[3 Methods] How to Transfer iPhone Calendar with iPad

When you have iPhone and iPad, you will want to sync calendar from iPhone to iPad if you want to miss your events, meetings, or appoinments. This guide will provide 3 methods of how to transfer iPhone calendar with iPad.

Dylan by Dylan Updated September 8, 2023
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Why need to transfer calendar with iPad?

Apple provides a Calendar app for iPhone and iPad allowing users to schedule their day. You can create and edit events, meetings, appointments, and notes making your life easy and efficient. Lots of people use this app every day.

If you have a new iPad or use iPhone and iPad at the same time, you wonder how to transfer your iPhone calendar with iPad. Because you don’t want to miss a thing when you use your iPad.

In this article, you will know how to share your iPhone 14/13/12/11/X/8 to iPad, iPad Air/Pro/Mini easily.

Part 1. How to transfer iPhone calendar with iPad using iCloud

iCloud is the easiest way to sync data between your Apple devices when you use the same Apple account on your iPhone and iPad. You just simply turn on iCloud calendar on your iPhone and iPad, and the calendar will be synced between iPhone and iPad.

How to sync iPhone calendar with iPad with iCloud

Step 1. Go to the “Settings” app on your iPhone.

Step 2. On the top of the screen, tap Your Name banner. If you are still using iOS 10.2 or lower iOS version, tap “Setting” > “iCloud”.

Step 3. Turn on the Calendar option.

toggle on calendar icloud

Step 4. Perform the same steps on your iPad. The calendar will be synced between the iPhone and iPad. 

Part 2. How to transfer iPhone calendar to iPad without iCloud

iCloud is an efficient way to sync data between Apple devices as long as your iCloud has enough free space. But iCloud only offers 5GB of free storage space, you will find the iCloud storage will run out quickly.

And sometimes, you may encounter the “iPhone calendar not syncing with iPad” issue, so you don't want to use iCloud. There are 2 ways of sharing calendar from iPhone to iPad. You can use third-party software or iTunes backup to perform this task.

Directly transfer iPhone calendar to iPad with FoneTool

When you have a new iPad, we suggest you to copy iPhone calendar with iPad using FoneTool. It is popular and powerful iOS data transfer tool. You can calendar data as well as other iPhone data to iPad at once.

Besides calendar, FoneTool support transferring iPhone photos, videos, contacts, messages, other app data, settings, and so on to iPad. And it is perfectly compatible with all iPhone and iPad versions, including iPhone 14/13/12/11/X/8/7, iPad, iPad Air/Mini/Pro.

You can download this software, and we will guide you through how to use this tool.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone and iPad to your PC. And run FoneTool.

Step 2. Choose “Phone Transfer” on the left pane. Move the cursor to “iPhone to iPhone”. Click “Start Transfer”.


Step 3. Confirm the source and the target device. You can encrypt the process if you need. Click the “Start Transfer” button.

click start transfer

Wait for a while, your iPhone calendar, as well as other data will be transferred to the iPad. And the iPad will be automatically restarted.

Transfer iPhone calendar with iPad with iTunes

iTunes is another way to get calendar from iPhone to new iPad. It helps you backup all iPhone content, including calendar data on computer. Then you can restore the backup to your iPad.

You can refer to this post to more about iTunes backup: What Does iTunes Backup Include and What Doesn’t?

Step 1. Download and install iTunes on your computer. And Connect your iPhone to the computer.

Step 2. Run iTunes. Click the Phone-shaped icon to enter the Summary.

Step 3. In the Backups section. Choose “This Computer” under Automatically Back Up. Then click the “Back Up Now” button.

click back up now

Step 4. When the backup process is complete, disconnect the iPhone and connect the iPad to the computer.

Step 5. On the summary, click “Summary” > “Restore Backup”. Then choose the backup files you just created.

restore itunes backup


This is how to transfer iPhone Calendar with iPad with or without iCloud. When you have an iPad, it is a good idea to sync calendar from your iPhone to iPad. So when you use iPad, you won't miss the schedule created by the iPhone. You can use iCloud, FoneTool, and iTunes to perform this task. You can choose one according to your need. 

iCloud helps you sync all changes on the Calendar app among all your devices. If your iCloud storage is full or don't want to use iCloud, you can move all data including your calendar from iPhone to iPad with FoneTool and iPad.

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