By Penny / Last update February 17, 2022

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. It’s a problematic issue for data loss as you are stuck in a similar dilemma to 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. Otherwise, the permanently deleted notes mean there’s no way to restore the deleted notes in the Recently Deleted folder or iCloud.com beyond 30 days.

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

Case 1. Recover deleted notes on iPhone 11 from Recently Deleted folder or iCloud.com

How to recover deleted notes on iPhone 11? As shown, this case intends to provide two concrete solutions for the recently deleted notes recovery. Depending on your preferences, you can select one of the two options.

Tips: Ensure your notes were deleted no more than 30 days. This tip is suitable for both.

Steps for recovering deleted notes on iPhone 11 from 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.

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

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Steps for recovering deleted notes on iPhone 11 from iCloud.com

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

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

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

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

As stated earlier, the first case is mainly for restoring the recently deleted notes. Then the last two cases depict how to recover the permanently deleted notes. Recovering iPhone data via backups seems like a conventional solution, but getting the deleted notes back with iPhone data recovery software is different from the former.

Tips: Ensure there’s an available iCloud or iTunes backup involving the permanently deleted notes and another iOS device.

Steps for recovering deleted notes on iPhone 11 from iCloud backup

Notes:✎...
If you turn on Notes in iCloud, your notes will be stored in iCloud.com rather than iCloud backup.
 This method needs to erase all the existing content and settings on your second iPhone.

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

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

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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.

Steps for recovering deleted notes on iPhone 11 from iTunes backup

Restoring data via iTunes backup means that a valuable iTunes backup is a necessity. Nevertheless, if you don’t know how to make backups, you can refer to the steps for creating an iTunes backup.

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You’d better archive your previous backup to avoid overwriting with a used iPhone. Run 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.

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

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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.

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Case 3. Recover deleted notes on iPhone 11 via AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS

Compared with iCloud or iTunes backups, iPhone data recovery software has a stronger superiority. A closer look at this kind of software, AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS seems as the leading one. Because utilizing software to recover data could compensate for the flaws of recovering data via backups. Let’s perform how to recover deleted notes on iPhone 11 with this tool.

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★Notes:
 You need to ensure you can turn on your iPhone, then the data on your iPhone could be read.
 You don’t have to prepare a valuable backup and the second iPhone. And there’s no need to erase your existing data on your second iPhone.
You can scan and preview the data before iPhone data recovery.
 You can restore data selectively rather than recover all iPhone data to PC.

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

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

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

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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 some necessary items are in place or not. If not, AOMEI Data Recovery 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, AOMEI MBackupper.

This tool is a good diver for making a full or customized backup. You can also save important data to other safe places, releasing limited storage. Does this tutorial help you out?