No matter you lost your iPhone data due to accidental deletion or device broken, there are three ways for you to recover them. This article will tell you how to restore iPhone calendar from your old backup, or recover directly from your iPhone.
How to restore iPhone calendar directly or restore from old backup? First of all, you need the help of iPhone calendar recovery software on your computer: iOS Data Recovery (Mac) or iOS Data Recovery (Windows), both of them provide you with three ways to find your previous iPhone calendar, directly from iPhone or from old iTunes/iCloud backup.
Moreover, not only iPhone calendar, but also photos, contacts, messages, notes, call history and more can be recovered here. iOS Data Recovery allows you to directly scan and recover data from iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/SE/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS, iPad and iPod touch, no matter you have an iTunes/iCloud backup or not, now we can see a brief introduction to the iPhone data recovery software.
Now, download the free trial version below to have a try.
Here we take iOS Data Recovery (Windows) as an example. Mac users can download the Mac version and take the similar steps.
Download, install and run this program on your computer. After you connect your iPhone to the computer, there are three recovery modes for your option. To directly scan and recover calendar from iPhone, choose "Recover from iOS Device", to recover data by extracting iTunes backup, switch to "Recover from iTunes Backup File", to recover data by extracting iCloud backup, select "Recover from iCloud Backup File".
For iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus, SE, 5s/5c/5 or iPhone 4S user, the program's window shows as follows.
If you use iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, the program's window shows different. You need to "Download" a plug-in before you scan your iPhone for deleted calendars on it.
I. For the option of "Recover from iOS Device", you can directly click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/SE/5S/5C/5/4S. For iPhone 4/3GS, you need to enter the scanning mode first by following the steps here:
After that, the program will automatically scan your iPhone for lost calendar and other data.
II. For "Recover from iTunes Backup File" option, choose the iTunes backup of your iPhone and click "Start Scan" button, the program will begin extracting your backup for previous data.
III. For "Recover from iCLoud Backup File" option, you need to use Apple ID and password to login iCloud account, then the software will search all iCloud backup automatically and display them as a list, choose a backup contain the records of deleted calendars and click "Download" button, mark "Calendars" in a pop-up and click "Next" to extract your iCloud backup.
When the scan finished, all lost data will be found and displayed in a list. If you want to preview lost calendar, please click "Calendar" menu on the right side and you can preview the detailed content one by one. Then you should select those data you want restore and click the "Recover" button to save them all on your computer.
Note: The data found in each category includes those deleted recently and those existing on your iPhone. You can separate them by sliding the button on the top: Only display the deleted items.
Now, download this program to have a try!
If you sync calendar with iTunes before, then you have a iTunes backup on computer, you can restore calendar from entire backup, follow the steps:
1. Connect your iPhone to iTunes, make sure iTunes detect your iPhone.
2. Right-click on the iOS device and select "Restore from Backup"; Or choose the "Summary" tab in iTunes, then click the "Restore" button.
3. Select a file that contains the deleted calendar to restore.
Note: Using this way, you can restore whole backup to iPhone and get calendar back, but all contents and settings on iPhone will be erased and you will lost existing data. In order to avoid this error, you can choose to extract iTunes backup and selectively restore what you need.
If you sync iPhone calendars with iCloud before, then you can get all deleted calendars back via iCloud. Many people do not know iCloud have a advanced features can help to restore lost calendars, but how to use this function, now we will introduce the detail steps, and you need to know, when you restore to a new archive of calendars:
. All sharing information will be removed. You will have to share these calendars again or ask their owners to share them.
. All scheduled events will be cancelled, and invitations reissued. The scheduled event invitees will first see a cancellation and then a new invitation.
. The archive of calendars you select will replace the calendars on all your devices.
. Your current calendars will be saved and archived as a separate version.
Now lets follow the steps to retrieve calendars:
1. Open a web broswer on your computer, enter http://www.icloud.com in the address bar and open it.
2. When you see a login interface, enter your Apple ID and Password to sign in. After you successfully enter iCloud, tap "Settings" icon to the new page, you will see the "Advanced" at the bottom of the page, tap "Restore Calendars and Reminders" option and you will see a pop-up.
3.You will see all backup display as a list, choose the one contain all calendars and click "Restore" button to get calendars back to iPhone.
If you sync iPhone calendars to Cloud services like iCloud, Google, Yahoo etc, when you find the calendar disappear on iPhone, you can check the sync setting, maybe you turn it off.
1. Tap "Settings" > "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" on your iPhone.
2. Select "iCloud", "Google" or other account under the Accounts option, switch "Calendars" option to the open state on the page. Back to calendar, you will see it again.