You can lose the photos on your iOS device for a variety of reasons including accidental deletion, an iOS upgrade to iOS 11, device crash or even device damage. If you have an iTunes backup, it is relatively easy to restore the missing photos without too many problems. But it is a widely accepted fact that iTunes will not allow you to only restore the missing photos alone. You will have to completely erase all the contents and settings on your device before you can be able to restore the iTunes backup.
The problem is that in erasing all the contents and setting on your device, you will also lose some data that may have not been backed up. Fortunately for you, this article will show you a simpler, more efficient way to restore the photos from your iTunes backup file without affecting any of the other data on your device.
How to Restore Photos from iTunes Backup
The easiest way to restore only the missing photos from your iTunes backup files without affecting other data is to use iMyFone D-Back or iMyFone D-Back for Mac. This program is designed to help you easily get into your iTunes backup files and retrieve only the missing photos, we’ll show you how the program does that shortly. But before we do that, let’s compare iTunes and D-Back.
- With iMyFone D-Back you can restore up to 22 different file types from your iTunes backup including contacts, photos, notes, messages, contacts and many more.
- Unlike iTunes D-Back allows you to easily preview and extract individual items instead of restoring the entire backup which saves a lot of time, effort and doesn’t result in data loss.
- You can also use iMyFone D-Back to restore photos directly from the iPhone or iOS device and from an iCloud backup.