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Recover iPhone Lost photos from iPhone 4S after iOS update
More and more iPhone 4S users need to update their iPhone 4S to more high iOS system,but after they failed iOS update, jail break, device malfunction, etc,they may lost photos, contacts,sms,video,ect important files.

Many iPhone 4S users are facing data loss problem now; or ss people store more and more files on their mobile devices – they fall risk to losing valuable information and data when those mobile devices are lost, stolen, or broken. Many iPhone 4S users are facing data loss problem now.

Here is an example – “One of my friends’ iPhone 4S, after upgraded iOS 5 to 5.0.1, he lost all wallpapers downloaded previously and photos he take before."

How to recover iPhone 4S Lost photos from iPhone 4S?you may need the professional software to recover iPhone 4S photos.

Wondershare Data Recovery for iPhone 4S is designed to recover iPhone photos in two ways. First, recover photos from iPhone directly, which is mainly used to recover deleted photos on iPhone. But now iPhone 4S is not supported. Second, recover iPhone 4S photos from iTunes backup file, which can be used when iPhone 4S is damaged or lost.


Use Dr.Fone(for Mac) as an iTunes backup extractor to recover deleted photos iPhone 4S. No iPhone connection is needed under this way.

Step 1 Launch Dr.Fone, switch to “Recover from iTunes Backup File”. Select your iPhone 4S backup and start scan.

Launch Data Recovery for iTunes, soon you’ll get a list of devices that were synced with your iTunes. Select iPhone 5 and then click “Start Scan”.

2. Recover photos

Check the photos you want in the scan result. Then start iPhone 5 picture recovery at one click.

For Windows user: Dr.Fone

Besides functioning as an iTunes backup extractor, Dr.Fone is also developed to recover deleted pictures from iPhone 5 directly in near future. Now the direct data recovery mode only supports iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 1 and iPod touch.

iPhone 4S photo recovery guide on Windows is similar as that of Data Recovery for iTunes.

Step 1 Run Dr.Fone and choose the mode – “Recover from iTunes Backup File”, select your iPhone 5 and click the “Start Scan” button to continue.

Step 2 After the scan, all iPhone 4S data backed up by iTunes will be found and displayed during the scan. Check photos in “Camera Roll” and mark the items you want.

Step 3 Preview andrecover photos from iPhone 5 by saving them to a desired destination.



1. Don’t sync your iPhone 5 with iTunes any more when you find photos lost, otherwise the backup file will be updated and you can’t get the lost photos back.

2. During scanning, Dr.Fone also searches for other kind of files, like contacts, messages, message attachments, call history, calendar, notes, reminders, voice memos and safari bookmark.

Note: Before you jailbreak iPhone 5,or update you iPhone 5 to more high iOS system,you must backup all iPhone data files to computer,so that all you important files never lost.For Windows users,you can use this iPhone-to-computer-transfer;if you use Mac,you can use this software named iMacsoft iPhone to Mac Transfer.