Want to restore photos from iCloud? Read this guide to get two ways to restore photos from iCloud to iPhone 5/6/6s/se/7/8, iPhone X, iPhone XS (max), and iPhone XR in minutes.
If you completely rely on iCloud to back up your iPhone photos, the only way to get back the lost photos from iPhone is restoring from iCloud. Basically, you can get the photos by restoring your iPhone from iCloud. To do iCloud backup data recovery, this guide will show you 2 methods. Let’s check.
Before talking about these 2 methods, let’s have a look at their pros and cons respectively.
Method 1 is the traditional restoring method namely restore from iCloud backup by resetting your device. Before restoring photos from iCloud backup, here are some things you need to pay attention to:
In a word, Method 1 is a free and workable way to retrieve lost photos but has many drawbacks, but we still going to show you the detailed steps of this method to help you recover lost photos in the follow-up part. Besides, we will also show you an alternative option to restore iPhone photos from iCloud backup: restore photos from iCloud backup with an iPhone data recovery PhoneRescue. Why?
Next, let’s see how to restore photos from iCloud backup with these 2 methods.
As we mentioned at the beginning, restoring your device means all the data on your iPhone iPad iPod touch will be replaced by the contents in the backup. What’s more, you may lose more photos or other files and data by restoring your device with iCloud backup. If you can make sure that the backup contains the photos you need and the current data on the device is useless for you, then you can use this method to retrieve lost photos from iCloud. And here is how to do:
On your device, tap on Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings > Erase iPhone/iPad/iPod > Select Restore from iCloud > Pick up the backup you created before.
PhoneRescue makes the photos recovery more accurate and more flexible, avoid losing current data, and saving time for you.
Step 1 Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac or PC computer > Open it and choose Recover from iCloud > Click the arrow button.
Step 2 Sign in with your Apple ID.
Step 3 Select iCloud Backup.
Step 4 Select the iCloud backup file contains the photos you want to recover > Click Download > Then it would pop up a window for you to choose what kind of data type you would like to recover > Click OK button to proceed.
Step 5 After downloading, click the arrow button again to scan the backup > Preview and select the photos you want to recover > Click on To Computer button or To iDevice button as you need.
After reading this post, you must have learned a new way to restore photos from iCloud without restoring your device or losing any previous file. More than anything, except restoring photos from iCloud, you also can use PhoneRescue to restore photos from iTunes backup and on your device directly without any backup. Furthermore, as many as 20+ types of iOS contents are in PhoneRescue’s supportable range, such as videos, notes, call history, contacts, messages, reminders, etc. Download PhoneRescue to Start Free Trial Now >
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