Help! I accidentally deleted all my calendar items, and most of them are about work, business travel schedule and friends’ birthday reminders! Can anyone help me get the 60+ calendar items? —— Janet
Calendar is a really important part of every iPhone user’s life. Most users are accustomed to planning their life on the Calendar app, such as adding a reminder of a family member’s birthday, scheduling travel or a meeting. Therefore, losing the calendar could be quite problematic especially when the entries are business related. So how do you restore the deleted calendar on your iPhone?
If you had made a backup of the calendar entries on either iTunes or iCloud, all you have to do is restore the iPhone and the calendar entries will come back. If you hadn’t backed up the calendar entries, a professional data recovery tool will be helpful.
The following are 3 potential solutions to restore your missing calendar entries.
1 Restore Calendar on iPhone 7/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4 without Backup
With four recovery modes, iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iPhone data recovery for Mac can restore deleted calendar without backup for you with higher probability. Check more features about this iPhone data recovery tool:
- Supports recovering 22+ important file types from iPhone, such as calendar, photos, messages, contacts, notes, voice memos, Viber messages, WhatsApp messages etc;
- Supports recovering data without backup and extract specific data from unreadable iTunes/iCloud backup without overwriting data;
- Supports previewing the recoverable file before recovery in both trail version and full version;
- Compatible with iPhone 4/4s/5/5c/5s/6/6s/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus/SE/7(iOS 10 supported).
Scroll down to know how to restore deleted calendar without backup using iMyFone D-Back.
Steps to restore deleted calendar without backup
Step 1: Choose the recovery mode
You could choose the smart recovery mode or recover from iOS device in this situation. And then select the file type you need: Calendar & Reminder.
Step 2: Scan your iPhone
Connect the iPhone to the computer and then click “Scan” to begin scanning the device.
Step 3: Preview and restore iPhone Calendar
Once the scanning process is complete, you will see all the calendar entries on the device. Select the missing calendar entries and then click “Recover” to save them.
Choose a folder on your computer to save the entries.
Note: Your iPhone 7/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4 should be recognized by the computer by using this method. If not, go ahead to part 2 or part 3 to know how to restore calender from backup fils.
2 Extract Deleted Calendar from iTunes/iCloud Backup
iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iPhone data recovery Mac can also help you extract deleted calendar from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively without erasing your current data by using "Recover from iTunes Backup" or "Recover from iCloud Backup" mode. Following are the instruction to restore calendar from iTunes or iCloud backup.
Step 1: Choose recovery mode
Choose the "Recover from iTunes Backup" or "Recover from iCloud Backup" mode from the left sidebar.
Step 2: Choose the file type
Choose calendar from the list of file types. You can also extract text messages, notes, voice memos and more data from iPhone backup files.
Step 3: Choose the relevant backup file
D-Back will detect your iTunes/iCloud backup files and display it on the screen. Choose the most relevant backup, which may contain the lost calendar data.
Step 4: Preview and extract deleted calendar
After the scanning, you can now have a check of the recoverable calendar and choose the one you want to restore it to the computer.
3 Restore Your iPhone from an iTunes/iCloud Backup
3.1 Restore Your iPhone from iTunes Backup
If you have a backup of your calendar entries, you can choose to restore the iPhone from an iTunes Backup. Follow these simple steps to do it.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer and launch iTunes.
Step 2: Click the iPhone symbol on top of your iTunes when your iPhone shows up.
Step 3:Click “Restore Backup” from the “Summary” tab.
Step 4: Choose the backup file and click restore. Wait for the restoring process.
Note: Restoring an iPhone from an iTunes backup will erase all contents and settings on your device. If there is new data on the device, it will be lost for good.
3.2 Restore Your iPhone from iCloud Backup
If you accidentally deleted your calendars from iCloud, you can go to iCloud.com and restore your missing calendars.
Check this guide from Apple: Restore your calendars from an earlier version.