How to Recover Deleted iCloud Data?
You are suggested to be the happy owner of the latest version of Apple. So, you have already got the hand at using iCloud as the main cloud storage for essential information. To tell the truth, the service cannot be considered extremely functional, but it means a good deal when you are in a huge need of restoring deleted iCloud data.
The removed iPhone data cannot become the reason to be upset. Of course, your music and video files are regarded as primary importance, but generally, it doesn’t matter if you delete the data by accident or on purpose. The main thing is that you have 30 days to restore them from iCloud. That’s the period of time they will be stored on Apple’s servers.
However, the restoration of data isn’t the most conspicuous place, so let’s find this hidden feature and analyze the points of how to recover those or other data on your gimmicky gadget.
The only thing you can be afraid of in your smartphone is the accidental deletion of files because often they are stored there without copies elsewhere. It turns out that the deleted files in iCloud Drive, including contacts and calendars, can be restored.
What is the general algorithm for restoring deleted information on iCloud?
- Open icloud.com.
- Sign in to your account and go to iCloud Drive.
- Click on the name in the upper-right corner and select «iCloud Settings.”
- At the bottom of the page, you are able to find out three options: “Restore Files”, “Restore Contacts”, “Reset calendars and reminders.”
- Select the first option and point out the files you want to restore.
To the right of the deleted files, the smartphone will show the time remaining until their final disposal. After this period, it will be impossible to bring the files back to life. With regard to the calendars and contacts, they are restored from the saved files, which are created automatically at regular intervals.
One should keep in mind that restoring contacts and calendar differs from the file recovery. In the first case, you don’t get back any remote recording. Instead, the system makes a backup of your data at regular intervals and allows the state to return the calendar and contacts on a certain date. By the way, Apple company undertakes storing backup copies of data and deleted files for 30 days, so your valuable information is available in the iCloud both with a free account and a paid expansion.