“I deleted numerous notes from my iPhone that I want to get back from iCloud. My iPhone has not updated to iCloud so the notes are still good on the cloud. How do I restore only notes from iCloud?”
If you are in such a situation and you want to retrieve your notes from iCloud, then we have provided you with three recovery methods. The first and second way shows you what to do using iCloud and the third method will show you how to restore notes from iCloud using a third-party tool.
Way 1 Reset and Restore Your Device from iCloud
The first method on how to restore your iPhone notes is to reset and restore your iPhone from iCloud. This method works if you are sure that the deleted notes are on your previous backup. Now here are basic steps.
Step 1. On your iPhone search for “Settings”.
Step 2. Next click on “General”.
Step 3. From there, click on “Reset” and the “Erase all Contents and Settings”.
Step 4. After that click on “Restore from iCloud Backup”.
Step 5. Choose the iCloud Backup account that has the deleted notes and download it. Be patient until the whole process is complete.
Way 2 Visit iCloud.com to Find the Notes
The second way to access your deleted notes is accessing iCloud account online. This method is fast and it only helps you if you are sure that you deleted the notes on your iPhone
Step 1. Visit https://www.icloud.com/ on your computer browser.
Step 2. Log in to your iCloud account using your Apple ID.
Step 3. All your files on iCloud backup will be displayed. Click on“Notes”.
Step 4. Click on the notes to recover and then click on Email button.
Step 5. Add your email address as recipient and send the notes.
Way 3 Restore Only Notes from iCloud via iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery
It is not at all cases that we accidentally delete or intentional delete our notes on iPhone and later need them back. In some cases your notes could disappear due to other factors such virus attack, upgrade failure or even resetting factory of your iPhone just to name a few. With any of these data loss scenario you can restore your notes effortlessly with iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iPhone data recovery for Mac software. This software not only recovers notes but also videos, calendars, messages, photos, voice memos, App history and others from your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
Features of iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery
- It is a software that supports a wide range of data loss scenarios like deletion, lost phone, damaged phone, virus attacked, iPhone jailbreak, iOs upgrade and many more.
- It is a comprehensive software that supports more than 22 data types like messages, photos, videos, Third party IM App messages, Memos, Safari History, bookmarks, notes and calendar.
- It is built with four recovery modes: Smart Recovery, Recover from iOs, Recover from iTunes and Recover from iCloud
- It has a preview feature and allows you to selectively retrieve lost data
- It works with a number of iOS device like iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone5s, iPhone 4, iPhone 4, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad Mini 2, iPod Touch 5 name them
How to restore notes using iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery Software
This software presents you four modes on how you can recover files. The steps are similar all you need to do is to select a recovery mode, scan and then restore. For this case we will show how to recover from iOS
Step 1. Select a recovery mode
Open the program once you have downloaded it and open it on your computer. You will see the four recovery modes. Click on “Recover from iOS”. To recover from iTunes click on Recover from iTunes and follow the prompts, same case to Recover from iCloud.
After that, select the missing data types. Mark on Notes and any other that you want to restore.
Step 2. Scan Files
Log in to your iCloud account and D-Back will find all the backup file in your account. Select the backup file that includes the notes you want and click on the “Scan” button to download the file from cloud.
Step 3. Preview and Restore Notes
The recovered files will be shown on the screen of the program. Hover the cursor to Memos & others folder. Then Check on the notes that were recovered. Mark on the ones that you wish to restore and click on “Recover” button.
That is all that is required of you, be patient while the files are being restored to your computer.
In conclusion, it is good to protect you notes and have them with you always. A convenient method of making and saving notes is using Evernote app. Download iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iPhone data recovery for Mac on your phone and you will be free from all these cases on losing your notes since you can sync across all your devices.