If your want to get pictures off a broken iPhone, you have come to the right place. Read this guide to find out how to recover photos from broken iPhone without backup.
I’ve bought an iPhone 14, and my important photos are on my iPhone 12, which has been broken. I need to get my photos out but how do I get photos off my old iPhone without iCloud?
— A User from Apple Support Communities
It is an extremely difficult phenomenon that your iPhone gets broken by accident. Frankly, it is not hard to get photos off a broken iPhone as long as it can still be recognized by your computer. And, it can be easier if you have created an iTunes/iCloud backup because some iOS backup extractors can easily extract photos from iTunes/iCloud backup.
However, can you get pictures off a broken iPhone without iCloud or without backup? The following guide will give you detailed instructions on how to recover photos from broken iPhone without backup, or without iCloud, applicable for iPhone 14 and earlier models. And, you can choose to transfer data transfer pictures and other data from a deactivated phone to Mac/PC, or broken iPhone to new iPhone 14.
Here are the tools you need to get photos off a broken iPhone directly.
As one of the most popular iPhone data recovery software in 2o22, PhoneRescue for iOS is developed to serve both iOS and Android users to recover lost data from the dead phone. As long as your broken iPhone can be detected by the computer, PhoneRescue for iOS can help you recover photos from broken iPhone without backup. Besides, you can choose to transfer pictures from your deactivated phone to the computer in any format you like. Besides, you can recover deleted videos, contacts, app data, etc., as well. Now, free download PhoneRescue for iOS and use it to recover photos from a broken iPhone.
Step 1. Open PhoneRescue for iOS > Plug in your iPhone > Select Recover from iOS Device > Click on the Right Arrow button to enter the next page.
Step 2. A popping-up screen would ask you to choose data types > Select Photos, Photo Videos, and Thumbnails, then click OK. PhoneRescue for iOS would start to scan photos data on your iPhone.
Step 3. After scanning, all photos, including deleted photos on your iPhone would be displayed. Select photos you want to get off. Click the To Computer button.
Successfully recovering photos from your broken iPhone with PhoneRescue based on a premise that you can hit the “Trust” prompt message on your broken iPhone, otherwise, it can’t scan and recover your photos due to Apple security protection. So, if the iPhone screen is broken enough that you can’t recognize your instructions, you can go to Part 2 or Part 3.
If your iPhone is totally broken and cannot be recognized by the computer, a previous iTunes backup is what you can rely on to recover photos from a broken iPhone. With your iTunes backup, you can recover photos from broken iPhone for free. Connect an iPhone to a computer and launch iTunes, click Restore, and then select one iTunes backup, you can recover photos from a broken iPhone via an iTunes backup.
However, most of you may don’t want to do restoration, we even received lots of complaint emails from iPhone users claiming that further data loss occurred because of choosing the wrong backup. Don’t worry, PhoneRescue for iOS is always there to help. It can help you view, extract and recover specific deleted photos from iTunes backup selectively, then restore them to your new iPhone or save them to your computer. More importantly, it won’t replace any current data on your iPhone. You can recover data from a broken iPhone according to your needs.
It is also quite simple to retrieve photos from a broken iPhone via an iTunes backup. Download PhoneRescue for iOS and follow the steps to achieve it.
Step 1. Open PhoneRescue for iOS > Select Recover from Backup > Click on Right Arrow to enter the next page.
Step 2. Select one backup that contains the photos you need > Click on the Right Arrow button > Choose Photos, Photo Videos, and Thumbnails > click OK. PhoneRescue for iOS would start to scan photos in your iTunes backup.
Step 3. All photos in iTunes backup would be displayed. Select the photo you want to recover > Click on the To PC button to recover your photos to your computer.
PhoneRescue for iOS can also help you recover photos in iTunes backup to a new iPhone directly. You can have those photos on another iPhone by connecting your other iPhone and clicking the To Device button.
PhoneRescue for iOS is also a nice tool to retrieve photos from a broken iPhone via an iCloud backup. Similar to recovering photos from a broken iPhone via an iTunes backup, you can also view and extract data in the iCloud backup according to your needs. Let’s download PhoneRescue for iOS and figure out how.
Step 1. Launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer (PC/Mac) > Select Recover from iCloud > Click the Right Arrow button to continue.
Step 2. Log in to your iCloud account and PhoneRescue for iOS would display all contents in iCloud. Select iCloud Backup. You can also download photos synced to the iCloud Photo Library.
Step 3. Choose one iCloud backup > Click the Right Arrow button > Select Photos, Photo Videos, Thumbnails > Click OK.
Step 4. Now you can preview all photos in the iCloud backup. Click the To Computer button, you can save photos to the computer in a printable and viewable format.
When you got a new iPhone 14 and want to get photos off the old broken iPhone, the traditional iCloud way could be difficult to do since you can not operate on a broken iPhone. How do I transfer data from broken iPhone to new iPhone without iCloud?
PhoneRescue for iOS allows you to recover from iTunes backup or iCloud backup without connecting your old broken iPhone to your computer. While you can connect your new iPhone > Choose Recover from Backup > View iPhone backup files on Mac or PC > Transfer photos to new iPhone directly.
With the best iPhone data recovery software – PhoneRescue for iOS, you are able to recover photos from a broken iPhone at ease. You can recover iTunes backup or iCloud backup directly to your new iPhone or computer. Besides, you can find data on broken iPhone only if it can be detected. What’s more, it is helpful for other issues like recovering deleted messages or notes from an iPhone or iPad directly even without backup. Now start a free trial of it >
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