Recover Photos Removed from “Recently Deleted” Album on iPhone
“Can I restore photos deleted from the “recently deleted” Folder? I have an iPhone 7 plus, iOS 10.3.1. I thought these photos were already synced in iCloud, but due to bad internet connection, not all of them moved to the cloud and I deleted even from the recently deleted folder. How can I restore them?”
Apple added Recently Deleted folder in iPhone since iOS 8, so that iPhone or iPad users have a chance to restore the accidentally deleted iPhone photos from the Recently Deleted folder. Normally, to recover a deleted picture, you only need to go to the Albums page in your Photos app and find the Recently Deleted album at the bottom of the page. Select it and tap on Recover and the picture will go back to your regular Camera Roll album, in the same position where it originally was. But these photos will not stay in there forever. After 30 days, your photos or videos will be permanently deleted to free up the storage space.
If the photos inside the Recently Deleted folder is permanently deleted, is there any way to bring them back?
The best option is to make sure you regularly backup your iPhone in iTunes or to iCloud. In this way, if you accidentally delete something, you’ll still have access to it.
If you have no backups available, you can try to recover your deleted photos by directly scanning your iOS device. This can only be achieved by using professional iPhone data recovery tools such as H Data iPhone Data Recovery Software. H Data iPhone Recovery supports the recovery of various types of iPhone photos, including Camera Roll, Photo Library, WeChat pictures and other photos scattered across different applications. It allows you to preview deleted photos in thumbnails so that you can selectively recover the ones you need, instead of the whole photo database.
How to Recover Photos Permanently Removed from Recently Deleted Album
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to a computer with an USB cable, select Scan iPhone for deleted files and click Begin Recovery From iPhone button.
Step 2. Wait for some minutes while H Data iPhone Recovery is gathering all deleted photos on your iPhone. Keep your iPhone connected before the scan is completed.
Step 3. When the scanning process is done, you will be able to see all the recoverable files in their corresponding catalogs. Choose Photos on the left panel, you will find all your photos, including those deleted, listed on the right. They are shown as thumbnails for your quick browse and preview. You can select the photos you want to recover and then click Export Selected Records to save them to your computer.