How to Recover Deleted Files, Contacts, Calendars, and Photos From iCloud

Apple iCloud can be named as a useful app for Apple users. With the help of this users can store all data and information in this app. This is an online backuping tool. With the new update of iCloud users have the facility to restore deleted or lost contacts, calendar reminders, and other files from your iCloud account. This can be named as a stunning feature for Apple users.

What is iCloud?

iCloud connects you and your Apple devices in amazing ways. It makes sure you always have the latest versions of your important information—like documents, photos, notes, and contacts—on whatever device you’re using. It lets you easily share photos, calendars, locations,Etc . It even helps you find your device if you lose it. The service is free, operates wirelessly, and runs in the background, with no special action required by the user. iCloud  works by storing your information securely on a remote server. This online storage capability is also known as “cloud” storage.

In present iCloud gives you many facilities to your of that is if you deleted big app or another system file you can easily revert back it without help of any third party app. Follow the guidelines for the process.

Step 1

Visit iCloud website and sign in with your Apple ID via the browser of your Apple iDevice or your PC.



Step 2

After sign in to your iCloud account click or tap on the “Settings” option and Scroll down to find “Advanced options” on the bottom of your page.



Step 3

In advance options you can see the links to restore Files, Contacts, and Calendars and Reminder. Click on that link you want to restore. When restoring files you can choose individual files you want to restore.




You have to restore delete items before 30 days. Otherwise they will delete permanently.

Restoring deleted photos from iCloud photo library

If you’re using online iCloud photo library to store photos, you can restore deleted photos as well. You can do this process from iCloud library with iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

  • iPad, or iPhone

Open the photo app on your device and select albums and select “Recently deleted”.

  • Mac OS X

Open the photos app and “Click” on the file menu and go to “Show recently deleted” option.

You have to restore your deleted items before 30 days otherwise they will delete automatically.

Restore Data From Time Machine on a Mac

Time Machine can you use for the restoring process on the Mac. Its just like a restoring app. With help of this users can restore all data and information that have being deleted by you. If you delete some file on your Mac just go to your Time Machine folder and go to file-restore interface and select the iCloud Drive folder. This is just a simple process. But when we come to Mac OS X Yosemite this feature doesn’t work properly. In Mac OS X Yosemite this feature give several bugs, asTime Machine doesn’t  backing up all the data you’ve stored in iCloud Drive, in this point it is better to use restore feature on the iCloud website.

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