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2 Useful Solutions to Restore Deleted Reminders on iPhone

Section 1: Issue - iPhone Reminders Disappeared

iPhone Reminders (Application) is a component of iOS. With reminders, you can keep track of projects, groceries, and anything else you want to. You are able to set when and where you want to be reminded. In addition, you can also remind yourself to get back to something you're doing in another app. And with iCloud, you can keep your reminders up to date across all of your iOS devices.

iOS data loss is a common issue which may be encountered by everyone. "iPhone reminders disappeared" is one type of this issue. Please see the following real life example:

question All of my reminders have disappeared from my iPhone 6 and then I saw they were on my iPad. All of a sudden they all disappeared as well. They are not on my iCloud. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How do I get them back?
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Why the iPhone reminders disappeared? You may delete them by mistake; you lose all data on iPhone after you restore it to factory settings including reminders (Recommended: 3 Ways to Recover iPhone Data after Restoring to Factory Settings); some users reflect that after they upgrade their iOS version, some data are disappeared from their iPhone including reminders. The causes are various. In addition, if you set iPhone reminders sync with iCloud, once your iPhone reminders are deleted or lost, they will disappear on iCloud.com at the same time.

Then you must want to know how to restore reminders on iPhone if they are important to you.

Fortunately, there are two solutions which can be used to retrieve iPhone reminders.

The following sections will introduce these two solutions one by one. Hope they can assist you to recover deleted reminders on iPhone.

Section 2: How to Restore Reminders on iPhone

solution1 Solution 1. Retrieve iPhone Reminders from iCloud.com

According to the suggestion from official Apple website, if you have made an iCloud backup before the loss/deletion of iPhone reminders, you can go to iCloud.com and restore them from the previous iCloud backup. Please read this post: If you accidentally deleted your calendars, reminders, or contacts from iCloud to learn the specific operation steps

Actually, several things happen when you restore an earlier version of your calendars and reminders:

wraning All your sharing information will be removed, and you have to share these reminders or ask their owners to share them again.

wraning All your scheduled events will be cancelled and recreated, and invitations reissued. The schedules events invitees will first see a cancellation and then a new invitation.

The archive of calendars and reminders you select will replace the calendars and reminders on all your iOS devices.

These several changes indicate that you don't have the right to choose the ones you want to save, and some settings are changed which will bring you inconvenience.

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Fortunately, some iOS data recovery programs are designed to make the iPhone reminders recovery more convenient and effective. MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS is a famous and outstanding representative in this field.

Want to Know How to Operate MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS? Please Read on

solution2 Solution2. Retrieve iPhone Reminders with MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS

MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS is a program which is specially designed for iOS data recovery. It supports recovering lost data, such as photos, notes, messages, contacts, call histories, Safari bookmarks, calendars, reminders and more files from iPhone/iPad/iPod, iTunes backup and iCloud backup with its three corresponding recovery modules: "Recover from iOS Device", "Recover from iTunes Backup File" and "Recover from iCloud Backup File". You can choose a proper recovery module according to the actual situation to recover the lost iOS data.

In addition, MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS Free Edition supports recovering all reminders on iPhone. This dedicated software offers Windows version for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP along with Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, and Mac version for Mac OS X 10.6 and the above versions. You can download and install the proper version on your computer to enjoy its powerful functions first.

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method1 Method 1. Restore Deleted Reminders from iPhone

As a general rule, if the lost/deleted iPhone reminders are not overwritten by new data, you are able to restore them by using the recovery module "Recover from iOS Device". So, you should try to avoid using your iPhone after the loss/deletion of iPhone reminders.

Install iTunes at first in order to use the recovery module "Recover from iOS Device".

Step 1. Connect the iPhone to your computer, and open this program successively. You will enter the main interface. The software will detect and display the iPhone on the interface automatically. Then, click "Scan" to start the scanning process.

scanning process

Caution! For you have installed iTunes on your computer, once you connect your iPhone to your computer, iTunes will be open automatically. After opening MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS, you will receive a warning window as following, which suggests you to close iTunes to avoid data overwriting by synchronization. Just click "Close iTunes" for data safety.

close itunes

Step 2. When the scanning process is finished, all the scanned data and files will be shown on this result interface in categories. Select "Reminders" from the left categories bar and all the scanned iPhone reminders, including existing and deleted, will be displayed separately in the middle of the window. You are allowed to choose the ones you want to restore by judging from the "Title", "List" and "Status", and then click "Recover" to enter the next step.

result interface

Step 3. Follow the wizards to choose a path to save the selected files.

When these three simple steps are finished, the iPhone reminders you want to recover will be stored on the specified path safely. Just enter the path and open the file named as "reminder.html" to view them directly.

