photos from Broken iPhone

PhoneRescue - Broken iPhone Photo Recovery

PhoneRescue is an iOS data recovery as well as an iPhone backup extractor. Download it to have a try after reading this guide on how to recover photos from broken iPhone.

Question: "I've bought an iPhone 6s, and my important photos are on my old iPhone 5, which has broken. I need to get the photos out, how can I do that?"

-- A User from Apple Support Communities

It is an extremely common phenomenon that your iPhone gets broken by accident but you need to get off the important pictures off it. If you have backed up your broken iPhone via iTunes in advance, you can restore the backup to your new iPhone to bring the photos. If you don’t want to perform the entire restore, there is still a way to extract ONLY photos from the broken iPhone’s backup with an iOS backup extractor. Read on to get the instructions.

The Tool We Will Use

PhoneRescue is an Easy-to-Use and powerful iPhone data recovery software. The three recovery modes allow you to recover photos from iPhone or broken iPhone directly, from iTunes backup, and from iCloud backup (for iOS 9 earlier). Besides photos, it is also capable of recovering notes, messages, contacts, call history and more from a broken iPhone. Download the free trial of PhoneRescue to take a tour >

Part 1. How to Get Photos Off Broken iPhone Directly

If your broken iPhone can still be recognized by the computer, you can recover pictures from it with the Recover from an iOS Device mode of PhoneRescue.

Step 1. Open PhoneRescue > Plug in your iPhone > Select Recover from iOS Device > Click on Right Arrow to enter the next page.

How to Get Photos Off Broken iPhone with PhoneRescue – Step 1

How to Get Photos Off Broken iPhone with PhoneRescue – Step 1

Step 2. Select Photos > Preview and select the photos you want to recover > Click on To Computer button to download them to computer.

How to Get Photos Off Broken iPhone with PhoneRescue – Step 2

How to Get Photos Off Broken iPhone with PhoneRescue – Step 2

Part 2. How to Recover Photos from Broken iPhone via iPhone Backup

If your iPhone is totally broken and cannot be recognized by the computer, you can try this method as long as you have created backups of the broken iPhone. The "Recover from an iTunes Backup" mode of PhoneRescue allows you to extract and recover photos from broken iPhone via iTunes backup.

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

Recover Photos from Broken iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 1

Recover Photos from Broken iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 1

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

Recover Photos from Broken iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 2

Recover Photos from Broken iPhone via 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.

Recover Photos from Broken iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 3

Recover Photos from Broken iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 3

The Bottom Line

With PhoneRescue, you are able to recover photos from broken iPhone with ease. It is also helpful for other issues like recovering deleted messages or notes from an iPhone or iPad directly even without help. Now start a free trial of it >

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