2 Ways to Recover Photos from iCloud

We often lose valuable photos from out phone. That is the reason why we create backups. The reason for data loss could be a accidental deletion, a virus attack, device broken, jailbreak failure, or simply an upgrade issue. If you have created frequent backups to your iCloud account, then you have 2 perfect chances to recover photos from iCloud in a few simple steps.

1 Recover Photos from iCloud.com

If you have recently deleted photos from your iCloud account, you still have an opportunity to get them back by logging to your account. Select Photos in your account and choose Albums at the top of the menu bar. You will notice that you have the feature “Recently Deleted.” Click the option to see the images deleted recently. From the available pictures, you can mark the files that you need to get back and hit the “Recover” button.

Recover photos from iCloud.com

If you were unable to obtain back all the pictures, then it is the time that you choose data recovery programs for iPhone. With the help of these applications, it is possible for you to recover all the deleted images from the device as well as from your iCloud or iTunes account.

2 Recover Photos from iCloud Selectively Using 3rd-Party Tool

iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iPhone data recovery Mac excels in the field of data retrieval for all the iOS devices. It quickly recognizes data and assists in retrieving them from iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone, iTunes backup file, and iCloud backup file. The application is a lightweight application, thus consuming less memory, and functions efficiently in the retrieval of any data.  The characteristics that make the program leading utility software are:

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iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery

  • With over 22 different file format recognition, you can easily recover photos, contacts, text messages, videos, voice memos etcs from iCloud backup, iTunes backup or without backup.
  • You can retrieve the data using four different methods: Smart recovery, Recover from iOS device, Recover from iTunes backup, Recover from iCloud backup.
  • It allows you to preview the recoverable content before recovery.
  • It supports iPad, iPhone 7/6s(Plus)/6(Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4, and iPod touch runs iOS 10/9/8/7.

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Steps to recover photos from iCloud using iMyfone D-Back

Step 1: Choose "Recover from iCloud Backup" option.

Visit the iMyfone D-Back website to download the trial variant of the software package. You have to launch it after installing the executable file. Once done, from the primary window of the program, choose "Recover from iCloud Backup" option.

choose Recover from iCloud Backup option

Step 2: Select the file type

Click the start button that you see on the main screen. The program will then prompt you to select the file type that you wish to recover. In the following screen, choose photo and app photo as the retrievable file format. Then, click the "Next" button at the bottom of the screen.

photo and app photo as the retrievable file format

Step 3: Login into your iCloud account

iMyfone D-Back will prompt you to enter iCloud account credentials. Log into the account using your username and password. Please note that the program does not record any of your login credentials.

 Log into the icloud account

Step 4: Pick a relevant iCloud backup file

The program will search for available iCloud backup files and list them in order. From the last, you need to pick a relevant file of the most recent update and click "Next" at the bottom.

pick a relevant file

Step 5: Recover Photos from iCloud

iMyfone D-Back will download the selected file to the computer. After downloading, it will display all the photos present in the backup file in its preview window. From the same window, you can pick the images that you wish to retrieve to your computer. You can even look for deleted files by choosing "show only deleted files" option. Click "Recover" button after finishing with the selection procedure.

recover photos from iCloud using iMyfone D-Back

iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iPhone data recovery Mac will prompt you to choose a path or a folder on your computer where you wish to save the recoverable images. You can create a new folder or navigate to an existing one and wait for the program to complete the saving process. Once done, you can browse the folder to look at the deleted images or all the selective photographs extracted from your iCloud backup file.

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