iOS 8/9/9.2/9.3 – Fix iPhone Recently Deleted Folder Missing

“I mistalkenly deleted some photos on my iPhone 6 that is running in iOS 9.3. and after deleting, I regretted and want to retrieve some of the deleted items. But unfortunately, I   found Recently Delete is missing. What happened to my iPhone? And how can I got back deleted photos on my iPhone”

Normally, the deleted iPhone pictures will be stored in the Recently Deleted folder on your iPhone Photos app for 30 days. But what if you have no Recently Deleted Albums on your iPhone but accidentally deleted some photos? Will these photos be deleted permanently and can you recover them from iPhone? In this post, we collected some tips to fix this problem and give you the ways to get back deleted photos on iPhone. Suitable for iPhone 6/6s, and iOS 8/9/9.1/9.2/9.3.

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Tips to Fix Problem about Recently Deleted Photo Folder Missing

Collected some tips to get back the Photo album “Recently Delete”. Although all of them are not official or 100% correct ways to fix the problem, you can also have a try.

  • Restart your iPhone: You can restart your iPhone by hold on Home and Power buttons at the same time for a while to restart your iPhone.
  • Reset all settings: Just try to reset your iPhone setting to default by going to Setting > General > Reset > Reset All Settings.

How to Get Back Deleted Photos from iPhone 6s

If you can’t retrieve the Recently Deleted album from your iPhone 6s but have an iCloud or iTunes backup, you also have chance to get back your mistakenly deleted pictures. You can restore your iPhone with iTunes or iCloud backup or extract only the Camera Roll photos from backup by using some iPhone backup extractor tools, such as AnyTrans, which also posted its tutorial: How to download photos from iCloud backup.

You may have some good idea to fix this problem, just share it on the comment section below!


3 thoughts on “iOS 8/9/9.2/9.3 – Fix iPhone Recently Deleted Folder Missing

  1. THIS DOESN NOT WORK!!!! 😦 i have ios 9.2 on my iphone 5s!
    First my camera roll disappeared & now the recently deleted folder is gone!
    im so sad!


  2. I’ve recently got a new phone and now when i delete a photo it says “delete immediately” instead of being placed into recently deleted. How do i stop this to put deleted photos in recently deleted?


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