The iPhone acts as a primary tool to snap photos of important memories and record wonderful moments in daily life for many people due to its high-resolution camera. The accumulated Photos, however, eat up much space on iPhone, many users may want to store them elsewhere. But what if the photos on iPhone are mistakenly deleted during the backup process or get lost due to some other unexpected reasons? Don’t panic. We will share some tips to recover deleted photos from iPhone 7/7 Plus/SE/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5/4S/4 in this article.

Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone

Whether it is from a user mistake or a hardware failure, the deleted photos can be recovered from iPhone. You will find one way suitable for you to get deleted photos back on iPhone among the 3 methods shared below.

Option 1: Recover Deleted Photos from Built-in Photos App

This method will only work for iPhones running iOS 8 or later. The deleted photos will be sent to a “Recently deleted” folder in Photos app where they will reside for 30 days. Follow the steps below to get back deleted photos on iPhone.

  1. Open Photos app and choose “Albums”.
  2. Scroll down the lost of Albums and locate “Recently Deleted” folder, tap on it.
  3. Find and select the deleted photos you want to undelete and tap on “Recover Photo”. The deleted photos will be moved back to normal albums.

Recover Deleted Photos from Built-in Photos App

Option 2: Restore Deleted Photos through iCloud

Supposing you have already enabled iCloud sync before, there is a better chance to get photos back. To access the iCloud image, you can visit the and navigate the iCloud photo library. Just select the deleted photos you want and click “Download” to save them onto your computer.

Note: The iCloud may have limited storage space and it usually works for your most recent 1000 pictures.

Your Last Resort: Retrieve Deleted Photos with iReparo iPhone Data Recovery

If you want to retrieve a deleted picture that’s no longer in “Recently Deleted” folder or iCloud, you will need a more advanced iPhone photo recovery solution.
iReparo iPhone Data Recovery is a powerful iOS data recovery software. It allows you to recover deleted contacts, photos, videos, WhatsApp and more directly from your iPhone in just a few simple clicks. You can also extract photos from iTunes backup with the program if you have regularly backed up your iPhone with iTunes.

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Main features of the program

  1. Not only photos in “Camera Roll” and “Photo Stream” can be retrieved, app photos are also recoverable.
  2. The program is 100% safe, no data leakage will occur.
  3. Preview and selectively are allowed

Retrieve Deleted Photos with iReparo iPhone Data Recovery

Follow the guide to recover data from iPhone or extract data from iTunes backup.