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Three Methods to Restore Deleted Calendar Events from iPhone/iPad

“How do I recover deleted iPhone calendar items? I accidentally deleted all my calendar events from my iPhone 7. Many of the calendars 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 7 user who deleted all calendars and wants to get all the deleted calendars 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, your worry for calendars loss can end up here now. There are three methods for you to get calendars back: scan them on your iPhone directly by using a third-party iPhone recovery software (iOS 10 included), extract it from your iTunes backup and recover from your iCloud backup. And you can also get deleted calendars back from iPad using the same methods.

Method 1: Recover lost calendars from iPhone/iPad directly

You can get lost calendars back directly from iPhone or iPad via a iPhone datarecovery software - Cisdem iPhoneRecovery. Besides calendars, it can also recover messages, contacts, notes, reminders, call history and more. This method enables you to scan your device such as iPhone 7/7P,6S/6S plus/5S/5C/5/4S, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini 2 (Retina), iPod Touch 5 for recovering lost calendars. Download the trial version of Cisdem iPhoneRecovery and follow below step by step guidance to recover lost calendar events directly from your iPhone or iPad.

Please do not operate your iPhone or iPad before you get all the deleted calendars or other deleted files back for any newly-added data will overwrite your lost data and they will become unrecoverable.


  1. Run Cisdem iPhoneRecovery and connect your iPhone/iPad to Mac.
  2. Click Start Scan button to begin scanning your iPhone/iPad to recover deleted calendars.
  3. After the scanning, you can preview the found data. Select Calendar item and recover them with one click. Then you can share iPhone calendars with others.

Method 2: Restore iPhone or iPad deleted calendars from iTunes backup

Please keep in mind that restoring your iPhone calendars 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 Cisdem iPhoneRecovery or restore deleted calendars directly from iTunes backup using iTunes.

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 calendars from iTunes backup file

  1. Launch Cisdem 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 select calendars you want. Then click Recover to save them on your Mac.

Restore iPhone/iPad deleted calendar events from iTunes backup

  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 to finish.

Method 3: Retrieve 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 calenders back.

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 recover your iPhone or iPad deletede calendars. If your iPhone/iPad is accessiable, you can always recover deleted data directly from your iPhone using a powerful iPhone data recovery like Cisdem iPhoneRecovery. 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.

2015-11-27 02:13:25 / Posted by to iPhone Data Recovery Follow @ Peter

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4 Responses

  • 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.

    8 months ago REPLY
  • Karen morrison

    Lost calendar events don't know how to restore

    10 months ago REPLY
  • 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!!!!!!!

    1 years ago REPLY
  • 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.

    1 years ago REPLY

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