How To Retrieve Lost Photos From My iTunes Backup?

By | May 18, 2015


An iPhone user told me he lost some photos which were taken when his baby girl learn to walk. Those photos mean a lot to him, but he did not how he lost them. He told me that he had synced his iPhone to iTunes after photos were taken. So, generally speaking, when you have an iTunes backup for your lost photos, it is more likely to retrieve them from iTunes backup. How to do that? Keep reading.

In order to retrieve lost photos from your iTunes backup, firstly what you need is a software tool to help you retrieve all photos from your iTunes backup. As you may know that if you sync photos from iTunes directly to your iPhone or iPad, you may erase the other photos on your iPhone. Hence, what you need is help from iFonebox, which is a powerful iOS data recovery tool.

It is known that iFonebox is a professional iOS data recovery software which can not only recover deleted data like contacts, messages, notes and more from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, but extract and restore lost data like calendars, photos from your iTunes or iCloud backup. What’s more attractive of iFonebox is that it is able to recover deleted contacts and notes to your iPhone or iPad directly. Quite powerful and functional.

How to retrieve lost photos from your iTunes backup with iFonebox

It is necessary for you to download and install iFonebox so as to use it. There are two versions for you to choose from: Windows version and Mac version. Before that, you have the chance to use Free Trial Version(for Win and for Mac). Next, I will show you how to operate iFonebox in just 3 simple steps:

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. Choose the one contains your lost photos.
  2. Scan photos from your iTunes backup.
  3. Preview and select those lost photos to recover. After scanning, you can choose your lost photos and then, click Recover to PC to finish the whole process.


This is the whole process to retrieve lost photos from your iTunes backup. You can find that it is quite convenient and functional to retrieve your lost photos from iTunes backup with iFonebox.

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