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 with or without a backup.
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
Deleting unwanted photos on the iPad can be a very effective way of storage cleaning. But just think twice when you delete a photo, in case you may need it again in the future.
If your photos disappeared on iPad, or you can’t find recently deleted photos on iPad, don’t worry about it too much. In this guide, we will share with you the possible ways to find deleted photos on iPad, from the most common ones to the professional ones, making sure of the maximum possibilities of retrieving the deleted iPad photos.
To save us from accidentally deleting some files or data, the iPad actually has a feature similar to the Recycle Bin. It is called the Recently Deleted album. You definitely know it, right? When we want to find the photos that we have deleted, the Recently Deleted album must be our first visit. It is the most common and easiest way.
And here are the detailed steps to find recently deleted photos on iPad:
1: Go to Photos App > Tap on Albums > Scroll down to find the Recently Deleted album.
2: Open the Recently Deleted album > Preview the recently deleted photos and check if there are the photos you want to recover.
3: Click Select > Select the photos you want to recover > Tap on Recover in the bottom right corner.
If you can’t find recently deleted photos on iPad, it means that you may have permanently deleted those iPad photos at some time. You probably immediately ask “Can I get permanently deleted photos back?” To be honest, this could be a worse situation, but we still have ways to fix it. The most common way is to extract the backup files if you have backed up your iPad to iTunes or iCloud before. You can directly restore all the photo items in the backup file to your iPad.
But iTunes/iCloud does not enable users to preview what is in the backup file. Plus, these two ways require resetting the iPad firstly, which means all the files and data on the iPad would be erased. So please make sure that the backup file 100% contains what you want, or you may lose more. So for data safety, we prefer recommending you apply some other tools to help you restore data in iTunes or iCloud backup. Besides, there is also a way to recover permanently deleted photos from iPad without backup. Check it in the next part.
Actually, the worst situation is that you didn’t back up photos with iTunes or iCloud at all. But it’s still possible to recover deleted photos from the iPad even without a backup since the deleted photos are not permanently deleted from your iPad before replacing them with new data. They have just been marked as useless and stay somewhere on your iPad.
With the 2021 top professional iPad data recovery tool, you can find and recover them as long as they are not be overwritten by new data. So, to successfully retrieve photos from the iPad, you need to stop using your iPad and with the aid of a reliable & workable tool.
Here we recommend 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 the steps below.
Open PhoneRescue for iOS > Plug in your iPad > Select Recover from iOS Device > Click on Right Arrow to enter next page.
Check the Photos only. Or, Select any data and click on OK to start scanning this kind of data.
Preview and select the photos you want to recover > Click on Recover button to get them back to your iPad or computer.
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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 Backup or Recover from iCloud. Here take iTunes backup for example.
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.
Step 3. Only select Photos and click on OK to start scanning this kind of data.
Step 4. Preview and select the photos you want to recover > Click on To iPhone or To Computer button on the bottom-right to get them back to your iPad or computer.
Now, you can open the destination you selected to check. You can see the recovered photos already back to your computer now.
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With PhoneRescue for iOS and the detailed tutorial about how to recover deleted photos from iPad, no matter whether you have made a 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 >
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