What if you have deleted some files on your Mac or iPhone and you want them back. With the help of iCloud drive you can easily undelete the files you have deleted before. iCloud enables you to retrieve all the data including files, contacts, reminders, calendar and bookmarks etc. The retrieval of data is time bound like you can recover the deleted data of past 30 days or little more than that. Let us see how to recover files from icloud.com.


Recover Deleted Files

To recover the deleted files on Mac or iPhone you have to go to http://iCloud.com . Let us discuss in detail how to recover the deleted files.

recover files from icloud

  • Go to icloud.com
  • Login with your Apple ID and Password.
  • Click on the Settings app of main iCloud menu.
  • Now go to the end of the page and click on Advanced.
  • Choose Restore Files from bottom left.
  • Check the files you want to restore from the iCloud drive. Or you can choose Select All to restore everything.
  • Now click on Restore Files.

All those files you have been deleted since the last 30 days can be recovered using this method.

Recover Deleted Contacts

The contacts can also be restored using iCloud. Using this, the contacts are restored from the archive the iCloud has saved periodically. Therefore you cannot find an individual contact but it replaces the contacts with the contact archive you choose.

  • Go to icloud.com
  • Login with your Apple ID and Password.
  • Click on the Settings app of main iCloud menu.
  • Now go to the end of the page and click on Advanced.
  • You have to choose Restore Contacts from bottom left.
  • Now click on Restore for the archive you want to restore your contacts from.

Restore Calendar and Reminders

Restore the calendar and reminders acts similarly like you have to backup the whole archive to update the calendar and reminders. To complete the task you have to,

  • Go to icloud.com
  • Login with your Apple ID and Password.
  • Click on the Settings app of main iCloud
  • Now go to the end of the page and click on Advanced.
  • You have to choose Restore Calendar and Reminder from bottom left.
  • Click on Restore to restore calendar and reminders.

Restore Photos and Videos

If you have mistakenly or deliberately deleted your photos from Mac or iPhone you can retrieve them using recently deleted album. This album contains the pictures deleted since last 40 days after that the pictures are also deleted from this album.

  • Go to icloud.com
  • Login with your Apple ID and Password.
  • Click on the Settings app of main iCloud menu.
  • Now you have to click on Photos.
  • Click on Albums and tap on Recently Deleted album.
  • Now you can choose the photos you want to restore and click on Recover.

Restore Deleted Bookmarks

The Safari bookmarks can also be restores using iCloud. The bookmarks saved on icloud are viewed from every Apple device. To restore the deleted bookmark you have to,

recover files from icloud

  • Go to icloud.com
  • Login with your Apple ID and Password.
  • Click on the Settings app of main iCloud menu.
  • Now go to the end of the page and click on Advanced.
  • You have to choose Restore Bookmarks from bottom left.
  • Click on Restore to recover all the bookmarks on Safari.