iPhone Notes Recovery: How to Recover Deleted Notes from iPhone

By Andre Cooper on August 10, 2015 11:15:00 PM.

How can I Recover Deleted Notes from My iPhone?

I took notes in my class using the app on my iPhone but a week later when I went back to the notes it was deleted and gone. Is there any way to recover it? I looked on my icloud but there was nothing on there.

Have you ever deleted your important iPhone/iPad/iPod touch notes by mistake? How to get them back in an easy and secure way?

iPhone Data Recovery is the very program you need to recover deleted notes from iPhone (including iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s/5c/5, 4/4S, 3GS and the previous versions) based on Windows and Mac OS respectively (the Mac version works well to recover notes from iPhone on Mac). It allows you to recover lost iOS 9 or iOS 8 notes from iPhone and extract notes from iPhone backup file.

Lost notes on your iPhone and want to find it back? Well, it's not that difficult to recover deleted or lost notes from an iPhone. This article shows you how to recover your iPhone notes in 3 ways. Just read on.

Please Note: Plesae don't use your iPhone until you find those notes, and don't sync your iPhone with iTunes, avoiding iTunes backup being updated.

Solution 1: Directly Scan Your iPhone to Recover Deleted Notes (With No Backup)

Step 1Connect your iPhone to the computer and scan it

For iPhone 6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4S users (iPhone 4/3GS user can skip this to next), simply click Start Scan on the main window to scan your iPhone for data on it.

Recover notes from iPhone 6 Plus/6/5C/5S/5/4S

For iPhone 4/3GS user, connect your device to the computer with a digital cable and run the program, then you'll see the window below after connecting your device.

Recover notes from iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS

1. Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button.
2. Hold "Home" and "Power" buttons at the same time when you click "Start", then hold them for exactly 10 seconds.
3. After 10 seconds, you can release the "Power" button and keep pressing the "Home" button for another 15 seconds.

Step 2 Preview and restore lost iPhone notes

When the scan has finished, you can preview all recoverable notes in the scan result one by one. Then tick those you want to rescue and save them on your computer by using the "Recover" button.

Scanning iPhone to recover deleted notes

Besides recovering deleted data from your iPhone, iPhone Data Recovery can also export the data still on your iPhone. If you only want back your deleted ones, you can refine the scan result by using the button on the middle-top of the window to only display deleted items.

Part 2: Recover Deleted Notes from iTunes Backup (2 Ways)

If you have synced your iPad with iTunes recently, you can also try to restore your iPad from the iTunes backup. Before you do this, make sure that you have disabled the auto-synchronization in advance, so that the iTunes backup won't be updated. Then you can restore it easily.

Solution 1 Recover only iPhone notes from iTunes backup

Step 1. Launch iPhone Data Recovery on your computer, choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" option on the left. The interface as follows will appear in front of you, and iTunes backup files for your iOS devices will be listed. Choose the one for your iPhone and click Start Scan to begin extracting it.

Step 2. The scanning process can be complete in a few seconds. After that, you can preview all data extracted from the backup file. Click Notes and you can you read all notes included in it. Then choose any item you want and get them to your computer through the button of "Recover".

Recover iPhone notes from iTunes Backup

Note: The number of backup files you get here depends on how many Apple devices you've synced with iTunes before.

Solution 2 Restore iPhone notes from iTunes backup entirely

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer and run iTunes. Make sure you have ever backed up your iPhone with iTunes. Then simply choose "Restore iPhone".

Step 2. After that, you can choose the backup file that you want to restore to your iPhone. Click "Restore" and just wait until it's done.

backup and restore iphone with itunes

Note: Before you do this, you must know that the data existing on your iPhone will be completely erased by the backup you've restored. Make sure that you have backed up the important data on your iPhone.

Part 3: Recover iPhone Notes from iCloud Backup (2 Ways)

Solution 1Selectively recover iPhone notes from iCloud backup

Step 1. Run the program and switch to "Recover from iCloud Backup File" option, then sign in your iCloud account to access your iCloud backup and retrieve information of backup files.

Step 2. Select the one of the iCloud backups that may contain your lost iPhone notes by clicking "Download" button.

Step 3. When it completes, just click Scan and you can preview all the contents extracting from iCloud backup in categories. Read the notes and choose what you want to recover. Simply click the Recover button.

Download iCloud backup to recover iPhone notes

Solution 2 Restore iPhone from iCloud backup entirely

Step 1. Erase your iPhone: Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings

Step 2. Then your iPhone will restart and you need to set it again. When you're in front of the options of "Set Up as New iPhone, Restore from iCloud Backup and Restore from iTunes Backup", choose the second one. Then sign in your iCloud account and select the backup you want to restore it. So you can get your lost iPhone notes back to iPhone.

Restore iphone from icloud backup

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