4 Ways To Recover Deleted Photos From iPad

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Recently, my 7 year old daughter deleted my important photos through the iPad. I came to know about that after a few days when I was looking at the gallery. All photos were important to me and want to recover deleted photos from iPad in any possible way. I have started surfing over the internet and come to know that there are many iOS users, who are facing the same issue of losing data due to iOS Device damaged, broken or lost. Anyone can help? -- Selena

There are lots of discussions about recovering deleted iPad photos available on Apple forum and other websites. It was confusing and hard to decide which solution would be best. No worry, we will list the 4 useful methods to help you recover deleted photos from iPad. We will list also the pros and cons to avoid wasting time in surfing.

1 Check Your "Recently Deleted" Folder On iPad

If you accidentally deleted some photos on iPad and want to get it back, You can check the "Recently Deleted" folder firstly. Open Photos App and tap on Album at the bottom. Find "Recently Deleted" folder and check if the accidentally deleted photos are there.

 Check Your “Recently Deleted” to Find Pictures


2 Recover Deleted Photos from iPad Without Backup

If you deleted photos without making any backup before, iMyfone D-Back iPad data recovery Win and iMyfone D-Back iPad data recovery Mac could help sort this out. It's a professional iPad data recovery tools, which can recover your deleted data without backup, or help you extract data from iTunes/iClud backup selectively. Check more features of this tool:

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Professional iPad Data Recovery Software

    1. Restore data even if an iOS Device damaged, broken, lost, locked due to a forgotten password, lost data due to virus attack, or lost data due to iPhone factory reset.
    2. Four recovery mode: Smart Recovery, Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup.
    3. Extract data from iTunes backup and iCloud backup without overwriting existing data which is a truly awesome feature.
    4. Preview the recoverable data such as such as contacts, text messages, WhatsApp messages, Skype messages, call history, notes, calendar etc.

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Steps to Recover iPad Photos Without Backup with iMyfone D-Back

Step 1. Install iMyfone D-Back software in your computer. Thereafter, choose the second option recover from iOS Device and click on the start button.

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Step 2. After that choose the file types you want to recover. iMyfone D-Back is providing more than 22 types of file recovery in the options. Choose the photo option only. But if you want to recover multiple files, iMyfone D-Back can also satisfy you.

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Step 3. After your iOS device has been detected, click on the Scan button to search all selected files from computer. Here we have selected only photos so software will search all the photos on your iPad. After scanning, all photos will be listed. Now, limit the search with option "Show deleted files only". Select the photos you want to recover.

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The very easy and user friendly interface helps you to recover deleted photos from iPad easily. Try iMyfone D-Back iPad data recovery Win/iPad Data recovery Mac now to recover your deleted photos from iPad/iPhone/iPad Touch.

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3 Recover iPad Deleted Photos from iTunes Backup

You can restore data through iTunes, if you make backup of your data regularly and your deleted photos should be in the backup file. There are 2 available options for you: fully restoring your iPhone to the most relevant backup or extracting the deleted photos from iTunes backup using iMyfone D-Back.

Fully restore iPad from relevant iTunes backup file

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer and run iTunes on your computer.

Step 2: Click iPad icon in iTunes.

Step 3: Check the date of your last iTunes backup and simly click Restore Backup.

Fully restore iPhone to an relevant backup file

Extract delete photos from iTunes Backup Selectively Via iMyfone D-Back

iMyfone D-Back can also help you extract photos from iTunes backup. Follow the instructions below.

Choose Recover from iTunes backup to start the process and select file types.

Choose Recover from iTunes backup

Choose the most relevant backup from list and click next to move on.

Choose the most relevant backup

D-Back will start to scan your local iTunes backup file and display all the photo files on your iTunes backup. Choose the deleted photos and click recover to export photos to computer.

 scan your local iTunes backup


4 Recover iPad Deleted Photos from iCloud Backup

Before start, ensure that you have a relevant iCloud backup to restore from.

Step 1: Go to Settings > General > Reset on your iPad, then choose “Erase all content and settings.”

Step 2: From the apps Apps & Data interface, choose Restore from iCloud Backup, then login your iCloud account.

step 3: Choose a relevant iCloud backup from a list of available backups in iCloud.

Step 4: Follow the prompts to set up your iPad as a new device.

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Note: Your existing data will be erased and backup data will be restored.

  • Billy Kemp

    useful tips. tried all the four methods and finally recovered my deleted iPad photos.

    • Hi Billy, we are glad that this article is helpful for you. :)

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