Four Methods to Recover Deleted iPhone Photos Efficiently

Most iPhone users have been accustomed to using iPhone camera to take photos in daily life and happily snap away every day due to its high pixels. Record romantic wedding; capture beautiful landscapes during travelling; shoot precious moments with family or friends and more, those are what we do with our iPhone camera. We have all our memorable photos stored in our iPhone, and once these photos are deleted or lost unexpectedly, it becomes a total disaster. Here we offer four practical methods for you to recover deleted photos on your iPhone (including iOS 11).

1. Manually recover deleted photos on iPhone within 30 days

For iOS version later than iOS 8, photos deleted will be still kept in your iPhone for 30 days in case you want to retrieve them later. However, these photos are not visible when you view photos. To retrieve photos from the backup photos, you need to go to open the Photos app, and tap onAlbumsto locate the folder of Recently Deleted.

Albums Recenly Deleted Select photos

You can select the photos you want to recover by tap on them after clicking on "Select"and then click "Recover" on the bottom right corner.

Recover selected photo

If you don't tap on any photos after you click "Select", all the photos will be selected automatically, and you will see the bottom right corner button is Recover All. You can recover deleted photos on iPhone all by clicking on it.

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2. Recover deleted iPhone photos from iCloud

If you have uploaded the photos to iCloud for backups, then you can recover iPhone deleted photos from backups. If you have added some new files since the last backup, they will be lost because the files will be overwritten by the backups.

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3. Recover deleted iPhone photos from iTunes

Before you sync photos from iTunes, you need to heed this method can also cause files loss because the recovery is a total replacement of the present files.

To restore deleted photos from iPhone by iTunes, you need to connect your iPhone with computer first. Then select "Photos" on the left column, and then uncheck the box of "Sync Photos". You can see the warning message pop-up and click “Remove Photos” to replace the present photos with the backups.

deselect Sync Photos

4. One-click solution to recover deleted photos on iPhone (iOS 11 Supported)

Just need an easy and fast way to recover deleted photos iPhone? Then iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery Windows/iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery Mac is your best choice. Just three steps will complete the whole recovery process.

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Step 1 Select the Lost File Type and How You Lost It

Download and run the program on your computer. From “Smart Recovery” tab, check the box before “Photos”, then you need to choose how your photos are lost.

Select the Lost File Type

How You Lost It

Step 2 Scan iOS device, iTunes or iCloud

After the first step, the program will thereafter automatically let you scan iTunes by clicking iTunes account stated on the window or iCloud by logging in after the program intelligently analyzes.

Scan iOS device, iTunes or iCloud

select icloud backup

Step 3 Preview and Recover

When the scan completed, you will note that photos are fitly organized on the interface. You can then preview the deleted photos and select the ones that you need. Last, click “Recover” and choose a location for storage on your computer.


And that’s all. Your deleted iPhone photos are back with ease.

Besides, iMyFone D-Back iOS recovery Windows and iMyFone D-Back iOS recovery Mac can also recover lost videos, text messages, contacts and more on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch (iOS 11 supported) with the similar process. And the free trial version is offered for you to experience its smooth. Just have a try.

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  • Theodoric

    This article is really helpful! I downloaded and purchased the software, then followed the steps described as above, easily recovered my irreplaceable photos from my iPhone. Good!

  • Sanders

    is the download link for imyfone dback for mac totally safe? What is the difference between it and the windows version?

    • Hi Sanders, the download link is totally safe and you can download it without any worry!

      Actually the Windows version and Mac version are basically same but just for different OS.

      Hope this will help. Any further question, you can contact our customer care and they will answer your doubt. :)