Three Methods to Retrieve Deleted Calendar Events on iPhone (iOS 16 Included)

Peter William
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“How do I recover deleted iPhone calendar items? I accidentally deleted all my calendar events from my iPhone. Many of the calendar events are very important. Just wondering if I can restore them somehow? Can somebody know how to get them back? Thanks a lot.” From an iPhone user who deleted all calendars and wants to get all the deleted calendar events back.

Calendars helps us keep track of all important appointments in our life like business meeting, friends’and family’s birthday. But calendars loss from iPhone is an inevitable thing, you can lost calendar events due to various reasons such as iPhone lost/damage/crash, iOS upgrade failure, iOS jailbreak, restore factory settings or delete calendars accidently. Well, retrieve deleted calendar events on iPhone is possible. This article will show three methods to recover deleted calendar events back from iPhone for you: first one is to recover deleted calendar events from iPhone/iPad directly by using a third-party iPhone recovery software (iOS 16 included), method two is replying your iTunes backup and to retrieve back deleted calendar events, and another is recovering deleted calendar events from your iCloud backup. And you can also get deleted calendars back from iPad using the same methods.

Retrieve deleted calendar events from iPhone/iPad directly

You can retrieve deleted calendar events back directly on iPhone or iPad via a iPhone datarecovery software. FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery is recommended here. Since it can help you retrieve deleted calendar events back from iPhone/iPad directly, it also can recover messages, contacts, notes, reminders, call history and more. This method enables you to scan your device such as iPhone 13/mini/Pro/Pro Max, iPhone SE 3, iPhone 12/mini/Pro/Pro Max, iPhone SE 2, iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max, iPhone XS/XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPod touch 7, iPod touch 6, iPod touch 5, all iOS devices, for recovering deleteted calendar events. Download the trial version of FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery and follow below step by step guidance to recover deleted or lost calendar events directly from your iPhone or iPad.

tips: Please do not operate your iPhone or iPad before you get all the deleted calendar events or other deleted files back, as any newly-added data will overwrite your lost data and they will become unrecoverable.

  1. Download and install FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery to your Mac or Windows.
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  2. Run FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery and connect your iPhone/iPad to Mac or Windows.recover calendar events 01
  3. Click Start Scan button to begin scanning your iPhone/iPad to recover deleted calendar events.recover calendar events 02
  4. After the scanning, you can preview the found data. Select Calendar app and recover the deleted events with one click. Then you can share iPhone calendars with others.recover calendar events 03

Recover iPhone or iPad deleted calendar events from iTunes backup

Please keep in mind that restoring your iPhone calendar events via iTunes will replace the current contents on your iPhone with the contents from the iOS backup file. This method only works when you have an iTunes backup. You can extract deleted calendars from iTunes backup file using FoneLab iPhoneRecovery or restore deleted calendars directly from iTunes backup using iTunes.

tips: If you want to get back your iPhone or iPad lost calendars from the previous iTunes backup file, please remember not to sync your iPhone/iPad with iTunes after the data loss. Otherwise, your recoverable iPhone/iPad calendars will be replaced because of the new backup update.

Extract iPhone or iPad deleted calendar events from iTunes backup file using iPhone recovery software

  1. Launch FoneLab iPhoneRecovery, select the recovery mode of Recover from iTunes Backup File.
  2. Choose the backup file for your iPhone or iPad and click on the Start Scan button to extract it.
  3. When the scanning is completed, you can see all extracted files. Preview all content in the backup file and click calendar app to select the deleted events you want to restore. Then click Recover to save them on your Mac.

Recover iPhone/iPad deleted calendar events from iTunes backup via iTunes

  1. Open the iTunes which you use it to backup your iOS device, and connect your iPhone or iPad to iTunes on Mac.
  2. Go to File > Devices > Restore from Backup.
  3. Look at the date and size of each backup and pick the most relevant. Click restore and wait for the process of restoring deleted calendar events on iPhone, when all finished, the retrieve is done.retrieve deleted calendar events on iPhone using iTunes app

Restore iPhone or iPad calendar events from iCloud backup

  1. Log into iCloud on the web with your Apple ID and password.
  2. Click the "Settings" icon in the main iCloud menu.
  3. Click on the content you need to restore. Options are files stored in iCloud Drive, a list of contacts, or your Calendar and Reminders. Here you just need to click ”Restore Calendars and Reminders”. Select an archive of calendars to restore. Click Restore to get deleted calender events back.Restore deleted calendar events back using iCloud backup

tips: Restoring a Calendar will remove all sharing information, so Calendars and Reminders shared with friends and family will need to be shared again. All scheduled events will also be cancelled and recreated, replacing the existing information on all connected iOS devices.


In conclusion, you can choose the suitable method to retrieve deletede calendar events on your iPhone or iPad. If your iPhone/iPad is accessiable, you can always recover deleted data directly from your iPhone using a powerful iPhone data recovery like FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery. If your iPhone or iPad is lost, you can only get lost data back from iCloud or iTunes backup. So from now on, get into the habit of backing up your iOS devices to iCloud or iTunes.

Peter William
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  • Polaczyk

    My calendar events on iPhone 6s disappeared and i didn't know where they were. I tried cisdem iPhone recovery, it found many missing calendar events.

    6 years ago Reply

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  • Karen morrison

    Lost calendar events don't know how to restore

    7 years ago Reply

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  • Erica

    Recently, I lost all calendar events on my iPhone,i didn't know how it happened. I tried several ways to get them back, and finally this iPhone data recovery app recovered my lost calendar events. Thanks a lot!!!!!!!

    7 years ago Reply

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  • Allen145

    I am very forgetful, i always use calendar events to remind me things. When my calendar events lost, I became very anxious. But thank god, i got them back.

    8 years ago Reply

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