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Top 4 Ways to Recover Expired SnapChat Photos and Videos on iPhone

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-06-20 / Update for  iPhone Data

Snapchat is a popular app that allows users to send photos and video with a self-erasing feature. When you share an interesting photo or video on Snapchat, you can set a time range among 1 second to 10 seconds. Once the time is up, the shared snaps will be deleted automatically.
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Occasionally, however, we want to see the funnysnaps again on Snapchat, but figure out only the photos or videos that came to nothing, let alone save them and share them on our social media. To recover expired snaps on iPhone and store them for latter using, you can always try Tenorshare UltData - iPhone Data Recovery, the best Snapchat recovery tool for iPhone Xs/Xs Max/XR/X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6S Plus/6/5s/5 to get back all the old Snapchat files with only simple clicks.

The software provides 3 recovery modes (From iOS Device, From iTunes Backup and From iCloud Backup) to get all your iphone data back. Read on to master these practical methods on iphone data recovery.

Method 1: Recover Snapchat Photos and Videos on iPhone Directly without Backup

By scanning your device directly with Tenorshare UltData, this is the easiest way to retrievingsnapchat photos, video messages as well as other lost data on iPhone.

  • Connect iPhone to computer with a USB cable, "Recover Data from iOS Device" is the default mode. Click "Start Scan" to scan your device. You can also select only photos and videos to scan, which will save you much valuable time.
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  • After scanning, you can preview all the scanned files. Click “App Photos” to find out the Snapchat data you're looking for.
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  • Choose the data you want and click “Recover” button to save them in your computer.

Method 2: Scan and Extract iTunes Backup to Retrieve Expired Snaps

If you have scanned your iPhone in iTunes, you can also retrieve snapchat files by extracting iTunes backup files.

  • Download UltData - Recover Snapcahst Photos from iTunes Backup on your computer and install it, then open the software and choose "Recover from iTunes Backup Files" in the main interface, choose the backup and press "Start Scan" to extract files.
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  • When the scanning process finished, you can preview and select the data you need, press "Recover" and get expired snaps recovered successfully.
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Method 3: Recover Deleted Snaps on iPhone from iCloud Backup

With this Snapchat message recovery tool, you can selectively download the backup from iCloud backup to retrieve photos and videos from snapchat.

  • Chose "Recover from iCloud Backup File" and sign into your iCloud account. Select the backup and files you want to download.
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  • After downloading the iCloud backup, the photos and app videos will be displayed in the list, find the snapchat photos and video, choose them and press Recover button to get them back to your computer.
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Method 4: Get Old Snapchats Back from the Temp Folder on iPhone

Because Snapchat claims to erase shared videos or images within a limited period of time-usually 24 hours but you can still find your shared media in temporary folder via SnapChat before new Snapchat data overwrites them.

Note: Most files in temporary folder are ended in .nomedia, which are invisible. If you cannot find the snapchats you need, refer to UltData - iPhone Data Recovery for help.
  • Download a File Manger app like iFunBox on your computer and connect your iPhone to it.
  • Open the File Manager app and find "var" folder > "Mobile" folder > "Applications" folder.
  • Locate your "SnapChat" folder and open the "tmp" folder in it. You will find in that folder all the videos and photos that have been shared via SnapChat.
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Well, these are all possible ways of recovering erased SnapChat photos and videos on iPhone, free download Tenorshare UltData - iPhone Data Recovery and have a try. If you want to recover deleted Snapchat photos on Android, please refer to Tenorshare Android Data Recovery.

  Updated on 2020-06-20 / Update for  iPhone Data

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