How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone

iPhone videos can capture the most precious memories. Baby’s first steps, epic holidays, concerts and fun times with friends. If you’ve deleted videos from your iPhone by accident or purposefully in an attempt to free up space, there are two ways you can get them back. Read on to see how you can recover deleted iPhone videos. You will need to grab your Mac or PC to complete each guide. These tutorials work for:

  1. iPhone 4/ 4s
  2. iPhone 5 / 5s / 5c
  3. iPhone 6 / 6 plus
  4. iPhone SE
  5. iPhone 7 / 7 plus
  6. iPhone 8 / 8 plus
  7. iPhone X

As long as you are running iOS 6 or higher you, these methods will be compatible with your device. Get started here:

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Lost iPhone videos

Deleted iPhone items like text messages, iMessages, notes and contacts are sill saved to the internal database of the device until they are overwritten by new data. These data types can be recovered straight from the device by iPhone data recovery. Enigma Recovery is a powerful recovery system that can recover lost and deleted iPhone files from iPhone backup files and iPhone Recently Deleted folders.

Did you back up?

If you synced your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud before the videos were deleted, you may be able to recover deleted iPhone videos through the first two options. An iPhone backup file is a backup of your phone created in iTunes or iCloud. A file with the entire contents of your phone. Once you have created a backup file in iTunes or iCloud, the data created here can be extracted, read and saved with iPhone data recovery software. Get started here:

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Recover Deleted iPhone Videos through iTunes Backup

Step 1 – Download Enigma Recovery software

Grab your laptop or computer and download the Enigma Recovery free trial from this website. The free trial will allow you to view the thumbnails of your retrieved iPhone videos.

Step 2 – Select ‘Recover from my iTunes’ option

Open the software and select the option ‘Recover from my iTunes’. This will allow you to extract files saved to your iTunes backup file.

Step 3 – Select backup file

The software will display all backup files found to be created on your Mac or PC through iTunes. Select the one you would like to extract data from. Use the date created to help you decide.

Step 4 – Scan for videos

Now select the data types you would like to scan your iTunes backup for. The scan time will depend upon how many data types you select, and how much data is in your backup file. When you are happy with your selection, proceed to start the scan.

Step 5 – View iPhone videos

Once the scan has finished, you will be able to view all retrieved files from your iPhone backup. Click over to the video tab so see the videos that have been retrieved. You will be able to view thumbnails only in the trial version. Unlock the full version of Enigma Recovery to save and watch your videos.

Step 6 – Save iPhone videos

You can save all retrieved videos in the location of your choice by using the export option: ‘Export & Restore’ > ‘Export to desktop’ > Select location in ‘Browse’ > ‘Export’.

Extract Deleted Videos from Recently Deleted Folder

Step 1 – Download Enigma Recovery

Download the iPhone data recovery program by clicking onto any download button on this website. Install and launch the software as soon as you are able to.

Step 2 – Connect iPhone to computer

Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to the computer or laptop. You may need to enable the ‘Trust’ option that pops up on your phone to proceed.

Step 3 – Select the data type

Select the data type(s) you would like to retrieve from the iPhone and start the scan. The scan time will depend upon how much data you have on your phone. The software will copy videos from the ‘Recently deleted’ folder to your computer.

Step 4 – View videos

Once the scan has finished, you will be able to view thumbnails from the videos extracted by the software. If you are using the full, unlocked version of the software you will be able to save and watch your videos.

Step 5 – Save videos

Once the scan has finished, you will be able to view thumbnails from the videos extracted by the software. If you are using the full, unlocked version of the software you will be able to save and watch your videos.

To save videos to your computer or laptop, use the export option: ‘Export & Restore’ > ‘Export to desktop’ > Select location ‘Browse’ > ‘Export’.

If you find deleted videos in your iPhone Recently Deleted folder that you would like to keep, this tutorial will allow you to do so. Enigma Recovery can scan your iPhone Recently Deleted folder and copy over photos and videos that you would like to save, without taking up the memory on your phone.

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Sarah McGregor joined the Enigma Recovery Team in June 2014. As Digital and Content Marketing Executive she writes help blogs and ‘How to’ articles for the website. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys connecting with our customers through social media and email.