How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 11?

Are you seeking feasible solutions on how to recover deleted notes on iPhone 11? Read these three cases and corresponding solutions in this tutorial.


By Penny / Updated on May 30, 2023

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Help! Who can help me recover my deleted notes?

The idea of going paperless is gaining popularity, and an increasing number of people prefer to take notes on their iPhones. Apple’s built-in Notes app on the iPhone is well-designed and powerful, which merely satisfies users’ needs.

This free app requires an iPhone with iOS 10.0 or later. In June 2021, Apple previewed iOS 15 during its WWWDC21 keynote. It comes with new features with Notes, enabling you to use Tags and Smart Folders to organize and filter your tagged notes across your folders. You can also share notes with your contact person.


I deleted my notes on my iPhone 11 by mistake. Who can help me to restore it? These notes are associated with my business and private life.

Notes aim to keep records of your career and daily life, working to provide convenience for you.

But it’s a problematic issue for data loss as you are stuck in a similar dilemma like this user. So how to get back deleted notes on iPhone 11? Please read on.

Three cases on how to recover deleted notes on iPhone 11

All in all, there are two scenarios for the deleted notes. That is the recently deleted notes and permanently deleted notes. Thirty days play an increasing role in iPhone data recovery.

The recently deleted notes refer to recoverable notes within 30 days. the permanently deleted notes mean there’s no way to restore the deleted notes in the Recently Deleted folder or beyond 30 days.

In addition, you may transform the recently deleted notes into permanently deleted notes with some simple clicks. Then let’s check how to retrieve deleted notes on iPhone 11 with corresponding solutions.

Case 1. Recover the recently deleted notes on iPhone 11 from the Recently Deleted folder or

How to recover deleted notes on iPhone 11? As shown, this case intends to offer you two solutions to recover the recently deleted notes from the iPhone within 30 days. 

Solution 1. Recover the recently deleted notes from the Recently Deleted folder

Step 1. Go to “Notes” > “Recently Deleted” > 3 dots in a circle icon. All the deleted notes could be stored there within a month.


Step 2. Tap “Select Notes” > “Move To” > Select a folder or create a new one to recover the necessary note.


Solution 2. Recover the recently deleted notes from

Step 1. Go to after signing into your Apple ID, then click “Notes”.


Step 2. On the left under iCloud Notes, choose Recently Deleted.

Step 3. Select the Notes you want to retrieve and click “Recover”.


Case 2. Recover the permanently deleted notes on iPhone 11 from the iCloud or iTunes backup

This case depicts how to recover the permanently deleted notes on iPhone with backups. 

Please ensure your iCloud or iTunes backup that contains your needed notes because you cannot view all the content before the restoration process.    
Your selected iCloud/iTunes backup will replace all the existing data on your used iOS devices. If possible, you can prepare another new iPhone. 

Solution 1. Recover the permanently deleted notes from the iCloud backup

Please refer to the following steps to recover the permanently deleted notes from the iCloud backup. 

With iCloud Notes on, iCloud rather than the iCloud backup will store these notes. With a good Internet connection, these notes will also sync and update to After activating iCloud Notes, if you delete notes on your iPhone, will also wipe out the same notes from it.    

Step 1. Click “Settings” > “General” > “Reset” > “Erase All Content and Settings”.


Step 2. Your iPhone will restart and be rebooted. When comes to the “Apps & Data” screen, tap “Restore from iCloud Backup”.


Step 3. Choose your needed backup from the list of iCloud backups after signing into iCloud with your Apple ID. Please keep the internet connection.

Solution 2. Recover the permanently deleted notes  from the iTunes backup

These steps describe how to retrieve deleted notes from the iTunes backup

You’d better archive your previous backup to avoid overwriting with a used iPhone. Run the latest iTunes, go to “Edit” > “Preferences” > “Devices” > right-click on your backup, then tap “Archive”.   

Step 1. Launch your latest iTunes and connect your iPhone to your computer. Then click the “iPhone” icon on the left corner.


Step 2. Go to “Summary”, then click “Restore Backup”.


Step 3. Select the iTunes backup from the backup list and click “Restore”. The process of restoration depends on the size of the backup. Please wait patiently.


Case 3. Recover the deleted notes on iPhone 11 via MyRecover for iOS

Compared with iCloud or iTunes backups, MyRecover for iOS has a stronger superiority because this iPhone data recovery software could fill in the above gaps. Let’s perform how to recover deleted notes on iPhone 11 with this tool.

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If you can turn on your iPhone, you’re ready for the iPhone data recovery process.   
No need to use backups made by iCloud/iTunes/FoneTool and erase all the existing data on your iOS devices. 
Preview all the files and recover partial data to your iPhone.
Recover Photos, Videos, Contacts, Notes, Reminders, WeChat History, Call History, Calendars, Voice Memos, etc.   
Support varied types of iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone and work with iOS 10.0 and later.

Step 1. Download and install MyRecover Assistant for iOS on your computer. Then connect your iPhone to your PC.


Step 2. Click “Scan Now” to start the scanning process.


Step 3. After scanning, you can see all the recoverable data. Go to “Notes”, select one or more files you need and click “Recover”.


In Conclusion

How to recover deleted notes on iPhone 11? To begin with, determine the date and categorize your deleted notes. Second, you can pick an appropriate approach. When it comes to the latter scenario, if you are more accustomed to restoring the permanently deleted notes via iCloud or iTunes backup, you could adopt this traditional way.

Before that, you are supposed to check whether some necessary items are in place or not. If not, iPhone data recovery software like MyRecover for iOS might be your best choice. You may realize the value of data if you lose it.

In short, data is an indispensable part of our life regardless of career or study. Therefore, here comes another free iPhone backup and transfer software, FoneTool.

Penny · Editor
Penny works as an editor at AOMEI Technology, while she's a tester and editor for AOMEI Data Recovery Tools. She enjoys helping users with data recovery issues on Windows and iPhones using simple and practical solutions. Outside of work, she has a strong affection for pets, particularly giant pandas.