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Old 02-23-2019, 09:00 PM   #1
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Default Recovering deleted iPhone photos

So I wasn’t thinking when I was clearing things off my old phone to let me kids play with it and I selected and deleted all my photos. Including from the deleted folder.

I restored my phone from yesterday’s backup but the photos never loaded. Anyone have any ideas how I can get them back ?
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Old 02-24-2019, 09:49 AM   #2
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Would this help? Sorry, no first hand experience. I keep like 2x copies of photos due to paranoia.
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Old 02-24-2019, 04:16 PM   #3
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If you were linked to iCloud photos and cleared the deleted folder as well they would sync out of iCloud. In other words they will be gone for good.

If that device was not linked to iCloud photos then there is a possibility that another device will still have the photos.

However I am assuming that the first one was probably a reality and you are hooped.
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Old 02-24-2019, 04:47 PM   #4
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The iPhone has a "recently deleted" under "albums". Unless you deleted those?

Goto your photos, then press the "Albums" tab on the bottom, and scroll down until you see "Other Albums", and it will be "Recently Deleted"
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Old 02-25-2019, 10:31 AM   #5
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Sometimes people also hook their phone up to dropbox as well. I've had a backup running for years that I only recently realized because I'd forgotten. You would have had to have set it up intentionally though.

As for iCloud, if you login to with your apple id you'll be able to see if the photos are there.
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Old 02-25-2019, 10:51 AM   #6
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Yeah I’m pretty much hooped by the looks of things. Damn
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