How to Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone with/without Backups

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Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jan. 19, 2021
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I was just filming videos and realized I didn’t have enough memory on my iPhone 5s, so deleted a few to make more space, and deleted one which was important. I did not back up to iCloud or iTunes as I hadn’t just filmed that video. Can anyone help me?! Thank you!

Same as the above user, iPhone users may lose valuable videos due to mistaken deletion, failed iOS upgrade, device crash, etc. Usually, the videos we purchased or downloaded from the iTunes Store can be re-downloaded. To retrieve these deleted videos from iPhone, you can just log in to the same Apple ID with which you purchased or downloaded videos, and download them again. Also, you can see the deleted videos from the Recently Deleted folder, since photos and videos will be remained for 40 days before permanently deleted.

However, things can be tough when it comes to retrieving deleted videos taken by the iPhone’s built-in camera, especially when there are no backups. Here in this post, we will show you simple and safe ways to get a deleted video back on my iPhone with/without backups. Please keep reading and get more details.

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone

Also Read: [Solved] Photos and Videos Synced from iTunes/Finder will be Removed >

Can you Recover Deleted Videos on iPhone without Backup?

For the question “How do I recover a video that was not backed up?” There is a possible way to recover deleted videos without backup. When videos are mistakenly deleted from iPhone, they are just hidden somewhere on iPhone and they will not be permanently removed until the iPhone is massively operated like force restart, downloading new Apps.

Because the videos or photos will be written and saved in the form of code once shooted on your iPhone. Although we cannot see it on iPhone, it is still in the internal storage unless the data get overwritten. So, when videos missing from iPhone, or mistakenly deleted a video that was no backup. Try the below method to get the deleted video back on your iPhone.

PhoneRescue for iOS – The Best Tool to Recover Deleted Videos without Backup

If you accidentally deleted a video on iPhone and without any backups, download PhoneRescue for iOS to recover the deleted video without backup or with backup. Photos, texts, etc. are also supported.

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone Without Backups

In order to recover deleted videos from iPhone without any backups, you have to act fast and get an iPhone data recovery tool – PhoneRescue for iOS. Through the deep scan on PhoneRescue for iOS, deleted videos can be found and recovered to the iPhone.

There are reasons why people say it is the best tool to retrieve deleted videos from iPhone without backups. To start with, you can selectively recover videos to the computer in a readable format. Besides, PhoneRescue for iOS can also help you recover up to 32 types of other data from iPhone like photosmessages, notes, contacts, and so on. And it is developed by an Apple certificated developer and it is now Norton and McAfee secured. Just be free to try.

Now, free Download PhoneRescue for iOS or its pro version to the computer and follow us to recover deleted videos to iPhone.

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Step 1. Run PhoneRescue for iOS on a computer.

Launch PhoneRescue for iOS to your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer. Select Recover from iOS Devices and then click the Right Arrow button to continue.

Choose Recover from iOS Device

Choose Recover from iOS Device

Step 2. Scan the data on the iPhone.

You can see all the data were selected. So you need to uncheck the Select All box, then check the box of Photo Videos and Videos. Don’t forget to click OK.

Select Videos and Photos Videos to Scan

Select Videos and Photos Videos to Scan

Step 3. Preview and recover the videos.

PhoneRescue for iOS would display all videos, including the lost one. Select the video you want to recover from iPhone, click the To Computer button to recover.

Select the Videos to Restore on iPhone

Select the Videos to Restore on iPhone

1. If you want to transfer videos on a computer to iPhone, please refer to How to Transfer Videos from Computer to iPhone >

2. If PhoneRescue for iOS fails to display your deleted videos, it means these videos have been overwritten by new data on your iPhone. Please try to recover deleted videos to the iPhone from iTunes or iCloud backups.

Extract iTunes Backup to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone

Recovering deleted videos from iPhone with iTunes backups seems easy, however, many iPhone users would be stuck in the problem of choosing the wrong iTunes backup. Besides, all existing data on your iPhone would be replaced by the backup data, that is to say, further data loss might occur after recovering deleted videos from iPhone with iTunes backups. What’s worst, you may recover nothing but lose more iPhone data.

Fortunately, a professional PhoneRescue iPhone Data Recovery is there to help you solve these problems. On one hand, you can use it to scan iTunes backup and see if deleted videos are in the backup before recovering. On the other hand, it won’t replace any existing data on your iPhone. More than anything, you can selectively recover deleted videos you want rather than the whole backup.

Step 1. Connect iPhone to computer.

Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS to your computer and then launch it. And connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. Click Recover from Backup and then click the Right Arrow button to continue.

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Do make sure that there are previous iTunes backups on the computer.

Choose Recover from Backup

Choose Recover from Backup

Step 2. Select iTunes backup and scan.

Select one iTunes backup and click the Right Arrow button again. Check the box of Photo Videos. Don’t forget to click on OK.

Select Videos from the iTunes Backup you Want

Select Videos from the iTunes Backup you Want

Step 3. Recover deleted iPhone videos.

PhoneRescue for iOS would display all deleted videos in your iTunes backup. Click the To Computer button and you can save deleted videos to computer in a viewable format.

Select the Videos to Restore on iPhone

Select the Videos to Restore on iPhone

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone with iCloud Backups

Besides recovering deleted videos from iPhone directly, recovering deleted videos from iPhone with iTunes backup, PhoneRescue for iOS is also capable of helping you recover deleted videos from iPhone with iCloud backup.

To recover deleted videos from iPhone with iCloud backups.

Step 1. Run PhoneRescue for iOS on a computer.

Launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer via its USB cable. Select Recover from iCloud mode, and then click the Right Arrow button as is shown below to continue.

Recover iMessages from iCloud

Recover iMessages from iCloud

Step 2. Log into the iCloud account.

Log in to your iCloud account and select iCloud Backup. You can also download Photo Videos you synced to iCloud to the computer.

Click on iCloud Backup

Click on iCloud Backup

Step 3. Scan the backup data.

Here you can see all the iCloud backups you’ve made. Choose one iCloud backup and click download. Check the box of Photo Videos and click OK.

Step 4.Preview and retrieve the videos.

PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery will display you all videos in the iCloud backup. Select the one you want to recover and then click the To Computer button to save deleted videos to the computer.

Video Tutorial on How to Recover Deleted Videos on iPhone without Backup

The Bottom Line

Losing or deleting videos from iPhone by accident always drive people crazy, with the help of the best iPhone data recovery software – PhoneRescue for iOS, you can say goodbye to this feeling forever and easily get back deleted videos from iPhone in minutes. Why not download and give it a try now?

If you meet any problem during recovering deleted videos from iPhone or earlier generations, be free to tell us by emailing us or leaving a comment in the comment sections, we will reply to you as soon as possible. At the same time, be kind to share this tutorial with others.

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Joy Taylor

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