Q: Last night I tried to update my iPhone to the newest iOS 12, but unfortunately the upgrade failed. And consequently, I found most of my important photos were gone. I desperately tried to recover my photos from iCloud. Can someone tell me how can I restore photos from an iCloud backup? Thanks a lot! - Marry from Quora
Thankfully, Apple offers iCloud service to back up our iOS data automatically, so that we can retrieve data lost due to this or that reason conveniently. If you are unlucky to lose some precious pictures and create frequent backups to iCloud just like Marry, you can follow these 3 solutions in the post to learn how to retrieve deleted photos from iCloud backup easily.
Part 1. How to Get Photos from iCloud onto iPhone via "Recently Deleted" Folder
Step 1 Log into iCloud account
Step 2 Recover photos from iCloud "Recently Deleted" Folder
Part 2. How to Get Old Photos from iCloud to iPhone by Restoring iCloud Backup
Step 1 Erase all content and settings on iPhone
Step 2 Restore iCloud backup to iPhone
Part 3. How to Retrieve Photos from iCloud on PC Using Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery
If you didn't find lost iPhone photos from "Recently Deleted" folder, and don't want to erase your iPhone either, then Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery can help you retrieve lost or deleted photos from iCloud on PC easily and securely. Besides, it also gives you liberty to preview and selectively recover photos you want.
This remarkable iOS data recovery utility is able to recover up to 20 types of lost files including text messages, contacts, photos, videos, WhatsApp/Viber/Kik messages, notes, calendars, Safari bookmarks, etc. from iCloud backup, iTunes backup and iDevices as well. No matter how you lost your data, such as accidental deletion, system crash, forgotten password, etc, Joyoshare can salvage your data immediately with highest success rate.
Key Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:
Recovers lost or deleted photos from iCloud backup safely
Besides iPhone photos, it supports to recover 20+ data types on iOS devices
Supports to convert recoverable HEIC photos to JPG format
Compatible with all iOS models and versions (iOS 12 supported)