So I had a iPhone 5 earlier this year but it broke, so I got a iPhone 5C. then I was going to update my iPhone 5C to iOS 8.4.1, but when that was done I lost all my new photos that were on my 5C. Where can I get them back and how?? Please help if you can cause some of the new pictures were from a concert I went to earlier this week and I really really want them back!! iPhone 5c, iOS 8.4.1
It is quite common to have some data like photos, contacts, messages, notes, etc, lost from your iPhone or iPad when update to iOS 8.4.1. The above was extracted from Apple Community and obviously, this user needs to find lost photos after iPhone 5C updated to iOS 8.4.1. Don’t panic. Here I will introduce several methods to find iPhone lost photos after iOS 8.4.1 update. To recover lost Photo, you need the help of iTunes, iCloud or a third-party iOS data recovery program.
Find iPhone lost photo from iTunes backup after iOS 8.4.1 update
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the PC/Mac via USB cable and run iTunes
Step 2: Click on Devices tab
Step 3: Right-click on the iPhone and choose “Restore from Backup”.
Step4: From the drop-down menu, choose the backup that you wish to restore from, and hit “Restore”
Now you have restore your iPhone data from iTunes backup file, but make sure that you have an iTunes backup for your lost photos.
See also:How to find and view iTunes backup file
Find iPhone lost photos with iCloud after upgrading to iOS 8.4.1
Step 1: Make sure you have sync your iPhone with iCloud before. Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup, then look at the bottom of the screen for the message Last Backup, followed by the date of the latest backup.
Step 2: Go to Settings > General > Reset, then tap “Erase all content and settings.”
Step 3: In the Setup Assistant, proceed to “Set up your device,” tap Restore from a Backup, then sign in to iCloud.
Step 4: Proceed to “Choose backup,” then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.
Notes: If you didn’t have iTunes/iCloud backup or you just want to selectively retrieve photos without restore the whole backup, here is your third choice. You can have a try iOS data recovery software to find your lost photos selectively from iPhone or iPad.
Find lost Photos after ios 8.4.1 update with iFonebox- iOS data recovery for iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5c/5/4s/4
iFonebox is a professional iOS data recovery which is able to recover deleted data from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Plus, it supports to extract lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup. Pretty cool. To selectively restore photos from iTunes or iCloud backup is also enabled.
Step 1: Free download and install it on your computer (Windows version and Mac version)
Step 2: Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” mode to scan photos from iTunes backup
Step 3: Preview Photos after the scanning
Step 4: Export photos out by clicking “Recover to PC” button
If you have an iCloud backup for your lost photos, you can also choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode. What you need to know more is that at present, you cannot transfer found photos to your iPhone directly, but you can transfer those restored photos from computer to your iPhone.
The above are three different methods to find your lost photos from iPhone after update to iOS 8.4.1. Just pick one suitable to you and have a nice experience here.
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