We all have some precious photos that we have deleted intentionally or accidentally. Normally, they can be easily recovered within 30 days after the removal, but what about those photos that have been deleted over 30 days ago? Here we have prepared 3 methods to recover permanently deleted photos iPhone X. Just follow the following methods and you will successfully retrieve the permanently deleted iPhone.
- Part 1. Recover from iCloud
- Part 2. Restore from iTunes Backup
- Part 3. Retrieve Deleted Photos from the Device
Part 1. How to Recover Permanently Deleted Photos from iCloud
Since the photos have been permanently deleted from the device, they cannot be retrieved from the "Recently Deleted" folder. If you have turned on the iCloud backup feature for the gallery before, then congratulations! Your iPhone X photos can be easily restored from the iCloud backups. Follow the steps below and recover photos from iCloud easily.
Step 1: on your iPhone, go to "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" > "Erase All Content and Settings". After that, the data on your iPhone will be erased, but don't worry, they will be restored;
Step 2: The device will restart and need to be reset. Follow the instructions on the screen until you see "App & Data" on the screen as shown in the image below;
Step 3: Tap the "Restore from iCloud Backup" option and log in your iCloud account;
Step 4: Continue to "Choose Backup" and choose the backup you want to restore, then confirm to "Restore". After the restoration, all the photos that you want to recover can be found on your iPhone X again.
Part 2. Recover Permanently Deleted Photos from iTunes/Finder
The other backup source you can resort to is iTunes or Finder. If you have the habit of backing up the photos from your iPhone to the iTunes or Finder, then you can now retrieve the permanently deleted photos from the iTunes backup.
Step 1: Run iTunes on PC or Finder on Mac and connect your iPhone X to the computer;
Step 2: Tap on the iPhone icon and go to "Summary". Under the "Backups" column, click on the "Restore Backup..." button;
Step 3: Choose the backup that contains the photos that you want and click the "Restore" button. After several minutes, your permanently deleted photos will be retrieved.
Part 3. Recover Permanently Deleted Photos from iPhone X Itself
Seeing our last 2 solutions, you might be wondering "how to recover permanently deleted photos on iPhone X when I don't have any backup?" Then, you need Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery to recover you deleted photos from the iPhone itself. This software can recover a wide range of data from the device, the iCloud backup or the iTunes backup without overwriting your current data.
For the users of almost all Apple portable devices, Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery provides the top recovery service. Before the recovery, you can freely preview and select the data you want to recover. Even the data of third-party apps can be retrieved. After the recovery, the data on your iPhone will not be overwritten.
Key Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:
Restore data from 3 different sources
Recover without overwriting the current data
Preview the target data before the recovery
Support iOS 13 and almost all iPhones, iPads and iPods
Recover permanently deleted photos from iPhone X itself
Step 1 Launch the program and connect iPhone to the computer
Install Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery (Win/Mac) on your computer and launch it. Select the first "Recover from iDevice" mode in the top toolbar, then plug your iPhone X to the computer.
Step 2 Scan photos from iPhone X
Once the device is connected, the software will recognize the device and ask you to select the data you want to scan. Choose "Photos", "App Photos" and press the "Scan" button.
Step 3 Recover permanently deleted photos to computer
You are now on the preview page, where the scanned data is displayed. Under the "Media & Docs" column, tick the "Photos" and the "App Photos" and select the photo you want to recover. Press the "Recover" button and the photos will be export to your computer.