How to Easily Recover Photos from iCloud Backup?
With the guides in this article, you can easily recover all or parts of your photos from iCloud backup on iPhone/iPad/iPod/Mac and even Windows PC. There are some situations that you need to recover photos from iCloud backup:
- If you are a professional photographer and you don't want any of your photos to be lost, you can store the photos safely in your iCloud account and recover them when you need.
- If your device faces some data lost cases for some system issues, like iOS upgrading failure, Jailbreak failure and factory reset.
- If you accidentally drop and break your iPhone or iPod and it cannot turn on.
- If your device is stolen or lost, your device contains valuable data.
- If you or a friend of yours mistakenly delete some photos on your iOS device.
If you have turn on the Auto Backup feature on your iDevice, or you have create a backup manually on your iDevice, you can restore all the files, including the photos on your iCloud backup. But please note this method is suitable for the situations that you need to restore all the data on your device for all the previous files on your iDevice will be covered by the files on iCloud backup. Follow these steps to learn how to recover photos from iCloud backup directly on iOS device.
Here is how:
Step 1: The first thing you need to do is to make sure that you have a iCloud backup. Connect your iDevice to Wi-Fi network and go to "Settings" on Home screen of your device, then tap on "iCloud" and "Storage & Backup" option where you can find the latest iCloud backup.
Step 2: Next you might need to factory reset your iDevice. Go to "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" and tap "Erase all content and settings". Please note that this operation will erase all data on your device.
Step 3: Then you might start to recover photos by restoring the iCloud backup. On Setup assistant, tap "Set up your device" option and "Restore from a Backup". Then sign in to your iCloud account.
Step 4: Finally, tap "Choose Backup" to select one from the iCloud backup list, all data from the iCloud backup will be restored on your iOS device, including the photos, settings and other files.
If you want to recover selectively photos from your iCloud backup instead of the whole files on iCloud backup, or if you want to restore your another iCloud backup instead of the latest iCloud backup that you have the same one on your iDevice, you will need the help from a third-party tool - iCloud Backup Extractor. It is a professional iOS backup extractor, which allows you to selectively recover your different files from iCloud backup, iTunes backup, or directly recover your data on your iDevice. Here in this part you are offered the guide to recover photos from iCloud backup with this powerful iCloud Backup Extractor.
Here is how:
Step 1. Download the recommended program on your computer and run it. Then follow the screen to log in your iCloud account.
Note: Please keep your iDevice unconnected with the computer during recovery process in order to avoid that your iCloud backup files are modified or updated.
Step 2. Once you log in your iCloud account, the program will automatically scan and show all your iCloud backup files on your iCloud account. Preview and select the iCloud backup of your device and download it.
Step 3. After downloading, you are able to preview the details of different contents on different file folders. Select one or more photos that you want and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer.