|iPhone Data Recovery for Mac|
Suppose when you free up the storage space, you carelessly delete a load of great photos, or after iOS update, you just found your iPhone photos all missing. Don't be panic or feel frustrated so early. Fortunately, you have big chances to recover deleted or lost photos on iPhone. The key is to stop using your iPhone from then on and read through this guide, because your photos are saved on iPhone flash memory instead of disk drive, so the deleted ones won’t be gone forever until the space overwritten. Special iPhone data recovery is able to retrieve the deleted but not overwritten ones from your iPhone.
Here is the solution for you to recover iPhone photos, and we take recovering deleted iPhone photos on Mac as the example to show you how to use iPhone data recovery software.
Guide to Retrieve Deleted/Lost Photos from iPhone on Mac OS
With iOS Data Recovery (Mac), a wonderful iPhone photo/contacts/SMS recovery tool for both Mac (Note: It is also available for Windows users – iPhone data recovery for Windows), you have two methods to perform iPhone photos recovery on Mac. You can either recover deleted iPhone pictures directly from iPhone or extract them from iTunes backup with ease. This software perfectly supports photo recovery from iPhone 5s/5c/5/4S/4/3GS, all iPads and iPod touch. Now let’s learn it step by step.
Method 1: Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone Directly without Backup
Firstly, you need to download and install the software on your computer. When done, follow the steps in the below.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone with the Mac on which iPhone Data Recovery installed and running.
Step 2: Choose the option “Recover Data from iOS Devices”, indeed it is the default mode when this program is on. Then click “Start” to scan files on iPhone.
Step 3: After a while, the files scanned, you can preview them from this program. At the same time, you can tick your needed ones when previewing.
Step 4: Press “Recover” button to start the iPhone photos recovery. And specify a save path for the recovered pictures on your Mac.
Method 2: Restore Lost Photos from iTunes Backup without iPhone
The other situation you may encounter is that your iPhone is lost or broken and is not available on hand. Now do you still have chance to get the data back? Yes, the precaution is that you have backed up your iPhone. You can extract photos from iTunes backup without iTunes and iPhone.
Step 1: Choose the option “Recover Data from iTunes Backup File” and start to scan the flies from iTunes backup.
Step 2: After a while of scanning, you can preview the flies like photos, contacts, text messages and so on ever synced to iTunes.
Step 3: Now it’s the time to press “Recover” button to finish the iPhone photo recovery. No need of iTunes and iPhone, you just need an available backup and this iTunes photos extractor.