How to recover deleted notes from iPhone

“How to recover deleted notes from my iPhone 4S? 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. I know it was on my phone because I looked over it after class. Is there any way to recover it? I looked on my icloud but there was nothing on there.”    —– Answers Yahoo

You can take notes on your iPhone to remind you some important things that you need to do in your daily life. It is a good way to keep you life well organized. However, you may sometimes deleted these notes by accident. Is there any way to recover your deleted iPhone notes?

Actually, there are methods to help you recover deleted notes on your iPhone with some professional iPhone Data Recovery Software. Here comes Dr .Fone for iOS which is specially designed to recover deleted notes as well as other files such as messages, contacts, call history, calender, reminder, Sarafi bookmark, photos, videos and voice memos etc from iPhone and other iOS devices like iPad and iPod.

There are three ways to help you recover deleted notes from iPhone: directly recover deleted iPhone notes or restore deleted notes from iPhone with iTunes backup or iCloud backup. And below we will show you how to restrieve your deleted iPhone notes with the two methods separately.

Tips: If you want to recover your deleted iPhone notes on Mac, you can turn to Dr. Fone for iOS (Mac).

Solution 1: Directly recover deleted notes from iPhone

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer

Download, install and run Dr. Fone for iOS, and then, connect your iPhone to the computer, you will see the following interface:

For iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S, you will see the following interface:

recover deleted notes from iphone

For iPhone 4/3GS, you will enter the different interface:

user guide of dr.fone for ios

Step 2: Scan your iPhone for deleted notes

For iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S, There is only a “Start Scan” button on the main window. You only need to click the “Start Scan” button to scan your iPhone.

For iPhone 4/3GS, you need to download the plug-in by clicking the “Download” button, and then, get into the device’s scanning mode before scanning following the instructions below:

1. Hold your iPhone and click on the “Start button.

2. Pressing “Power” and “Home” buttons simultaneously for 15 seconds.

3. After 15 seconds, release the “Power” button, but keep holding “Home” for another 15 seconds.



Step 3: Preview and recover deleted iPhone notes

After scan, all the found notes will be listed one by one, mark these you want to recover, and then click “Recover” to save them on your computer.


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

Solution 2: Recover deleted iPhone notes from iTunes backup

Step 1: Select the right recovery mode

After launching Dr. Fone for iOS, you need to choose “Recover from iTunes Backup Files”, you will see the following interface:

recover iphone notes

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

Step 2: Recover deleted notes on iPhone

After the scan, check and preview your iPhone notes, and then you can save them on your computer with one click “Recover“.

recover deleted notes on iphone

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