How To Extract Photos From Corrupted iPhone Backup File On Mac?

By | January 21, 2016


I am getting a message that the backup file for my iPhone 6s, resident on my MAC, is corrupt.  It suggests that I delete the current file and try again.  I don’t know where to look to delete the file or what the file might be called. I just need to extract photos from the backup. Any help is appreciated. iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.2), iPhone 6, iOS 9.2.1

It is quite clear that this user needs to extract photos from corrupted iPhone backup file on Mac. Sometimes, you will be frustrated when iTunes backup files get corrupted on your Mac or Windows, for there are important data like photos on the corrupt backup. So is there any way to extract photos from corrupt iPhone backup on Mac? Absolutely yes. We’ve got a method to help you extract photos from broken iTunes backup. Here we go.

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In order to extract photos from corrupted backup, you need the help from iFonebox, which is a professional iPhone backup extractor tool. As is known that iFonebox can not only extract all data like photos from your iTunes or iCloud backup, but recover deleted messages, wechat messages, notes, contacts, etc, from iPhone and iPad directly. Next, I will share detailed steps to get photos from broken iTunes backup file on Mac.

But before that, you should download and install iFonebox on your computer. There are two versions available: Windows version and Mac version.

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How to extract photos from corrupt iTunes backup on Mac?

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. All iTunes backup files will be detected and displayed on the main interface. Just pick out one containing your photos to scan. click Select button to begin.
  2. Scan photos from selected iTunes backup. Click on Photos item to start scanning.
  3. Preview and choose photos you need to extract. Now you can select all photos you need and then, click Recover to Mac button to end the whole process.


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In short, it is quite convenient to extract photos from corrupt iTunes backup files on Mac.

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Share methods and tips for Apple users to retrieve deleted or lost data like messages, contacts, notes, wechat messages, wechat data, whatsapp messages, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch directly or from iPhone backup selectively.

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