How to Recover/Repair MOV Videos on iPhone

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"Can MOV files play on iPhone? How do I convert MOV files to iPhone?" Actually, .mov is the default video format on the iPhone. Some people deleted MOV videos on iPhone when they saw the videos are corrupted, only to find that there are some ways to repair the MOV files. And some shot MOV videos on iPhone are deleted intentionally or unintentionally. No matter how you lose the MOV files, you can try the following 3 ways to recover MOV videos from iPhone easily. My suggestion for you is to do the iCloud or iTunes backup regularly. It is 100% secure to recover the deleted files from iCloud and iTunes backup. And if your .mov file is not playable on iPhone, you can repair corrupt iPhone videos as well. Check out the details below.

Part 1. How to Recover MOV Videos from iPhone

Part 2. How to Repair MOV Files on iPhone

Part 1. How to Recover MOV Videos from iPhone

iPhone video recovery - iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery is one of the best software tools to recover videos, including .mov videos from iPhone. Intuitive, professional and easy-to-use, it could be the best choice for you to recover lost or deleted MOV files from iPhone. Here are the simple steps for how to recover deleted, lost, corrupted MOV videos from iPhone.

Method #1. How to Recover MOV Files from iPhone Directly

Step 1. Download the iPhone Video Recovery Software

Click the download button to get the installation package of the iPhone MOV files recovery software. After then, you need to install it on your computer. You can choose to download the Windows or Mac version according to your computer operating system.

Step 2. Connect iPhone with Computer

Use a digital cable to connect iPhone with your computer, making sure your iPhone is detected by your computer. If it doesn’t, please tap the "trust the computer" option on your iPhone. And you’d better install the latest iTunes on your computer. It helps for letting your iPhone detected by your computer.

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Step 3. Scan iPhone for the Deleted MOV Files

Launch the recover MOV video iPhone software and from the main window, choose "Recover from iOS". From the next new window, you can see your iPhone is listed there. Select the iPhone and click the "Scan" button, letting the software to scan your iPhone for lost, deleted iPhone MOV files.

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Step 4. Recover MOV Files from iPhone

When the scanning process is finished, please select the target MOV videos to preview. After then, when finding the MOV videos you’re looking for, select them and click "Recover" to save and recover deleted videos from iPhone to your computer.

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Method #2. How to Recover MOV Videos on iPhone iCloud Backup

If you’ve backed up your iPhone to iCloud regularly, then you must own the iCloud backup file which covers the deleted or lost MOV videos. You can recover the lost iPhone MOV files by extracting the iCloud backup file. Here are the simple steps:

Step 1. Install the MOV Files Recovery Software

Click the download button to get the MOV recovery software for iPhone. After then, install it like the other software you’ve installed on your computer. It’s a safe tool. Feel free to use it.

Step 2. Sign in iCloud

Launch the software on your computer. From the main window, you can see 3 options: Recover from iOS, Recover from iCloud, and Recover from iTunes. In this place, please select "Recover from iCloud". Next, you’re supposed to sign in the iCloud account. The software only helps you find the iCloud backups and extract files from an iCloud backup file. It never collects any of your private information. Please authorize the sign in with your iCloud account and confirm the action.

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Step 3. Select iCloud Backup to Extract

From the next window, please select the iCloud backup file which contains the MOV files to scan. Click to select the iCloud backup and click "Scan" to recover MOV videos on iPhone.

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Step 4. Recover iPhone MOV Files

After the scanning process, you can see all files are sorted into categories. From there, you can select videos, then filter MOV files with its extension. When find the target MOV videos, select them and click "Recover" to recover MOV files from iPhone.

Method #3. How to Recover MOV Videos from iPhone iTunes Backup

If you’re accustomed to connect your iPhone with your computer for backup, then you can recover MOV videos from iTunes Backup with iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery. Here are the simple steps:

Step 1. Select iTunes Backup to Scan

Launch iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. From the startup window, click "Recover from iTunes". After then, you will be shown the iTunes backup list. Select the one that contains your MOV files and click "Scan" to recover videos from iPhone

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Step 2. Recover iPhone MOV Videos

After then, you can see all the files are sorted into categories. From the result window, choose the target MOV files and click "Recover"” to save on your computer.

Part 2. How to Repair MOV Files on iPhone

Due to some reasons, MOV files may get corrupted or unplayable on iPhone. In this case, you can try to download VLC player, the iPhone version to play the MOV files. It is one of the most powerful tools, which is not only a video player but a great tool to fix corrupted files. If it still not work, please try the method of how to repair MOV files on Mac or Windows PC.

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