Steps To Restore Missing Photos Due To iOS 9.2 Update

By | December 11, 2015


Since iOS 9.2 was released to the public officially, most iOS users have updated their iPhone or iPad to iOS 9.2. After update, some data like photos, notes, contacts, etc, are missing from iDevice. Quite upset. One iPhone user just wrote to us to ask for help to restoring missing photos from iPhone due to iOS 9.2 update. So the question is, how to restore missing photos from iPhone due to iOS 9.2? Keep reading and steps are shown to help you out of the trouble.

Honestly, when it comes to restoring lost photos from iPhone due to iOS 9.2 update, most people will think of iTunes restoring. Yeah, it is quite convenient to use iTunes to restore those lost photos. Yet, to restore from iTunes backup will also erase other new data on your iPhone, for when you restore from iTunes backup, it means, the whole iTunes backup. You just cannot choose only photos to restore. However, the good news we have methods to help you restore only photos from iTunes backup after update to iOS 9.2.

In order to restore only missing photos from iTunes backup, you need the help from iFonebox, which is an professional iOS data recovery software enables you to recover deleted or lost data like contacts, notes, messages, etc, from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Besides, it is supportive to extract and restore lost data like photos from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively without wiping any data from your iDevice. So cool. Now I will share the steps to help you restore lost photos due to iOS 9.2 update from iTunes backup.

Steps to restore missing photos due to iOS 9.2 update 

It is important to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly. There are two versions available: Windows version and Mac version.

Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. All iTunes backup files will be detected by iFonebox. Just choose one containing your missing photos to restore. Click Select button to begin.


Scan photos from selected iTunes backup. Click on Photos item to start scanning and analysis process.

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Preview and select all missing photos to recover. Now you are able to select those missing photos then, click Recover to PC button to transfer all found photos to your computer. If you need to restore those lost photos back to iPhone again, read this article: Tips to transfer photos from computer back to iPhone for free

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That’s all. Now you have restored all missing photos from iTunes backup selectively under the help from iFonebox.

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Share methods and tips for Apple users to retrieve deleted or lost data like messages, contacts, notes, wechat messages, wechat data, whatsapp messages, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch directly or from iPhone backup selectively.

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