Have you lost some valuable photos from iPhone and want to retrieve them from iTunes or iCloud backup? This guide tells you how to retrieve photos from iPhone backup in easy and quick ways.
Q: “My iPhone has been stolen. Thankfully I have an iTunes backup of all its data on my PC. How do I view or retrieve photos from this backup? I do not have another Apple device that can view photos and my iCloud account does not contain any photos. Cheers for any answers!”
Photos loss can happen in various cases. However, what can comfort us a little is that we still have the backup for some possibilities to get back the lost pictures. And in this post, we mainly talk about how to recover photos from the iPhone backups (iTunes and iCloud backup).
If you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes, then the iTunes restoring way must be first coming to your mind. But there are just several notices you need to know:
Now, let’s check how to retrieve photos from iTunes backup:
If you have backed your iPhone to iCloud, then you can apply this iCloud restoring way to recover photos from iPhone backup. However, the iCloud restoring way is also with the three shortcomings we have mentioned in the iTunes restoring way.
Here’s how to retrieve photos from iCloud backup:
Wait for the process of completing it. Stay connected and wait for a progress bar to appear and complete. Depending on the size of the backup and the network speed, the progress bar might need a few minutes to an hour to complete. If you disconnect from Wi-Fi too soon, the progress will pause until you reconnect.
If you are not happy with the shortcomings of the iTunes iCloud restoring, then this way has no such annoying problems. The professional iPhone backup extractor – PhoneRescue for iOS can help you access and view photos on iPhone backup that you created with iTunes and iCloud. With it, you can extract only photos category, and individually select the photos you want to retrieve to your iPhone. Most importantly, it won’t require you to erase any existing data on your iPhone, all data will be kept 100% secure.
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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”.
Then click the “To iPhone” button to recover them to your iPhone.
Besides restore photos from iTunes backup, PhoneRescue for iOS also allows retrieving photos from iCloud backup or from iOS devices directly. Also, it can help you recover other up to 22 file types, like contacts, messages, music, notes, videos, etc.
PhoneRescue for iOS gives you full support on retrieving photos from iPhone backup, and all of the retrieved photos will be transferred to your computer. Any questions about this guide or PhoneRescue is welcomed, at the same time, don’t forget to share this guide with your friends.
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