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Recover Lost Photos from iPhone After iOS 11/10 Update

Recover Lost Photos from iPhone After iOS 11/10 Update

Conclusion: This is a frequently encountered problem. IPhone users often experience data loss when upgrading iOS systems. Recently, Apple released the official version of the iOS11 update, for iPhone and iPad users, the iOS 11 system is a very important software update. However, when you lose data when you update iOS 11, you can use the iPhone data recovery tool to recover lost data.  

When iPhone 7, iPhone, 6S, iPhone, iPad, pro, and ipad Mini are running iOS 11 system upgrades, there may be problems where some users have lost data such as photos, contacts, messages, videos, etc.. This is a frequently encountered problem, and after iPhone updates IOS 11, the photos or pictures disappear. The iPhone upgrade will bring you more fun, and also make some problems unknown due to an unstable new system or error operation or other reasons. In this case, photos, pictures, and other important files are easily lost when upgraded to the new version of the iOS system.          

How to recover lost or deleted photos from iPhone in IOS 11/10          

If your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch are running iOS 8, iOS 7, or older versions, you will have difficulty restoring these devices to remove photos. But now iOS 11, iOS 10, or iOS 9, it's very easy to recover deleted photos. iOS 11/10/9 allows users to restore deleted photos and videos from the recently deleted folder. If you find that the photo disappears in the camera volume, you can go to the recently added folder or the recently deleted folder in the photo folder to restore all recent photos deleted in iOS 10/11.          

Recover the recent simple steps to remove photos and videos from iPhone at iOS 10/11          

Step 1. Open the photo "application" in iPhone and select "album" in the lower right corner.          

Step 2. You'll see two folders appear -- recently added folder, recently deleted folder.          

Step 3. Click into the recent additions folder, and you'll find that your recently deleted photos are still here for the last 30 days.          

Step 4. In the upper right corner of the touch screen, click the select button, and then select the photos you want to recover. Finally, click the restore button in the bottom right corner of the screen.          

You will find these pictures moved back to "camera volumes" in the photo program, and they will be stored until you delete them again.          

If you can't find deleted photos or more than 30 days in the recently deleted folder, it is likely that the photos have been removed. Now we recommend a way to restore lost or deleted photos, of course, can also solve the problem of losing photos after updating the iOS system.          

If your iPhone has lost iOS, upgraded photos / pictures or other data, it is still in good shape. Then you can get a third party tool to help you recover your lost iPhone photos. iPhone photo recovery is a professional recovery software, it can help you recover lost files, contacts, messages, notes, calendar, phone records, reminders, bookmarks and Safari, and can retrieve all lost iPhone photos, regardless of your photos are deleted or lost after the upgrade to iOS iOS system more (such as iOS 10 and 11). More importantly, iPhone data recovery is also applicable to iPhone, iPad in iOS 7, and iOS 8,9.          

If you have such a requirement, you can download the free trial version below to check that you delete photos and then restore them.


Of course, there are other ways, but we would recommend using iPhone data recovery because it is more convenient and safer.

There are many ways to restore iPhone, and of course there are other free ways, but what we recommend more is the free trial version of iOS data recovery.

Method 1. Free restore lost data in iPhone 7 from iCloud backup

If you have created iCloud backups for you new iPhone 7 data, you may simply restore or extract the iCloud backups to iPhone 7 with ease:

Turn on your iOS device.

In the Setup Assistant, proceed to "Set up your device", tap Restore from a Backup, then sign in to iCloud.

Proceed to "Choose backup", then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.

Method 2. Free restore lost iPhone 7 data from iTunes backup

If you have used iTunes to backup your iPhone 7 data, you may also follow below steps to free restore lost iPhone 7 data from iTunes backup:

1. Open iTunes on PC or Mac that you used to backup iPhone 7 data;

2. Connect iPhone 7 to the computer with a USB cable.

Follow the onscreen steps to enter iPhone 7 pass-code or to trust This Computer.

