If you are looking for a solution to retrieve accidentally deleted photos from iPhone/iPad Camera Roll, you may in the right place. This post introduces a reliable and easy-to-use iOS data recovery tool to help you get back lost photos from iPhone/iPad Camera Roll on Mac in simple steps.
Is it possible to retrieve deleted photos from iPad Camera Roll?
”Yesterday my little son deleted a couple of important photos from my iPad Camera Roll accidentally. These photos were taken with my iPad Air when I attended a commercial meeting, regarding important statistics that I need to use in my work. I’m in a hurry and really want to get these lost photos back. Is there a way to recover deleted photos from iPad camera roll? I’m hoping for your feedback or help. Many thanks in advance.”
Actually, accidental deleting, iOS system upgrading, software updating, factory resetting or a system restore are all the possibilities to cause photo lost on iPhone or iPad Camera Roll. To be ale to retrieve accidentally deleted photos from iPhone/iPad Camera Roll, you will need an iPhone/iPad data recovery tool and Dr.Fone for iOS is such an application. It can recover deleted messages, photos, contacts, videos and more from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Using third-party software can be costly but that’s the easiest and safest method for quick data recovery.
There are 3 ways available using Dr.Fone for iOS to recover deleted photos from iPhone/iPad: “Directly recover photos from your iPhone/iPad”, “Recover photos from iTunes backup”, and “recover photos from iCloud backup”. Let’s take a look at the detailed steps below.
Guide 1: How to recover lost photos from iPhone/iPad directly? Guide 2: How to get back iPhone/iPad photos from iTunes backup? Guide 3: How to retrieve iPhone/iPad photos from iCloud backup files?
Before we start, download a free trial of Dr.Fone for iOS depending on your computer’s operating system
To do this:
Step 1: Start up Dr.Fone for iOS and connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer
After downloading, install and run Dr.Fone for iOS on your computer. Then you can connect your device. After that, you can see the window of the program as below.
Note: If you use an iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 1 or iPod touch 4, you can switch to the “Advanced Mode” through the button at the lower-right corner.
Step 2: Begin scanning your device
You can directly click “Start” on the window above to scan your device and find data on it.
Note: For the “Advanced Mode”, you can follow the description in the window to get your iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 1 and iPod touch 4 scanned deeply.
Step 3: Preview and retrieve lost data to your computer
When the scan is finished, you can check all found data in the scan result generated by the program, such as photos, contacts, messages, notes, call log, whatsApp conversations, and more. Select what you want and click “Recover”. If you’re trying to recover text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click “Recover”, a pop-up will ask: Recover to Computer or Recover to Device. If you want to put these messages back to your iOS device, click Recover to Device.
When your device is not at hand, or you just only want to access your iTunes backup and get some data selectively, you can choose this recovery mode. It allows you to extract contacts, messages, call history, Calendar, notes, Reminder, WhatsApp conversions, Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Voice memos, Voicemails and more.
Step 1: Extract your iTunes backup
After running Dr.Fone for iOS on your computer, click “Recover from iTunes Backup File” on the top of the main window, and then you’ll see the window below.
Here, all iTunes backup files on your computer will be immediately found and displayed on the window. Choose the one for your device and click “Start Scan” to extract the content out of it.
Note: If there are more than one iTunes backup files for your device, choose the one with the latest date. You can also extract all the iTunes backup files one by one when you have a need.
Step 2: Preview and save data from iTunes backup to your computer
When the scan is complete, you can preview all the contents in detail by clicking the categories one after one. Mark those you want and click on the “Recover” button to save them on your computer. Now contacts, notes and messages can be directly recovered to your iDevice if you keep your iDevice connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.
If you don’t have an iTunes backup file, or just want to get an access to your iCloud backup content, this way is great for you. It allows you to preview your iCloud backup data one by one and selectively save them to your computer according to your need.
Step 1: Download and scan your iCloud backup
Choose the recovery mode of “Recover from iCloud Backup File” on the top of the program’s window. Then you’ll be asked to log in your Apple ID. The program won’t remember anything of your privacy. Just do it and don’t worry. When you log in, you’ll see the backup files are displayed as a list. Choose the one you need and click to download it.
Step 2: Select file types to download
After step 1, a pop-up will appear, asking you to select file types from the iCloud backup file to download. You just need to check the file types you want to download. By doing this, it will take you less time to download the iCloud backup file.
Step 3:Preview and recover the data you want
When the program stops scanning, you can begin previewing the data now. All found data are displayed in categories on the left side of the program. Click the one you want to check, and tick the item you want while previewing. At last, you can save them all on your computer by clicking on the “Recover” button. Now photos, contacts, notes and messages can be directly recovered to your iDevice if you keep your iDevice connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.