iPhone Photos Disappeared From Camera roll in iOS 12/11, Crashing: After iOS 11.3, iOS 12 Update

Now, most of the iOS device users using own iPhone for taking picture and video with amazing photo effects comes in iOS 11/ iOS 12. Also, Camera roll photo takes several Gigabytes of storage alone. That’s the right collection of your old memories for all time, so we need to care about it always. Also, Apple is giving Option for auto backup by using iCloud photo sharing. But Storage limitation we cannot do this. I also got this problem on my iPhone running iOS 11, Suddenly iPhone photos disappeared. Let’s know what the prevention step that helps and be safe with lost camera photos are.

Compatible Models: iPhone X, iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 5S.

1 iPhone photos Disappeared on iPhone

Why iPhone Photos Disappeared from camera roll, Photos app on iPhone?

  • Accidentally photos are deleted
  • iPhone is restoring after update
  • Photo Synced from iTunes will be Removed
  • Invalid Data and Time
  • Apple ID not correct and Need to sign in again

Troubleshooting steps on fix iPhone Photos Disappeared on iPhone, iPad: iOS 11, iOS 12

Unfortunately, you have selected multiple photos from photo app on iPhone and Delete at once. Yes, but we can recover recently deleted photos from deleted photos album in the photos app. This folder only keeps 30 days photos. Older than 30 days photo automatically remove from photos app.

Open photos app on iPhone, iPad

Tap on Albums, Scroll down the screen and See Recently Deleted folder.

3 Restore Deleted photo on iPhone

Open it and Tap on Select, Use the multi-selection box and Tap on recover at bottom right corner of the screen.

2 Recover Deleted photo on iPhone

Go back and see Camera roll folder on the album.

Photos in photo app missing after Update to iOS 11

Upgrading iOS takes more time because it has the new file system, Features and photo file formats (HEIF, HEVC, HEIC). Doesn’t support new file formats for old iOS 10 installed devices? Downgrade iOS 11 to iOS 10.

Other possibilities are your device restore process is not completed after the update. Once we install new iOS, iCloud setup, and verification required for restoring old settings and owner identity.

Photos app crashing on iPhone while we open to restoring time. So keep your photos app alone and try to access after you completely restore until your last photo taken.

Some users are facing Photos disappeared and showed “Restoring..” Process In photos app. On this time sit back and wait for restore completely. It will take time depends on the number of photos.

Enable iCloud Photo Library

Check-in iPhone settings, iCloud Library is enabled or not. Go to the Settings app on iPhone, iPad.
Scroll down and find “Photos” > Enable iCloud Photo Library toggle.

3 Enable iCloud Photo Library on iPhone

Change Date and Time

Go to the Settings > General > Date & Time.

4 Settings for Data and Time on iPhone in iOS 11

Change from Set Automatically to Time zone or Vice versa.

Restore OLD backup from iTunes or iCloud

iTunes automatically backup first when we connect to iTunes on Mac or PC. Also, keep turn on OTA or WiFi Backup turns on an iOS device for auto backup data.

Find and restore latest backup on iPhone using iTunes

Photo deleted on iPhone due to iCloud Photo library turn on

Access previously saved Photo on icloud.com and download it for Mac/PC local storage. Otherwise, photos disappeared from iCloud. Because you will get messages like this: Syncing photos via iTunes is not supported when iCloud Photo Library is turned on. If you didn’t get any popup, then skip this step.

Sign in with Same apple ID for iCloud. Check your iCloud setup on iOS device,

Go to the Settings app on iPhone > Profile Name > iCloud.

5 iCloud Profile on iPhone

Hope you fixed iPhone Photos Disappeared from iPhone, iPad in iOS 11/ iOS 12. Give us your valuable feedback and ping us on your Google Plus, Twitter or Facebook page.

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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