If you've accidentally deleted your calendars, bookmarks or contacts from iCloud

You can go to iCloud.com and restore your missing calendars, bookmarks or contacts from an earlier version.

When you're restoring from an earlier version, the version you select will replace the existing calendars, bookmarks or contacts on all your devices. Before you restore an earlier version, iCloud will save your current calendars, bookmarks or contacts, so that if you want to reverse the restore, you can. Just repeat the steps to restore, and select the latest date to restore from. 

If you've recently made changes, you may lose some data.
You may want to create a backup before restoring.

Restore your contacts or bookmarks from an earlier version

  1. Sign in to iCloud.com.
  2. Click Account Settings. 
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Under Advanced, click Restore Contacts or Restore Bookmarks.
  4. Click Restore next to the date before you deleted the content.
  5. Click Restore again to confirm. After the restore process has been completed, you'll receive a notification on iCloud.com and an email to the address that's associated with your Apple ID.

Restore your calendars from an earlier version

Several things will happen when you restore an earlier version of your calendars. 

  • Your sharing settings will be erased. You can share the calendars again, or you can ask the owner to share them again.
  • iCloud will cancel and recreate all of your upcoming, scheduled events, and then resend the invitations for you.

To restore your missing calendars:

  1. Sign in to iCloud.com.
  2. Click Account Settings.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Under Advanced, click Restore Calendars and Reminders.
  4. Click Restore next to the date before you deleted your calendars. 
  5. Click Restore again to confirm. After the restore process has been completed, you'll receive a notification on iCloud.com and an email to the address that's associated with your Apple ID.

Reverse a restore

To go back to the calendars, reminders, bookmarks or contacts that you had before restoring: 

  1. Sign in to iCloud.com.
  2. Click Account Settings.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Under Advanced, click Restore Calendars, Restore Bookmarks or Restore Contacts.
  4. Click Restore next to the date that you restored.
  5. Click Restore again to confirm. After the restore process has been completed, you'll receive a notification on iCloud.com and an email to the address that's associated with your Apple ID.
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