How to Retrieve Photos from a Broken iPhone

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Have you ever dropped your iPhone and it won’t turn on? Or maybe it was submerged in water, leaving you wondering if it’s stll possible to recover photos from a broken iPhone? In this blog post, we’ll be discussing the ins and outs of recovering photos from a broken iPhone.

First, let’s talk about what could happen when an iPhone is broken. Depending on the severity of the damage, the device may become unusable, or if lucky, may still be able to be used but with certain functions disabled. If you have already backed up your photos and data on iTunes or iCloud before the phone broke down, then there is no need to worry because you can still get access to all your data.

If however, your phone broke down without any backup files created beforehand, then there are still some ways to get your photos back. One way is to use a third-party data recovery software like iMyFone D-Back for iOS that specializes in recovering lost data from damaged iPhones. All you need to do is connect your phone to a computer using a USB cable and follow the instructions from the software. It can help you recover deleted or lost photos from an iPhone without any backups available.

Another way is by uing a computer with AutoPlay enabled. With AutoPlay enabled, all you need to do is connect your damaged iPhone to a computer using a USB cable and start transferring images from its photo gallery directly into the PC’s internal memory. This method works only if your device has USB debugging enabled prior to being damaged.

No matter how desperate it may seem, we can assure you that there are still ways on how to recover photos from a broken iPhone that won’t turn on! As long as you have taken preventive measures like backing up regularly or enabling USB debugging prior to breakdown of your device; these tips should help you get back most of what was lost!

Retrieving Photos from a Broken iPhone That Won’t Turn On

One of the best ways to get pictures off a broken iPhone that won’t turn on is to use iTunes backups. When you back up your iPhone to iTunes, all your photos are also backed up in the app. To restore the backups, simply connect your iPhone to your computer and launch iTunes. Select the device and then go to Restore Backup option. Select the most recent backup and click Restore. This will restore all your photos as well as other content on your phone. If you don’t want to overwrite any existing data, select Set Up as New iPhone instad of Restore from Backup.

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Retrieving Photos from a Broken iPhone

Unfortunately, Apple cannot get pictures off of a broken iPhone. If your phone is broken and you have not backed up the pictures, they cannot be retrieved. The best way to protect your photos is to make sure you have an up-to-date backup of your device stored on a computer or iCloud. If you regularly use iCloud for Photos, then all of your photos should be safely stored tere and can be accessed if needed. However, if the device has become unusable and does not power on or respond to touch, then it is likely that the data stored on the device is lost.

Retrieving Data from a Broken iPhone

If your iPhone is broken, you can still recover data from it. One way to do this is by using iTunes. First, start iTunes and connect your iPhone to your computer. You will then be able to select your iPhone in the main iTunes window or from Finder. After that, choose the option to Restore Backup and you will be presented with several backups you can choose from. Finally, click Restore and wait for the process to finish. This sould allow you to recover all of the data stored on your broken iPhone.

Retrieving Photos from a Broken Phone That Will Not Charge

If your phone is broken and won’t charge, you can stil transfer your pictures off of it. One way to do this is by using a USB data cable and connecting the old phone to a computer. This will allow you to access the device’s internal memory, where you can locate and copy your photos onto the computer. Another way is to use Google Photos: first, download the app on your old phone and set up a backup. Then, download Google Photos on another device (or open it in a web browser) and log into the same account. You’ll be able to access all of your backed-up photos and download them onto the new device.

Retrieving Pictures and Contacts from a Broken iPhone

If your iPhone is broken, you can still get your pictures and contacts off of it. First, make sure to back up your data from the device. To do this, open the Settings app on your iPhone and select the “Backup” option. Then select “This Device” and enable the “iCloud Backup” option. Once this is done, all of your data will be stored in iCloud and can be accessed from othr devices.

To retrieve your photos, go to and sign into your account with your Apple ID. Select “Photos” from the main menu, then select “All Photos” to view all of the images stored in iCloud. Select any photos you want to save and click on the download button at the top right corner of the page. The photos will then be downloaded to your computer or device as a zip file that you can open and view.

To retrieve your contacts, go back to and select “Contacts” from the main menu. Select “Select All” from the upper-left corner, then click on “Export vCard…”. This will export all of your contacts from iCloud into a .vcf file that you can access on your computer or device.

With these steps you should be able to get both pictures and contacts off of a broken iPhone securely!

Recovering Data From a Dead iPhone Without Backup

If you have not backed up data from your dead iPhone, it is still possible to recover data from a dead iPhone without backup. The best way to do this is to use a third-party data recovery tool. This tool can scan the dead device for any remaining data and extract it for you. To use this tool, you need to first connect the dead device to a computer. Then you will need to download and install the data recovery software. After installation, launch the program and follow the on-screen instructions to scan the device and recover any remaining data. Once the scan is complete, all your recovered data will be saved on your computer where you can access it.


In conclusion, the iPhone is a powerful device that can make life easier. It offers a wide range of features and applications that make it great for work, leisure and communication. However, it is important to remember that iPhones can beome damaged or lost, which can lead to loss of data if not backed up properly. Fortunately, there are several ways to recover photos from an iPhone that won’t turn on, such as using iTunes backups, AutoPlay feature on a PC or third-party software. With these methods in mind, you should be able to protect your data and recover your photos if needed.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.