Photos on your iPhone might be the things that bring you the best memories of life. For this reason, it's not hard to understand why people are so frustrating when their iPhone photos lost after iOS 7.1 update. Then is there a way for iPhone photo recovery?
Sending your iPhone to a data recovery company for recovery might be one workable solution. However, this will take a few days and more importantly, all your private data will be exposed to other people. A better way to restore iPhone pictures lost due to iOS 7.1 update would be using a data recovery software and recover the lost photos by yourself at home.
How to recover photos from iPhone after installing iOS 12/11/10/9/8/7.1
iOS Data Recovery for Mac , the efficient data recovery software for iPhone, iPad and iPod, provides you with an easy way to recover iPhone photos after iOS 7.1 update. Besides photos, the software also retrieves contacts, text messages, notes and other data from iOS devices. Supported iPhone models include iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and more.
iOS Data Recovery , if you are running Windows 8.1, Windows 8/7/Vista/XP. Steps for using iOS Data Recovery is similar to the above.
iPhone Data Recovery for Mac offers you 2 recovery modes during the recovery: "Recover Data from iOS Dvices" and "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File". Let's start from "Recover Data from iOS Dvices" mode. Here's how to recover iPhone photos on Mac after installing iOS 7.1.
1) Connect your iPhone with MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or other Macs running OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion and earlier. Then launch the program on the Mac. When your device has been recognized by the program, choose "Recover Data from iOS Devices" and click "Start" button to scan your iPhone.
2) In a few minutes or so, all the data found during the scanning of your iPhone will be listed in organized categories on the left column. Select Camera Roll or Photos from the category list and you can then preview the photos found by the iOS data recovery tool.
Note: Camera Roll and Photos are different. Make sure you select the right category.
Camera Roll: In Camera Roll, you can only find photos taken with your iPhone.
Photos: In Photos, there are all kinds of pictures including app photos and photos in SMS attachment.
3) Press "Recover" button and the program will start to recover lost iPhone photos after iOS 7.1 upgrade. Then in the pop-up window, you should select a saving location on your computer for the recovered files.
In addition, iOS Data Recovery for Mac allows you to restore iPhone photos from iTunes backup as well. If you've backed up iPhone with iTunes on Mac, the program will detect the iTunes backup file and extract photos for you without needing iPhone. This could be great news for those who have lost iPhone or got iPhone damaged.
In addition to iTunes backup, iOS Data Recovery for Mac allows you to restore iPhone photos from iCloud backup as well. As you launch the program, the program will ask you to sign in to iCloud. Then all contents in your iCloud backup will be downloaded for preview and recover.
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