Hello there, I have noticed that some of my notes disappear after a long period of time. Not sure how long, about more than one year and 5 months. I did not trash them, they just disappeared. Has anyone else had this problem? What should I do to stop this and is there a way to have my notes back. Thanks in advance.
Did you lose a few files in your notes folder suddenly with no apparent reason? It happened to many iOS users all around the world. How do they just disappear into thin air? The article will show you the most common and useful ways to regain suddenly disappeared notes.
Method one: Check the deleted folder in notes
Normally, notes remain in the “Recently Deleted” folder for 30 days and then they are permanently deleted.
Method two: Go to iCloud.com to view and download them
You can view your up-to-date iCloud notes at any time using Notes on iCloud.com. Notes are listed by last-modified date, if you’re using upgraded notes, you can view and download documents that you scanned using the Notes app on iOS devices with iOS 11 or later where you’re signed in with the same Apple ID.
Method three: Recover missing notes by restoring device from iTunes backup
Notes are backed up every time you synchronize, since the notes are part of your iTunes backup, you can restore a backup that includes the note, but this will overwrite everything on the iPhone, not just the note.
Method four: To use iFonebox to restore abruptly vanishes notes
iFonebox is a specialized iOS data recovery program that is designed to recover various kinds of data no matter how they’re lost such as contacts, messages, call history, safari bookmarks, WeChat messages, WhatsApp chats and so on. It’s very easy to use. It can help you extract data from iTunes/ iCloud backup, you can also detect into your device directly even if you don’t have a backup.
The following is a step by step guide to help you get unexpectedly lost notes back. You are allowed to download the program from our official website or here to your computer. It has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to download the right version.
Step one: Launch iFonebox
Connect your iPhone to the computer, in this interface, you’ll see “Next” in blue area, click it to continue. It’s necessary to enable the flight mode and keep the USB cable connected stable during the progress.
Step two: Scan data
It will scan automatically after you click the “Notes” icon, the duration depends on the amount of your data so it might take your some time, please wait patiently.
Step three: Get back data
After the scan completes, a list of notes will show up on your program interface. Now you can recover them, choose the items you want to back up and click the “Recover to pc”.