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How to Extract Photos from iPhone Backup

Many iPhone users contact us to ask the way of extracting photos from iPhone backup. Many of them lose their iPhone and want to get back their photos on it. In this article, we will show you the best way to extract photos from iPhone backup. To do this, you need to use iPhone data recovery software and the computer you backup your iPhone with iTunes.

iPhone data recovery can detect and scan your backup files on your computer. It will list all the data in your iPhone backup and you can easily preview the photos and extract them from your iPhone backup. You can also recover deleted photos from iPhone and retrieve photos from iCloud with it.

Step 1. Launch iPhone Data Recovery

Run iPhone data recovery software after installing it on your computer. You don’t need to connect your iPhone. The software can find your iPhone backup itself.

iPhone Data Recovery

Step 2. Scan iPhone backup from iTunes

Select the second option on the main interface, “Recover from iTunes Backup File”. You will see all the iTunes backup files in this computer listed here. If you changed the default location of the backup files when you made the backup file, you can manually load the iTunes backup file to this software.

itunes backup list

Click “Scan” button after you find the iPhone backup file you want to extract photos from. The software will scan and analyze the iPhone backup file carefully. All the data in it will be listed on the interface including photos, contacts, sms, videos, audios, notes, calendars and so on.

Tips: If you have encrypted your iTunes backup file, you need to enter the passcode before you can scan the iPhone backup.

scan result (photos)

Step 4. Extract Photos from iPhone Backup

You can easily find the photos in the iPhone backup and preview the photos you want to extract. Select all the photos you want to extract from iPhone backup and click “Recover” button. All the selected photos will be extracted and saved to your computer.

That’s all for recovering photos from iPhone backup. You can see it is very easy. iPhone data recovery can also help you to recover other data from iPhone backup, including text messages, contacts, videos, notes, reminders, voice memos, WhatsApp messages, call logs and so on.