Restore Deleted Notes On Your iPhone Or iPad – How To

Ali Salman
Posted May 25, 2016
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If you own an iOS device, you know where to store your daily tidbits of information. The Notes app in iOS is one of the most useful apps that allows you to do various stuff ranging from doodling a quick sketch to making a checklist. The Notes app on iOS is great and all, but what if one of your notes got deleted by accident? Is there a way to restore deleted notes?

Restore Deleted Notes With These Simple Steps

We know things get annoying when you search for a note and find out that it isn’t there. With all thanks to a recovery feature in the iOS Notes app, you can get all of your deleted or misplaced notes back. The operation is fairly simple, so follow the step by step instructions listed below.

Step 1: The first thing that you need to do is open the Notes app on your iOS device.

Step 2: Now tap on the back arrow “<” displayed on the top left side of the display to view the entire list of folders in the Notes app.

Step 3: Once you do that, tap on the “Recently Deleted” folder.

Recently Deleted

Step 4: Tap on the “Edit” button and select the checkbox next to the notes. Be sure to select those that you want to restore.

Step 5: Now tap on the “Move To” button located in the lower left corner of the display.

Move To

Step 6: From the list of folders displayed, select either the “Notes” folder or the “iCloud” folder. You also have the availability to create a new folder, in case you want them to be organised.

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Step 7: Now tap on the back arrow again to return to the main notes folder. You will see all your deleted or misplaced notes restored.

Deleted Notes

That’s it to restoring your deleted notes, it’s this simple and does not demand any stress. However, make sure that you restore deleted notes before the 30 day time period. This is because if a note remains deleted for more than a month, do take note, that its gone for good. Nonetheless, you can still get your notes even if they have been deleted for more than a month. You will have to restore your device from an older backup, which might not sound a good idea for some.

This is it for now, folks. Have you ever accidentally deleted a note? have you tried this method to restore deleted notes? Let us know in the comments if it worked out for you.

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