author vicky

By on

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone 4/4s/5/5s with/without Backup

Is there any way to recover deleted photos on iPhone? Read on this guide to learn 2 ways to get back deleted iPhone photos. No matter whether you have made a backup in advance, you can get them back.

PhoneRescue – Best iPhone Photo Recovery Software

Download PhoneRescue on your computer firstly, and then follow us to recover deleted photos from iPhone in 3 steps. Now download PhoneRescue firstly >

If you are working with an iPhone 6 (Plus) or iPhone 6s (Plus), and you want to get deleted iPhone photos, please move to this guide: How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone 6/6s (Plus) >

Can I retrieve deleted photos from my iPhone? I have just updated my iPhone 5s to iOS 9 beta for a test; had almost my entire Camera Roll disappeared. So can you find the deleted pictures and recover them back for me?

- One of our users emailed us

Mistaken deletion of your saved photos on an iPhone could be a disaster in your life. Although at times Apple's iTunes and iCloud may give some help, the point is, for many cases, it's limited to that you have made a full backup of your iPhone before losing iPhone photos.

However, even if having created an iTunes or iCloud backup in advance, you still need to restore your iPhone with the backup to get back deleted photos. In this way, all the contents on backup, including something meaningless, will return to your iPhone normally.

In fact, most of the users have no backup to recover deleted photos from iPhone. Normally, they have to say goodbye to their precious photos, and can never get back the lost pictures. But fortunately, some iPhone data recovery software can change this. Below, we will offer you an iPhone photo recovery tool – PhoneRescue to selectively recover deleted photos from iPhone with or without backup. No matter whether you have made an iTunes or iCloud backup, you can get a way to retrieve deleted photos on iPhone without restoring your iDevice.

Tool You'll Need to Retrieve Deleted Photos on iPhone

To recover deleted iPhone photos, all you need is a professional iPhone data Recovery software that is easy-to-use, efficient & capable of recovering your deleted iPhone photos. iMobie PhoneRescue is the way to go. Why?

1. Supports 20 + types of iOS contents, including photos, videos, messages, contacts, notes, reminders, calendar events, call history, etc. No matter what kind of photos you want to recover from iPhone, Camera Roll photos, Photo Stream photos or Photo Library photos, PhoneRescue helps you make it.

2. Offers you 3 ways to recover deleted or lost photos from iPhone: from iDevice directly (without using any backup), from iTunes backup, and from iCloud backup. No matter whether you have made an iTunes or iCloud backup, you can get a way to retrieve them.

3. Instead of performing a complete iTunes or iCloud restore, PhoneRescue lets you preview the deleted photos in thumbnails and recover what you need instead of all the data.

4. Fitted with a self-explained interface. This makes basic and advanced users can use it with ease.

5. Supports all models of iPhone, like iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, even the latest iPhone 6/6s (Plus). Compatible with all the iOS versions (from iOS 5 to iOS 9), and also works well with Windows and Mac computer.

Now follow us to restore deleted iPhone photos with following tutorials:

Part 1: How to Recover Deleted Photos on iPhone Directly without Backup

Step 1: Download PhoneRescue on your computer, install and launch it.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer with its USB cable, select Recover from an iOS Device and click Scan button on the bottom right corner.

Recover Deleted Photos on iPhone Directly without Backup – Step 1

Recover Deleted Photos on iPhone Directly without Backup – Step 1

Step 3: Wait for some minutes till PhoneRescue get all deleted data on your iPhone. After that, choose "Photos" on the left panel, you will find all photos listed on the right, including your recently deleted items, select your wanted photos, and click buttons on the bottom right corner to recover photos to your computer.

Retrieve Deleted iPhone Photos without Backup – Step 3

Retrieve Deleted iPhone Photos without Backup – Step 3

After getting back deleted iPhone photos to computer, you can transfer them to iPhone again by following guides:

How to Sync Photos from PC to iPhone without iTunes >

How to Sync Photos from Mac to iPhone without iTunes >

Retrieving deleted photos on iPhone directly without backup is limited to that your deleted photos are not overwritten, or any iPhone photo recovery software can’t get them back. But if you have made a backup of your iPhone before losing photos, you can move to Part 2 and learn how to restore deleted photos on iPhone with backup.

Part 2: Retrieve Deleted Photos from iPhone with Backup (iTunes Backup)

If you are unlucky to get your iPhone lost, broken or stolen, or you just want to selectively get photos from iTunes backup, you can read on our post to learn the second way to recover deleted photos from iPhone with backup – retrieve iPhone photos from iTunes backup.

Step 1: Free download PhoneRescue, install and run it on your computer.

Step 2: Connect iPhone to computer, select Recover from iTunes Backup, and click Next on the bottom right corner.

Recover Deleted Photos on iPhone with iTunes Backup – Step 2

Recover Deleted Photos on iPhone with iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3: Select the right iTunes backup from the list of iTunes backups, and click Next to proceed.

Retrieve Deleted iPhone Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 3

Retrieve Deleted iPhone Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 3

Step 4: You can choose to scan all data on backup or get only the differences between iPhone and backup.

Extract iPhone Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 4

Extract iPhone Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 4

Step 5: After Analysis and Scan, click Photos on the left panel to preview photos on your iTunes backup. Select any items you want to get back to your iPhone and then click "Recover" button on the bottom right corner to get selected items to your computer.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone with iTunes Backup – Step 5

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone with iTunes Backup – Step 5

And then you can get back those deleted iPhone photos from computer to iPhone again with AnyTrans by following this guide: How to Add Photos from Computer to iPhone without Data Loss >

Check Why PhoneRescue™ Is Your Best iPhone Photo Recovery Solution:

  • Unlike other iPhone data recovery tools, PhoneRescue allows you to choose the types of files you want to recover before clicking Scan button. It's a great feature to save your time and efforts.
  • With the most advanced built-in technologies, PhoneRescue is a comprehensive recovery solution for your deleted photos on iPhone, even it's lost/damage/crash/stuck.
  • In order to give you a great user experience, PhoneRescue was designed with a friendly interface, a concise task preview window and humanized step-by-step iPhone photo recovery wizard guide.
  • Developed by Apple Certified Developers, PhoneRescue™ guarantees you with the safety of your digital files as well as the usability of the program.
  • Don't stop here, Download PhoneRescue™ now to start free trial or contact us by sending an email if you still have any question.

Vicky Writer of @iMobie_Inc., is specialized in Mac, iPhone/iPad and love to find and solve iOS related problems, such as iOS update and data recovery issues.

Product-related questions? Click here to get quick solution from our Support Team >>

Home iPhone Photo Recovery Tool How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone