How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 5/6/7/SE/8/X/XS/XR Safely and Quickly

"I can't find my notes on my iPhone 5, is there anything I can do to undelete notes?"

In most cases, the Notes app is not frequently used by iPhone users, but it do play an important role in passwords, checklists, sketches and other important information. Mistakenly deleted notes may leads you into the embarrassing situation. But those deleted notes are not removed from your iPhone 5 totally, they are just set to be invisible. Therefore, you'd better do iPhone notes recovery before deleted notes being overwritten. Now, calm down and follow solutions below to recover deleted notes on iPhone 5/6/7/SE/8/X/XR/XS without data loss.

Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 5

Part 1. Easy Way to Recover Deleted Notes from iPhone 5 [Common Way]

There is the "Recently Deleted" folder stored inside your iPhone, which keeps your missing notes up to 30 days. If you just deleted notes on your iPhone and want to get them back immediately, then it would be better to recover deleted notes on iPhone 5 without backup free.

Step 1. Find recently deleted iPhone notes.

Launch Notes app on iPhone and find "Recently Deleted" folder. Hit "Edit" on the top right corner and choose the note you want to recover.

Step 2. Recover recently deleted notes on iPhone 5.

Click "Move To..." button on the lower left corner, and set the new folder to store undeleted notes. Now your deleted notes on iPhone 5 are visible again.

Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 5

Note: Your deleted iPhone notes will be removed from the "Recently Deleted" folder permanently after 30 days.

Part 2. How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 5 without Backup

If you fail to find deleted notes in "Recently Deleted" folder, and there is no iTunes or iCloud backups you can refer, is there still anything reliable? It is iPhone Data Recovery, which can recover deleted or lost iOS data without backup files required. Moreover, even if you prefer to do iPhone data recovery with iTunes backup files or iCloud backup files, no iPhone data will be erased. Therefore, iPhone Data Recovery is your first choice to recover iOS data safely and professionally.

iPhone Data Recovery

  • Retrieve and export lost data from any iOS device directly.
  • Recover iOS data from iTunes backup & iCloud.
  • Retrieve lost files to computer with current ones keeping intact.
  • Preview and select backup files before recover from iPhone.
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Supported: Fully supports iOS 10.3, iOS 11/12, with iPhone XS/XR/X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 4S/5/5s/5c, iPad Pro, iPad Air/mini and iPod included.

How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 5 without Backup

Step 1. Scan your iPhone.

Download and install iPhone Data Recovery software on your Windows PC or Mac. Launch it and use the lightning USB cable to connect iPhone to computer. Hit "Start Scan" in the "Recover from iOS Device" mode to detect the whole iOS data in several minutes.

Scan your iPhone

Step 2. Recover deleted notes on iPhone 5 without backup.

Choose "Notes" under "Memos & Others" menu. All your un-overwritten notes will display on the right pane. You can turn on "Only display the deleted item(s)" to get deleted notes only. Tick and preview specific items, and then hit "Recover" to undelete notes on iPhone 5 without backup.

Recover Deleted Notes

You can recover deleted photos, contacts, messages, videos, songs other lost iOS data without backup through the above steps on iPhone, iPad and iPod as well. Similarly, it enables you to recover deleted notes from other iOS devices like iPhone 6/7/SE/8/X/XS/XR, iPad Pro/Air/mini, iPod touch 6/5 and so on.

Part 3. How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 5 via iTunes Backup

If you use this computer to sync with iTunes before, then you can recover deleted iPhone notes with iTunes backup directly, no USB connection required. Thus, if your iPhone won't response with scratches, black screen and other damages, you can still succeed notes recovery on iPhone through iTunes backup.

Step 1. Scan iTunes backup.

Enter "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode to access all iTunes backup files. Choose the latest iTunes backup and hit "Start Scan" to look through the whole iTunes backup file.

Scan iTunes Backup

Step 2. Get deleted notes back on iPhone.

Choose "Notes" on the left pane under "Memos & Others" list. You can tick before the notes deleted, preview on the right pane with detail information, and then hit "Recover" button to save recovered notes into the pointed folder on desktop.

Get Deleted Notes Back on iPhone

There will be no data erasing during the whole process of recovering deleted notes on iPhone 5 with iTunes backup with iPhone Data Recovery software.

Part 4. How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 5 via iCloud Backup

There is no need to connect iPhone to computer during notes recovery on iPhone with iCloud backup either, which aims to prevent being updated or modified by iCloud backup files. Therefore, it is also the good solution to retrieve deleted notes from iCloud without any operation on iPhone.

Step 1. Download the iCloud backup.

Click "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode, and enter your Apple ID and password to sign in. After that, choose one iCloud backup file and hit "Download". Select "Notes" from the iCloud backup window, and hit "Next" to move on.

Download the iCloud Backup

Step 2. Recover deleted iPhone notes from iCloud backup files.

You can access the deleted notes through iCloud backup. Choose the certain iPhone notes with the preview window on the right pane. Hit "Recover" button to undelete iPhone notes. Choose the destination to store recovered notes from iPhone 5.

Recover Deleted iPhone Notes from iCloud

Your iPhone will keep safe and the deleted iPhone notes will be recovered in the same way. If you have anything lost or disappeared suddenly, use iPhone Data Recovery to recover iOS data safely, no matter how broken your iPhone is, and whether the backup files you own.


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