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How to Recover Lost Photos from iPhone after DFU Restore

“My iPhone unfortunately gets bricked during iOS update. To fix it, I put it into DFU mode and restored it with iTunes. Now, my iPhone gets back to normal but all my data get lost. I badly needs my photos back. Is there any way I can recover photos after DFU restore?

DFU restore your iPhone and get all previous photos lost? A DFU restore can easily fix many iOS problems like software crash, iOS stuck but will erase all data on your iPhone. Thus, how to recover lost photos on iPhone 7/7Plus/6s/6/5s/5 after DFU restore?

Don't worry! iPhone Photo Recovery after DFU restore can be very easy as long as you have Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery. It powerfully offer you 3 ways to restore lost iPhone photos after DFU restore either from iTunes/iCloud backup or without backup.

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Method 1: Recover Deleted iPhone Photos after DFU Restore without Backup

Situations like above one are quite annoying because we are not prepared for them. In this cases, Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is sure to be your best tool to recover lost iPhone photo after DFU restore without backup file.

  • Connect your iPhone with that computer via an USB cable. Run iPhone Data Recovery and click "Start Scan" to scan your device.
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  • After scanning, the program will list all your lost photos under "Photos" and "Other Photos" category. Preview them by clicking each category.
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  • Finally, check the photos you want and click "Recover" recover lost iPhone photos to your local computer.

Method 2: Restore Lost iPhone Photos from iTunes/iCloud Backup after DFU Restore

If you are luckily enough to have backed up data on iTunes or iCloud before you perform DFU restore but don't want to restore the whole backup files to your iPhone, iPhone Data Recovery can help you selectively recover photos only from the backup file.

  • Restore iPhone Photos from iTunes backup after DFU restore
  • Chose "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File". Choose the one you need and click "Start Scan" to precede. Preview your lost photos and click "Recover" to recover your missing iPhone notes.

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  • Retrieve iPhone photos from iCloud backup after DFU restore
  • Chose "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" and sign into your iCloud account. Select the backup and files you want to download. After downloading, you can see all your notes. Click "Recover" to get them back.

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Tips: Alternative Way to DFU Restore to Fix iOS Stuck without Data Loss

DFU restore is an efficient way to fix iOS problems when your iPhone gets bricked, freezing, stuck on Apple logo, etc., but g but in this way you'll lose all data and settings you've kept in your iPhone. Another better way to fix iOS problem is using Free Tenorshare ReiBoot, a professional iOS repair tool that can fix all iOS stuck issues by entering and exiting recovery mode with only 1 click.

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So, we have introduced how to perform iPhone photo recovery after DFU restore and an alternative way to DFU restore to fix iOS stuck issues. If you have any other problems, please leave a messages at the comment place.

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