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3 Ways to Undelete Photos, Pictures on iPhone

"How can I recover deleted photos from iPhone? I accidentally deleted all honeymoon pictures on my iPhone 5. Is there some sort of recycle bin feature?"

Nowadays, capturing photos may have become a daily routine for the average mobile users. And it is true that people take more pictures with iPhone than with any other camera because of its remarkable performance and uncomparable portability. While at the same time, most of iPhone users have been troubled with the similar problem as above and asked for help to recover deleted photos/pictures from iPhone. In view of that, this guide aims to offer three effective solution to undelete photos/pictures from iPhone, just read on to learn more hints.

Common reasons for deleting photos on iPhone

If your iPhone is your all-time-mate, then you might be probably having loads of data in it containing your favorite pictures. However deleting photos from your iPhone is a common behaviour and people keep performing it from time to time due to several reasons. These reasons might include:

Not useful: Many times you find yourself in a situation where the photos in your iPhone are not useful at all. This is the time when you realize that you should delete some photos.

Lack of storage: The first and the most important reasons behind deleting photos from your iPhone is the lack of storage space. People generally tend to delete some photos in order to accommodate new files or other more important apps.

The importance of backing up iPhone photos regularly

Considering the significance of some iPhone pictures and the unexpectedness of accident happening, it's highly recommended to back up them in time. Usually, there are 5 methods to back up iPhone photos:

* Copying photos from iPhone directly using AutoPlay or Windows Explorer on PC;
* Importing photos with Preview or Image Capture on Mac;
* Backing up with iCloud;
* Using the iTunes backup features;
* By means of a piece of third-party iPhone backup software.

Why deleted photos can be undeleted from iPhone?

Deleted photos can be undeleted from iPhone because even after someone deletes the photos, it still stays on the hard disk. So unless a new data has overwritten the previous image, you can undelete/recover it using efficient data recovery software packages such as iRefone for Mac. So, the next time you accidently delete you photo, don't worry as you can easily undelete them!

3 solutions to undelete photos/pictures on iPhone

Back to the story, how can we undelete photos or pictures on iPhone? I can rightfully assert that you won't make it without the help of iRefone for Mac, a professional iPhone data recovery software, which is capable of recovering Photos, Contacts, Notes, Messages, Reminders, Calendar and Voice Memos and more types of data from iPhone as well as from iTunes or iCloud backup. If you accidentally deleted photos from iPhone((6S/6S Plus/5S/5C/5/4S/4 included), just leave all the mess to the best iPhone data recovery tool. If you want to get back deleted photos from iPhone on Windows (Windows 10 included), please turn to iRefone for Windows. Now just download the software and learn how to recover deleted photos from iPhone easily.

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Solution 1: Recover Photos Directly from iPhone

Note: This method is suit for those who lose photos from iPhone and their device is available. If you get your iPhone lost or broken, follow part 2 and part 3 to recover photos from iCloud backup or iTunes backup.

Step 1: Install and Connect > Install Brorsoft iRfone for Mac and start it up. Connect your iPhone to your computer. Wait for the recognition of your iPhone by the software and hit the button of "Start". In this way, you have chosen the recovery mode of "Recover from iOS Device".


Note: Please choose the right version to download and install according to what kind of computer you are using. If your iPhone is not detected by iRefone, please check whether you have unlocked your iPhone with the passcode, and whether you have hit "Trust this computer "on your iPhone screen.

Step 2: Choose Photos to Retrieve Selectively > This iPhone data recovery tool will show you an interface listing all the supported data categories for you to choose. Click on the data category you want to export. Since you just want to back up your photos only, you can just click on the icon for the Photos selectively.


Step 3: Recover Photos to Mac > It will take some time for iRefone to scan and analyze the photos on your iPhone. When the scanning is finished, you can selectively mark and recover those you want by click the "Recover to Mac" button on the bottom-right to save them on your computer.


Solution 2: Recover Photos from iCloud Backup

Step 1: Choose the recovery mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup", and then you can enter your Apple ID and the password to log in. After that, the program can automatically find all backup files existing in your iCloud account. Choose the one where you're going to recover data and click on the "Download" button.


Step 2: In the pop-up window, you can choose the type of files you would like to download. For recovering photos, you can check Photos to download and scan it now.


Step 3: Finally, preview and select lost photos to restore. After making a choice, please click "Recover to Mac" button to finish the whole process.


Solution 3: Recover Photos from iTunes Backup

Step 1: Launch iRefone on your computer, and choose "Recover from an iTunes Backup". You can choose wanted backup files of your iOS Device and click "Select" to access the data interface.


Step 2: Select Photos among the backup lists, and start scanning


Step 3: When the scanning is finished, you can selectively mark and recover those lost photos you want by click the "Recover to Mac" button to save them on your Mac.


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