WRITTEN BY Tina ON May 8, 2015
It is of great significance to back up the photos you take with your iPhone or iPad, so that you are possible to regain them even if losing the device. Another reason to have backup file is for saving space on your iOS device. And it goes without saying that removing some of them out can really save a lot of storage space. That is why iCloud is needed so badly for photo backup. Although it seems quite convenient to upload the photos to your iCloud storage and sync them across to your device by using “Photo Stream”, it still has limitations. Photo Stream only temporarily syncs photos between your iOS devices for 30 days and the latest 1000 photos only can be backed up to iCloud. If you want to view all iCloud photos on computer without missing some of them, you can try a third party service.
iPhone Data Recovery can retrieve iCloud photos on PC so you can view all photos by downloading the iCloud backup file. Actually, except for photos, you can also recover other data such as recover deleted contacts from iPhone, and iMessages, call history, calendar, notes etc. with this program.
Download and install iPhone Data Recovery, then start the program on your computer. Later on, click on “Recover from iCloud Backup File”. Sign in iCloud account with your Apple ID and password when the interface pops up.
When log in iCloud account, you will see the previous backup files listed on the program. Then you can choose one backup file needed for downloading which will take some time. You must wait until the process is completed.
When the downloading and scanning process comes to an end, you can preview all pictures on iCloud by choosing the specific categories. At the same time, you can select the photos you want and then click “Recover” to save them all on computer. After that, you can view iCloud photos freely and conveniently.
iPhone Data Recovery can help those who want to view iCloud photos on PC or Mac by downloading the iCloud backup files. And for people who want to recover deleted photos on iPhone, they can also use this software to restore them back.