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How to Get Old Photos from iCloud

It’s Christmas season again, many people will buy gifts for families, friends and themselves. For all of us, this is the best time to buy a brand new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s plus as a gift for yourself or others. You will get big discount. It will be a mirable experience for using the latest iPhone, enjoying the latest iOS 9, taking photos and so on. There will be a problem when you want to get the old photos from iCloud to your new iPhone. If your restore your iPhone with old iCloud backup file, all the data including photos, notes, videos, text messages, etc. will be overwritten by the old data. How to get old photos from iCloud to your new iPhone without wiping the new data on iPhone? Read this article and you will get the answer.

We will get old photos from iCloud with the help of iPhone Data Recovery. It can download iCloud backup to PC and scan it to get old photos and other data from it and save the photos to your computer. Then you can easily sync the photos to your new iPhone with iTunes.

Step 1. Log in Your iCloud Account

Run the software on your computer and choose the third option on the main interface. You are allowed to sign in your iCloud account here. You can see all the iCloud backup files in your account.

sign in icloud

Step 2. Download iCloud Backup File to Computer

All the information of the iCloud backup files is listed on the interface. Choose the iCloud backup file that contains your old photos you want to get back. Click “Download” button. The software will download the iCloud backup file for you.

icloud backup list

Step 3. Preview and Get Old Photos from iCloud

Once the downloading work is finished, you need to click “Scan” button to let the software analyze the iCloud backup file. It will find the old photos and other data easily. All the data will be displayed on the interface. You can find and preview the photos you want to get back easily. Select all the photos you want to get from your iCloud backup file and click “Recover” button. All the selected old photos from iCloud will be saved to your computer.

scan result photos

You can easily import the photos to your iTunes and then sync them to your new iPhone easily.

iPhone data recovery can easily get old photos from iCloud for you. If you want to extract photos from iTunes backup files or recover deleted photos from iPhone directly, it can also do that for you.