How to Recover Photos from an iTunes Backup

Did you lose photos on your device that you know have to be in one of your iTunes backup files? If you backup data on iTunes regularly, it is very likely that the photos could be in one of the backups. It is also worth noting that sometimes iTunes may backup the database on your iPhone and some accidentally deleted data could be included in that backup.

In this article, we are going to share with you a simple way to recover existing or deleted data from an iTunes backup without having to restore the device completely.

The Best Way to Recover Photos from an iTunes Backup

If you don’t want to restore your device but still need to recover data from an iTunes backup, your best bet is iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Win or iPhone data recovery for Mac. This iPhone data recovery tool is designed to get into any iTunes backup and quickly and easily, extract all existing or even deleted data. The following are some it features.

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iMyFone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery

  • It can extract or recover up to 22 different types of data from an iTunes backup including photos, videos, messages, contacts, notes, WhatsApp messages, Kik messages and more.
  • It is very easy to use and its preview function ensures you only extract or recover the data you need.
  • It can also be used to extract data from an iCloud backup or directly from an iOS device.

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Here’s how to use it to recover photos from an iTunes backup. But first, download and install the program to your computer and then follow these simple steps.

How to Recover Photos from an iTunes Backup

step 1 From the main window of the program, click “Recover from iTunes Backup” and then click “Start.” In the next window, select “Photos” and then click “Next.”

click “Recover from iTunes Backup”

step 2 From the options listed, select the iTunes backup file with the photos you want to recover and then click “Scan” to allow the program to analyze the selected backup file.

select the iTunes backup file

step 3 Once the scanning and analysis is complete, you will see a list of all the data on that iTunes backup file. If you want to extract existing photos choose “Only show the existing files” from the drop down menu marked “Show all.”If you want to recover deleted data, select “Only show delete files.”

When you are ready, click “Recover” to select a path on your computer to save the recovered photos and you’re done.

preview the existing or deleted photos from iTunes backup

Download the free trail version of iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Win or iPhone data recovery for Mac to recover photos from your iTunes backup files.

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