Can I Recover Permanently Deleted Videos From iPhone?

How To Recover Permanently Deleted Videos From iPhone

Deleted iPhone Videos For Permanent? Read This Guide And Restore Back Permanently Deleted Video From iPhone!

Overview: If you have accidentally deleted videos from iPhone permanently, then this tutorial will help you with some effective solutions that will help you to recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone with or without backup.

tip Expert Tip: If you are looking for direct and quick solution to recover permanently deleted iPhone video files then it is highly recommended that you must try professional iOS Data Recovery software.

With iOS Data Recovery software, one can:

  • Efficiently recover permanently deleted videos directly from iPhone.
  • Also retrieve permanently deleted photos, contacts, audio, messages, voicemail, voice memo, notes, etc.
  • Preview recoverable videos within preview screen of the software before final recovery.
  • Support all models of iPhone including iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone 6S (Plus), iPhone 6 (Plus).
  • 100% safe, secure and easy to operate.

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*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

Since iPhones do not support external memory card, users find it very difficult when it comes to manage memory space on iPhone.

In such cases, users tend to delete data specifically large size video files and photos, in order to create enough storage space.

But this should be done with precautions. It has been reported that users often move to photos library to clear up unwanted or less important videos and photos. But along with unwanted or unimportant videos, sometimes they delete important video files as well.

Also Read: How To Recover Data From Water Damaged iPhone That Won’t Turn ON

For example, just have a look at below-given practical scenario!

Practical Scenario: A User Permanently Deleted Videos On iPhone 6S

How can I get back permanently deleted videos?

How can I get back permanently deleted videos?

iPhone 6s

Source: Apple Community

Just like above example, there are many iPhone as well as iPad and iPod touch users accidentally or mistakenly delete important videos permanently on their iOS device.

So, now the question arises – How do you recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone?

Well, the good news is that you can recover these permanently deleted videos. Below I have shared few solutions with their steps that will help you to recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone.

And the best part is that they are very easy and simple to follow. So, let’s have a look at the solutions.

Solution 1: Restore Videos From Recently Deleted Album/Folder

This is the very first solution that you must go for. Let me tell you that Apple offer “Recently Deleted Folder” for iPhone users. It is just like “Recycle Bin” that you find in Windows computer.

When you delete any video or photo, it goes to self-created folder name as ‘Recently Deleted Folder/Album’. This will help you to restore permanently deleted videos and photos on your iPhone.

You can find this folder in Photos Library. But do remember one thing, this folder keeps the deleted files for first 30 days, after that it automatically get deleted. Additionally, this solution will help you to recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone without computer.

Here follow the steps to recover videos from recently delete folder:

  • On your iPhone, tap on “Photo Library”.
  • Scroll down and tap on “Recently Deleted” album.
  • Select the video that you want to recover.
  • Tap on “Restore” icon.
  • You will now find the file at the location from where it was originally deleted.

That’s It! Isn’t that so simple?

Also Read: [Problem Fixed]: iPhone Deleting Photos By Itself

Now you might have question – What if video file isn’t found in Recently Deleted Folder?

What If Video File Isn’t Found In Recently Deleted Folder?

There could be two possible reasons that your file is not available in recently deleted album/folder:

  • The files have been deleted automatically by your device after 30 days.
  • You might have deleted them permanently from this folder.

However, in any of the above cases, you should proceed to find them in iCloud or iTunes backup.

Solution 2: Restore Permanently Deleted iPhone Videos From iCloud Backup

Note: This solution will only work if you have got a backup of your iPhone videos on iCloud.

Here follow the steps to restore permanently deleted iPhone videos from iCloud:

  • On your PC or Mac sign-in to your iCloud account.
  • Click on “Photos”, here you will find all you backed-up photos as well as videos.

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  • Select the videos that you want to restore.
  • From the Menu bar, click on “Download” button.

These videos will get downloaded on your PC or Mac. You can now connect your iPhone to computer and transfer them back to your iPhone.

Also Read: Best Way To Recover Deleted iCloud Backup Data [3 Solutions]

Now, you might have another question – What if you don’t have backup in iCloud and your videos have been deleted from ‘Recently Deleted’ folder?

What if you don’t have backup in iCloud and your videos have been deleted from ‘Recently Deleted’ folder?

If you don’t have iCloud backup of your deleted iPhone videos as well as it is deleted from ‘Recently Deleted’ folder, then in such situation you should proceed to find deleted videos in iTunes backup.

