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How do I Recover Photos from Stolen iPhone?

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2022-11-02 / Update for  iPhone Data

"I'm travelling in Vietnam and my phone has been stolen. When I access iCloud online from a PC the only photos I can see are from before February this year.
I have actually been travelling since February and have all my photos on that phone. Is there any way I can recover photos from stolen iPhone? I know I should have taken more care with them. "
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As the user mentioned above, how to retrieve iPhone pictures after it was stolen is a big concern. You may search Internet for many times but it still does not work. However, a kind of third party tool—TenorshareUltData (iPhone Data Recovery) is recommended here for its great performance in iPhone photo recovery, even when you have no physical access to iPhone.

iPhone Data Recovery works best to recover deleted Photo/Message/Contact and other data from broken/stolen/jailbroken iPhone via iTunes/iCloud backup. So if you have created iTunes/iCloud backup before, you can easily restore camera roll from your stolen iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8 (Plus)/7 (Plus)/6s (Plus).

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How to Get Back Photos from Your Lost iPhone

Way1. Recover Photos of lost iPhone with iTunes Backup

If you have backed up your photos with iTunes in advance, you can recover and well-manage them with iPhone Data Recovery (In iTunes, you are not allowed to check and preview your backup.)

Step1. Launch iPhone Data Recovery, then switch to "Recover from iTunes backup files" section on the main interface. Now you can see all iTunes backup on your computer is displayed. Select the backup you want to want and click "Start Scan" button.

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Step2. Once the scanning process completes, you can see all the photos in the backup files of the stolen iPhone. Click "Recover" to recover photos from lost iphone without iCloud.

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Way2. Extract Images from iCloud Backup after iPhone is stolen

Also, to recover photo library from iCloud backup is also a good idea.

Step1. Launch iPhone Data Recovery, go to "Recover from iCloud backup files" and sign in iCloud.

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Step2. After downloading the iCloud backup, then the photos would be displayed. You can find a save path and transfer them to your computer. It's done.

Additional Tips:

How to backup your iPhone/iPad/iPod in iCloud?

Go to Settings>> iCloud>> Backup, make sure iCloud Backup is turned on. Then connect your device to a Wi-Fi network and a power source, and make sure that your device's screen is locked. Then iPhone would backup automatically, but note that iPhone just provides you with 5GB's free storage place, if it is full you can't have the lasted backup.

Above are two methods provided for you to recover photos in your stolen iPhone. You may also like My iPhone 6 Deleted All of My Photos, How to Get Them Back. For more, you can go to the Tenorshare official website. Thank you.

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