How to Recover Photos from Stolen iPhone

Want to know how to get photos from lost or stolen iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X? Read this guide to learn 2 ways to recover photos from lost or stolen iPhone as quickly as possible.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Nov. 12, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 12, 2018
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PhoneRescue – #1 iPhone Data Recovery

Want to retrieve deleted photos after losing your iPhone? PhoneRescue can help you get back deleted photos without your lost iPhone in just 3 simple steps.

“My iPhone 6s was stolen 1 month ago. I have set up an “erase content” and iCloud block via the Find My iPhone app. Will I be able to retrieve photos on my stolen iPhone via an iTunes or iCloud restore/backup somehow?

A question from Apple Support Communities

Just like the user mentioned above, many iPhone users have been stuck in the same situation. It is nearly impossible to bring back the stolen iPhone, then how about the data like photos on it? How to get photos from lost or stolen iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X?

The traditional way to restore iTunes or iCloud backup to a new iPhone is time wasting, let alone it will cause data erasing on new iPhone. Here we introduce you perfect helper, an iOS and Android data recovery tool named PhoneRescue. As an iPhone backup extractor, PhoneRescue for iOS allows you to recover photos from stolen or lost iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X by extracting them from backup without wiping any existing data.

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Highlights of PhoneRescue for iOS

PhoneRescue for iOS enables you to retrieve photos from lost or stolen iPhone by extracting pictures from iTunes/iCloud backup without performing restore.

  1. Before recovering, you are allowed to preview and select your wanted photos to recover from iTunes backup even it’s encrypted or damaged.
  2. PhoneRescue for iOS gives you full access to data and files in the iCloud backup, and retrieve your wanted photos selectively without erasing any current data on new iPhone.
  3. The recovered photos from backup can be sent back to your iPhone or to Mac/PC computer as an extra local backup.
  4. In addition to photos, PhoneRescue for iOS also supports recovering videos, messages, contacts, notes, call history and more from stolen or lost iPhone 6s/7/8/X as well.

How to Recover Photos from Stolen iPhone via iTunes Backup

Step 1: Run PhoneRescue and select a Recovery mode.

Go to the download page of PhoneRescue, choose PhoneRescue for iOS to download it on your computer > Open it > Select Recover from iTunes Backup > Click on Right Arrow.

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone via PhoneRescue – Step 1

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 1

Step 2: Choose a backup.

Select the backup that contains the photos you need > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup. You can choose to scan all data on backup or get only the differences between iPhone and backup.

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone via PhoneRescue – Step 2

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3: Scan the backup data.

By default, all categories will be selected. Please uncheck Select All option and then choose Photos. Click Ok to start scanning.

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone via PhoneRescue – Step 3

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 3

Step 4: Recover selected photos.

Select Photos > Preview and select the photos you need > Click To iDevice button to recover them to iPhone, click To Computer button to download them to the computer.

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone via PhoneRescue – Step 4

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone via iTunes Backup – Step 4

How to Recover Photos from Stolen iPhone via iCloud Backup

Step 1: Run PhoneRescue and select a Recovery mode.

Go to the download page of PhoneRescue, choose PhoneRescue for iOS to download it on your Mac/PC > Run it > Choose Recover from iCloud mode > Click the right arrow to continue.

Recover Photos from Stolen iPhone – Step 1

Recover Photos from Stolen iPhone – Step 1

Step 2: Sign in iCloud.

Sign in with your iCloud account > Select the backup that contains the photos you need > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup.

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone – Step 2

Retrieve Photos from Stolen iPhone – Step 2

Step 3: Scan the iCloud backup content.

Uncheck Select All option and then choose Photos > Click OK to start scanning.

Recover Photos from Lost iPhone – Step 3

Recover Photos from Lost iPhone – Step 3

Step 4: Recover selected photos from iCloud.

Preview and select the photos you need > Click To iDevice button to recover them to iPhone, click To Computer button to download them to the computer.

Retrieve Photos from Lost iPhone – Step 4

Retrieve Photos from Lost iPhone – Step 4

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The Bottom Line

With the help of PhoneRescue for iOS, you can easily find back your deleted or lost photos. Besides, you can also recover other kinds of iOS contents, like Messages, Contacts, Notes, Calendar, etc. And also can recover iOS contents on iDevice directly without any iTunes or iCloud backup. Just give it a try now! Regarding this post, if you have any question or suggestion, don’t be hesitate to contact us by Email or leaving comments.

Joy Taylor

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