iBackup Extractor
User Manual

Recovering Calendars from iTunes Backup

iBackup Extractor allows you to view and copy your Calendars stored on your backups.

The instructions below also provide details on how to navigate the Calendars, and how to import iCal devices to another iOS device.

Calendars To view calendars in iBackup Extractor, click the "Calendars" icon in the category list.

Copying your backed up Calendars to your Computer

In iBackup Extractor, press the Calendar button in the top control panel. This will display the calendars stored on your device.

You can copy all your calendars by clicking on the "Extract Calendar..." button in iBackup Extractor without selecting any individual calendar entries.

To copy individual calendars, click on the calendar you wish to copy and click on "Extract Calendar..."

By default your calendars will be saved as iCal files to your desktop. You will, however, be asked where do you want the save location for your calendars to be.

iBackup Extractor Calendars tab

Importing saved iCal files to another iOS device

Double-clicking on the iCal files saved by iBackup Extractor will automatically import them to your usual calendar manager such as Outlook. You can then use iTunes to sync these iCal files to another iOS device. Connect your iOS device to your computer, open iTunes and choose your device under DEVICES in iTunes. Click on the Info tab in iTunes and check "Sync Calendars" with Outlook, and click on the "Sync" button.

Selecting Dates

You select which day, week or month you are interested in viewing by using the date picker on the left hand side of the Calendar manager. When you click on a date in the Date Picker the main calendar view will change to reflect your selection.

You can then further select days and times in your calendar by making a selection in the main calendar view.

Changing the Calendar View

You can select to view your calendar in different ways. By Day, Working Week, Week or Month. You can change your preference by clicking on the appropriate button at the top of the main calendar view.