“I want to transfer my old photos to my new iPhone 6 but don’t have the old iPhone anymore. Is it possible to get my old photos back? I know I backed up my old iPhone with iTunes so the photos must be somewhere. Any help???”
I don’t know whether you have met with the same problem here. But I know that it is not easy to transfer photos from the old iPhone to the new iPhone 6, let alone this user now doesn’t have the old iPhone. But he is still lucky because he had an iTunes backup for his old iPhone, it is possible to transfer photos from his old iPhone to the new one. Please keep reading this article and I will show the whole process in detail.
In order to transfer photos from the old iPhone to the new one, as to this user doesn’t have the old iPhone but iTunes backup, the first thing we need to do is to extract photos from his iTunes backup. Then we can transfer the extracted photos to the new iPhone 6. Here we go.
How to extract photos from iTunes backup?
If you have read my other posts, you may have known that when it comes to extracting data form iTunes, a third party software is in need. Here, we want to recommend iFonebox. As we all know that iFonebox is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery, which can not only recover your iPhone deleted or lost data like contacts, messages, notes, etc, but can be helpful to extract your iTunes backup data like photos, videos, voice memos and so on. Pretty functional.
Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup. > Scan your iTunes backup data. > Preview and select your photos. Click Recover and all your photos will be transferred to your computer archived in a folder.
How to transfer photos from old iPhone to the new iPhone 6?
At this point, you have extract photos from the iTunes backup and transfer them to the computer successfully. Next, you may ask how to transfer those photos to the new iPhone 6. Here, I have to say, it’s time for iTunes.
Now, it is much easier to transfer old iPhone photos to the new iPhone 6 with iTunes. But remember that you have the latest version of iTunes.
Run iTunes. Connect your iPhone to iTunes.
Click on the Device icon and then choose Photos.
You can sync photos to your iPhone 6 by choosing photos from your computer.
This is the whole process to transfer photos from your old iPhone to the new one when you lost your old iPhone.