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method2 Method 2. Recover Deleted iPhone Reminders from iTunes Backup File

If you are sure that the lost/deleted iPhone reminders are included in the previous iTunes backup, you can use the second recovery module of MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS "Recover from iTunes Backup File" to retrieve iPhone reminders.

Notices before Using!
1. If the iPhone reminders you want to retrieve are included in your precious iTunes backup and iCloud backup at the same time, you should give priority to using the recovery module "Recover from iTunes Backup File".
2. Please make sure that the iTunes backup file you want to use is stored on the computer.

Step 1. On the main interface of the software, you should click "Recover from iTunes Backup File" from the recovery modules bar, and the iTunes backup files on the computer will be displayed on this interface automatically. Select the one you want to recover and click "Scan" to start the scanning process.

recover from itunes

1. If the iTunes backup file is stored on another path and not listed on this interface, you should click on the blue icon "Select", choose the iTunes backup file you want and press "Add" to make it display in the interface manually.
2. If you have encrypted your iTunes backup, there will be a lock shape in front of the backup file name. After you click "Scan", just enter the password on the pop-out window to unlock it.

Step 2. You will see the scanning result interface after a few minutes. Click "Reminders" from the left list to display the iPhone reminders only. And then you can choose the ones you want to retrieve and click the lower-right side button "Recover" to move to the next step.


Step 3. Follow the wizards to complete the operations.

Just like method 2, you can view the recovered iPhone reminders directly.

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method3 Method 3. Recover Deleted iPhone Reminders from iCloud Backup File

If your lost/deleted important iPhone reminders are only stored in the previous iCloud backup file, you are able to use this method to get them back.

However, you should know that: due to the limitation of iCloud backup, MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS can't detect iCloud backup files of iOS 9 and the latter version.

The detailed steps are as following:

Step 1. Choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File" from the recovery modules bar. Then type your Apple ID and Password into the entry bar, and click "Sign In" to continue.

1. You'd better not connect your iPhone to your computer during the recovery process to avoid iCloud files to be updated or modified.
2. If you have downloaded the needed iCloud backup file before on the same computer, the icon "Load Downloaded Files" will be light in blue. You can click the icon to export the downloaded files directly. In fact, this design will save a lot of time for you.

load downloaded files

Step 2. All the available iCloud backup files will be listed on this interface. You are allowed to select the iCloud backup file which contains your lost/deleted iPhone reminders by judging from their "Name", "Latest Backup Data", and "File Size", and then move the cursor to the corresponding state "None" which will change into blue icon "DownLoad". Just click "DownLoad" to move to enter the next step.

icloud backup files

Step 3. You will see a pop-out window and all the data types this software can recover are listed on it. You can select "Calendar & Reminders" from the submenu of "Memos & Others", and then click "Confirm" to start the downloading process. Please notice that this kind of design will shorten the downloading time for you.

select data type

Step 4. When the downloading process is finished, you will also see the result interface. However, unlike the interfaces in method 1 and method 2, this interface only shows you the downloaded calendars and reminders in the iCloud backup file. Click "Reminders" from the left list, select the ones you want to recover and then click "Recover" from the lower-right side to continue.

download result

Step 5. The next wizards will lead you to complete the following operations. And then you are able to see those recovered iPhone reminders saved on the specified path directly.

Through comparison of these three recovery modules operation steps, you can see that the recovery module "Recover from iCloud Backup File" offers two kinds of time-saving modes: "Load Downloaded Files" and "Choose the types of files you would like to download".

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Though you can use this free program to recover all iPhone reminders, there are still some Functional Limitations in it. For instance, you are unable to use it to recover iPhone messages. However, you can purchase the full version to restore more types of data and files without limitation.

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Section 3: What Can You Learn from the Above Section

After you read solution 1 and solution 2, you must discover that except method 1 of solution 2, the rest iOS data recovery methods are based on the previous iCloud backup and iTunes backup. So, you will know how important it is to make backup regularly.

To make the backup process easily and conveniently, you can set iCloud to automatically back up your iPhone data when the device is plugged in, locked and connected to WLAN, and set iTunes application to back up your iPhone data automatically when you are using iTunes.

With iCloud and iTunes backup files, you are even able to restore your iOS data after they are wiped from iPhone forever. For example, if you want to get data back after you restore your iPhone to factory settings, you can read this post to learn more solutions: 3 Ways to Recover iPhone Data after Restoring to Factory Settings.

Section 4: Summary

With its easy-to-use interface and simple operation steps, MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS allows you to recover deleted reminders on iPhone, as well as other kinds of iOS data. In addition, its three recovery modules increase the recovery probability for you. Next time, once you are facing iOS data recovery issue, you can turn to this program for help. And of course, please feel free to leave your ideas, questions and suggestions to the following comment zone.