Data Recovery

How to Recover deleted photos from iPhone (iPhone 6s Plus Included)

Accidentally deleted photos on your iPhone, and want to get 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 - iPhone Data Recovery (Windows & Mac) lets you recover deleted photos from iPhone in 3 ways: directly recover from iPhone, recover from an iTunes backup file and recover from iCloud backup file. Check detailed solutions below.

Important things you should know:

1. For people whose iPhone stuck in white screen of death or recovery mode while upgrading iPhone to iOS 9, you don't need to recover photos from iPhone now! All you need is to check how to fix iPhone white screen of death or how to get iPhone out of recovery mode. For sure, after learning the ways, your iPhone will be turned into normal mode.

2. If you lost photos from your iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus or any other iPhone running in iOS 9, you should tap Photos app and go to Recently Deleted folder to check out whether these lost photos are there or not. If they are there, you can restore them right away. If there are not there, you should follow the ways below to recover photos. 

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

Provides you with three ways to retrieve deleted photos from iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/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.
Supports iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and the latest iOS 9 New icon
Note: For photos lost on iPhone 4s and above, please try to recover them from iTunes backup file or iCloud backup file.

3 Solutions to Retrieve deleted photos from iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5/5s/5c/4s/4/3GS

Part 1: Recover deleted photos by scanning your 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, follow the description in the window to "Start Scan" scanning your iPhone.

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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 6s (Plus), iPhone 6 (Plus), iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS
  • all iPads including iPad Pro, 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


Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS - Recover iPhone/iPad Data in 3 Ways

  • Recover iPhone data by scanning your iPhone, extracting iTunes and iCloud backup files.
  • Preview and selectively recover what you want from iPhone, iTunes and iCloud backup.
  • Fix iOS to normal without losing data such as recovery mode, bricked iPhone, white screen, etc.
  • Selectively backup and restore WhatsApp conversations on your iOS device.
  • Backup and export iOS device data selectively to your computer according to your need.
  • Fully compatible with iOS 9, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro, and all other iOS device models.

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Hi, currently Dr.Fone for iOS does not recover deleted media files directly from iPhone 6s. It only recover these media files from itunes or icloud backups.
I had taken pictures with my iPhone 6s (software 9.1) but friend got hold of phone and deleted them within minutes of me taken them. Been deleted from my recently deleted folder also. I tried the software that was mentioned above and it could recover all my pictures except the ones my friend deleted. Am I doing something wrong in the recovery of these pictures? Really want them back
unfortunately recovering media files direcltly from iphone 5s or newer ios devices is still a hard nut to crack in the industry. we are not sure when this will be tackled.
Iphone 5s
Selena , when will Wondershare Dr.Fone for IOS can recover media files directly from the phone ?? Is there any slight chance or way that you could help me with ?
Hi Reina, the trial version is provided for customers to make sure the program can find the lost files they need before making the purchasing decision. It can scan the phone and preview the files, but only the full version can recover the lost files. Thanks for your understanding.
its funny how this doesn't let you copy it to your computer you have to buy it basically the free trial is a tease that lets you see the picture but you cant do anything with it
Hi, for iPhone6, our program can only recover the photos and videos from itunes or icloud backup files. You can see all the supported file types here: http://www.wondershare.com/drfone-iphone-data-recovery.html . As to your case, would you please tell us where did you see the information that the program can recover photos from iphone 6 without backup? We will check it soon.
I lost my photos on my iPhone 6. I downloaded and paid for this program because it said you could recover photos that were not backed up but it doesn't give me the option to find lost photos, only ones presently on my phone. Also there is no option for advanced mode
Unfortunately, they are not. Thanks anyway.
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