How to Export Notes from iPhone to Windows/Mac Computer

Moving notes from iPhone to computer becomes necessary at some point. The notes are used to save valuable information and quick references that we might find useful. Copying them on a desktop makes them easy to edit and share. Many times we save URL or video links in notes. Instead of typing them in your PC, it is easier to export the notes to PC and use them directly. Let us discover now how to export notes from iPhone to Mac or Windows computer.

Tool We'll Use - iMyFone D-Back

Recovering or exporting Notes is no longer a problem with with iMyFone D-Back or iMyFone D-Back for Mac. It can smartly retrieve notes, text messages, contacts, photos, Whatsapp messages, reminders and more from iPhones, iTunes backup and iCloud backup.

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Professional iPhone Data Extractor

  • It supports over 22 file types along with iPhone notes, such as messages, notes, videos, photos. WhatsApp/Line/WeChat/Viber/Kik messages and more.
  • You can preview the extractable data before performing extraction.
  • Supports to extract existing data or recover deleted data from iPhone, iTunes backup and iCloud backup.

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1 Export Notes from iOS Device

Step 1: Open the program and choose "Recover from iOS Device" from menu on left side. Then click on the green Start button.

Select Recover from iOS Device

You will now have to choose the file types to recover. Choose notes by checking the box next to it. Now connect your iPhone when the software instructs to do so. Your iPhone gets identified automatically. So you have to press Scan now.

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Step 2: After the scan your notes will be presented in a list. You can preview them or choose "Show only the deleted files" to narrow down your search. After you are done selecting the notes you want to copy, hit the “Recover” tab at the right bottom part of the window. Then set a target folder to save the notes on your PC.

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2 Export Notes from iTunes Backup

Step 1: Open the program and select "Recover from iTunes Backup" and proceed to select notes in file types to copy. From the list of iTunes backups choose the one that you want to source the notes from. Then click on “Scan.”

Select Recover from itunes Device

Step 2: You will get the list of notes after the scan is complete. If you are looking for deleted notes select "Only show the deleted files." Choose the notes and press “Recover” button. You have to set a destination folder to copy the notes to.

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3 Export Notes from iCloud Backup

Step 1: After opening iMyFone, click on "Recover from iCloud Backup" and choose notes from file types. Provide your Apple credentials to log in and get access to iCloud backups. Then choose the proper backup and press “Next” at bottom right corner. Your notes will be downloaded in a few seconds.

Recover from iCloud Backup

Step 2: Select the notes you want to export and select the “Recover” tab. Set a target destination for the notes and they will be copied shortly.

Select the notes you want to export

Download iMyFone D-Back or iMyFone D-Back for Mac now to export iPhone notes to your computer.

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