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Did you accidentally delete precious videos from your iPhone? Don’t worry, there’s still a chance to recover them! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through different methods to recover deleted videos from your iPhone. Whether you prefer using the built-in features or third-party software, we’ve got you covered.

However, while retrieving deleted videos on iPhone, you can get more and more questions:

– Are deleted videos really deleted?
– How to recover permanently deleted videos after 30 days?
– Can I recover permanently deleted photos from my iPhone without backup?

If your iPhone or iPad ever gets lost or broken, or restoring iPhone is suddenly impossible, you can instantly retrieve deleted video iPhone from backups on your PC or iCloud backup.

Keep control of your personal data with CopyTrans programs and manage them when it becomes necessary. We offer different solutions:

How to retrieve deleted videos on iPhone

By default, your deleted videos go to the Recently Deleted folder in your Photos app. So, first of all, here is how to find a deleted video on iPhone:

  1. Go to Photos -> Albums -> Scroll down to find the Recently Deleted section.

  2. Restore videos from Recently Deleted

  3. Click Select in the top-right corner -> choose the video to restore -> press Recover.

If our advice on how to retrieve deleted video on iPhone didn’t help you, then please follow one of the methods below.

How do I recover permanently deleted videos

If you have iCloud Photos activated, then you can try to go through the process of deleted video recovery from your iCloud with CopyTrans Cloudly. What will CopyTrans Cloudly do?

  1. Go to iCloud servers;
  2. Search for all your videos Apple hasn’t deleted yet;
  3. Recover deleted videos to your computer.

Advantages of CopyTrans Cloudly

CopyTrans Cloudly for your iCloud photos
  • Restore permanently deleted videos and photos from iCloud on PC
  • Download all iCloud photos in a few clicks
  • Save your iCloud photos to an external hard drive
  • Upload all your photos and videos in one click
  • Add photos in JPG, HEIC, or PNG format to iCloud
  • Keep your album structure

Get CopyTrans Cloudly

Still wondering how to recover deleted videos from iPhone? Follow these steps to find the answer!

  1. Download and install CopyTrans Cloudly.

  2. Run CopyTrans Cloudly. Sign in with your Apple ID. We use an SSL connection to protect your data, so you’re safe!

  3. Recover deleted photos from iCloud

  4. To restore deleted videos from iCloud, click Rescue and choose the folder you want to save them to.

    NOTE: CopyTrans Cloudly recovers not only deleted videos, but also deleted photos.

  5. Recover deleted photos to iPhone

  6. If your deleted photos and videos are still on the Apple servers, CopyTrans Cloudly will download them back to your PC.

  7. Recover permanently deleted photos iphone

  8. Finally, how to find deleted videos iPhone on your PC? Just open the folder you’ve chosen before.

  9. Photos recovered with CopyTrans Cloudly

  10. Now you can retrieve deleted videos on iPhone with CopyTrans Photo.

CopyTrans Cloudly will show you the number of photos available and download the first 100 photos at once: you will be able to see if they are the ones you need.

NOTE: We recommend that you rescue all the photos and videos on the same day, as Apple may swiftly delete the photos and videos after we access them.

It might be that iCloud servers detect some suspicious activity and speed up the “irreversible deletion” process. Please make haste!

⚡ If you don’t want to pay for extra iCloud storage and try to find a way to save all your memories on a PC, then CopyTrans Cloudly will solve this problem for you too. Just follow these two simple steps:

  1. Download all photos from iCloud
  2. Delete them all to free up space in your iCloud
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How to get back a deleted video

from an iPhone backup

How to get deleted videos back? If you regularly do backups of your iPhone, then you can get them back from your local backup or from your iCloud backup.

CopyTrans Backup Extractor will restore videos directly to your PC without using your device. There’s no need to restore the whole backup on an iOS device anymore.

⚡ This method will be of use in the following situations:

– iPhone can’t restore from a backup because it’s corrupt or incompatible;
– your iPhone is broken or lost;
– you want to recover deleted videos on iPhone without overwriting the old ones;
– you accidentally deleted a video on iPhone.

