I recently lost my iPhone 6s. Like a dummy, I hadn’t backed it up for months and months. I’m unsure if cloud was linked and don’t know how to find out if it was. I would like to recover pictures if possible. Anyone have any ideas I can try?
If your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch is lost, you must be dispirited. But worries or cry are not useful, here are some tips might help you to find it:
1. Sign in to icloud.com on a Mac or PC, or use the Find My iPhone app on another iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
2. Find your device. Open Find My iPhone, and select a device to view its location on a map. If the device is nearby, you can have it play a sound to help you or someone nearby find it.
3. Turn on Lost Mode then you can remotely lock your device with a passcode, display a custom message with your phone number on your missing device’s lock screen, and keep track of your device’s location.
In addition to locating the iPhone, data recovery is also very important. You might wonder if there is a way to restore photos if iPhone is lost. The answer of course is yes. It won’t be a difficult task under the help of iFonebox.
iFonebox is a professional iOS data recovery software, which is able to recover up to 17 kinds of data, like contacts, notes, text messages, WeChat messages, photos and so on. It is compatible with almost all kinds of iOS device and iOS system. Once you enable iCloud backup, it will automatically back up for you whenever you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network. It also enable you to preview data before extracting them from backup if iPhone is lost. Moreover, you can regain data selectively without wiping the existing data on your phone.
iFonebox works well on Mac and Win, you are allowed to download the program here, please choose the right version for your computer. Next I will show you the details of steps to get photos back if you lost your iPhone.
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.
Step two: Download data from iCloud backup
After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. Also, you can select only “Photos” to download to save your time.
Step three: Scan data
Click on “Photos” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.
Step four: Preview and recover data
Now you can select the information you want and click “Recover to PC”, then the instruction is finished.