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iPhone Photos Disappear Suddenly, How Can I Get them Back?

“There are some photos on my iPhone disappear suddenly and I even did not delete them. What happened to my iPhone and how can I get back these disappeared photos again?”

More and more people prefer to use their iPhone to take photos. Sometimes, these photos on iPhone would disappear when you stored them in your iPhone. Below we list some reasons that may cause your iPhone photos disappear:

-- Low storage space unable iPhone to show up the photos.

- Mistaken settings of your Camera Roll like turning off Photo Stream would cause the error.

- An unstable system may occur after the iOS update and it would result in the iPhone photos error.

It would be annoying that lost some photos on your iPhone and you would hope to find them. In this article, we will introduce the tool to get back disappeared photos and give some tips about iPhone disappeared photos recovery.

Part 1: Software to Get Disappeared Photos Back


When it comes to iPhone data recovery, iRefone would be the first choice that come to your mind. This tool supports to recover up to 16+ kinds of data on your iPhone such as photos, messages, contacts, wechat, whatsapp and more. It provides three recovery mode to enables you recover data directly from iOS device, iTunes backup and iCloud backup. Before recovery, you are allowed to preview these data in the software interface so that you could recover data selectively. Below we will show you how to recover disappeared photos on iPhone with iRefone.

Note: As photos are media files on iPhone which could be recovered from iPhone backup.

Recover iPhone Disappeared Photos from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Run iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. There will be some backup files listed on the interface. Click on “Select” to choose the backup of iPhone you need.



Step 2. The the software will ask you choose the data you want to display and preview in the iTunes backup. Click on the icon of the photos to start the scanning.



Step 3. When the scanning is finished, all of the photos you choose in the iTunes backup will be displayed in the interface. Preview them one by one and pick out these photos you need to save them on the computer.



Recover iPhone Disappeared Photos from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Then you will see the interface below. Log in to iCloud account with Apple ID and password.



Step 2. After log into iCloud account, the program can find all iCloud backup backup files in your iCloud account. Choose one iCloud backup you need to recover data and click “Download” to start the download of your iCloud backup.



Step 3. When the downloading is finished, it will ask you choose the data you want to preview, just choose photos that you need to retrieve.



Step 4. Preview these photos in the software and choose these one you need to recover to PC.


Part 2. More Tips about iPhone Disappeared Photos Recovery


Except using a third-party tool to get your lost iPhone photos back, you also can learn some small tips to find out them. In some specific situations, these tips could be effectual. Besides, you could avoid this kind of error next time after learning and employ these tips. For using these means, you just need to check and turn on some settings on your phone.

1. Reboot your iPhone

If you have updated the iOS version recently or your device has run for a long time, this is the basic tip worthy of a try. It is simple and common, but it is able to solve many kinds of errors.
To restart your iPhone, you could press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the slider appear, then swipe it to turn off your device. After a few seconds, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button again until you see the Apple logo.

2. Check the Recently Deleted Album

It is probable that you delete the photos accidently but don't worry, you can find them back. You can click on the Photos app on screen and then choose Albums option under this folder and you will see "Recently Deleted" album. Just open it and if you see the missing photos here, you can remove it back into your All Photos album. In order to remove it back to other album, you could tap Select and then choose the photos you want, and tap on Recover to move it back to normal album.
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3. Enable iCloud Photo Library

If the photos that disappear from your iPhone come from Mac computer with the sync feature, you ought to check if you have turned on iCloud Photo Library feature. You could navigate to Settings and then tap on Apple ID/your name. Next select iCloud option and click on Photos. Then you will the iCloud Photo Library, just turn it on and go to Photos setting to see whether the wanted photo presented in the file or not. enable-icloud-photo-library
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