  1. Download and install CopyTrans Backup Extractor:

    iPhone backup location on PC

    ✔️ find all the backups automatically;

    ✔️ save all the backup data on your PC

    ✔️ compatible with different backups: iCloud, iTunes, CopyTrans Shelbee, or other programs;

    Download CopyTrans Backup Extractor

  2. Start the program and click on Find Backups.

    ☁️To see iCloud backups, click iCloud Backups and log in to your iCloud account first.

  3. Find iPhone backups with CopyTrans Backup Extractor

  4. From the list of all available backups choose the one that contains your videos. If you are restoring from iTunes backup, you may be asked for a backup password. What password?

    iCloud backups are never password-protected.

  5. Enter the backup password in CopyTrans Backup Extractor

  6. Select Videos, then click Extract. Then select the destination folder and confirm.

  7. iPhone photo recovery in progress

  8. Now you can click on Go to folder and you will see all the videos saved there. You can transfer now the deleted videos back to your iPhone.

Please note that there is also a way to recover deleted videos and photos from a local backup on your PC to your iPhone.

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How to prevent videos from deletion

We all know that it is quite easy to accidentally delete videos from your iPhone. Here are some tips how to prevent this:

  • Enable iCloud Photos:
    Use iCloud. By enabling iCloud Photos, you can automatically back up your videos to iCloud storage. This backup ensures that even if your device is lost, damaged, or replaced, your videos will be available on your new device or through the iCloud website.

    To enable iCloud Photos, go to Settings > *your name* > iCloud > Photos and turn on the iCloud Photos toggle switch. Make sure your iCloud storage has enough space to store your videos.

  • Back up your computer regularly:
    In addition to iCloud Photos, regularly backing up your iPhone videos to your computer provides an extra layer of security. You can back up iPhone to PC using CopyTrans Shelbee.

  • Lock your videos with a password or Face/Touch ID
    For an extra layer of protection, you can use third-party apps or the built-in Notes app to lock certain videos with your device’s password or Face ID/Touch ID authentication. This way, only authorized users can access and delete videos.

  • Turn off auto-delete in the Recently Deleted folder
    When you delete a video from your iPhone, it is moved to the “Recently Deleted” folder where it is stored for a certain amount of time before it is permanently deleted. To prevent accidental deletion from this folder, go to Photos > Albums > Recently Deleted, tap Select in the upper-right corner, and then tap Delete All to delete the video permanently.

How to recover deleted videos


Can I recover deleted videos from my iPhone if I have an iCloud backup?

Yes, if you have an iCloud backup that includes the deleted videos. Please use CopyTrans Backup Extractor and recover your lost videos.

Is it possible to retrieve recently deleted videos from the “Recently Deleted” album in the Photos app on iPhone?

Yes, you can recover recently deleted videos within the “Recently Deleted” album in the Photos app on your iPhone within 30 days of deletion.

How can I recover deleted videos from iPhone using iTunes backup?

You can recover deleted videos from an iTunes backup by connecting your iPhone to the computer, opening iTunes, selecting your device, and choosing the option to restore from the iTunes backup.

Can I recover deleted videos from my iPhone if I have an iCloud Photos backup?

Yes, if you have enabled iCloud Photos and the deleted videos were included in your iCloud backup, you can restore them by accessing iCloud Photos and selecting the videos you want to recover.

How can I protect my iPhone videos from being lost or deleted?

To protect your iPhone videos, it’s important to regularly back up your device using CopyTrans Shelbee, iCloud, or iTunes. Additionally, consider storing important videos on cloud storage services for added security.

Can I recover videos that have been permanently deleted from my iPhone?

Unfortunately, if the videos have been permanently deleted and are not present in any backup, it may not be possible to recover them. It’s always recommended to back up your important data to prevent such instances.

Deleted videos


If you still have a question: How to recover deleted video from iPhone? We want to believe this guide has proven useful to you and answered your question. Also, notice that these methods help to recover permanently deleted videos. Do not forget to back up your videos and photos from time to time to make sure you never get into this sort of situation! Remember, the chances of recovering deleted videos decrease over time. So, it’s crucial to act promptly and choose the most appropriate method based on your situation. Preserve your cherished memories and enjoy reliving those special moments on your iPhone!

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