How to Recover Deleted Calendar on iPhone

Recover deleted calendar events on iPhone with this guide

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How to recover deleted calendar on iPhone

You can recover deleted iPhone calendar events quite simply, and the tutorial below will teach you how! If you have accidentally deleted calendar events through an iOS update, a touch screen error, or an iPhone crash, you can complete the steps below to recover them.

You’ll be happy to know there are 2 potential ways to recover deleted calendar entries on your iPhone. Keep reading to find out more.

Many of us rely on our iPhone calendar to schedule the important moments in our lives – business meetings, family birthdays and important deadlines, to name a few. Often this is the only record of our schedules we keep. I mean, who puts pen to paper anymore? The iPhone Calendar app can be synced with a number of mail accounts, including Outlook, Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL and iCloud. You can also sync your iPhone calendar with Facebook, so your events from the social media site will be shown in your calendar app. The convenience of being able to sync all of your important events and dates together in one place makes the calendar app much more efficient than a physical written calendar.

As stated before there are two methods to recovering your deleted iPhone calendar events, and both are detailed here in this article. Scroll down to learn how to recover deleted calendar from your iPhone handset or skip ahead to recover calendar from iPhone backup (created during each successful sync in iTunes).

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Recover deleted calendar on iPhone

This method is ideal if you do not have an iTunes backup file, or have not synced your iPhone with iTunes before you deleted your calendar data. If you would like to recover from an iTunes backup file, please scroll down to the next section.

Once you have everything you need, follow these simple steps to recover deleted calendar events on your iPhone.

You will need:

  • Your iPhone
  • Enigma Recovery software (click the download button above according to the operating system on your laptop/PC)
  • A PC or Mac computer
  • A USB cable to connect your device to your computer

Step 1 – Open Enigma Recovery

select ios device in enigma recovery

Download, install and activate the Enigma Recovery software. You will then see this screen above asking you which device you would like to recover from. Click ‘iOS Device’.

Step 2 – Connect iOS device

connect you ios device to computer

Connect your iPhone to the Mac or PC you are using. This can be done using your USB cable.

Step 3 – Trust PC

Trust iOS device on computer

You will then see instructions to trust your iOS device with the PC. Follow these instructions so that the software will be able to access your iPhone database.

Step 4 – Scan…

Select data you want to scan your device for

Select the data types you would like the software to recover from your iPhone and click ‘Start scan’. The time of the scan will be determined by the amount of data on your phone.

Step 5 – View your deleted Calendar

Once the scan has completed, the software will list the amount of deleted and existing files located in your backup. Select ‘Calendar’ to view your recovered calendar events.

The main screen will then display all the existing and deleted calendar entries found on your device. Deleted events can now be restored to your handset, or you can export them via Excel, CSV or XML to a location of your choice on your PC or Mac.

To export your data click ‘Export’ and choose whether to ‘Export only selected data’ or ‘Export currently viewed data’.

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Recover calendar from iPhone backup

If you have deleted calendar events from your iPhone, it is also possible to recover them from your iTunes backup file.

This is ideal if you created an iTunes backup file before you deleted your data. It will save you from initiating a full device restore to find deleted calendar events. Keep reading if you want to recover your calendar from an iTunes backup file.

You will need:

  • iTunes installed on your Mac or PC
  • An iTunes backup to recover from
  • Enigma Recovery software (click the correct download button above)

Once you have all of the above ready, follow this simple process to recover deleted calendar events on your iPhone.

Step 1 – Open Enigma Recovery

select ios device in enigma recovery

Download, install and activate your Enigma Recovery software. Once you have activated your software, click to recover from an ‘iOS Device’ to start the recovery process.

Step 2 – Recover from iTunes backup

select recover from itunes backup

Select ‘Recover from iTunes backup’ on the left, and the software will then list all iTunes backup files found on the computer.

Step 3 – Select backup file

select itunes backup file to scan

Select the one you would like to recover from and click ‘Next’. We recommend that you choose the most recent backup file available to locate more of your recent calendar entries.

Step 4 – Start scan

select itunes backup file to scan

In order to find your iPhone calendar entries select ‘Calendar’ and any other data types you want to recover. Once you have done this, click ‘Start scan’ and the software will retrieve the iOS data in your iPhone backup, including your calendar items.

Step 5 – Scan report

itunes backup file scan report

Once the scan has completed, the software will list the amount of deleted and existing files located in your backup. Click ‘Calendar’ to view your recovered calendar events.

Step 6 – View your iPhone calendar

itunes backup file recovered calendar

The main screen will now display all the existing and deleted calendar entries from your backup file. Deleted calendar events can now be restored to your handset, or you can export all events via Excel, CSV or XML to a location of your choice on your PC or Mac.

To export, simply select the entries you wish to save, click ‘Export’ and choose ‘Export only selected data’. If you wish to save all data without manually selecting, click ‘Export’ in the main ‘Calendars’ tab, then choose ‘Export currently viewed data’.

We hope this tutorial has helped you to recover your deleted iPhone calendar. If you have any questions or need any help recovering your data, please email support@enigma-recovery.com. We’d love to help!

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Recommendations

We recommend that you regularly backup your device to iTunes to avoid any permanent data loss. If your iPhone goes missing or is stolen, this software will enable you to retrieve and use the data from your last iTunes backup. If you have any questions or need help we’re here for you 24/7. Please visit our support page for FAQs and contact details.