Can I retrieve photos from a backup without restoring?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Doc69, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. Doc69 macrumors 6502

    Dec 21, 2005
    I just did a restore and forgot to take the photos off my iPhone first. However, I did a backup before I restored. The problem is that I can not restore as I needed a "fresh" install. Can I retrieve my photos from my backup without restoring it?
  2. mattydee87 macrumors regular

    Aug 22, 2008
    If it's not encrypted then it's very possible as I have been in the same situation, however if it's encrypted I don't think you can, at least not without great difficulty anyway.

    I use iPhone Backup Extractor and extract iOS Files which contain the photos

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