How to Retrieve Photos from iCloud Backup

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014

   Time flies! We usually take photos to save moments that never come back again. With the development of technology, we have more ways to record our lives. iPhone is one of them. We use iPhone to catch light and shadow and time in this world. Sometimes, we take many photos for one scene in order to select the best one and then delete the others. However,it is not uncommon that "I was trying to delete one picture folder and by mistake deleted all my photos. Are there any ways available to get my photos back? Please help..."

FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery can help you to save your invaluable memories. It is a powerful tool to recover lost data, such as contacts, videos, photos, text messages, calendars, bookmarks, notes, and more on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Everywhere, automatically, that's the way it should be, and iCloud makes it a reality. Therefore, it is beyond question that iCloud is welcomed by people. In this passage, I will introduce how to retrieve iPhone photos from iCloud backup specifically to you.

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    How to Retrieve Photos from iCloud Files

Step 1: Sign in iCloud account

    At first, launch iPhone Data Recovery and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File" on the left bottom of the window. Enter into your iCloud account with your Apple ID and password.

Sign in Your iCloud Account

Step 2: Download and extract iCloud backup files

    The backup files on your iCloud account will be displayed automatically after entering the program. Select any data you want to get back by tapping "Download" button. It needs a few seconds. When it's completed, click the same button to start extracting.

Download Your Wanted iCloud Backup File

Step 3: Preview photos from iCloud

    You can see all data in the window after step two. You can have a preview now. Since there are so many categories here, you can choose "Camera Roll" that you'd like to restore only to save time. Please remember to mark down any photo you want back when you are previewing.

Choose Photos to Preview

Step 4: Retrieve photos from iCloud

    Tapping "Recover" button and wait a short time, you will have a surprise that all you want back are here in your computer.

Select Photos to Be Retrieved from iCloud

    Congratulations! All steps are finished. You must have got your photos back. FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery can not only recover deleted photos, but also empowers you to recover deleted contacts, text messages, contacts, notes, videos etc. from your iOS devices. It is always practical and reliable.

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