How do I recover a photo I accidentally lost on my iPhone 5?
I restore my iPhone 5 by mistake and I'm not really that mad except
that it contained over 1000 photos. I never really had an urge to
download them onto my Windows computer. Is there a way to recover photos from iPhone 5?
There are still more situations of this kind making you suffer from
the photo loss. If you ever found yourself in that annoying situation,
do not feel hopeless, I can assure you that it is not the end of the
world. When the photo is transferred from somewhere else, you can get it
again. But if the photo comes from the camera roll on your iPhone and
there is no backup, you have to recover it with a third-party tool.
iPhone Data Recovery is a good program to solve
iPhone photo recovery issues. It helps you easily recover lost or
deleted photos & videos, contacts, SMS, call logs, memos and
calendars, even Safari bookmarks from iPhone 5. With the help of it, you
can easily recover photos from iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS or iTunes backup.
Method 1 Recover Lost Photos from iPhone Directly
First Step. Download, install and run the iPhone
data recovery software. And then connect your iPhone with your computer.
Click “Start Scan” to find your lost data.
iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S needn’t to enter DFU mode, if you are not
iPhone 5 or iPhone 4 users, follow the steps here before scan:
1. Hold your iPhone and click "Start".
2. Press "Home" and "Power" button at the same time
when you click "Start", and hold for 10 seconds. The program will count
it for you.
3. After 10 seconds passing, release "Power" and keep pressing "Home" for another 10 seconds.
When you're told that you've successfully entered the DFU mode, the program will automatically scan your iPhone for data.
Second Step. After the scan, you can preview all
found data in categories. To preview your photos, you can choose Camera
Roll or Photo Stream. Photos found here are not only those deleted, but
also includes those still on your iPhone. If you only want to get those
deleted pictures, you can refine the result by sliding the button in the
red area on the interface below, to only display deleted items. Mark
those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.
Methods 2 iPhone Photo Recovery from iTunes Backup
Two simple steps to recover photos from iPhone after restore from iTunes backup.
STEP-1. Choose the iPhone backup to scan
Install and run the iPhone Data Recovery program on your PC. Don't
connect and sync your iPhone with iTunes when you recover data from your
iPhone. You'll have to choose your device type to scan first.
After checking your device type and selecting "Recover Data from
iTunes Backup File" mode, all iDevice backups will be showed here. You
only need to choose the backup of your iPhone, and proceed to "Start
STEP-2. Recover iPhone 5 Photos
After finish scanning, all contents in iTunes backup file have been
displayed, and you can preview and check them one by one. Check those
you want back and hit to "Recover" and select a path to save them.
What you should know: After finding photos missing from
your iPhone and before you recover deleted photos from iPhone, in case of data
loss, you should not use iPhone anymore until you find those photos, or
connect and sync iPhone to iTunes, otherwise iTunes may take a new
backup of iPhone overwriting the old backup file, and then you will
never be able to get back your lost photos.