1 Reply Latest reply: May 10, 2013 8:38 AM by norm123
Chisels Level 1 Level 1

I have an imac and ipad. Last night the calendar was erased for no apparent reason. It remains on my ipad. what happened and how can I get the calendar dates back on my imac?

  • norm123 Community Specialists Community Specialists

    Hello Chisels,


    Welcome to the Apple Support Communities. If you want to get content from your iPad to you iMac, there are a few things to try.


    First check to the iPad to see if it is syncing with iCloud. To do this, go to Calendar app and click the Calendars button in the upper left hand corner. If it says iCloud, then all you need is to enable iCloud on your iMac if you are running 10.7 Lion or later. That preferences is System Preferences > iCloud, if you are


    If on the iPad it says “On my iPad”, the following steps will guide you to get it back your iMac.


    First, in iTunes, go to the preferences by clicking in the drop down menu iTunes  > Preferences… Go to the device tab and make sure to check the box that says Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from Syncing automatically.




    Then follow the steps in the following articles to make a backup and the sync the data.


    For backup instructions.


    iOS: How to back up



    This one will assist with syncing your iPad to the iMac.


    iOS: How to transfer or sync content to your computer




    -Norm G.