Solution 3:  Restore Permanently Deleted iPhone Videos From iTunes Backup

Note: This solution will only work if you have taken back up of those deleted videos of iPhone to iTunes. Also note that restoring from iTunes will replace all current data on your iPhone with backup file.

Here follow the steps to retrieve permanently deleted iPhone videos from iTunes backup:

Step 1: Open iTunes on your PC or Mac in which you have earlier backed-up your iPhone data. Make sure that you have latest version of iTunes.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer with the help of USB/lightning cable. If prompted to enter your device passcode or to trust this computer, then simply follow the onscreen steps and agree it.

Step 3: Select your iPhone icon as it appears in iTunes.

Step 4: From the left panel, go to “Summary” tab.

Step 5: Under the Backup section, click on “Restore Backup”.

Restore iPhone From iTunes Backup

Step 6: Now select the most relevant backup file. Look at the date and size of each backup file.

Step 7: Click on “Restore” and wait for the restore process to get completed. If asked, then enter the password for your encrypted backup. This will restore data (including video files) from iTunes backup.

Note: Keep your iPhone connected to your computer after it restart and simply wait for it to sync with your computer. Once the sync finishes, you can then disconnect your iPhone.

Also Read: [Issue Solved]: Unsupported Video Format Error On iPhone/iPad

Now, you might have another question – What if you don’t have backup in iTunes, iCloud and your videos have been deleted from ‘Recently Deleted’ folder?

What if you don’t have backup in iTunes, iCloud and your videos have been deleted from ‘Recently Deleted’ folder?

If you don’t have iTunes backup, iCloud backup of your deleted iPhone videos as well as it is deleted from ‘Recently Deleted’ folder, then in such scenario you should proceed to try third-party iPhone Video Recovery software in order to recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone.

Solution 4: Recover Permanently Deleted Videos From iPhone Without Backup

If none of the above-mentioned solutions work for you, then it is time to apply expert recommended solution that is to try iOS Data Recovery which is perfect iPhone Video Recovery software that will help you to directly recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone without any backup. This video recovery software for iPhone can extract videos that got permanently deleted on iPhone due to factory reset, accidental deletion, virus attack, OS update failure and so on.

The best thing about this iOS Data Recovery software is that it is available for both Windows and Mac computer.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

Beside videos, this tool also recovers deleted photos, audio, contacts, call history, text SMS, notes, voice memos, calendar, WhatsApp/Kik/LINE/Viber/WeChat/Messenger messages, reminder, App’s photos/videos, documents, Safari bookmarks and other files from iPhone as well as from iPad and iPod touch.

Supported Video Formats: MOV, HD MOV, MP4, MKV, M4V, DIVX, AVI, XVID, 3GP, MPEG-4, H.264, FLV, HD Videos and all other video files formats.

Supported iPhones: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus, iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPhone 4S/4.

Note: Stop using your iPhone after the permanent loss or deletion of video files and do not add any new data on it. If you add any new data on it, then it will overwrite the existing data and thereby you will lose the chance to recover your videos.

Below follow the steps to recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone with the help of iOS Data Recovery software.

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Steps To Retrieve Permanently Deleted Video Files From iPhone

Step 1: Connect iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch To Computer

First download, install and launch iOS Data Recovery on your computer.

Connect your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) to your computer with the help of USB cable. Then launch iOS Data Recovery and click on “Recover” option.

Once the software detects your iOS device, it will display the following windows as shown in the screenshot below.

Tip: Disable automatic iTunes sync before connecting iOS device to computer. Launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”.

Step 2: Scan Your iOS Device To Find Deleted Data On It

Click on “Start Scan”. This will start scanning your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to find delete or lost files.

Step 3: Preview And Recover Data

Once the scan process gets complete, you can then preview the recoverable files within the preview screen of the software. Select the files that you want back and then click on “Recover” button to save data on your computer or to your device.

Tip: For Recovering Data

By default the recovered data are saved to computer. However, for text messages, iMessages, contacts, notes, when you click on “Recover” button, a dialogue box pop-up asking you to “Recover to Computer” or “Recover to Device“. If you want to save those recovered data on your device then click on “Recover to Device”.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

Wrap Up

After reading this tutorial guide I hope you were able to successfully recover permanently deleted videos from iPhone. You can look for the deleted videos in ‘Recently Deleted’ folder, iCloud backup or iTunes backup.

But in case, if you do not find videos in the ‘recently deleted album/folder’ neither it is available in iCloud/iTunes backup, then it is highly recommended that you must immediately try iOS Data Recovery software.

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Max Field

Max Field is a founder of ios-datarecovery.com. He is an iOS lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to iOS, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iTunes and iCloud.

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