Last Saturday was my son’s fifth birthday, and we took many pictures and videos. Then my iPhone was out of space. So I transferred these videos to Mac, and deleted them from iPhone. But when I checked them on Mac later, they disappeared. I don’t know what happened, can I recover the lost videos from my iPhone somehow?
The experience of losing important videos like above is not rare to iPhone users. Luckily, recovering deleted videos from iPhone is as easy as recovering iPhone deleted photos, and the ways are similar.
Just open Photos app on iPhone and go to “Recently Deleted” album. To recover a video, select it and tap on “Recover”. But this only works when you manually delete your videos less than 30 days. If you can’t find the videos from the Photos app, they are likely to be lost permanently. You’d better follow 5 ways below to recover lost or deleted videos from iPhone after 30 days.
Once you realize that your video is lost, don't sync your iPhone with iTunes anymore. Otherwise, the backup file will be updated and can't be regained forever. Also don't use your iPhone to avoid data overwritten.
Suppose none of the video backups are accessible, just head for a specialized iPhone data recovery software. It is the safest and simplest way to get back your permanently deleted iPhone videos without backup.
Cisdem iPhone Data Recovery is a practical software worth a shot. Besides extracting lost data from iPhone with no backup, this tool can also recover iPhone files from iTunes/iCloud backup. It allows you to save the recovered videos both on Mac and Windows.
Other can’t-ignored advantages of Cisdem iPhone Recovery:
The above steps of “using iPhone data recovery tool to restore permanently deleted videos from iPhone without backup” are finished. You can also keep reading to learn 4 other ways.
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Assuming that you don’t have a computer at hand or you don’t want to use computer to retrieve the deleted or lost videos from iPhone after 30 days, there are 2 workable methods to be discussed.
If fortunately iCloud Backup on your iPhone has been initialed before the deletion occurred, videos recovery will become much easier by applying the “Resore from iCloud Backup” feature without computer.
Keep in mind that this is a complete retrieval, which will overwrite all the current settings and data on your iPhone. So do remember to create a backup of your existing data beforehand. Then see below for steps to restore deleted iPhone videos from iCloud Backup after 30 days.
Google Photos is a third-party platform used to organize and back up unlimited videos and photos. If Back up & Sync on Google Photos is turned on, deleted videos will be stored in Trash folder for a certain period of time, which offers you a chance to recover iPhone videos that are absent from the “Recently Deleted” album after 30 days. Here is the tutorial.
Besides the above 3 approaches depending on specific occasions, another 2 free ways will be delivered in this part.
As mentioned in the first part introducing how to recover permanently videos from iPhone without backup, Cisdem iPhone Data Recovery is also capable of rescuing deleted iPhone videos from iTunes backup files. Recovering videos by extracting iTunes backup is feasible when your iPhone has been synced with the iTunes on your Mac. Let’s go through the instructions.
Mac enables you to manage and restore videos from iPhone or other iOS devices using Finder, which is applicable for macOS Catalina 10.15 and later. An earlier Finder backup before you deleted the iPhone videos is also required in this case. The step-by-step guide is as follows.
With previous backup files, iPhone video recovery can be achieved through various ways without a hassle. But if backup is unavailable, a reliable software --- Cisdem iPhone Data Recovery can come to the rescue to recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone.
Also, do you have any other tips to recover deleted iPhone videos after 30 days successfully? We will be glad if you can share it in the comments.
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Seems nice solutions with pellucid steps...... But is there any way to recover permanently deleted videos from my iPhone with no need of computer and early backups? Waiting......