How to Retrieve Photos from iCloud Backup on PC

author Emily Watson
date Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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 and it offers many mode to capture, like Live Photos, HDR Images, SLO-MO, PANO. 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 way available to get my photos back? Please help..."

"Recently Deleted" folder must be the first place where you will find but it can only save the deleted imags in 30 days. Thus, what you need when getting nothing on "Recently Deleted" folder is FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery which is a powerful tool to recover lost data, such as contacts, photos, text messages, bookmarks, notes, and more on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It can retrieve your iPhone photos with or without backups. Thus, once you have backed up those photos via iCloud before, it is safe to access pictures and restore them from iCloud backup on PC.

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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

Note: If you fail in logging into iCloud account on FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery and get a note - "Apple ID or Password is Incorrect", please turn off the two-factor authentication or two-step verification temporarily. Something should be known: two-factor authentication and two-step verification are additional security feature for your Apple ID to prevent anyone from accessing your account, even though you have the correct password. For more, you can check on Apple website.

Incorrect Passcode

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 waiting for 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

# Restore Photos From iCloud Photo Library

If you never used iCloud Photo Library or are not so familiar with it, please read Tips about iCloud Photo Library here.

iCloud Photo Library can help you save the photos online. It is also possible to restore iPhone photos from iCloud website if you lost your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Go to > sign into your Apple ID > Photos > Albums > Recently Deleted to get your backed up photos from iCloud. Those images can be recovered in 30 days.

Recently Deleted on 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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