How to Retrieve Deleted Notes from iPhone

How to retrieve deleted notes from iPhone? It is a nuisance that iPhone note data accidentally get deleted before backup. When this situation occurs, you are likely to puzzle over the solutions on recovering unsaved notes owing to unavailable iTunes and iCloud - official programs that can retrieve iPhone data from backup files. Assuming that you are facing such an embarrassing occasion, you are supposed to find other ways which enable you to get back deleted iPhone notes without iTunes and iCloud program.


Here are three different solutions that are capable to achieve your recovering goal without involving iTunes or iCloud.



Solution 1. How to Retrieve Deleted Notes from iPhone without Backup


iOS Data Recovery can directly extract deleted notes from your iPhone device. This solution won't erase any existing files on your mobile phone so that you don't need to worry about data loss after syncing. Besides, this app also supports other iPhone data like contacts, messages, WhatsApp chat history, music, calendars and so on. Prior to utilizing iOS Data Recovery, you should download and install it on your Windows or Mac computer. Now let me show you how to get back deleted notes to iPhone 7 plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5, iPhone 4, iPhone SE or other iPhone models.



Step 1. Select "Recover from iOS Device" and plug iPhone into PC/Mac

Click on the "Recover from iOS Device" option and then connect your iPhone to the computer.

Step 2. Scan deleted iPhone notes from iPhone

You ought to choose "Notes & Attachments" in the following window and then click "Start Scan" to detect your disappeared notes from your handset. If you don't select this file type, the program will scan all your missing data from iPhone by default.

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Step 3. Preview and directly recover missing Notes from iPhone

Before you mark the notes data that you wish to restore, you can preview the scanned iPhone notes in iOS Data Recovery. After that, please select the "Recover" option to save your deleted notes onto iPhone.

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Note: Aside from directly retrieve dropped data from iOS device, iOS Data Recovery also allows to selectively extract iOS contents from iTunes or iCloud backup files.

Solution 2. How to Retrieve Deleted Notes from iPhone Note App

As a matter of fact, iPhone notes are not literally wiped out from your device when you delete them in the Notes app. They are moved to a folder called "Recently Deleted" and you are allowed to undelete them from that folder. PS: deleted notes only stayed in the "Recently Deleted" folder for a period of 30 days. If your mistakenly deleted notes haven't expired, you can find them as below.


Step 1. Open Notes app on your iPhone and go to the "Recently Deleted" folder


Step 2. Tap the "Edit" button that shows in the upper right corner


Step 3. Check the note items which you want to get back and then tap "Move To…"


Step 4. Locate a destination folder to place your iPhone notes

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Solution 3. How to Retrieve Deleted Notes from iPhone Via Email Settings

Do you know that Gmail can be used as an iPhone note recovery tool? As long as you have synced iPhone notes with your existing Gmail accounts, you can salvage deleted note files from your Gmail accounts.


Step 1. Navigate to Setting > Mail, Contacts and Calendars > Gmail in your iPhone.


Step 2. Turn Notes off.


When you are confirming whether or not you have a notes folder in Gmail, you should switch Notes off in settings.


Step 3. Check the notes from all of your Gmail accounts.

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