How to Get Photos Off of Broken iPhone: 4 Methods

How to Get Photos Off of Broken iPhone
Written by Thebloggergeeks

If your iPhone is broken, it can be terrifying to think about all of the data stored on your device that you might lose. However, there are methods for retrieving photos from a broken iPhone that can help make recovering your photos easier.

4 Easy Method To Recover Your iPhone Photos

1. Find My App

One way to get photos off of a broken iPhone is by utilizing the ‘Find My’ app. This feature is built into the iOS operating system and allows users to locate their device, lock it and erase its contents remotely, even if it’s damaged beyond repair.

If you choose this option, any photos stored on the phone will be backed up in iCloud or Apple’s servers. To use this feature, make sure that Find My was enabled before the smartphone broke and that you know the Apple ID and password associated with it.

From another device, sign into iCloud using those credentials and then select ‘Find My Device’ in the ‘All Devices’ tab located in Settings at the bottom of the page. Once here, select ‘Erase iPhone,’ which will back up all information including pictures that are on your iPhone.

2. Recovery Software

Another way to recover pictures from your iPhone is through recovery software such as Dr. Fone or Any Data Recovery Pro.

The software is available online as downloads; they allow users to recover lost data from an iPhone without having to physically connect it to a computer. After downloading one of these programs, install it on your computer; then open it and follow the instructions provided within each program for connecting your device and scanning for lost files, including photos.

Once complete, you should be able to view a list of recovered images that were once held on your damaged phone.

3. Repair Store

You may also manage to solve the issue by taking the iPhone into an Apple Store for examination and repair services if applicable or by sending it out for professional repairs through companies like iFixit or uBreakiFix that specialize in repairing iPhones. 

With complex issues such as water damage or physical damage from being dropped too many times from heights resulting in cracks or breaks along certain parts inside like logic boards or charging ports, professionals who understand iPhone repairs are quite useful.

4. iTunes

The last method is to connect the smartphone directly via USB cable to a computer with iTunes installed on it, even though this may not work depending on how bad the damage was done beforehand before attempting this option.

Once connected successfully via USB cable (which may sometimes require using an adapter instead depending on what port types are available between the devices), open iTunes while still keeping previous connection intact (make sure both devices remain powered up while doing so) then click “Restore Backup” located under “file” menu selection listed above left side corner.

How to Prevent Photo Loss on an iPhone?

The first step in preventing photo loss is to regularly back up your photos. The easiest way to do this is with iCloud Photo Library. This will store all of your pictures in the cloud, ensuring that if you accidentally loose your photos or lose them to a hardware failure, there will be an option to restore lost data.

You can use third-party services such as Dropbox, Google Photos, and Flickr. Select a service that has reliable security features such as end-to-end encryption and two-factor authentication.

Another important step to take is to create multiple copies on different devices or storage mediums. For example, you can import photos from your phone onto an external hard drive or USB stick for safekeeping. 

You should consider printing out physical copies of your favorite images so that you always have a backup copy of them available in case the worst happens and digital versions get lost or destroyed.

It’s also important to regularly update both the operating system (OS) and applications on your phone for optimal security and performance. This will ensure any potential vulnerabilities are patched as soon as possible so hackers cannot exploit them and access sensitive information on your device, including photos. 

Additionally, be sure to password protect any important files on your phone, including pictures so they remain secure even if someone gets their hands on it without permission.

Finally, try not to leave yourself vulnerable by connecting to public Wi-Fi networks or leaving Bluetooth enabled when not in use. 

These could potentially give hackers easy access to your device and could lead to photo theft or corruption if proper precautions aren’t taken. 

Keeping your device up-to-date with anti-virus software will provide an extra layer of protection against malicious threats which could damage personal data like photos stored on it too.

By following these tips, you can help yourself knowing that the memories captured in the form of pictures associated with our phones remain secure at all times.

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