How To Restore iPhone Lost Photos When Updated To iOS 9.0.2?

By | October 9, 2015

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After update to iOS 9.0.2, an iPhone user found that some photos in his iPhone were lost. He asked me that whether there was any chance to restore those lost photos. Actually, I am afraid most people have encountered with the same problems. Whenever you update or downgrade your iOS operating system, some data like contacts, notes, photos will be lost. When it comes to such photos lost problem, how to restore your iPhone lost photos after updated to iOS 9.0.2?

Tips: Once your find some photos or other data in your iPhone are lost, you need to turn on Airplane mode or power off your iPhone immediately just in case the lost data are overwritten by the new added data in your iPhone.

In order to restore iPhone lost photos when updated to iOS 9.0.2, make sure you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost photos. You have to realized the importance of backing up your iPhone before update. With an iTunes or iCloud backup, you can selectively restore lost photos from backup with the help from iFonebox. Also, you can restore the whole backup to your iPhone, but bear in mind that you may wipe other data in your iPhone. So, I will introduce you how to extract and restore lost photos from backup selectively with iFonebox, which is a professional iOS data recovery software that can not only extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, but recover deleted data like contacts, calendars, reminders and more from iDevice directly.

Free download and install iFonebox as the first step. It supports both Windows computer and Mac computer. Just pick out one to install according to your computer model.

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How to restore iPhone lost photos from iTunes backup when updated to iOS 9.0.2?

After installation of iFonebox in your computer, you can refer to the following simple steps. Here, I will take iFonebox for Windows version as example.

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup. All iTunes backup files for your iDevice will be listed. Just choose one containing your lost photos to scan.
  2. Scan photos from iTunes backup. Click Photos item to start scanning.
  3. Preview and select lost photos to restore. Now, just choose those lost photos and then, click Recover to PC button to transfer all selected photos to your computer.

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Notes: if you have an iCloud backup for your lost photos, you can also choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode to extract lost photos from backup.

In short, it is quite convenient to use iFonebox to extract and restore lost photos from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively after updated to iOS 9.0.2. Next is a video about how to restore lost photos after update to iOS 9. Hope it is helpful.

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