3. Select iPhone 7 when it appears in iTunes.

4. Choose Restore Backup in iTunes and look at the date and size of each backup and select the most relevant.

5. Click Restore and wait for the restore to be finished.

Method 3:With IOS data recovery, you will be able to recover data more easily and safely(recommend)

How to Recover Lost Photos from iPhone After iOS 11/10 Update:

Part 1. Recover Data from iOS Device Directly

Step 1. Connect iOS Device with Computer

Launch dr.fone toolkit on your computer. Use the USB cable that comes with your iOS device to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, to your computer. Click on "Data Recovery" and select "Recover from iOS Device" option.

Tips: Before running dr.fone, you're supposed to download the latest version of iTunes. To avoid the automatically sync, don't launch iTunes when running dr.fone toolkit. I suggest you disable the automatical syncing in iTunes beforehand: launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”.

Step 2. Scan Your Device for Lost Data on It

Simply click the "Start Scan" button to let this program scan your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to scan for deleted or lost data. The scanning g process may last a few minutes, depending on the amount of data on your device. During the scanning process, if you see that the data you're looking for is there, then you can click the "Pause" button to stop the process.

Step 3. Preview the Scanned Data

The scan will take you some time. Once it's completed, you can see a scan result generated by the program. Data both lost and existing on your device are displayed in categories. To filter out the deleted data on your iOS device, you can swipe the option "Only display the deleted items" to ON. By clicking the file type in the left side, you can preview the found data. And you can see there is a search box on the top right of the window. You can search for a specific file by typing a keyword in the search box.

Step 4. Recover Data from Your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

When you find the data you need, just put the check mark in front of the box to select them. After then, click the "Recover" button at the bottom right of the window. By default, the recovered data will be saved to your computer. As for text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click Recover, a pop-up will ask you to "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to Device". If you want to put these messages back to your iOS device, click "Recover to Device".

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Part 2. Recover Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Launch dr.fone and select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" from "Data Recovery" tool. After then, the iTunes backup recovery tool will detect all iTunes backup files on this computer and display them in the window. You can confirm which one is the one you need according to the date it has been created.

Step 2. Scan Data from iTunes Backup File

Choose the iTunes backup file that contains the data you want to recover and click "Start Scan". It will take a few minutes to extract all data from the iTunes backup file. Be patient.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup

After a few seconds, all data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview them one by one before recovery. Then you can selectively mark and recover those you want by pressing the "Recover" button at the bottom. Now contacts, notes and messages can be directly recovered to your iOS device if you keep your iOS device connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.

Tips: you can see there is a search box in the result window. From there, you can type in the name of a file to search for it.

Part 3. Recover Data from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

After running dr.fone toolkit, choose the recovery mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" from "Data Recovery" on the dashboard. Then you'll see the window below. Enter your iCloud account and password to login. dr.fone takes your privacy seriously. We never keep a record of any your Apple account info or content at any time during your sessions.

Step 2. Download iCloud Backup File

When you logged into iCloud, the program can find all iCloud backup files in your account. Choose the one where you're going to recover data and click on the "Download" button.

And then in the pop-up, you can choose the type of files you would like to download. This will reduce the time of downloading the iCloud backup file. After that, you can scan the iCloud content now. Click on the "Scan" button to begin. It will take you some time. Just wait for a moment.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup File

The scan will be complete in a few minutes. Once it stops, you can preview almost all data in your iCloud backup file, like contacts, messages, photos, and more. Check them one by one and tick the item you want. Then click on the "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to your device" button to save them on your computer or your device with one click.

Now contacts, messages and notes can be directly recovered to your iOS device if your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is connected with your computer with a USB cable during the recovery process.


In life, no matter how careful we are, we inevitably encounter unexpected circumstances. So, in order to avoid missing data, we have to store important data on the computer periodically

More information of iPhone Photo Recovery:

iPhone/iPad/iPod Photo Recovery is a useful iOS data recovery tool which can help you recover deleted/lost photos from iPhone8/7/6/6S/5/4S/4,iPhone 3GS easily and quickly. With this iPhone Photo Recovery software, you can also restore all lost data from iPhone, such as photos & videos, contacts, SMS, call logs, memos and calendars, even Safari bookmarks as you like.

If you want to recover photos from iPad, iPod touch as well as iPhone,this iPhone/iPad/iPod Recovery software is useful for you,with this iOS 10 Recovery you can't miss this important Photo on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.


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