“I deleted some videos from my iPhone 4, they are about the 10-year-old birthday party of my son, they are impotant to us, adn I want to to be back. But how can I recover deleted videos from iPhone 4? “—Amy
As is known to all, it is just quite common for iPhone users to delete videos from their devices accidentally. But is it possible to recover the lost videos? How can you recover deleted iPhone videos? This article will share you some solutions.
It is possible to recover lost iPhone videos if the videos on your device are not overwritten by new data or you backup the videos to iTunes before they are deleted, the tool you need to perform the video recovery is iPhone Data Recovery. With the help of this tool, you can directly retrieve deleted videos on iPhone 4/3GS and restore videos from iTunes backup for iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS. The article below will show you how.
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- Part 1: How to recover deleted videos from iPhone 4/3GS without backup
- Part 2: Restore videos from iTunes backup for iPhone 5/4S
Part 1: How to recover deleted videos on iPhone 4/3GS without backup
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the software
Download, install and launch the iPhone Data Recovery on your computer, and connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable. Then you will be asked to follow the steps below to enter the scanning mode.
Step 2. Scan your iPhone 4/3GS
To scan iPhone 4 and 3GS, you need to download a plugin and enter the scanning mode following the steps below.
- 1. Click the “Start” and hold on the iPhone in your hand.
- 2. Meanwhile, press “Power” and “Home” buttons on your phone simultaneously for 10 seconds.
- 3. Release the “Power” button right away after 10 seconds passes, but keep holding the “Home” button for another 15 seconds. After that, the program will automatically scan your iPhone for lost video and other data.
Step 3. Recover the videos
After the software finishes scanning, you can see all data on your iPhone are listed in the left panel, go to the Videos folder to find your videos, and mark the video you want to recover, click the Recover button to save the videos to your computer. Wait a while, you can see the videos on your comptuer.
Part 2: Restore videos from iTunes backup for iPhone 5/4S
Currently, this iPhone Data recovery cannot directly recover lost videos from iPhone 4S, iPhone 5/5S/5C, but it can extract the videos from the iTunes backup. So, if you backup the video before they are deleted, you can use this tool to restore deleted iPhone videos. Here is how.
Important Note: Do not sync your iPhone to iTunes when you find your videos are deleted, or the backup will update and delete the videos inside the backup forever, and you cannot recover them anymore.
Step 1. Choose recovery mode
After run this iPhone Videos Recovery, select the second recovery mode” Recover From iTunes Backup File”. And then, all the backups on your computer will be listed.
Step 2. Selct the backup scan
Next, check the backup you want to recover deleted videos from, and hit Sart Scan to scan the lost data.
Step 3. Restore the iPhone videos from iTunes backup
After the scan is over, go to the video folder in the left panel, and check the videos you need, click Recover button to save the videos to your computer.