I recently deleted some photos that mean a lot to me in my iPhone 4s. I want them back badly, what should I do? Do anyone have any idea how to detect/recover photos on iPhone 4S?
“How to recover photos from iPhone” is an experience that not rare to iPhone users. Unfortunately, iPhone doesn't have a trash bin in which your deleted photos can be stored. Is it impossible to get back lost photos from iPhone? Well, it is not the end of the world if you ever find yourself in a hopeless situation.
Generally speaking, each time you sync your iPhone with iTunes, the earlier data on your iPhone are routinely backed up by iTunes (as a sqlite db file) and this special backup file gets continuously updated along with iTunes synchronization. You can’t take out or view the backup files. With iPhone data recovery software, you can take your files out of the .sqlitedb backup files.
Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is professional program that can help you extract iPhone file and get all of photos back if you deleted your precious photos by accidently. And it works well with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS.
Here are two ways for you recover iPhone photos, one is recover pictures from iPhone directly, and the other is recover data from iTunes backup.
Solution 1. How to Recover Pictures from iPhone DirectlySTEP-1 Download iPhone Photo Recovery and install it on your computer. Launch this software and connect your iPhone with computer.
SETP-2 Follow 3 steps to enter iPhone into DFU mode and scan for the deleted Photos (Ignore this step on iPhone 5,4S photo recovery)
1) Hold your iPhone and click "Start".
2) Press "Home" and "Power" button at the same time when you click "Start", and hold for 10 seconds. The program will count it for you.
3) After 10 seconds passing, release "Power" and keep pressing "Home" for another 10 seconds.
When you're told that you've successfully entered the DFU mode, the program will automatically scan your iPhone for data.
STEP-3 After the scan, you can preview all found photos in categories. Preview the photos and mark those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your PC.
Solution 2. How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone with iTunes BackupIf you haven’t backup photos with iTunes or your iPhone was stolen, or dropped into water etc. please adopt solution 2.
When launching the program on your computer, choose "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File" option on the top. Choose the iTunes backup of your iPhone and click "Start Scan" to scan lost photos. The remaining steps please refer the third step in way one.
Remember: Stop using your iPhone once you find your photo loss, and do not sync your iPhone with iTunes immediately, or the photos will lose forever.