How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone

Accidentally deleted photos on your iPhone, and want them back eagerly? It's not a big deal now. With a right way, you can still retrieve them with original quality. Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows & Mac) lets you recover deleted photos from iPhone in 3 ways: directly recover from iPhone and recover from iTunes backup. Check detailed solutions below.

How can we manage to recover deleted photos from iPhone in 3 Ways

iPhone Photo Recovery Software

Provides you with three ways to retrieve deleted photos from iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS

Retrieve photos directly from iPhone, iTunes backup and iCloud backup.
Recover deleted photos from Camera Roll, Photo Library and Photo Stream.
Preview and selectively recover photos in original quality.
Retrieve more than photos, also contacts, messages, video, notes, etc.
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Part 1: Recover Deleted Photos Directly from iPhone

Step 1 Connect your iPhone and scan it

After in stalling the program on your computer, run it. Then connect your iPhone to the computer. When the program detects your iPhone, switch to the "Advanced Mode". Then follow the description in the window to "Start" scanning your iPhone.

Note: Currently, Wondershare Dr,Fone for iOS only allows you to directly recover deleted photos from iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. If you use other iPhone models, you can switch to the other ways in the Part 2 or Part 3.

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Step 2 Preview and recover photos from your iPhone

When the scan stops, you can preview and check all data available to recover in the scan result. To recover photos, you can preview every item in the categories of Camera Roll, Photo Stream and App Photos. Preview them one by one, and tick the item you want. Then click on the Recover button to save them on your computer with one click.

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Part 2: Recover Deleted Photos by Extracting iTunes Backup

Step 1 Choose and extract the iTunes backup

After running the program, switch to Recover from iTunes Backup File by clicking on the option on the top of the window. Then the program will detect all iTunes backup files existing on your computer and present them all for your option.

Choose the one for your iPhone and click on the Start Scan button to begin extracting the backup. The extracting process will take you about 5 seconds.

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Step 2 Preview and recover your iPhone photos

In the scan result presented by Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, you can check all recoverable data one by one in detail, such as photos, contacts, messages, notes, call log and more. Just tick whatever you want during the preview. Then save them on your computer with only one mouse click on the Recover button.

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Part 3: Recover iPhone Photos from iCloud Backup

Step 1 Download and extract the iCloud backup file

Choose the recovery mode of Recover from iCloud Backup File, and then you can enter your Apple ID and the password to log in. After that, the program can automatically find all backup files existing in your iCloud account. Choose the one you want to recover iPhone photos from to download and extract it. It will take you some time. Just wait and keep the internet connected.

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Step 2 Preview and recover your iPhone photos

Once the scan is complete, you can access and preview the content in your iCloud backup in detail. For photos, you can check Camera Roll and App Photos. Preview them one by one and tick the item you want. Then click on the Recover button to save them on your computer.

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More about Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS

Supported devices Data available to recover
  • iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS
  • iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad mini, iPad with Retina display, The new iPad, iPad 2, iPad 1
  • iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4
  • Text content: Contacts, Messages, Call history, Calendar, Notes, Reminder, WahtsApp History, Safari bookmark, App Documents
  • Media content: Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Stream, Voice memos, Message attachments, WhatsApp Attachments, Voicemail, App Photos, App Videos

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Sure. You can download the trial version to have a try first
Will this work on the iPad mini?
As long as the data is not overwritten by new data, you can recover them. Well, new data randomly overwrites deleted data, so it's hard to say the time span. You can try to use the Advanced Mode to scan your iPhone 4. Before you click on the Start Scan button, you can see the Advanced Mode under the button.
Hello. I just deleted a photo from my iphone 4 and when I tried to recover them, I could access the ones I deleted from earlier today but not the one I deleted a few minutes ago. Is there a time span I have to wait? Also, the advanced option did not appear.
You need to open the link above first. Then choose the plug-in link for your iPhone, like for iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS. Copy the link and paste it in your browser to open and download it.
the link isnt active
You can download it here:
i cant download the plugin needed to start the advance scan. Also i had this phone for 3 years, will it recover ALL the photos deleted?
Sorry, if you don't have an iTunes or iCloud backup, it's impossible to recover deleted photos from iPhone 5 currently.
I have deleted my honeymoon pics off my iphone 5 and my icloud was swithched of due to being abroad is there anything i can do