I had to restore a friend's iPhone because I accidentally deleted their iPhone camera roll. I heart that it can be restored from iTunes backup, but I can't find it on my friend's Mac library/application support/mobile sync/backup. My question is: I am sure these photos are in this folder hashed somewhere. How can I get them out?
Thanks to the high-quality built-in camera, we can take lots of beautiful high resolution photos with Apple iPhone. These captured photos are saved in the Camera Roll of your albums on iPhone. Over time you can save a large number of photos on your iPhone which will take too much memory space and has effect on system performance. When you delete some useful photos from iPhone, you may remove some important ones by mistake. And there are also many other reasons can cause photos lost from the device. Then, a question will troubled you much: If there any possible to restore these deleted or lost photos? The answer is YES! Read on to get the solution.
if you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes, iTunes must create a backup record for all your iPhone's content. Then, you will be able to recover iPhone camera roll by extracting from iTunes backup file. To do this, you will need the Amacsoft iTunes Backup Extractor for Mac or iTunes Backup Extractor (for Windows 8/7/XP), which empowers you to enter the originally inaccessible and invisible iTunes backup file, extracting your wanted data and restore them to your iPhone again. Not only photos and videos in camera roll, but also notes, text messages, contacts, call history, Safari bookmarks, calendars, voice memos, etc. can be extracted from iTunes as well.
Read on to learn how to extract camera roll from iPhone backup record on your Mac computer. The steps and operations are almost the same on Windows platform.
Step 1: Analyze iPhone Backup Files
Download and install the Mac program. After running it, you ought to see a list as below, which contains all the iTunes backup records on your Mac computer. If not, you may haven't do any sync before. Choose the one belong to your iPhone and click the button of "Start Scan" to let it scan on your iPhone's backup.
Step 2: Preview the thumbnails of photos in camera roll
After the scan, all the information contained in the iPhone backup will be showed in the clearly organized catalogs. Choose the "Camera Roll" folder and preview the contained photos in thumbnails in the right-side window.
Step 3: Start to extract the camera roll
Make your wanted photos checked and click "Recover" to export them on your Mac.
All the photos will be extracted without any quality loss. After the quick extraction, you can go to the output folder to check these extracted photos as you like. Extract more with this powerful iPhone Backup Extractor.