Recover Photos from Dead iPhone in 3 Ways

Q: My iPhone 6s was completed dead yesterday evening. It wouldn't turn on even if I recharged it again. Now what made me mad was how to retrieve all the important pictures stored in the device, and then I could buy another new iPhone. Is there anyone can give me some suggestion? Many thanks! - Shelly from Quora

If your iPhone gets crashed and cannot open anymore, you can take it to the repair store or just buy a new iPhone. But the thing is how to get photos off iPhone that won't turn on? No worries again! The article here will provide three possible solutions to help you recover photos from dead iPhone. Read on to get more details.

Part 1: How to Recover Photos from Dead iPhone without Backup

If your iPhone died unluckily, you may need a third-party data recovery tool such as Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery to recover photos and other data from iPhone before going to the repair store or getting a new one.

This is the most trustworthy and powerful iPhone data recovery program in the current digit market, and it can help you retrieve lost photos from iPhone directly, iTunes backup or iCloud backup. Besides pictures and videos, it can still restore many other iPhone data including contacts, call history, voice memos, notes, calendars, WhatsApp/Viber/Kik messages, etc. Even those encrypted data can also be previewed and selectively recovered by using Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery in a couple of clicks.

Key Features of Joyoshare iPhone Photo Recovery:

Recover lost photos from dead iPhone successfully

Retrieve up to 20+ data types lost in all possible situations

Supports 3 smart recovery modes with the highest recovery rate

Fully compatible with all iPhones and the latest iOS 14

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As long as your dead iPhone can be recognized by the computer, you can use Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery to restore iPhone pictures. Otherwise, you can move to the next two possible solutions to restore photos from iTunes or iCloud backup. Now let's see how to retrieve photos from iPhone that won't turn on with Joyoshare.

  • Step 1 Connect iPhone with computer and launch Joyoshare

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    Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to the computer and then open Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery on the desktop. Make sure you have downloaded and installed Joyoshare app on your computer in advance.

  • Step 2 Select photos to scan

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    After Joyoshare recognized your device smoothly, you'll come to the interface of "Recover from iDevice" mode by default. Then tick the data types you want to recover such as "Photos" and "App Photos" and then click the "Scan" button to let Joyoshare start to scan all the photos from dead iPhone.

  • Step 3 Retrieve pictures from dead iPhone

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    Once the scanning process is completed, you can see all the recoverable files orderly organized in categories. Preview and choose the ones you want. You're also allowed to filter out the "Only show the deleted" or "Only show the existing" options. Then click on the "Recover" button to export and save data onto the local folder of your computer.

Part 2. How to Restore Photos from Dead iPhone via iTunes Backup

If your device just cannot be detected by the computer, and you have made iTunes backup, you can get your iPhone photos back from the iTunes backup file with the help of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery. Now follow the simple steps below to learn how to do it.

  • Step 1 Choose a recovery mode

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    Run Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery and then switch to the recovery mode of "Recover from iTunes" from the top menu bar.

  • Step 2 Scan photos from iTunes backup

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    All your iTunes backup files will be shown for you. Select a recent one and then press the Gear icon gear icon to pick data types you'd like to recover. Then click the "Scan" button to start to scan required data from iTunes backup.

  • Step 3 Preview and recover photos

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    Wait a while until the scanning ends. Then preview the files one by one to select what you need, or select all for recovery. Next click the "Recover" button and then you can find your photos from the local folder of the computer in a second.

Part 3. How to Retrieve Photos from Dead iPhone via iCloud Backup

The method to recover iPhone pictures is to extract iCloud backup under the condition of not recognized by computer, no iTunes backup and turned on iCloud backup option on the phone before it died. It needs only 3 steps to restore iPhone photos from iCloud backup.

  • Step 1 Sign in iCloud account

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    Open Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery first and choose "Recover from iCloud" mode. Log into your iCloud account by entering Apple ID and password. Please be assured that Joyoshare will never retain any of your privacy.

  • Step 2 Download iCloud backup file

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    After logged in iCloud, you can find all your iCloud backup files here. Choose the most relevant one and press the "Download" button to extract files. Then select the ones you want to recover and click the "Scan" button for scanning.

  • Step 3 Restore iPhone photos from iCloud backup

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    The scanning will take a while depending on the size of your data. When it's done, you can preview all the recoverable files and selectively choose the important items. Next, click the "Recover" button to save them on your computer immediately.

Conclusion

Surely you know what kind of tool Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery is. Now you can equip your Windows or Mac computer with it and put photo recovery into action with whichever mode works for you. But, it's worth noting that the dead iPhone, like iPhone won't turn on, sometimes is caused by hardware or software issues. Before recovering photos, you can also fix your device firstly by using common and practical solutions.

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