How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad with 2 Methods

Delete some valuable photos from iPad accidentally? This guide shows you how to recover deleted Camera Roll, Photo Stream, and Photo Library photos from iPad.

By Vicky Carter | Posted on: Nov. 13, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 13, 2018

How to recover deleted photos from iPad? I have been taken a lot of photos in my college with my iPad, now I want to share them with my family, but I have been deleted some of them, now I want to get back my deleted photos from my iPad, how can I recover my deleted iPad photos? Any ideas?

—A user from Apple Community

To retrieve deleted photos on iPad, you can restore from the iTunes or iCloud backup. However, it is limited that you have created a backup before, the backup must stores the photos you lost, and you also have to face the problem of losing all current iPad data.

What’s worse, since Apple offers no way for iOS users to check the backup files in advance, if you restore from a wrong backup, you’ll lose everything on iPad and can’t get back what you want either. However, if you have no backup, you don’t even have the chance to take such an adventure.

Don’t worry, the following text will not only tell you how to recover deleted photos on iPad without backup, but also share you a way, which enables you to check the iTunes or iCloud backup files details and recover your deleted photos without erasing anything.

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PhoneRescue – iPad Photos Recovery Tool

This professional tool can help you recover deleted photos on iPad 2/3/4, iPad mini/Air/Pro easily and quickly. Download it now and follow this guide to recover deleted photos on iPad in minutes.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad without Backup

Actually, the worst situation is that you didn’t backup photos with iTunes or iCloud at all. But it’s still possible to recover deleted photos from iPad even without a backup since the deleted photos not permanently deleted from your iPad before replacing by new data.  They have just been marked as useless and stay somewhere on your iPad. With best professional iOS data recovery tool, you can find and recover them as long as they not be overwritten by new data. So, to successfully retrieve photos from iPad, you need to stop using your iPad and with the aid of a reliable & workable tool.

Here we recommend you a professional iOS data recovery tool – PhoneRescue, which supports recovering deleted data directly on iPad, as well as from iTunes or iCloud backup. What makes it stand out? Here are the reasons:

Now, let’s see how to recover deleted photos from iPad without backup by using PhoneRescue for iOS. Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS to your Mac or PC computer prior, then follow steps below.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

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

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad without Backup – Step 1

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad without Backup – Step 1

Step 2 Only select Photos and click on OK to start scanning this kind of data.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad without Backup – Step 2

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad without Backup – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select the photos you want to recover > Click on Recover button to get them back to your iPad or computer.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad without Backup – Step 3

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPad without Backup – Step 3

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  1. This tutorial can be also applied to recover deleted photos from iPhone or iPod touch.
  2. If you are working with iPad 1, you also can switch to DFU Mode to get a deeper scan so that you can restore more lost data.
  3. If you struck on a more desperate situation, such as your iPad is broken, lost, stolen or it can’t be recognised, you can read on this post to learn the next method to recover deleted photos from iTunes/iCloud backup.

How to Recover Deleted Photos on iPad with iTunes/iCloud Backup

As mentioned before, traditional restoring data from iTunes or iCloud backup will erase current data and you may not sure whether the backup contains the photos you want to recover. So, here we show you how to use PhoneRescue for iOS to recover only photos from backup without data erasing, and preview the photos before recovery.

Step 1 Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS and launch it on your computer > Choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud. Here take iTunes backup for example.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

How to Recover Photos from iPad with iTunes Backup - Step 1

How to Recover Photos from iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 1

Step 2 Select a backup and click the arrow button, if you don’t need to compare data, and then click on Only Scan Backup.

How to Recover Photos from iPad with iTunes Backup - Step 2

How to Recover Photos from iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3 Only select Photos and click on OK to start scanning this kind of data.

How to Recover Photos from iPad with iTunes Backup - Step 3

How to Recover Photos from iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 3

Step 4 Preview and select the photos you want to recover > Click on Recover button on the bottom-right to get them back to your iPad or computer.

How to Recover Photos from iPad with iTunes Backup - Step 4

How to Recover Photos from iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 4

Step 5 When recovering process completed you’ll see this page.

Selected Photos Recovery Completed

Selected Photos Recovery Completed

Now, you can open the destination you selected to check. You can see the selected 8 photos already back to your computer now.

Check Recovery Photos

Check Recovery Photos

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The Bottom Line

With PhoneRescue for iOS and the detailed tutorial about how to recover deleted photos from iPad, no matter whether you have made backup in advance, no matter your device is available or not, you can easily retrieve deleted photos from iPad. Now download PhoneRescue for iOS to get your iPad photos back >

Vicky Carter

Member of iMobie Inc., is also a more than 3-year user of iPhone, iPad and iMac, like to fix all kinds of iOS and Mac OS problems.