I recently deleted some photos that mean a lot to me in my iPhone 4s. I want them back badly, what should I do? Do anyone have any idea how to restore/recover deleted photos from iPhone 4S?
“How to recover deleted photos from iPhone” is a common question asked by many iPhone users. Unlike a PC, iPhone doesn't have a trash bin in which your deleted photos can be stored. Then is it impossible to get back lost photos from iPhone? NO, it is not the end of the world if you ever find yourself in a hopeless situation.
Generally speaking, each time you sync your iPhone with iTunes, the earlier data on your iPhone are routinely backed up by iTunes (as a sqlite db file) and this special backup file gets continuously updated along with iTunes synchronization. You can’t take out or view the backup files, but with the help of iPhone data recovery software, you can extract iPhone files out of the .sqlitedb backup files.
Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is professional program that can help you extract iPhone file and get all of photos back if you deleted your precious photos by accidently. And it works well with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS. Also supports iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Not only you can recover iPhone photos, but retrieve deleted notes on iPhone and text messages, contacts and more.
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Here are two ways for you recover deleted photos from iPhone, one is recover pictures from iPhone without backup, and the other is recover data from iTunes backup.
Way one. Scan and Recover Photos from iPhone Directly
STEP-1 Download iPhone Photo Recovery and install it on your computer, stay in the recovery mode "Recover Data from iOS Device". Launch this software and connect your iPhone with computer.
SETP-2 iPhone 4/3GS users need to follow 3 steps to put iPhone into DFU mode 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.
STEP-3 After the scan, you can preview all found photos in categories. Preview the photos and mark those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your PC.
Way two. Recover iPhone Photos from iTunes Backup
If you have backup photos with iTunes or your iPhone was stolen, or dropped into water etc. then the way two could works for you.
When launching the program on your computer, choose "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File" option on the top. Choose the iTunes backup of your iPhone and click "Start Scan" to scan lost photos. The remaining steps please refer the third step in way one.
Please Note: Stop using your iPhone once you find your photo loss, and do not sync your iPhone with iTunes immediately, or the photos will lose forever.
BTW, iOS 7 has been a hot topic for iPhone and iPad users since it was released, here i want to remind you when you update your iPhone or iPad to the new iOS, all your data will be deleted automatically, so you should create a backup file before update to iOS 7. It doesn't matter if forgot to make backup, the methods mentioned in this article also can help you to restore iPhone photos after iOS 7 upgrade.
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