How to Recover Notes from iPhone/iPad/iPod that were lost or deleted

Lost your notes on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch and want to find it back? Well, it’s not that difficult to recover deleted or lost notes from iPhone, iPad or iPod touch in fact. This article shows you how to recover your iPhone notes within 3 steps. Just read on.

3 steps to recover deleted notes on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

To get your lost notes, you need to download an iPhone notes recovery program. If you’re still looking for one, why not try Wondershare Dr.Fone (Mac) (for Mac users) or Wondershare Dr.Fone (for Windows users)? A trusted and user-friendly program that enables you to extract the whole iTunes backup file to preview and take what you want, including notes, photo & video, text messages, call history and calendar, no matter you’re using iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS or previous versions. Wondershare Dr.Fone also allows you to directly scan your iPhone to recover deleted notes.

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Part 1: Scan and extract iTunes backup to recover iPhone notes

Select the device backup to scan

After downloading and installing the program, run it on your computer. A main interface as follow will appear. To start the recovery, you need to select your device type and recovery mode first.

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Step 2: Extract the iTunes backup for your iPhone

Select the backup of your iPhone and click “Start Scan” to scan and extract the specific contents in it.

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Step 3:Recover deleted iPhone notes

After the scan, you can check and preview details of your iPhone notes, and save them on your computer by clicking “Recover”.

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Just as the interface above showing, this iPhone notes recovery software also can help to find back previous photos, videos, contacts, messages and call history on your iPhone, and you can recover them all with one click at the same time, if you have a need.

What you should know:

Generally, every time you sync your iPhone with iTunes, the contents of your iPhone are automatically backed up by iTunes as a .sqlitedb file, which can’t be viewed. This backup file is continuously updated along with every sync. Hence, First things first: Don’t sync your iPhone with iTunes again now that you know your notes are lost, or the backup file will be updated and you can’t get the lost notes back.

Part 2: Directly scan and recover notes from iPhone

Step 1:Connect your iPhone to the computer

Here take Wondershare Dr.Fone as an example.

Connect your iPhone to the computer and run the Wondershare Dr.Fone on your computer. The program provides you with two recovery modes: Recover from iTunes Backup File, which is similar to the steps above; and Recover from iOS Device, let’s do this below.

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Step 2:Enter the DFU mode and scan iPhone

To scan your iPhone for lost notes, you need to get into the DFU mode at first:

  1. Hold your iPhone and click “Start” button.
  2. Pressing “Power” and “Home” buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
  3. After 10 seconds, release “Power” button, but keep holding “Home” for another 10 seconds.

After that, the program will begin scanning your iPhone as follow when you’ve entered the DFU mode.

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Step 3: Preview and recover deleted iPhone notes

After the scan, you can preview the found notes one by one. Mark those you want and click “Recover”, you can save them on your computer with one click.

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Note: Data found here includes deleted data and those still on your iPhone. If you only want back your deleted ones, you can refine the scan result by using the slide button at bottom to only display deleted items.

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