Before recover data on iPhone 5S, make sure you have synced iPhone with iTunes before you lost photos, and Don’t sync your iPhone until recover all the pictures, this point is very important. You’re probably thinking: “I lost iPhone photo after I updated to iOS 8, does this trick help?” Yes, it works. No matter your deleted iPhone photos by mistake, or lost it after iOS update/downgrade, factory restore, jailbreak etc. as long as you have backup data with iTunes, don’t hesitate to put these techniques into practice.
Method 1: How to Retrieve Deleted Photos on iPhone 5S with iTunes
Using this way, you must have iPhone 5S in hand, because the recovered photos will back to your iPhone. I generalize the process with 3 steps.
Double click iTunes to open it and connect your iPhone 5S via cable.
Please control-click on your iPhone under DEVICES in the left menu. iTunes will tell you to restore from backup if your iPhone 5S is new or just erased.
Check Restore From Backup, you can see your backup, then select the backup you wish to sync and tap Restore button.
Now that method 1 works, why do we still need to learn method 2? For the method 2 can do more and better, continue to read for the details.
Method 2: How to Undelete Photos on iPhone 5S with iTunes Data Recovery Program
Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery program special designed for iPhone users to extract photos, contacts, notes, text messages and more files from iTunes backup.
Compared with method 1, iTunes Data Recovery has the following advantages:
1. Don’t need iPhone. Suppose your iPhone was stolen, or iPhone was water damaged, or broken, how can you save the recovered photos back to iPhone?
2. Preview and select lost photos before recovery. Method 1 not only retrieves all the photos, but other files in backup so it will take you a long time to restore, yet, iTunes data recovery also scan all the files in backup but you can just select the photos need to get back when preview to recover.
3. Save photos on computer. The recovered pictures will be saved on your computer, which means you can backup photos to computer, in other word, transfer iPhone 5S photos from iPhone to computer.
Can't wait to have a try? Ha! The program operation is very easy and simple. Likewise, 3-steps instruction for you:
Download iTunes Data Recovery http://www.any-data-recovery.com/product/itunes-data-recovery.htm and install it on your computer. Launch program you can see all the backup files on your PC displayed on the windows as below. Check the backup files need to recover deleted pictures from iPhone 5S, click “Start Scan”.
When the scanning is over, click “Camera Roll” or “Photos” on the left of the program to preview pictures.
Check the photos need to restore, click “Recover”.
Just need to do these steps. You can also use the same process on iPhone 6 Plus/6, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.
Haven’t sync iPhone with iTunes, how do you recover photos from iPhone?
Do not make a backup with iTunes or iCloud, is it possible to get my photos back? It’s not a difficult question to answer, smart strategy introduced in this article “How to recover photos from iPhone 5S without backup”.