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

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

When you restore from an earlier version, the version that you select will replace the existing calendars, reminders, bookmarks, or contacts on all your devices. Before you restore an earlier version, iCloud saves your current calendars, reminders, 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 recently made changes, you might lose some data.
You might want to create a backup before restoring.

Restore your contacts or bookmarks from an earlier version

  1. Sign in to iCloud.com.
  2. Click Settings. 
  3. Scroll down and 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 completes, you'll get a notification on iCloud.com and an email to the address on file with your Apple ID.

Restore your calendars and reminders from an earlier version

Several things happen when you restore an earlier version of your calendars and reminders: 

  • Your sharing settings get erased. You can share the calendars and reminders again, or you can ask the owner to share them again.
  • iCloud cancels and recreates all of your upcoming, scheduled events, then resends the invitations for you.

To restore your missing calendars and reminders: 

  1. Sign in to iCloud.com.
  2. Click Settings. 
  3. Scroll down and click Restore Calendars and Reminders under Advanced. 
  4. Click Restore next to the date before you deleted your calendars and reminders. 
  5. Click Restore again to confirm. After the restore completes, you'll get a notification on iCloud.com and an email to the address on file 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 Settings. 
  3. Scroll down and under Advanced, click Restore Calendars and Reminders, Restore Bookmarks, or Restore Contacts. 
  4. Click Restore next to the date that you restored. 
  5. Click Restore again to confirm. After the restore completes, you'll get a notification on iCloud.com and an email to the address on file with your Apple ID.
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