How to Retrieve Photos from iPhone Backup on Mac

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“My iphone 5 was lost or possibly stolen, but fortunately I made an iPhone backup in iTunes on mac before. I only need to restore photos from iTunes. So how can I extract photos from that backup to my macbook? Any advice is welcomed. Thanks very much!”

It is a pity that you got your iPhone lost or stolen and all iPhone data including valuable photos got lost as well. But what comforts you is that you have a recent iPhone backup on your MacBook, and contains your photos. In case like this, how can you extract photos from iTunes backup on your Mac?

In this post, we will offer you one professional iPhone data recovery app – iOS Data Recovery, to help you easily retrieve pictures from iTunes backup on Mac, iMac and MacBook. By smartly scanning your iTunes backup, this app can find deleted or lost iPhone photos and other data. Then you can preview and selectively choose which one to retrieve. What’s more, it supports exporting not only Camera Roll pictures in Photos app, but also images in other iPhone apps. And below, we’ll show you how to make it with this app.

Before you start, you can get this app installed on your Mac and begin extracting progress by following the steps below.

How to Retrieve Photos from iTunes Backup with iOS Data Recovery

Step 1. Open this software on your Mac, choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” and click “Next” to scan your iTunes backup.

Extract photos from iTunes backup

Extract photos from iTunes backup

Step 2. After scan, you can see a list of iTunes backups that you made for your iPhone iPad iPod, with the specific info of backup size, date and iOS version. Then, pick up your wanted one based on the related details and click right arrow to access the contents on that backup.

Choose a backup you need

Choose a backup you need

Step 3. On the left side, you can click “Photos” to preview all your photos in backup, select your wanted images, and click ” To Computer” to retrieve them to your Mac.

 Extract photos from iPhone backup on Mac

Extract photos from iPhone backup on Mac

iOS Data Recovery can extract more than photos from iTunes backup to your Mac. It also supports other 20 data types such as voicemail, Safari bookmark, app data and more. Besides, this tool is also capable of exporting photos from iCloud backup file to your Mac computer. So why not download iOS Data Recovery now and have a free try?

This entry was posted in on Apr 07, 2017 by Judy.

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