How to Extract Notes from iPhone Backup on Mac/PC

Can I extract notes from iPhone backup on a Mac?

I have a request: is there a program that is able to extract notes from iPhone backup on my Mac so that I can export them to my desktop? I know my iPhone notes have been synced with iTunes but I do not know how to save them on my Mac. Many thanks.

Unlike other backup files, iTunes backup file is actually invisible and inaccessible on your Mac. The only way that you can check the notes is to view them on your iPhone. It’s a good idea to save an accessible iPhone notes backup on your Mac for unexpected needs such as iPhone broke in a sudden.

How to extract notes from iPhone backup on Mac/Windows computer

Fortunately there is a program called dr.fone - iPhone Data Recovery or dr.fone - iPhone Data Recovery for Mac that enables you to extract notes from iPhone backup on your Mac/Windows computer. It scans your iTunes backup and extracts data from it quickly and safely.

dr.fone - iPhone Data Recovery

World's 1st iPhone and iPad data recovery software

  • Provide with three ways to recover iPhone data.
  • Scan iOS devices to recover photos, video, contacts, messages, notes, etc.
  • Extract and preview all content in iCloud/iTunes backup files.
  • Selectively restore what you want from iCloud/iTunes backup to your device or computer.
  • Compatible with latest iPhone models.
Available on: Windows Mac
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Part 1: How to extract notes from iPhone Backup in iTunes

Step 1. Run the program and choose the right module

To extract notes from iPhone backup, please select the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode.

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Step 2. Preview and extract notes from your iPhone backup in iTunes

Select an iTunes backup file and click "Start Scan" to extract it. It will take you a few seconds here.

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Step 3. Preview and print iPhone notes in iTunes backup

Now all contents in your iPhone backup file will be listed in categories like "Notes", "Contacts", "Messages", etc. You can check "Notes" to preview them and select notes you need then click "Recover" to export them on your computer.

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Part 2: How to extract notes from iPhone Backup in iCloud

Step 1. Sign in with your iCloud account

To extract notes from iPhone backup in iCloud, you need to choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File". When you're here, enter your account to sign in.

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Step 2. Download and extract your notes from iCloud backup

The program will display all your iCloud backup files after you get in. Choose the one for your iPhone and click "Download" to get it offline, and then click "Start Scan" to get it extracted.

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Step 3. Preview and extract notes from iPhone backup in iCloud

The scan will take you a few minutes, depending on the storage. When it stops, you can preview all your content in the backup file, including notes and attachments. Choose the one you want and export it to your computer.

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Recover deleted data from iOS devices, iTunes and iCloud backup files.

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Aug 19,2017 16:09 pm / Posted by Selena Lee to Notes

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