How to View Photos in iTunes

Apple provides the opportunity to back up your photos to iTunes or iCloud. However, it is still impossible to directly access the files or view photos in the iTunes backup files. This article will show you how to bypass the limitations that iTunes has and gain access to the photos in the backup.

Tool You'll Need: iMyFone D-Port iPhone Data Viewer (Supports iOS 11)

As there is no possibility to see the files that are present in an iTunes backup file, you need to have a third-party application that allows you to do so. iMyFone D-Port iTunes Backup Viewer  is a renowned application, specially designed for iPhone and other iOS devices. You can access your files in iTunes backup file and have a view of the photos in the backup at any time.

Apart from the useful features above, the following are other features of iMyFone D-Port:

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iMyFone D-Port iPhone Data Exporter

  • You can export and extract 20 types of files including the data of third-party apps like WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat, Kik and more.
  • The program allows you to preview the files that are exportable on a device. It will provide you the possibility to select only the relevant files you need rather than downloading all the unwanted clutter.
  • It provides 3 modes to extract data: Export from iOS Device, Extract from iTunes Backup, Extract from iCloud Backup.

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Guide to View Photos in iTunes Using iMyFone D-Port

The following guide will help you get through the process of seeing photos from iTunes backup file using iMyFone D-Port.

1 Launch and Select the Mode

Install the application and run it by double-clicking the icon from the desktop. Once the main interface appears on the screen, pick "Extract from iTunes Backup” tab from the left pane.

select the mode

2 Select the File You Want to View

You can begin the process by clicking the “Start” button on the interface. It will open up a new window, where you will see several file formats. From this window, choose “Photo” as the option if you want to see the pictures in a backup file. Then press the “Next” button at the bottom.

Select the File You Want to View

3 Select the iTunes Backup File

iMyFone D-Port will begin scanning for the available iTunes backup files. Once done, it will display the list of the backups on the screen. Then you have to choose a particular backup file from which you want to view the photos. Select one and press “Scan” at the bottom.

Select the iTunes backup file

4 Preview the Files

The completion of the scanning will allow you to see all the photos available on the preview window. You can mark those you want to view and press the “Export” button at the bottom. Choose a folder to store them, then the photos can be saved on your computer.

Preview the photos

iMyFone D-Port is a very helpful and efficient tool for you to view and manage your iTunes backup files, even though your iTunes backup was made for iOS 11. You can not only see your photos but also check the other files at your own convenience. Download it and explore its powerful utility!

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