Your iPhone may store different types of photos like pictures taken with built-in camera, images downloaded from Internet or saved from apps, and screenshots. And these photos can be backed up to iCloud. Sometimes, you may need to view pictures in your backup for some reasons. But how to achieve it? Since iCloud won’t allow you to see any specific backup contents. So here we offer you 2 ways to view iCloud photos.
Method 1. Freely view iCloud photos online
If you turn on iCloud Photo Library on your iOS device, your photos will be automatically synced to iCloud.com. And you can go to iCloud.com and log into your account, then you are able to see some images online.
If you find some pictures are not uploaded to iCloud.com, you can try some third-party backup viewers/extractors to see whether they are included in iCloud backup, and we recommend iOS data recovering tool.
By downloading backup from iCloud server, this app lets you access detailed data and clearly view your pictures as well other contents such as contacts, messages, videos and so on. Now, you can install this app on your computer and follow the below steps to look at your iCloud photos.
Step 1. Launch this app and select “Recover from iCloud”.
Step 2. Click “Next” button, enter your Apple ID and pass code to log into iCloud account to scan your backups.
Step 3. After scan, there is a list of iCloud backups that you previously made for your iDevices, with the info of backup date and size. You can select a related one based on the details and click “Download” icon. After the downloading ends, click the right arrow to proceed.
Step 4. On the left side, choose “Photos” to view your pictures. If you want to export images to computer, you can select your needed ones and save them to computer by clicking “To Computer” at the bottom right corner.
iOS Data Recovery is qualified for helping you view your iCloud photos and other data like call history, Whatsapp messages, notes, etc. Of course, if you have backed up your pictures to iTunes, it enables you to see images in iTunes on your PC/Mac. What’s more, it also performs well as iOS data retrieving tool. So why not grab it now and have a free try?
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