How to Fix “Videos Missing after iOS 12 Update”

Wondering how to fix “videos disappeared from iPhone/iPad after iOS 12 update”, don’t worry, in this post, we will share you with 2 methods to retrieve the lost videos on iPhone/iPad after iOS 12 update.

By Gigi Albert | Posted on: Sep. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 04, 2018
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The iOS 12 is now available for iPhone/iPad, which brings a lot of new features to optimize your iDevices. It can make your Apps load up quicker and open faster. But besides this, it doesn’t seem as consummate as users expected since it may cause data loss during/after iOS 12 update. That is to say, you may lose everything includes your favorite videos that you’ve saved for a long time. What if you are in such a situation, where is the video on iOS 12 and how can you fix videos disappeared from iPhone after iOS 12 update?

To find the missing videos back, first of all, you need to check your “ Recently Deleted folder” in Photos app. In general, they will be stored in “ Recently Deleted folder” after you lose or delete them. If they are not there, you can try to restore your iPhone/iPad from backup to get back your missing videos. If you have no backup, don’t panic, here we also have a method to help you fix it.

Method 1. Restore Missing Videos after iOS 12 Update from Backup

Before restoring, something important should be noted: The iTunes & iCloud recovery is an entire recovery, you are not permitted to preview and select the specific videos you want to restore. Moreover, the backup you restore from iCloud/iTunes will completely cover the existing data on your phone.

If the current data is useless for you, you can use this method to recover the missing videos from backup. If it means a lot and you don’t want to lose them, you can directly move to Method 2. Here’s how to restore the lost videos from backup:

Restore from iCloud

Step 1 On your iPhone or iPad, tap Settings > Choose General and scroll down to tap Reset > Tap Erase All Contents and Settings, then erase your iPhone/iPad.

Step 2 After setting your iPhone. When you reach on the “App & Data” screen, select Restore from iCloud and pick up the backup contains the videos you want to recover.

Where Is Video on iOS 12

Restore from iTunes

Step 1 Plug your iPhone to a Mac/PC running iTunes.

Step 2 Then click your iPhone at the left top of the iTunes

Step 3 In the Backup section, click Restore Backup.

Fix Videos Disappeared from iPhone On iOS 12 By Restoring from iTunes Backup

Step 4 Check the backup info and select the backup you made before iOS update. If you haven’t backed your iPhone & iPad recently, you can choose the latest on and click Restore.

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Method 2. Recover Missing Videos from iPhone/iPad after iOS 12 Update [without Backup]

As mentioned above, there are many limitations of using iTunes and iCloud to recover the lost videos. Besides, many of you might haven’t made a backup before.

In such cases, don’t fret, some iOS data recovery tools can help you out, such as the PhoneRescue for iOS, which is one of the best iOS data recovery tools that can help you retrieve videos without backup. Compared with traditional recovery way, PhoneRescue for iOS has no limitation on data preview and data selection before recovering, you can choose the specific video to recover. Now you can follow the steps below to have a try.

Step 1 Download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer, then run it > Connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer > Choose Recover from iOS Device on the interface of PhoneRescue for iOS.

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iOS 12 Videos Recovery: Recover from iPhone/iPad without Backup – Step 1

Step 2 Check the box of Photo Videos and Videos, then click OK.

Fix Videos Disappeared from iPhone on iOS 12 – Step 2

Step 3 All your videos would be displayed, including the lost one. Select the videos you want to recover, click the To Computer button to put them on your computer.  Then you can transfer these videos from computer to your iDevices according to your needs.

iOS 12 Videos Recovery: Recover from iPhone/iPad without Backup – Step 3

 If PhoneRescue for iOS fails to display all your deleted videos, it means the videos are permanently gone. So you should recover the videos as soon as possible, or they will disappear forever.

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to fix videos missing after iOS 12 update. Losing videos from iPhone/iPad may make you mad. But with PhoneRescue for iOS, whether you have a backup or not, you have no need to worry about video loss. Besides video, PhoneRescue for iOS can help you recover more than 20 types of data including messages, music, contacts, calendar and more. Why not download and give it a try now?

Gigi Albert

Member of iMobie team, a professional editor, is interested in solving iOS & Android related problems by writing various tutorials.