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This article describes 2 ways of how to extract iPhone notes from an iPhone backup made with iTunes or with CopyTrans Shelbee.

Select how you want to restore iPhone notes:

How to recover your iPhone notes via iTunes

Warning: please, keep in mind that iTunes will overwright all existing content of your iPhone with the data from the backup. If you need to selectively restore iPhone notes, try restoring just iPhone notes with CopyTrans Shelbee.

  1. Run iTunes and connect your iPhone.

  2. Wait until your iPhone appears within iTunes. Then click on the iPhone icon. iphone icon in itunes main window

  3. In the “Summary” section, click “Restore Backup…”. restore backup button in itunes

  4. Select the iPhone backup entry and click “Restore”. restore iphone with itunes prompt
    Tip: Select the iPhone backup entry dated before you lost access to iPhone notes.

  5. Wait until your backup is restored to the iPhone. iphone restore in progress

  6. After the restore is complete, you will have your original iPhone notes recovered.

Recover just iPhone notes without iTunes

Unlike iTunes, CopyTrans Shelbee can selectively restore just notes from your iPhone backup to a device.

  1. Download СopyTrans Shelbee from the page below: Download CopyTrans Shelbee now

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Shelbee, please refer to the installation guide.

  3. Run the program and connect your iPhone to computer. Click on the “Custom restore” button in the main menu.
    Select Custom restore to recover photos from lost iPhone

  4. Click on the pencil icon and navigate to the folder where you store your backups. Select the backup that contains all the notes you want to recover.
    Click on the pencil and choose the backup you wish to restore

  5. NOTE

    If your backup was encrypted before, you’ll have to type in the encryption password. If you don’t remember the password, use our backup password recovery tips.

    Enter the encryption password

  6. In the newly appeared window select “Notes”.

    TIP: to make sure that you trasnfer all the notes on your iPhone, it’s strongly recommended to select “Accounts” along with “Notes”.
    Restore just iPhone notes from the backup

  7. Confirm the restore and hit “Next”.
    Confirm the restore

  8. Wait until the restore is finished and voila! Your notes are successfully restored. Restore was successful

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask them in the comment section below.

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