Other recovery procedures
1. Recover from My Photo Stream
If you have deleted the photos from Camera Roll, the photos still remain in My Photo Stream. My Photo Stream keep photos that you took with your iPhone for 30 days. Remember, My Photo Stream does not support Live Photos. So you can restore only deleted still pictures taken from the device with this method.
To save photos to iPhone from My Photo Stream follow:
· Photos > Albums > My Photo Stream > Select the photos that you want to save
· Tap Share icon > Save Image.
· Next take back up of your photos with iCloud or iTunes
2. Recover from iCloud Photo Library
iCloud Photo Library stores all your photos in iCloud to make them accessible on all your iOS devices. If your iCloud Photo Library is turned off, then too you will not be able to see your photos in iPhone or other iOS devices connected on same Wi-Fi.
To turn on iCloud Photo Library on iPhone:
· Go to Settings > (your name) > iCloud
· Tap Photos
· Turn on iCloud Photo Library
· Connect to Wi-Fi and wait for few minutes to view your photos
3. Recover from Recently Deleted folder
Checked your My Photos Stream and iCloud Photo Library? Now look for your deleted photos in your iPhone’s ‘Recently Deleted’ folder. The deleted pictures remain in ‘Recently Deleted’ folder for a month in your iPhone. Post 30 days the pictures are automatically removed from the device permanently.
· Go to Photos > Albums > Recently Deleted
· Locate your missing photo and select them
· Click Recover at the bottom
4. Use software to recover permanently deleted photos for iPhone
Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery for iPhone comes as a rescue when your photos are no more in the ‘Recently Deleted’ folder and you are unable to retrieve them from backup. The Stellar data recovery for iPhone is a do-it-yourself software that efficiently restores lost photos from iPhone 7. Especially designed for iPhone users, it is 100% safe to download and is free from any malware.
The software offers three ways to recover permanently deleted photos from iPhone:
- Recovery from iPhone
- Recovery from iCloud Backup
3. Recovery from iTunes Backup
Recovery from iPhone is used when you have permanently deleted photos from iPhone and do not have a backup too.
Select Stellar’s iCloud/iTunes backup recovery mode when you are unable to restore photos from these backup utilities. The other benefit of recovery through Stellar’s iCloud/iTunes backup feature is that it allows you to selectively recover deleted photos rather than restoring complete iPhone data.
Watch the video for step-by-step procedure to recover permanently deleted iPhone photos with Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery for iPhone
5. Recover lost transferred photos from iTunes Backup
If you had set your iPhone backup to iTunes, you can recover lost photos from iTunes.
1. Connect your iPhone to PC/Mac
2. Launch iTunes on your computer
3. Select Restore Backup in iTunes. Choose the latest backup
4. Click Restore
Note: Remember, photos already stored in the Cloud, (My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Library) do not save in iTunes.
You cannot recover photos ‘only’ from iTunes. It restores complete iPhone data replacing the existing one. To get back only the deleted photos, use Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery for iPhone.
6. Recover lost photos from iCloud
If you have iCloud backup of the iPhone, restore deleted or lost photos from cloud backup. You have to reset your iPhone to factory settings to restore the photos from iCloud backup. So it is advisable to backup your iPhone’s data to iTunes and then go ahead with the photos recovery through iCloud.
Steps to restore photos from iCloud backup
· Follow Settings > General > Reset> Erase all Contents and Settings
· On the Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iCloud Backup
· Sign in to your iCloud account
· Choose applicable backup from the list and click Restore
· After the process ends, the iPhone restarts and recovers complete data including the permanently deleted photos
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You can recover lost or deleted photos from iPhone depending upon your device settings like enabling iCloud Photo Library or having iTunes backup.