iPhone Calendar Disappeared? How to Get it Back on Your iPhone

Whether you accidentally deleted your iPhone's Calendar app or the app mysteriously disappeared following an iOS update, a missing Calendar can lead to missed appointments. If your iPhone is running iOS 10 or later, the question of what happened to the iPhone calendar app has a fairly simple solution. It’s likely you accidentally deleted the Calendar app icon, which is an easy mistake to make. But if you want to get the Calendar app back on iPhone, you'll need to re-download the Calendar app from the App Store. If you’re certain you haven’t deleted the Calendar app, we’ll also cover how to search for apps using Siri Search (formerly Spotlight Search). Here’s how to get the Calendar app back on your iPhone if it’s disappeared.

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iPhone Calendar Disappeared? Get It Back…

If your iPhone Calendar has gone missing, use this tip to bring the Calendar icon back to your iPhone Home screen. Most likely, you accidentally deleted your Calendar app and need to reinstall the app from the App Store. To get the Calendar back on iPhone:

  • Open the App Store.
  • Tap the Search tab and search for the Apple Calendar app.
  • Once you locate it, tap the cloud icon with a downward arrow to re-download the Calendar icon to your iPhone Home screen.

  • Tap Open to start using the Calendar app again.

How to Quickly Locate Apps (Like Calendar) on iPhone

If you didn't accidentally delete your Calendar app, then it might be hiding somewhere in a folder on your iPhone. Finding the Calendar app on your iPhone is easy using Siri Search. Here's how to search for a missing app on your iPhone.

  • From the Home screen on the iPhone, swipe down.
  • This will open Siri search on the iPhone.
  • Type in the app you’re looking for; in this case, the Calendar app.

  • Once the app you’re searching for pops up, tap on it to open the app.
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Conner Carey's writing can be found at conpoet.com. She is currently writing a book, creating lots of content, and writing poetry via @conpoet on Instagram. She lives in an RV full-time with her mom, Jan and dog, Jodi as they slow-travel around the country.