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How to Recover Deleted or Lost Notes on iPhone(iOS 11.3 Supported)

Notes, as the commonly used app in iPhone which provides you a easy way to help you remember something in your mind without notebook and pen. However, during the daily use of iPhone, you may suffer from the notes lost due to reasons like accidentally deleted, iPhone stolen or lost, upgrade failure and more. Once you lost or deleted notes, do you want to recover these Notes on iPhone, even running on iOS 11.3? If so, don’t worry, here we will provide you some ways to get iOS 11.3 notes recovery with ease.

Method 1: Recover Deleted iPhone Notes from "Recently Deleted" Folder

It is possible that the missing notes could still be in the Notes App and as such, quite easy to recover. They may be available in the "Recently Deleted" folder where all deleted Notes are stored for a period of 30 days. Here's how to check.

Step 1: Go to the "Recently Deleted" folder in the Notes app.

Step 2: Click on the "Edit" button in the upper right corner.

Step 3: Select the notes you want to recover and click on "Move To…" button in the lower left corner.

Step 4: Choose a folder you want to move the deleted notes to. Then go to the folder to view the undeleted notes.
Note: Notes in the "Recently Deleted" folder are permanently deleted after 30 days.

Method 2: Restore Notes from iPhone with iTunes Backup

If you have made the backup in iTunes, you can use iTunes to help you recover lost data in iPhone.

Step 1: Open iTunes on your computer. Make sure that you are using the latest iTunes version.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer with the USB cable.

Step 3: Click on the Device button and tap on Summary tab. Thereafter hit on Restore Backup option.

Step 4: Pick on the file you want to recover from the list of files that shows up. Lastly, click on Restore.

Then all of the data, including these deleted or lost notes will be back to your iPhone.

Method 3: Retrieve Notes from iPhone with iCloud Backup

If you have made the backup in iCloud backup, you could choose to recover lost iPad data from iCloud.

Step 1: Go to Settings> General> Erase All Content and Settings on your iPhone.

Step 2: All content and settings will be erased from your iPhone. Thereafter go Setup Assistant mode with a Hello screen.

Step 3: Swipe on the screen to begin the setup process on your iPhone then connect to a WiFi network.

Step 4: Tap on Restore from iCloud backup and sign in to iCloud using your own Apple ID.

Step 5: Pick on the iCloud backup for your iPhone data that you would want to recover and after some few minutes you will get your data back on your iPhone.

Note: Before you restore data from iTunes or iCloud backup, please confirm that it is ok to overwrite the existed data on your iPhone as the restore need to erase all of the data on your iPhone. Then you may need to know that you can not preview the data in your backup during the restore.

Method 4: Recover Notes from iPhone with iRefone

In order to recover lost Notes from iPhone without losing the existed data on your iPhone, you need the help of iPhone Notes recovery software, iRefone. It can retrieve data like notes, photos, messages, contacts and more on your iPhone when you lost or deleted them. Either you have iTunes/iCloud backup or not, it could help you get back lost iPhone notes. It is compatible with Windows and Mac.

Part 1: Selectively Extract Lost iPhone Notes from iTunes Backup

Step 1: Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. There will be some backup files listed on the interface. Click on “Select” to choose the backup of iPhone you need.

Step 2: The the software will ask you choose the data you want to display an preview in the iTunes backup. Click on the icon of Notes to start the scanning.

Step 3: When the scanning is finished, all of the Notes in the iTunes backup will be displayed in the interface. Preview them one by one and pick out these Notes you need.

Part 2: Selectively Retrieve Lost iPhone Notes from iCloud Backup

Step 1: Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Then you will see the interface below. Log in to iCloud account with Apple ID and password.

Step 2: After log into iCloud account, the program can find all iCloud backup backup files in your iCloud account. Choose one iCloud backup you need to recover data and click “Download” to start the download of your iCloud backup.

Step 3: When the downloading is finished, it will ask you choose the data you want to preview, just choose the Notes icon that you need to retrieve.

Step 4: Preview these Notes in the software and choose these one you need to recover to PC or device.

Part 3: Recover Lost iPhone Notes without iTunes/iCloud Backup

Step 1: Connect your iPhone with computer, then the software will detect the device automatically. Click “Start” to go on.

Step 2: Then you will enter the interface to ask you choose the data you need to scan. Choose the icon of the Notes and start the process of analysis and scanning your iPhone.

Step 3: When the scanning is finished, all of the Notes on your iPhone will be displayed in the software, including these deleted one. You could preview them one by one and choose what you need to recover to PC or device.

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