How to Recover Photos from Broken iPhone

How to recover photos when your iPhone is broken because it dropped on the ground from high place or it suffers some hard objects? You probably know that you can restore data from iTunes backup if you mistakenly deleted files from iPhone, format iPhone, restore iPhone back to factory setting, etc. However, you may doubt whether it is possible to recover data when iPhone is broken because a broken iPhone will stop working normally or it might be unable to be recognized by your computer. Well, if you have synced your iPhone to iTunes before it gets broken, you can restore data from iTunes backup even it is broken. Otherwise, you can use data recovery for iPhone to recover pictures from a broken iPhone without iTunes backup.

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The First Thing to Do When Your iPhone Is Broken

iPhone is famous for its performance and unique iOS operating system, but iPhone is still easy broken due to some improper operation like water damage, fire damage, etc. Sometimes, you may find that your iPhone has a cracked screen when it is broken. In this situation, the data on your iPhone might be still intact. You can extract files from the broken iPhone to your computer by connecting it to your computer. Usually, when your iPhone is broken, the first thing you should do is to stop performing further operation on it unless you still have chance to extract all files to another device from the iPhone. If you just cannot read any data from your broken iPhone because it has cracked screen, you can connect it to your computer and backup data to iTunes. What if your iPhone is physically damaged and fail to be recognized by your computer? If computer cannot recognize your iPhone after connecting it through a USB cable, you cannot backup iPhone to iTunes.

Can You Recover Pictures off a Physically Damaged iPhone?

When your iPhone is damaged, you can try to recover lost files from previous iTunes backup or iCloud backup. iTunes and iCloud are tow powerful design for Apple device users, which allows you to backup data easily. You can select to backup data to iTunes or iCloud automatically. Or you can also manually backup data. You will find it quite easy to restore data from iPhone if you have iTunes or iCloud backup even when the iPhone is physically damaged. However, what if you did not backup data to iTunes or iCloud before the iPhone got physically damaged? Is it possible to recover data from iPhone without iTunes backup or iCloud backup when the iPhone is physically damaged?

What to Do When iPhone Is Broken due to Water Damage?

It is really a bad thing when iPhone is broken because it dropped to water. As you know, any kind of phone might stop working normally due to water damage. If you are lucky enough, your iPhone might still work after take it out of the water. However, in most case, the phone will stop working after suffering water damage. Here is something you can do to deal with iPhone when it suffers water damage:

1. After taking the iPhone out of the water, you had better remove the battery first of all. Many people like to switch on the iPhone immediately after taking it out of water because they want to know if the phone can still work normally. You should avoid booting the iPhone because it will destroy your phone.

2. You can dry the iPhone with a towel. You should remember not to dry the iPhone by using a blow dryer because it could destroy the circuit board and other parts.

3. You can reboot your iPhone when you are sure that you have dried it off. You had better backup data to iTunes or iCloud if your iPhone can work normally again.

Broken iPhone Data Recovery from iTunes / iCloud Backup

If it is an Android phone gets physically damaged or the memory card for Android phone is physically damaged, you may be unable to get back lost files. Whether your iPhone is broken or even physically damaged, you can restore lost files from iTunes backup or iCloud backup. You can extract files from iTunes or iCloud even without connecting your iPhone to the computer. Therefore, if you are an iPhone user, you had better make full advantage of the iTunes and iCloud function to backup iPhone data regularly in order to prevent unexpected data loss.

Data Recovery for iPhone Restore after Broken

If you cannot recover data from iPhone without iTunes backup or iCloud backup, you can use data recovery for iPhone to perform lost file recovery. This software allows you to recover data from iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5 / 5S / 5C, iPhone 4, iPhone 3, etc. This software also allows you to recover data from iPad / iPod without backup.

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