How to Retrieve Deleted Photos on iPhone

“I mistakenly delete some memorable photos when I was clearing the storage on my iPhone X. Could you give me some suggestions about recovering deleted photos from my iPhone? Thanks in advance.”

Equipped with excellent camera, iPhone has become the first choice to take and keep precious photos for iOS users. However, it is inevitable that our photos can get lost because of mistaken deletion, iOS upgrade, iPhone reset, water damage and other unpredictable factors. If you happen to lost your iPhone photos, do not be depressed. This article will share some iPhone photo recovery tips in detail.

Recover Lost iPhone Photos from Recycle Bin

To prevent users from losing photos for accidental deletion, Apple has added a “Recently Deleted” feature to Photos app since iOS 8. Your deleted photos will be firstly moved to this “Recently Deleted” album, which allows you to recover the deleted photos from your iPhone within 30 days. Therefore, check the recycle bin first if you lose photos on iPhone.

  1. Launch the Photos app on iPhone and tap on “Albums” at the bottom right corner. Then slide down to find “Recently Deleted album”.
  2. Open it and then you can preview all the photos you deleted recently.
  3. Click “Select” on the top right corner and mark those photos you want to recover.
  4. Finally, hit the “Recover” button at bottom.

Recover Lost iPhone Photos from Recycle Bin with iReparo for iPhone

How to Recover Permanently Deleted Photos from iPhone?

In some occasions, your photos could be deleted permanently and you can not find them in the “Recently Deleted” folder. Even though, you can still retrieve those deleted photos on iPhone if you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes.

  1. Open the iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone with a USB cable.
  2. Click the iPhone icon on the top left of iTunes interface.
  3. Scroll down and hit the “Photos” button on the left sidebar.
  4. Turn to the right and you will see the “Sync Photos” option. Check it. Then click “Apply” at the bottom.

Recover Permanently Deleted Photos from iPhone

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone without Backup

Photo missing often occurs so suddenly that there is not enough time for us to backup iPhone photos beforehand. When you don’t have a backup, is it possible to recover lost iPhone photos that are no longer stored in “Recently Deleted” folder? The answer is Yes, but in this case, you need a third-party iPhone photo recovery software to help you with that.

iReparo for iPhone is such a software to recover deleted photos, contacts, text messages, videos, notes and more data from iPhone, iPad and iPod. It is powerful but simple and can recover more than 16 kinds of data lost for various reasons in 3 easy steps.

Step 1: Install iReparo for iPhone on your computer and open it.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer and let the program scan it. The result will be displayed by category when the scan is finished.
Step 3: Preview photos and select those you want. Then click “Recover” to recover those deleted photos from iPhone.

Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone without Backup

Tips you should know:

  1. Please install the latest version of iTunes to make sure your device can be recognized.
  2. To recover deleted photos from iPhone without backup, please turn on the Airplane Mode right after the accident happens. Otherwise, new data created on your iPhone could overwrite your deleted photos, which will make them unrecoverable.

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