I lost my graduation videos when I transferred my videos to PC

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by championron, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. championron macrumors newbie

    Oct 24, 2015
    Hi guys, I have an Iphone 6. I transferred my videos to my PC then to a USB; however, it seems I am missing an encode??

    Each of my video are 50 MB, but when I transferred them to my PC then to my USB it shrink to 1 KB.

    I have installed ITunes, Quicktime player to play the 1KB files but no luck.

    What should I do? I am very upset. I wanted to transfer my videos because I was running out of manual storage for my iphone 6. Please help me!

    my iphone 6 is updated to the most recent update. The USB Is 950 MB size. Help me please!
  2. Draven45101 macrumors newbie

    Aug 15, 2015
    Did you happen to create an iTunes backup before you transferred the videos?

    If not perhaps you had ICloud backup on. Look in settings> icloud > backup

    Check the date of the last iCloud backup. If it was after your graduation videos were made but before you transferred the videos to your pc and deleted them than you should be able to do a restore to that date and have your videos back in your photos.

    Good luck.
  3. championron thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 24, 2015
    Thank for your suggestion! I have icloud on in my phone. I graduated in 2012, and now its 2015. Will I still be able to recover the videos? Thank you
  4. hovscorpion12 macrumors 65816


    Sep 12, 2011
  5. rsnhakan macrumors regular

    Oct 24, 2014
    The Netherlands
    If these videos are so important to you, why haven't you make a backup of them after you came home? :)
  6. haruhiko macrumors 601


    Sep 29, 2009
    What did you use to transfer the videos ?
  7. AbSoluTc macrumors 601


    Sep 21, 2008
    Dollars to doughnuts, sounds like you created a shortcut and didn't actually move/copy the files. :)
  8. silverblack macrumors 68030


    Nov 27, 2007
    The most important information, which you didn't tell us, is whether the videos are on still your phone. Can you still watch the videos on the phone?
  9. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    That was my first thought. I always hated the shortcuts that link to a device that can be removed.

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