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Many of us write down our 'to do list' and our instantaneous ideas on a piece of paper so that we can come back to them afterwards for further reference. This piece of paper helps us to plan out our daily activities efficiently and helps us in achieving a productive day. Nowadays with the advent of mobile phones and many mobile apps ,it is very easy to write down our to do list on our phones. It is very light to carry, remains with us all times and has no additional requirements of some writing material. Also the notes can be edited on the go. For iPhone users, it comes with a built in function, 'The Notes' app which helps us in jostling down our ideas. So, in this article, we are going to share 3 methods to export notes from iPhone to PC/Mac.

Part 1: How to export notes from iPhone to PC/Mac via iTunes

The 'Note' app is a very productive app which can be used as a virtual task planner and to do list. It can easily note down notes, to do list and also can be programmed to take reminder based tasks. Hence this app is of prime importance to those iPhone users who greatly value time and believes in productive work. However, there were some issues faced by some users after the users updated to iOS 7. In some cases, the data was erased automatically either after the update was installed or sometimes the data was randomly deleted. To prevent such inconvenience and prevent the loss of your highly planned to do list and important stuff in your notes, transferring the data to your system is the best option. Here is the method to easily transfer your content from your iPhone to your system

The best way to transfer between the iPhone and system is to use iTunes:

Step 1: Connect the iPhone to the computer.

connect device to export iPhone notes to PC or Mac

Step 2: Export the note to iTunes.

export iPhone notes to PC or Mac via iTunes

  1. Select the notes which you want to transfer.
  2. Select iTunes as the target option for your transfer.
  3. Choose the type of format and click on 'Send to iTunes'.

Step 3: Check the imported files in iTunes

check exported iPhone notes

  1. Open the iTunes and select iPhone option.
  2. Select 'Apps' from the left hand side column.
  3. Scroll down the viewing window till you find 'File Sharing' option.
  4. Select the 'Notes' app from the list of apps.
  5. The exported apps will appear in the Documents folder of the system

Step 4: Change the location of the files to desired location.

change the location of exported iPhone notes

Part 2: Simple way to export notes from iPhone to PC/Mac

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You can export notes from iPhone to PC and mac by using the following steps:

Step 1: Connecting your device

After you have installed Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, launch it. Then choose "More Tools" > "iOS Data Backup & Restore" from the menu on the left side of the interface. Connect the USB cable with iPhone and desktop and wait for Wondershare Dr.Fone to detect your device.

connect device to export iPhone notes to PC or Mac

Step 2: Select Files to Backup

Once your iPhone is successfully connected, Dr.Fone will automatically scan and present the supported file types. You can select all of those by clicking on the boxes next to the items, or you can select everything including call logs, photos and videos, contacts, messages, etc. To export notes from iPhone to your Mac or PC, you can only check "Notes & Attachments". Then press "Backup" after you have completed choosing.

select files to transfer iPhone notes to PC or Mac

The time taken to complete the backup process is determined by the size of data you have chosen. It usually gets over within a few minutes.

export iPhone notes to PC or Mac

Step 3: Export notes from iPhone to PC or Mac

To export notes to the PC, click on the "Export to PC" option. You can choose individual types or export whole of it. The save path can be specified by using the pop-up window. To take print outs, click on the print icon at the top of the screen.

export iPhone notes to PC or Mac

Note: With Dr.Fone, you can preview and selectively export your iPhone notes to PC or Mac. This is much better than iCloud or iTunes.

Part 3: How to export notes from iPhone to PC or Mac via iCloud

The best way to save the notes is to save them on cloud so that they can be accessed anywhere, anytime. Below is the way how to use iCloud to transfer the notes from your iPhone to cloud so that you can access it through internet.

Steps to export notes from iPhone to PC/Mac via iCould

1. Click on the settings option and go to 'iCloud'.

go to iCloud to export iPhone notes to PC or Mac

2. Login with the iCloud login details and enable the iCloud option.

login to export iPhone notes to PC or Mac

3. After the 'Notes' option has been enabled, click on 'Notes' and set 'iCloud' as the default medium for transferring purposes.

transfer iPhone notes to pc or mac

4. Thus all of your notes will be automatically uploaded to the cloud. The notes can be accessed from the internet by entering the iCloud logging details.

transfer iPhone notes to pc or mac

Thus by using the Wondershare Dr.Fone, all your important notes can be easily transferred to your system. Alternatively it can also be used for recovering the data in case of any damage to the phone. Also iCloud is another option of transferring the data from your iPhone. Although it can't be directly transferred to the system, it can be readily accessed from the internet.

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