"Before trading in my iPhone 4s, I had backed it up. I want to get the photos from the camera roll but I don’t want to restore it. I actually want to get the photos to my Mac. I had backed up the iPhone on the computer and to the cloud. Is there a way to get just these photos from the backup? "
The answer is absolutely yes. With the right tool, you can easily extract the Camera Roll photos either from iTunes or iCloud backup files. This article shows you how to make it.
The Best Way to Extract Camera Roll from iPhone Backup
The best tool to help you extract the data from an iTunes or iCloud backup is iMyFone D-Port iPhone Backup Extractor. This data extraction tool is designed to make this process quick and easy. The following are just some of the features that make it the best.
- It is useful in the extraction of up to 18 different types of data including photos, text messages, iMessages, videos, notes, WhatsApp messages, Viber messages, call logs and more.
- It can also be used to export data directly from an iOS device making it the ideal solution if you just want to print or back up some important data on your iPhone.
- It comes with a preview function that makes it easy to selectively extract the data you want.
- The pro version of iMyFone D-Port is available to fully or selectively transfer data from iPhone backup to your iOS devices without erasing the other data.
The following is a simple tutorial to help you use iMyFone D-Port to extract the photos on your camera roll to your computer. Begin by downloading and installing the tool to your computer and then follow these very simple steps.
Part 1. Extract Camera Roll from an iTunes Backup
Follow these steps if you want to extract the photos from an iTunes backup file.
Launch the Program
Launch iMyFone D-Port and then click on “Extract Data from Backup.” Select the iTunes backup file that contains the photos you wish to extract. Click “Next” to continue.
Choose Data Type
In the next window, select “Photo” as the type of file you want to extract. Click “Next” to continue.
Preview and Extract Photos from Camera Roll
When the analysis is complete, select the photos from the next window and then click “Extract” to choose a location on your computer where you can save them.
Part 2. Extract Photos from an iCloud Backup
If you would rather extract the phots from an iCloud backup, follow these very simple steps
Select “Extract Data from Backup” Mode and Data Type
From the program’s main window, select “Extract Data from Backup”. To gain access to your iCloud backup files, sign in to your account and then select the backup file that contains the photos you would like to get. Click “Next” to allow the program to analyze the selected backup file and then click “Next”.
Select Data Type
Proceed by selecting “Photos” as the type of file you want to extract and then click “Next” to scan.
Preview and Extract Photos from iCloud
From the results page, select the photos you wish to extract and then click “Extract” to save them to your computer.
Download the free trial version of iMyFone D-Port iPhone Backup Extractor to access Camera Roll in your iTunes or iCloud backup files, and it will not let you down.