iPhone Reminder is a useful application on the device. However, you may lose or delete some important iPhone reminders by mistake. In this situation, do you know how to recover reminders on iPhone? Please read this article to get the solutions you need.
Section 1: 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:
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?discussions.apple.com
Why the iPhone reminders disappeared?
There are many situations which can lead to iPhone reminders loss.
For instance, you just want to factory reset your iPhone to solve some software issue, but you discover that you lost all of your iPhone data finally, and iPhone reminders are included. Besides, iOS updating may delete your iPhone data.
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
Solution 1. Retrieve iPhone Reminders from iTunes Backup
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.
Actually, several things happen when you restore an earlier version of your calendars and reminders:
All your sharing information will be removed, and you have to share these reminders or ask their owners to share them again.
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.
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.
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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. You can download and install the proper version on your computer to enjoy its powerful functions first.
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.
To make this recovery module work normally, you need to install the latest iTunes application on the computer.
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.
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 which suggests you to close iTunes to avoid data overwriting by synchronization. Just click Close iTunes for data safety.
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.
Step 3. Follow the wizards to choose a path to save the selected files.
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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.
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.
Before using this recovery module, there are two things you need to know:
- 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.
- Please make sure that the iTunes backup file you want to use is stored on the computer.
Then, it is about the step-by-step guide:
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.
Here, 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.
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.
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.
Besides, when you are using this recovery module, please keep the internet connected.
The detailed steps are as follows:
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.
During the operation, you’d better not connect your iPhone to your computer during the recovery process to avoid iCloud files to be updated or modified.
In addition, 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.
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.
Then, just click DownLoad to continue.
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.
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.
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.
Though you can use this free program to recover all iPhone reminders, you still need to know that there are still some Functional Limitations in it. Thus, if you want to use this software to recover different kinds of iPhone data, please choose to use the full edition.
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.
Recovering iPhone data after restoring to factory settings to your iPhone or computer can be achieved by these three methods which are listed in this article.
Section 4: Summary
Two solutions to restore reminders on iPhone are introduced in this post, and you can see that with MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS, you can make e reminders recovery easily and flexibly.
Should you have faced some issues when you are using this MiniTool iPhone data recovery software, you can just leave a message on the comment zone below, or send an email to [email protected]. Any useful suggestions are also appreciated here.