"Hello, I recently got an iPhone 6 and been happily snapping away. However, the other day I deleted a load of photos that didn't want to delete. I'd really like the photos back and wondering if there is a way of doing it?"
If you're currently using your iPhone as your primary camera, you're probably taking a lot of photos. But what happens to all of those photos we accidentally delete? Stop sobbing. There is an easy way to recover lost photos from iPhone. That's iPhone Data Recovery. It can recover deleted, lost, wiped or missing photos (camera roll included) from iPhone 6 Plus, 6, 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and lower models. It covers all data loss scenarios: no matter you lost photos due to accidental deletion, failed iOS 8.2/8.1/8/7/6 jailbreak or update, factory reset, even your iPhone was lost, stolen, or water-damaged, this iPhone photo recovery software can retrieve them instantly. Of course, it supports other iPhone data as well: contacts, text messages, notes, call history, and etc.
Here are steps on how to retrieve lost pictures on iPhone iPhone 6, 6 plus, 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S.
How to Retrieve Deleted, Lost Photos from iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S?
Download and install iPhone Data Recovery (Windows version) on your Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista PC. If you have a Mac on OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6, go to the Mac version, iPhone Data Recovery for Mac. The functions and steps are the same for both versions.
Recover photos directly from iPhone without backup
If you have never backed up your iPhone, the mode "Recover Data from iOS Device" can perfectly help to recover photos from iPhone without iTunes or iCloud backup.
1. Connect iPhone to your PC and run iPhone Data Recovery. "Recover Data from iOS Device" is the default selected mode. Directly click "Start Scan".
2. After scanning, click "Photos" or "Camera Roll" to preview your lost photos. Then select the photos you want to recover and click "Recover".
Restore iPhone photos from iTunes backup
If you have ever used iTunes to sync or backup your iPhone, the mode "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File" can help you. It doesn't require connecting your iPhone with computer, so it is helpful if your iPhone is lost, or severely-damaged, or can't be recognized by iTunes.
1. Select "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File". It will automatically find and list your iTunes backup files. Select your iPhone backup and click "Start Scan".
2. In the scanning result, then preview, select the photos as above. Click "Recover".
Restore iPhone Photos from iCloud backup
If you have backed up your iPhone with iCloud before, the mode "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" can help you.
Step 1. Select "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File". And login in with your iCloud account.
Step 2. Select your backup file from the list. Click "Next". Select "Photos" in the next popup.
Step 3: In the preview window, select the photos you'd like to recover and click "Recover" to export.
How to Backup iPhone to Prevent iPhone Data Loss Again?
To prevent photos and other data on iPhone from ever being lost again, the first thing you should do with your iPhone is set up a backup routine.
Using iTunes to back up to your computer. iTunes can create a backup file for your iPhone every time you sync your iPhone with it. Or you can back up your iPhone manually.
Using iCloud to backup your iPhone data. To enable iCloud on your iPhone, go to "Settings" and find the "iCloud" icon. Sign in with your Apple ID or create a new one, then enable iCloud backups.
Using Photo Stream to save previous photos in multiple devices. Photo Stream is a cool feature that automatically pushes photos taken from your iPhone to all the other Photo Stream enabled devices – Apple TV, iPad, and Mac computers.
Backup with DropBox. DropBox is one of the most popular file hosting services that allows users to upload music, photos, and video. When you sign up for an account, you get 2GB of online storage for free. Sign up for your free account, you can get 2GB of online storage for free, and then start uploading pictures right off your iPhone.
Manually cack up with Flickr. If you take a serious amount of photos, it might be a good idea to look into Flickr, especially since they now offer 1TB of free online storage for photos and videos. They have an iPhone app that's really easy to use.
Now, if you lost your photos before you had a chance to use any of these methods, then use iPhone Data Recovery to get them back. iPhone SD card. If you stored photos on iPhone SD card, you can try Card Data Recovery which will help you get back all the pictures without hassle.