How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup

How to restore deleted photos from iTunes backup? Read this post to extract only Camera Roll Photos from iPhone backup on your Mac and PC.

Joy Taylor Posted on: Nov. 20, 2018, Last Updated: Oct. 17, 2019

From an Alaska journey to a family gathering, people are keen on shooting photos with their handy iPhone. However, so many reasons can get your precious photos to get lost and deleted, such as accidental deletion by kids, a failed jailbreak or iOS upgrade, iPhone got stolen or lost etc.

When you lost or deleted photos from iPhone, the first thing you need to do is minimize the use of your phone to avoid that the old files got overwritten. If you have backed up your photos to iTunes regularly, you can easily restore photos from iTunes backup. But recovering photos from iTunes will erase your previous iPhone data. At this time, an iTunes backup extractor could be your best choice to get deleted photos from iTunes backup on your Mac or PC.

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Tool to Recover Deleted Photos from iTunes

In this post, we use PhoneRescue for iOS to restore deleted Camera Roll photos from your iTunes backup. By using this tool, you can easily access photos on iPhone Backup that you created on your Mac and PC. And you can even select only the photos you want and extract them to any folder on your computer. After that, you can easily sync these pictures to your iPhone by using iTunes. Besides pictures, contacts, messages, music, photos, and more are also can be retrieved from iTunes backup.

How to Restore Only Photos from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue for iOS

Step 1. Run PhoneRescue and select a recovery mode.

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Download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer.  Then, select Recover from iTunes backup > Click on Right Arrow to enter the next page.

How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 1

How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 1

Step 2. Select an iTunes backup.

Select the right iTunes backup, and click Right Arrow to proceed. You can choose to scan all data on backup or get only the differences between iPhone and backup.

How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 2

How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Confirm the type of data you want to recover.

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

How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 3

How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 3

If your iTunes backup is encrypted, please input your encryption password to allow PhoneRescue for iOS to scan your data. If you forgot it, you need to recover iTunes backup password at first.

Step 4. Preview and choose the photos to recover.

Select Photos > Preview and select the photos you want to recover > Click on To iDevice button to recover them to your iPhone, or To Computer button to download them to your computer.

How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 4

How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup – Step 4

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The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to recover photos from iPhone backup. If this guide solves your problem, please don’t be hesitate to share it with your friends. Let PhoneRescue for iOS recover your photos from iPhone backup now.

Joy Taylor

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