If you have an iPhone backup stored on your computer, the first idea that comes to your head must be restoring your iPhone from iTunes backup. However, it’s usually not easy to find out the iTunes backup files because the files hide deeply on your computer. Even if you have finally found the iPhone backup location on your computer, you’ll be frustrated to find that the iTunes backup is a SQlitedb file that can neither be recognized nor previewed. The only way to restore iPhone from backup seems to be using iTunes. But you may also note that all the original data on your iPhone will be deleted and replaced by the iTunes backup files in the restoring process, which is also very irritating.
Actually, it’s very easy to extract pictures from iPhone backup without iTunes if you have the multi-functional iPhone Backup Extractor, which can scan 12 kinds of files in your previous iTunes backup and extract single files from the total backup to PC. Above all, you can have a good preview of all the files in thumbnails before exporting them to the computer.
Free download the iPhone Backup Extractor, and follow the guides below to start to extract and recover photos from iPhone backup.
How to extract photos from iPhone backup
Step 1 Enter "Recover from iTunes backup" modeRun the iPhone backup extractor on your PC, then tap on “Recover from iTunes backup” mode.
Step 2 Select your iPhone backup to scanAfter a short scanning, you can see all the backups you have ever made through iTunes on your PC, choose the backup of your iPhone and click “Scan” button on the right corner of the interface.
Step 3 Preview & extract photos from iPhone backupAfter a few seconds, you can preview all the files found in the scanning of your iPhone backup. By clicking the “Camera Roll” category, you can see all the photos and videos you have backed up with iTunes. You can also tick “Photo Stream” or “Photo Library” to preview and extract your photos.
After preview, tick the categories or single files and tap on “Recover” button to start to extract pictures from iPhone backup.