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Export iPhone Calendar to Computer

This article guides you in how to back up iPhone calendars to your computer.

Visit our Droid Transfer page if you need to backup Android calendars instead.

How to backup your iPhone, iPod or iPad Calendars

Quick Guide:

Step 1: Download, install and activate TouchCopy.

Step 2: Run TouchCopy and connect your iPhone, iPod or iPad

Step 3: Choose the Calendars Tab

Step 4: Press the "Copy" button in the toolbar at the top of TouchCopy.

Step 5: Select where on your computer you would like to copy your calendar to and continue.

TouchCopy will transfer all your calendars to your computer as vCards (PC) or iCal (Mac). You can then import these to your usual calendar manager.

Copy iPhone calendars using TouchCopy

Detailed Descriptions of the steps can be found below.

What TouchCopy can do with your calendars

TouchCopy enables you to save your calendars from your device to your PC or Mac. The instructions below also provide details on how to transfer calendars copied by TouchCopy to another iOS device using iTunes or Finder.

CalendarsTo view calendars in TouchCopy, click the "Calendars" icon in the category list.

Copying your iPod and iOS device Calendars to your Mac

Export iPhone Calendar to Mac - In TouchCopy, 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 copying in TouchCopy without selecting any individual calendar entries.

To copy individual calendars, click on the calendar you wish to copy and then copying in TouchCopy.

You can copy your calendar selection (or complete calendar) directly to Apple's Calendar App by pressing the "Copy to Calendars" button.

Alternatively, you can copy as iCal files to your Mac by using the "Copy to Mac" button. If you would then like to import your iCal files to your Calendar app, you can double click an iCal file which will open Calendar. Calendar will them prompt you to add this calendar to your existing calendar. For multiple files, on the Calendar app, go to File -> Import... and select all of your iCal files. You'll then import them into your existing calendar.

How to backup iPhone calendars to Mac

By default, your calendars will be saved as iCal files to your desktop. You can change the save location for your calendars in TouchCopy.

Copying your iPod and iOS device Calendars to your PC

Export iPhone Calendar to PC - In TouchCopy, 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 copying in TouchCopy without selecting any individual calendar entries.

To copy individual calendars, select the calendar you wish to copy and then click copy.

You can copy as VCard files to your PC by using the "Copy as VCard" button. If you would then like to import your VCard files to your calendar manager such as the Outlook app, you can double click an VCard file which will open Outlook. Outlook will then prompt you to add this calendar to your existing calendar. For multiple files, on the Calendar app, go to File -> Import... and select all of your VCard files. You'll then import them into your existing calendar.

By default, your calendars will be saved as VCard files to your desktop. You can change the save location for your calendars in TouchCopy.

Importing saved iCal/VCard files to another iOS device

Once your Calendar app has been populated with your iCal/vCard files, you can then use iTunes (or the Finder app on macOS Catalina or Big Sur) to sync your calendars with another iOS device. Connect your iOS device to your computer, open iTunes/Finder and choose your device under DEVICES. Click on the Info tab in iTunes/Finder and check "Sync Calendars", and click on the "Sync" button.

Import calendar to new iPhone

Note that iCloud needs to be disabled for calendar syncing to work. From your new iPhone, go to "Settings" > Your username > "iCloud" and disable iCloud for the Calendars app. Connect your new iPhone to your computer, open iTunes/Finder and click on your device icon. Click on the Info tab and check "Sync Calendars", select your calendar management program and click on the "Sync" button.

Check out our guide for more ways to sync outlook with your iPhone.

Publisher: Wide Angle Software