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How to recover deleted photos from iTunes backup file?

Have you ever deleted any important photos from your iPhone? Or broken your iPhone by accident? To get those important photos back is not an easy task. For iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users, there is a practical way to directly scan and recover deleted photos from iPhone device with this third party software.

But for other iPhone users (iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S), there is no way to find the deleted photos from iPhone directly. However, if you are lucky enough to have a backup of your iPhone before, this iPhone Data Recovery can help you easily recover deleted photos.

As we all know, iPhone users can backup their data with two ways- iTunes and iCloud. If you got an iCloud backup file, please go to How to recover deleted photos from iCloud for help. Here in this article, I will show you how to recover deleted photos from iTunes backup.

First, please download and install this iPhone Data Recovery on your computer.

Step 1: Choose recovery mode

Launch the iPhone Data Recovery on your computer, select “Recover from iTunes Backup File” option. Then this software will detect your iTunes backup file stored on your computer automatically.

Then you could see all iTunes backup files listed on the software interface.

iTunes backup file list

Step 2: Scan iTunes backup file

Select the proper iTunes backup file (you can choose the latest one if you are not sure) and click the “Scan” button.

The scan process will last for several minutes, then all data contained in that iTunes backup file will be listed on the interface.

Step 3: Recover your photos

Now you could click “Photos” in the left panel and see all the photos from the scan. Find and select the target photos. Click “Recover” button. Then you can get the deleted photos on your computer.