How To Recover Deleted Photos Through iCloud?

By | June 7, 2018

I had screenshots of texts that I deleted, but now I need them back. I deleted them permanently from my iPhone 6s, and I use iCloud. How can I recover them from iCloud? Please help!

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Since the number of iPhone users keep increasing, it is common to find that users have data loss problem. There is always the initial panic when you wonder whether you will be able to get the lost data back. The following texts will guide you in several effective ways you can easily get your lost photos back.

Method one: recover deleted photos thorough iCloud photo library

If you have iCloud photo library turned on, deleted photos can be recovered for approximately 30 days by going to the Recently Deleted album on the phone or in the Photos app at

Method two: restore erased pictures from iCloud backup

If you didn’t have iCloud Photo Library turned on but did have an iCloud backup, camera roll photos can be recovered by restoring to a backup that was made while the photos were on the phone. Be aware that it will also revert all other settings and data to those contained in the backup, not just photos.

Method three: selectively retrieve missing images via iCloud backup

iFonebox is highly recommended which can help you selectively recover/extract up to 17 kinds of data, like contacts, photos, videos, voice memos, call logs, safari history, QQ messages, WeChat data, WhtasApp data and many more. It is an efficient way to recover lost or deleted files on most iOS devices such as the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch with simple steps. With this software, recovery of iPhone data will be much easier.

Before we start the instructions, you need to download the program to your computer. iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, next I will show you how to get lost data back.




Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID

Run the program, then just click the “Recover from iCloud Backup” at the top right of the software. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.

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Step two: Download data from iCloud backup

After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. You can select all to download.


Step three: Scan data

Click on “Photos” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.

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Step four: Preview and download data

Now you can select the photos you want and click “Recover to pc”, then the instruction is accomplished.



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