[Simple & Quick] How to Get Notes off iPhone

Is your iPhone running a little low on storage space? Or do you have too many Notes and want to clear out some space for new ones? Regardless of the storage capacity on your iPhone, a continuous use of the device can quickly deplete the iPhone’s storage, causing the device to be sluggish and sometimes even unresponsive. You’ve probably heard that the best way to get an iPhone working perfectly again is to clear up some storage space, remove some of the unwanted or unused data from the device.

You may also want to get some of the Notes off your device to store them on another device like your PC or Mac. But this can be a very daunting task especially if you consider that Apple restricts the kind of access to some folders in iTunes. But there is a way and we will share with you how you can easily get Notes off your iPhone, your iTunes Backup or your iCloud backup.

The Best Tool to Use

To gain access to your iPhone’s storage or an iCloud and iTunes backup, you need a third-party program that can help you do that. One of the best is iMyFone D-Back, a data recovery tool that easily lets you gain access to all the files and folders on your iPhone and select the Notes you want to extract, remove or transfer to another device. This tool is very easy to use and has a list of features that make it an ideal solution for data recovery. These same features also make it the ideal tool to help you extract data from your iPhone, an iTunes backup file or an iCloud backup file. The following are just some of these features:

  • It can get your notes off iPhone or iTunes/iCloud backup.
  • It can selectively or fully get notes off iPhone.
  • It has been recommended by CNETtechradarPCWorld and other professional websites.
  • It is ideal for supporting up to 22 different types of data including photos, voice memos, contacts and call logs and more.
  • It is very easy to use. It takes just a few minutes to get all the deleted data back or extract data from iTunes or iCloud backup.
  • You can recover data directly from your iOS device if you don’t have a backup or from an iTunes or iCloud backup file if you have a backup but don’t want to restore the device
  • It is fully compatible with all versions of the iOS firmware including iOS 12 and all iOS device models including iPhone XS/XS Max/XR.

Windows version    Mac version

To use the program, you first of all need to install it on your computer. The good news is installation is as simple as downloading the file and then following the instructions on the set-up to complete the installation. Once the program is installed on your computer, you are now ready to begin using D-Back to get some of the Notes off your device. Let’s begin with how you can get notes off the iPhone directly.

How to Get Notes off iPhone

To get the notes off the iPhone directly, you just need to follow these simple steps:

Step 1.Launch D-Back and from the main window, select “Recover from iOS Device”. Use USB cables to connect the iPhone to the computer and then click “Next”.

connect your device

Step 2.Click “Start” to begin and then select “Note” in the next window before clicking “Scan”.

Choose the Note File Type

Step 3.From the results displayed in the next window, you can see all the notes on your device including those that have already been deleted. You can click on an item to preview it and then select the notes you want. When you are happy with your selection, click on “Recover” and the Notes you have chosen will be saved on your computer.

preview notes

How to Get Notes off iTunes Backup

If the Notes you need are not on your iPhone but on an iTunes backup file, D-Back can help you gain access to the iTunes backup file and save the Notes to your computer. This will save you from having to restore the backup to the device which can have numerous disadvantages. To use D-Back to get Notes off your iTunes backup file, follow these simple steps:

Step 1.From the main window, select “Recover from iTunes Backup” and then click “Start” to begin. From the list of iTunes backup files displayed in the next window, select the most relevant one and then click “Next”.

Choose an iTunes backup

Step 2.Select “Note” as the type of data to recover and then click “Scan” to continue.

select file types

Step 3.Once the scan is complete, you should see a list of all the Notes on your iTunes backup file. Once again, you can click on an item to preview it before selecting the ones you need. Click “Recover” to save them to computer.

extract iPhone Notes from iTunes Backup

Windows version    Mac version

How to Get Notes off an iCloud Backup

In much the same way, D-Back can be used to extract Notes from an iCloud backup. Using the following simple steps, you can gain access to your iCloud backup file and easily extract the Notes you need.

Step 1.On the program’s main window, select “Recover from iCloud Backup” and then click “Start”.  Next, you will need to sign in to your iCloud account. Enter your log in information to access your account.

Fill in your iCloud account

Step 2.Then select the backup file with the Notes you want to extract. Click “Next” to proceed.

Select iCloud Backup

Step 3.Select “Note” as the type of data to recover and then click “Scan”.

Select the files you wish to recover

Step 4.The program will analyze the selected backup file and display all Notes on it in the next page. In this results page, click on an item to preview the data and then select the ones you want to recover and then click “Recover” to save them to your computer.

Recover Notes from Broken iPhone via iCloud Backup

Windows version    Mac version

All the above ways are helpful to get notes off an iCloud backup. Select the suitable one according to your own situations. We appreciate if you can tell us your own experience like the following user.


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