Few things are more frustrating than finding that photos on your iPhone are gone after iOS 8 upgrade. Still feel sad for losing the precious photos you took for graduation ceremony, wedding party or field trip? In fact, you could stop frowning and choose the best suitable solution to recover lost iPhone photos after iOS upgrade.
As a matter of fact, many iPhone users have no iPhone backups. So we'll start from explaining how it is possible to retrieve iPhone photos without backup.
This solution is offered by iPhone Data Recovery for Mac, a third party software tool. It deeply scans your iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, etc. for photos. Moreover, it also allows you to review and selectively recover photos in original quality. Go for the free trial version and read on to see how to recover iPhone photos on Mac after installing iOS 8.
You have backed up iPhone before upgrading to iOS 9/8? Great! Then you can use the "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File" mode which is offered by iPhone Data Recovery for Mac as well. This mode aims to recover iPhone photos by extracting iTunes backup file.
Or you could check to see How to Restore from iTunes Backup, if you've prepared to restore your iPhone to the state when you do the backup.
If you have synced iPhone to iCloud, the iCloud backup can help to recover iPhone photos on Mac after iOS 8 update. Details on iCloud backup and how to restore from iCloud backup can be found in the post Top 4 Questions on iCloud Backup.
With the iCloud backup, you are also allowed to recover iPhone Camera Roll on Mac after iOS 8 update with the iPhone Data Recovery for Mac tool.
Hopefully the solutions above could come to your rescue and recover iPhone pictures on Mac after upgrading iOS 8. In case you have better solutions, let us know by leaving a comment below.