How to Retrieve Deleted Pictures From the iPhone

By Jasmine Carpenter

If you're suddenly faced with a dilemma and you need to to retrieve deleted photographs from your Apple iPhone, use photo and data recovery software to help you recover photographs, music and video files. Various types of photo and data recovery software require that you install and run the program on your computer. The photo and data recovery software will scan your iPhone and list all of the files that it was able to recover.

Step 1

Locate a photo and data recovery website from the Internet that you want to use. Click on the "Download" button or hyperlink to install the software program on your computer. Photo and data recovery software, such as iPhone Data Recovery, Doctors Digital Media Recovery and Easy Photo Recovery are various kinds of software applications that you can use to retrieve deleted photographs on your Apple iPhone.

Step 2

Double-click on the software's installation icon and follow Windows installation wizard for installing the application on your computer. Double-click on the icon for the photo and data recovery application to open it.

Step 3

Insert one end of the USB cable that came with your Apple iPhone into an open USB port on your computer. Windows will automatically recognize your iPhone as an external device and assign a drive letter to it.

Step 4

Click on "Computer" or "My Computer" on your desktop. Select the "Removable Disk" drive that Windows assigned to your iPhone. Click the "Next" button.

Step 5

Choose the file format for your deleted photographs that you want to recover. The photo and data recovery software will display a list of file formats on the interface that it supports. Keep in mind, various types of photo and data recovery software instructions can vary.

Step 6

Click the "Next" button. The photo and data recovery software will scan the file formats that you previously selected to retrieve deleted photographs on your Apple iPhone. It will take a few moments for the scanning process to complete.

Step 7

Click the "Save" button. Select the file path and folder where you want to save the recovered photographs on your computer's hard drive. Then transfer the photographs back onto your Apple iPhone.

Step 8

Open Apple iTunes on your computer. Click on the "Photos" tab near the top of iTunes interface. Enable the check box for "Sync Photos From" and then select the folder where you saved photographs. Click on the "Sync" button located near the lower right corner.