Q:"Why is iPhone DCIM folder empty when plug to computer? The DCIM folder doesn't come up." - Lian from Apple Community
Q:"I accidentally deleted crucial photos from my iPhone DCIM folder on my desktop. Is there any way I can recover the files I deleted?" - Jimmy from StackExchange
Frankly, this problem, DCIM folder empty, is encountered or experienced by many people. Those who know must be familiar with the details. Usually, there is a directory, part of the file system for a digital camera, named DCIM (Digital Camera Images), which stores camera roll photos and videos for our phones. However, as reported above, sometimes your iPhone DCIM folder is empty when connect to computer. Or you may delete photos from this folder but get no way to find and access later. How to solve and recover? This post is here to extricate you from the hassle.