How to Recover Deleted Notes from iPhone/iPad with or without Backup

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As a iPhone users, you may often use Notes app to quickly collect, write down any information, thoughts or meetings you wish to keep handy. There are many notes saved in your iPhone or iPad device including most important and unimportant notes. If you suddenly find that some of your notes were gone, don't panic. You may still have an opportunity to retrieve lost notes from iPhone.


Data loss like accidental has happened to almost everyone who has a mobile phone, removed the data by mistake before backup, lost music due to firmware corruption, broke or the phone is lost, or suffered from a virus attack we have to format the phone, etc. There are many reasons that make our iPhone data loss, luckily, we have the data recovery software for iOS directed to data loss has happened to the different models of iPhone.


This situation seems strange suffering. Recording a note is a good way to record precious information and iPhone gives you the great experience. However, data loss can put iPhone users in great panic. We know that if you sync your notes between iPhone and iTunes, all previous notes is copied automatically by iTunes. If you didn't back your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud, Mobieldic iOS Data Recovery application still can be able to retrieve deleted or lost notes from iPhone with or without backup.


Also read: How to Retrieve Deleted Texts from iPhone 6/6s/Plus


Top Features of Mobiledic iOS Data Recovery


Note: Make sure the iTunes has been installed on your computer, but don't need to open it.

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Part 1: Directly Recover Deleted Notes from iPhone without Backup

Step 1 Install, Run the Program and Connect Your iPhone to PC

First of all, You need to download, install, and run iPhone Data Recovery. Connect your iPhone to computer.


connect iPhone to computer



Step 2 Choose the Recovery Option and Start the Scanning

Once your iPhone device was recognized, you will see there are three recovery modes in the program in the left sidebar, just select the first option "recover from iOS device ". Click "Start Scan"  button, then the program will deeply scan all the deleted data on your iPhone. You can stop or pause the scanning process at any time.


scan your iPhone


Step 3 Preview the Scanned Data and Start to Recover

After scanning, all your iPhone data will be listed orderly. You can directly check to preview them one by one. Click the "Notes" tab on the left and all the already deleted and existing notes will be listed on the right with different color. Select which notes you want to recover and click "Recover" button to move them to your computer.


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Solution 2: Directly Extract Notes from iTunes Backup

Step 1 Select Your iTunes Backup Files

Launch the program and choose the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" option on the left side, the program will automatically detect all backups located in your default backup folder. Choose the one backup of your iPhone and click "Start Scan" button.


scan iTunes backup


Step 2 Preview the Found Notes and Recover.

After you clicking Start Scan button, the scanning process will be finished within a few seconds. When a scan completes, all the content including notes will be displayed in well-organized categories on the left side. Check the Notes tab in the left sidebar and all the notes appear on the right.Just selectively mark and recover those you want to recover, and click "Recover" button.

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Notes: the note files will be saved as HTML format on your computer.

Solution 3: How to Restore iPhone Notes from iCloud Backup

Step 1 Sign in Your iCloud Account

After the program launches, select the third recovery option: "Recover from iCloud backup", then you will be prompted to sign in to Cloud. The program never record any of your account information, it's safe.


Log in the iCloud account


Step 2 Download and Extract Notes from iCloud Backup File

Similarly, all the iCloud backup files will be listed on the right, Just choose the one for your iPhone and click Download button. Then move further. Ten click the "Scan" button to scan the backup file and recover your lost Notes to your computer.


Download the iCloud Backup



One thing to note here is that do not sync your iPhone with iTunes anymore after finding that the data is lost, otherwise, the backup file will be updated and then you can not get lost video. And do not use your iPhone for anything if you want to retrieve notes  directly from your iPhone, because it will overwrite your "deleted data".

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Iris Bella is the Founder and Editorial Director at Mobiledic Studio. You can also find her on social network.

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