Have you lost some valuable photos from iPhone and want to extract photos from iPhone backup such as iTunes or iCloud backup? This guide tells you how to view and get photos from iPhone backup in easy and quick ways.
You can easily view photos from iPhone backup on your computer and extract photos from iPhone backup based on your needs with the help of PhoneRescue for iOS. It works for PC and Mac computer and supports the latest iPhone 14 and iOS 16.
My iPhone has been stolen. Thankfully I have an iTunes backup of all its data on my PC. How do I view or extract iPhone backup photos on PC? I do not have another Apple device that can view photos and my iCloud account does not contain any photos. Cheers for any answers!
iPhone photos loss occurs in various cases, such as iPhone was lost and erased, a failed iOS system update, an unexpected deletion and etc. However, what can comfort us a little is that we can extract pictures from iPhone backup. As iPhone backup photos are stored on your computer, we can still use iTunes and iCloud to extract, restore, retrieve or recover photos from a backup.
Accordingly, in this post, we will mainly talk about how to extract photos from iPhone backup – iTunes or iCloud backup. Continue reading and then you will find another way to view, select and extract specific photos from iPhone backup – an iPhone backup extractor, which you can also use to recover deleted iPhone photos without backup.
If you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes, then recovering photos from iTunes backup must first come to your mind. Restoring an iTunes backup that may contain photos you deleted can be the most widely-used solution for iOS users to extract photos from iPhone backup. However, as you fail to use this way to view photos from iPhone backup on your computer, you may recover some iTunes backup which doesn’t involve the deleted photos you need. Also, you should bear in mind that this method will wipe all your iPhone data and replace the data with backup content.
Now, let’s check how to recover photos from iTunes backup:
If you want to restore just photos from iPhone backup, the professional iPhone backup extractor – PhoneRescue for iOS can help you access and view photos on iPhone backup that you’ve created with iTunes and iCloud.
With it, you can get photos from iPhone backup and transfer photos from iPhone to computer or another iPhone. Most importantly, it won’t erase any existing data on your iPhone, and all data will be kept 100% safe & secure. Check how can PhoneRescue for iOS help you extract photos from iPhone backup or restore only photos from iTunes backup.
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Now, download PhoneRescue for iOS to your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable, then follow the steps to quickly access photos on your iTunes backup and export them to your Mac or PC.
Choose “Recover from Backup”, then click “Next” to continue.
Uncheck the “Select All” button, check “Photos” only, and then click “OK”. You can restore only photos from iTunes backup.
Click the “To iPhone” button to recover them to your iPhone.
Besides restoring photos from iTunes backup, you can also retrieve photos from iCloud backup with PhoneRescue for iOS, or recover iPhone photos after restore without backup. Except for photos, it can also help you recover up to 22 file types, like contacts, messages, music, notes, videos, etc.
In this part, we will demonstrate how to recover photos from iPhone backup via iCloud.
If you have backed your iPhone to iCloud, then you can apply this iCloud restoring way to recover photos from iPhone backup. Here’s how to retrieve photos from iCloud backup:
You can log into your iCloud account from a web browser to check if it has the photos you need.
In this part, we have collected a list of questions about extracting photos from iPhone backup. Continue reading and have a better understanding of how to extract photos from iPhone backup.
If your iPhone got broken or totally disabled, how can we extract photos from iPhone? PhoneRescue for iOS allows you to extract photos from an iPhone that won’t turn on, forget backup password, be infected by the virus, etc. That is to say, as we listed steps above, you can extract photos from iTunes backup without iPhone connected, also supports extracting just photos from iCloud backup. What’s more, you can try PhoneRescue for iOS to rescue iPhone/iPad to normal state by fixing system issues, unlocking a disabled iPhone.
If you got a damaged iPhone but don’t have backup files, how to recover photos from iPhone without backup? With Recover from iOS Device mode on PhoneRescue for iOS, you can directly recover deleted photos from your iPhone/iPad. And when your iPhone screen is damaged or forgot lock screen passcode, it also gives you the possibility to detect iPhone and extract iPhone photos.
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If you want to extract photos from iPhone to computer without iTunes or iCloud, you can choose AnyTrans to backup and transfer your iPhone photos to computer completely or selectively. As a professional iOS data manager, AnyTrans helps you to transfer thousands of photos from your iPhone. Therefore, it is also a wonderful tool to view iPhone photos on a computer, and you can delete photos, import photos to iPhone, etc. Windows PC and Mac computer are supported.
And, you can get the latest version of AnyTrans and connect your iPhone to backup all iPhone photos now.
It would be the luckiest thing in the world that you own a backup even you have lost your iPhone. But it would be also an annoying issue that retrieving photos from iTunes backup won’t support selectively choosing. You can solve this issue with PhoneTrans which supports extracting photos from iPhone backups selectively. Let’s check out how to use PhoneTrans to extract photos from iPhone backup easily.
Step 1. Download PhoneTrans and install it on the computer. Also, connect your iPhone to the computer. Choose Phone Restore and tap on iTunes Backup. Then click on the Start Restore to go on.
Step 2. Now you will see the iTunes backup has already been listed. Choose the exact backup and select the Selective Restore to extract photos from iTunes backup.
Step 3. Unselect all and choose Photos. Then you need to tap on Restore Now to start the photos extracting.
PhoneRescue for iOS and PhoneTrans give you full support on retrieving photos from iPhone backup, and all of the retrieved photos will be transferred to your computer/iPhone directly. Any question about this guide or PhoneRescue/PhoneTrans is welcomed, at the same time, don’t forget to share this guide with your friends.
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