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How to Recover Lost iPad Notes after Updating to iOS 11

“After my iPad popping up with notification “Updating to iOS 11” for several days, finally i update it to iOS 11. Now i couldn’t find some of my old iPad notes. How to recover lost iPad notes after updating to iOS 11?”

For some people Notes app is their daily life helper, it can help us track some important dates, meeting, and other things which needs to do. When we lost it, we’ll lost all those information. And even now we’re careful to use it, we may still lost some of them with many different reasons as well as other iPhone iPad data, including iOS updating. So from this page, we’ll show you FOUR ways about how to recover lost iPad notes after updating to iOS 11.

Way 1. Recover Lost Notes from Recently Deleted Folder

If you delete your notes by mistake, you can try this method and get back your lost notes. If you lost your notes with hardware or software issue, you may need to try other ways.

1.Open your Notes app on iPad, and click back arrow icon to folder view.

2.Then find “Recently Deleted” folder and click it, then we’ll enter the new page with our recently delete notes.

3.click “Edit”, then tap on “More”, then you’ll see option “Move All”, tap on it and your deleted notes will be back.



Way 2. Check Email Setting

If you have synced our notes to our email, those notes may disappear when updating to iOS 11. now check if there is something wrong with it.

1.Open your iPad, go to Setting--Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

2.tap on the account you have synced your notes, then find notes button, turn it on if it’s off.



3.then back to your notes app, and check if your lost notes show up.

Way 3. Recover Lost Notes with iTunes

When you have backups on iTunes, we can also help you get back your lost notes from iTunes, see below steps.

1.Launching your iTunes, connect your iPad with PC.

2.When your iPad is recognized, click iPad image icon.

3.Go to Files--Summary, then you can see all your backup files there. Choose the one you need, tap on “Restore Backup” on the right page, and confirm with “Restore”.



Way 4. Recover Lost Notes with iRefone

When you have no backups, or you want to restore them selectively, we can help you with it by using iRefone.

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software. It can help us recover lost iPhone iPad data with or without backup selectively, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminder, call history, Safari, WeChat messages ect. And it can help us recover them with three recovery mode, that is Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.



Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPad with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, click “Start”.



Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, click “Notes” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose notes you need, tap on “Recover to PC” or “Recover to Device”.



Tips: “Recover to Device” only works for contacts, notes and messages right now.


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