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How to Recover Lost Photos on iPhone's 'Recently Deleted' Folder

If you accidentally deleted a photo off of your iPhone or iPad, it goes into Recently Deleted folder on the Photo App. Hence, it is easily to recover deleted pictures on iPhone by clicking Restore on Recently Deleted album.

However, it is noticeable that images on Recently Deleted album can be erased automatically and permanently after 30 days. For some reasons, you might want to recover those officially deleted photots from the Recently Deleted folder, here is an recommended solution.

Note: Please kindly notice that do not use your device after you lost data. Because any operation on your device will generate new data, which can overwrite the lost data and make it unrecoverable.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer and run iPhone Data Recovery.

You can choose different versions according to your computer’s operation system,  just get more detail information from here: Syncios Data Recovery for Windows or Syncios Data Recovery for Mac. Simply download the free version and have a try.

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Step 2. Scan your iPhone to find deleted photots .

When your iPhone is detected, click Start button to scan lost pictures on the iDevice. The Scanning time is depend on the data size on your iPhone.

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Step 3. Preview and restore lost photos.

Once the scan is completed, all found data will show up. Navigate to Photo on left menus. It enables you to preview and choose what you would like to get restore, then click Recover button.

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Now you will have your lost pictures on your computer. If you would like to restore it back to your iPhone, please refer to our previous article 'How to transfer photos from pc to iPhone'.


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