A new update from Apple to solve the problem of deleted photos that reappear! Apple has released a new update for iOS and iPadOS, number 17.5.1, to solve a problem that may cause deleted photos to reappear. This update provides important bug fixes and addresses a rare issue with photo library database corruption, causing photos to reappear even after they've been deleted.

From iPhoneIslam.com, a digital graphic showing a trash can full of discarded media with the text "iOS 17.5.1" in the middle, surrounded by floating images, highlighting Apple's latest update.

Apple has not yet provided an explanation for how deleted photos reappear. Some users have reported that old photos that were deleted years ago reappeared as newly uploaded photos after updating to iOS 17.5.

What's new in iOS 17.5.1, according to Apple

  • This update provides important bug fixes and addresses a rare issue that could cause photos with database corruption to appear in your photo library, even if they have been deleted.

Before updating, make sure to take a backup copy of the contents of your device, whether on iCloud or on the iTunes application

To update your device, take the following steps ...


Go to Settings -> General -> Software Update, it will show you that an update is available.


You can click on Learn more to view the update details


To download the update, you must connect to Wi-Fi. It is preferable to connect your device to the charger, then press the “Update Now” button.

From iPhoneIslam.com, a screenshot of an iOS 17.5 device showing a message in Arabic from Apple Support about celebrating Pride Month, with a link to their website.

The passcode entry screen will appear.

You may see the Terms and Conditions screen, accept them.

From iPhoneIslam.com, screenshot, Arabic text of terms and conditions.


After the update is finished, the device will restart. After several steps, the update will be completed.

Will you update immediately? Have you heard about the problem of returning deleted photos, and has something similar happened to you or someone you know? Tell us in the comments

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