How to view and recover the deleted/lost notes from iPhone/iPad/iPod

“Some of my notes have disappeared from my iPhone 4s. I haven’t made any backup and contents of those notes are very important to me, is it possible to get back my iPhone lost notes? Please help!”

“Today, I found some crucial notes on my iPad were deleted, these notes record some important information. I‘m not sure if my son played my iPad and deleted them by careless, luckily I recently backup my iPad, so I can restore notes from iTunes, however restore notes from iTunes means all current data on my iPad would be overwritten and replaced by the previous data, I just want to retrieve the deleted notes on iPad only. Is there anyway to selectively recover the iPad deleted notes?”

Search online, you will find many iPhone/iPad/iPod user encounter the notes lost issues and asked for help, thus I write this article to help these people recover deleted/lost notes on iPhone/iPad/iPod.

Actually, if you have backup your iPhone/iPad/iPod with computer before notes deleted/lost, you can easily restore the notes by iTunes, but iTunes doesn’t allow you to only restore the deleted notes. Here I recommend a third party tool- iFonebox which could help you extract the notes from iTunes backup and you are allowed to preview the contents and selectively recovery. Even if you have no backup files, this software could also retrieve the notes by directly scan you iPhone/iPad/iPod. Is it so cool? Let’s check the details below.

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Here, let’s take iFonebox for Windows as an example (steps with Mac version are similar as follow)

Solution 1: Selectively retrieve notes directly from iPhone/iPad/iPod

Step1: Connect your ios device with the computer
Launch iFonebox on the PC, and connect your iPhone to the computer by using the USB cable. Then Choose “Recover from iOS Device”

Step 2 Scan your iPhone/iPad/iPod for deleted notes
After a few seconds, when the program has recognized your iPhone connected to the PC, it will automatically scan your iPhone. Scanning time depends on the number of the files on your iPhone.

Step 3 Preview and selectively recover  iPhone notes
When the scan completes, all data found on your iPhone will be categorized and displayed in front of you. You can click “notes” to check which you want. All the files include deleted notes and existing notes displayed here. You can tick off the “only display the deleted items” to list the deleted notes only to save time, Then choose what you want and click “Recover” to save them all on your computer. In a few minutes, you can view them on your windows.

Solution 2: Extract the notes from iTunes backup to only get deleted notes back

Step1. Choose the mode”Recover from iTune backup” and select a right backup file.
When you choose Recover from iTuns backup, all the iTunes backup files which you have synced your iPhone/iPad/iPod with this computer will be found and displayed here. Select the one you need and hit on “Start Scan” to get the details

Step 2. Preview the data and selectively recover the deleted notes
After scanning finished, all files in iTunes backup are extracted including camera roll, contacts, messages, notes and so on. Click the “Notes” to preview the contents. Tick off those you want and click “Recover”. Now you can save them all on your computer with one click.

Tips: you can also recover other data like photos, videos, contacts, messages, memo voice, call history and so on if you need.