It is very common that while updating a software or an application, we end up in deleting some of our photos accidentally. It happens whenever we try to update our iPhone through custom IPSW files, iPhone gets stuck on boot loop and start performing factory reset. You might lose all you data including your photos if you have not taken a backup of your iPhone or iPad using iTunes. No need to worry even if you have not done so. Still there are chances for you to recover those photos.
After reading this article, you will be able to get back all those cherished photos of yours back to your iPhone or iPad. There are many ways for the same.
The very first method works only if you have synced your device with iTunes and backed-up all your data. For this, open iTunes and connect your device with that. Now on right clicking on your device on the side bar, you will get a drop down menu. In this menu select the option “Restore from backup”. Now choose the latest backup of your device. And you’re done. Remember you’ll get only the last backup photos not the new ones.
There are many third party softwares available in market to help you restoring your deleted photos. After installation of these, you will be provided steps to move further or you can find the steps on the internet. Some of the best softwares which can help you in recovering your deleted photos from iPhone or iPad are -
- Stellar Phone Recovery
- Wondershare Dr.Fone
While using third party softwares, remember to set your iPhone into the flight mode and don't use it until you find those photos, and don't sync your device with iTunes, avoiding iTunes backup being updated.
You can also recover your photos using iCloud. For this you need to have iCloud account added with your device and Photo Stream enabled. If you have done this,all your photos will be there. To enable Photo Stream on iCloud you can follow the steps below:
- Go to Settings -> iCloud -> Photo Stream -> Switch ON ‘My Photo Stream’.
- Next step is to add it with your device. Add your iCloud account with your iPhone or iPad. Now go to your photo gallery on your device.
- Simply tap on photo stream now and all your photos will be there within moments.