"Hello, I need help. I dropped my iPhone 8 into water and made the fatal mistake of turning it on just a few hours later, thinking it was already dry. I had taken a lot pictures within the last few weeks but connected it to my PC, I found all photos was gone, I need to recover my photos back, that's really very important, getting the phone to work again is secondary, we just want to save the pictures...
It's a pity to get your iPhone 8 dropped into water and something even worse, all of your photos are lost. Such a frustrating thing! Any way can recover and get back photos from water damaged iPhone 8?
Well, if you've synced your device to iTunes or iCloud before, you're certainly to get deleted photos back from iPhone 8. But the only drawback of using this technique is that erases all the data stored on your iPhone. In this case, we can turn to help from a iPhone recovery tool.
There are a lot of programs that claim it's capable of recovering deleted files on iOS device although, some of them didn't seem to identify iPhone or recover data correctly. Here iRefone
is the best tool we picked out. It is able to detect through your device or backup and extract target data selectively after an in-depth scan. Instead of photos, you're allowed to recover as many 17 kinds of data messages, contacts, notes, WeChat attachments, WhatsApp attachments and more with three advanced working modes, Moreover, this toolkit is 100% safe and secure and guarantees no data loss. You can access the application below, please install the right version for your computer.
If you wanna recover more other data from iPhone, link to the tutorial How to Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone
to get more tips.
Method One: Recover from iCloud Backup
Launch iRefone, then just click the Recover from iCloud Backup at the upper-right corner of the interface. You'1l be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.
After log in, all your backup files on iCloud will show up. Find the one you need, click “Download” at the end of the files you need.
Click on Photos item to start scanning automatically. You'll be required to wait patiently while the circle is rotating continually and quickly.
It's time to get your missing photos on iPhone back, all you need is select the information you want and click the Recover to PC, then the task is accomplished.
Method Two: Recover from iTunes Backup
Step 1. Launch Program
Click Recover from iTunes Backup File, you'll see all backups you have listed in the interface, choose the most relevant with your lost photos, then click "Select" button to begin.
Step 2. Scan Photos
It will scan automatically after you click the Photos icon, it might take your some time because the capacity of photos usually can't be ignored, and the duration depends on the amount of your data.
Step 3. Recover Photos
Now it's time to recover photos from backup, choose the photos you want to restore and click the Recover to PC button in the bottom right corner of the interface.