Have you ever wondered where do we delete those apps and files? iPhone? Since it does not have a specific Recycle Bin software for storing temporary files, as a rule, whatever is removed from iOS is definitely deleted.
How to Recover Deleted Files and Apps on iPhone
While iOS doesn’t have Trash, like traditional computers, there are apps that have their own “Deleted” sections – allowing the user to recover them within a set amount of time. See below, which are the main native apps in the trash and how to recover deleted files.
1. iCloud Drive (Files)
The Files app, which is responsible for storing iCloud Drive data, has a location for deleted items called “deletes”. They are all stored in this section until you decide to delete them permanently. To do so, simply go to “Explore” and tap on “Delete”. Finally, press your finger on the item and select the “Recover” option.
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Keep in mind that any deleted files will sync automatically across all compatible devices with the same Apple ID. That is, if you delete a file on the iPad, it will no longer be seen on the iPhone.
Did you accidentally delete an image from Phototeca? Don’t panic. The Photos app also has a section that stores deleted pictures on your device for easy recovery. Simply go to the “Albums” tab and tap “Deleted”.
Note that the deadline for this task is 30 days, so check it out as soon as you remember a particular image. If you have any questions, check out our full article How to recover deleted photos from iPhone.
Recovering deleted emails is also a simple task on iPhone. You have your own personal trash in the Mail app and you don’t need to worry if you accidentally deleted a message. Save deleted emails by going to “Box” and tapping on “Trash.” Then drag it to the side, tap “Move” and select the box you want to export it to.
Restore iCloud Backup to Recover Apps and Other Data
If you have deleted an app and lost all the data in it, the way to get it back is to restore the whole system as before. so you should have one backup From iCloud, which will restore the system from the point where the device information was saved in the cloud.
How to Verify iCloud Backup
To see when iCloud last backed up your iPhone, go to the Settings app, tap “Your Name” > “iCloud” > “iCloud Backup”.
How to Restore Backup on iPhone
Lastly, you need to erase all iPhone content and settings to restore the backup created by iCloud. To do this, still in the Settings app, go to “General” > “Transfer or Reset iPhone” > “Erase Content and Settings”. Follow the on-screen instructions and wait until the entire system resets and restarts, to factory defaults.
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