Summary: If you have accidentally deleted or lost notes on your iPad that you wish to recover but do not have any idea? Then read this blog post that offers 3 ways to recover deleted or lost Notes From iPad.
The direct solution to retrieve disappeared or deleted notes on iPad is to try expert recommended iOS Device Recovery Tool. It will help you to:
- Restore deleted notes from iPad.
- Besides notes, it also helps you to recover voice memos, voicemails, audio, etc from iPad.
- Retrieve notes and other files from iPhones.
- Support notes recovery from iPad Pro, iPad 2017, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini with Retina Display, iPad Air, iPad 4th Generation, iPad Mini, iPad 3rd Generation, iPad 2, iPad Wi-Fi, etc.
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Lets Us Start With Real User Example:
Recovering deleted notes on iPad
I just looked at my “Notes” app on my iPad, and one of my notes has vanished. It’s about a year’s worth of work. Is there any way I can recover it? It’s gone from my iPhone as well.
– Original Post From Official Apple Support Communities
That was just one example, similarly, there are many users out there who encounter loss of notes from iPad. But you do not need to worry about it. Below, we have mentioned 3 ways for recovering deleted notes on/from iPad.
- Restore Deleted Notes from “Recently Deleted” on iPad
- Recover Deleted/Lost Notes From iPad Backups
- Retrieve Deleted Notes From iPad Without Backup
1. Restore Deleted Notes from “Recently Deleted” on iPad
In order to recover recently deleted notes within the Notes app, simply follow the below mentioned steps.
Note: This solution is only available for iOS 9 users.
- Open Notes app on your iPad.
- Click on “Recently Deleted” folder as shown in the image below.
- Here you will see all the notes that you deleted in the past 30 days. Click on Edit to restore notes.
- Note: You will not be able to recover notes that were deleted before 30 days.
- Select the Notes/Notes that you want back and then tap on “Move To”.
- Select the folder in which you want to move the Notes.
Additional Reading: [TIPS]- Complete Guide to Transfer iPhone Notes to Computer in Easy Way
2. Recover Deleted/Lost Notes From iPad Backups
If you have synced or backed-up notes into your iCloud and iTunes backup, then you can easily retrieve the specific notes that you lost. For this you have to take help of iOS Data Recovery software. This is professional and perfect software that is designed to recover data from iOS devices.
i) Restore Deleted Notes from iCloud Backup
If you have backed-up notes on your iCloud backup, then iOS Device Recovery tool can help you to retrieve particular lost notes.
Here how to do this:
Step 1: Select Recovery Mode
After running iOS Data Recovery, connect your iOS device to computer and click on "Recover" from the available options.
Then click on Recover iOS Data.
After this, you will see the options for data recovery. Select "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Then you will see the window below – here you have to enter your iCloud account and password to login.
Note: iOS Data recovery takes privacy very seriously. The software never keeps any information of your Apple account or content at any time.
Step 2: Download iCloud Backup File
In the next step, when you logged into iCloud, the program can find all iCloud backup files in your account. Now select the backup files that you want to retrieve and click on the "Download" button.
After this, in the pop-up, you can select the type of files you would like to download. This will reduce the time of downloading the iCloud backup file. Then, you can easily scan the iCloud content. After this, click on "Next" button to start scanning process. This will take some time.
Step 3: Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup File
The process of scanning will be completed in a few minutes. After it stops scanning, you can preview all data in your iCloud backup file such as photos, messages, contacts and more. Now you have to check them one by one and tick the item you want to retrieve. Now click on the "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to your device" button to save them on your computer or your device with one click.
After this, photos, contacts, messages and notes can be directly recovered to your iOS device if your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.
Tips: Directly Preview and Recover Data From Previous Downloaded iCloud Backup Files
If you have previously downloaded iCloud backup files, then you don't have to log-in and download the iCloud backup file again. Simply, click on “To preview and scan previously downloaded iCloud backup file" listed just below the account sign-in entrance.
After this, you can see all the downloaded iCloud backup files. You can select any of them to retrieve data. All these downloaded files are saved on your computer. If you don't want them, then simply click on trash icon that is located beside the scan button to delete them completely.
Additional Reading: Methods to Export Notes from iPhone to PC/Mac
ii) Restore Deleted/Lost iPad Notes from iTunes Backup
Way 1: By Using iOS Device Recovery Tool
In the same way you can recover deleted, disappeared or missing specific notes from your iTunes Backup by using iOS Device Recovery tool.
Here how to do this:
Step 1: Select Recovery Mode
At first, launch iOS Data Recovery, connect your iOS device to computer and then click on "Recover" from the available option.
Then select "Recover iOS Data".
After this, you will see the options for data recovery. Select "Recover from iTunes Backup File". And then, the iTunes backup recovery tool will detect all iTunes backup files on your computer and display them in the specific window. You can then confirm which one you need according to the date it has been created.
Step 2: Scan Data from iTunes Backup File
Next you have to choose the iTunes backup file that contains the data you want to retrieve and then click "Start Scan". This will take a few minutes to extract all data from the iTunes backup file.
Step 3: Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup
You will see that after just a few seconds, all the data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. With this, you can then easily preview them one by one before recovery. After this, you can mark and recover those data you want by pressing the "Recover" button at the bottom. Now notes, contacts and messages can directly be recovered to your iOS device when you keep your iOS device connected with your computer through a USB cable during the recovery process.
Tips: How to Recover Data if iTunes backup file is located somewhere else
If your iTunes backup file comes from somewhere such as from another computer with a USB drive, then in such case how you can recover content from it?
Here is the way. When you are at step 1, click "Select" under the list of iTunes backup files and you can easily browse the iTunes backup files on your computer no matter where you place it.
After this in the pop-up window, preview and choose your iTunes backup file and then click "Start Scan" and thereafter continue with step 2.
Additional Reading: Recover iPhone Notes from iPhone after iOS 9 Jailbreaking on Windows/Mac
Way 2: Recover Deleted Notes Without Using iOS Device Recovery Tool
If you have made an iTunes backup of your notes before deleting them on your iPad, then it is likely that you can recover deleted notes from iTunes backups without using iOS Device Recovery Tool.
Here how to do this:
- Connect your iPad to computer with the help of USB cable.
- Launch iTunes on your computer and wait for iTunes to recognize your iPad.
- Once recognized, select the device and choose Restore Backup.
- Once the Restore Backup process gets completed, your notes will be restored on your iPad.
Additional Reading: How Can I Extract Notes From An iTunes Backup Without iPhone?
3. Retrieve Deleted Notes From iPad Without Backup
What if you don’t have any backup of your deleted notes – neither in iCloud backup nor in iTunes backup?
Even in that case also, iOS Device Recovery Tool will help you. It is very powerful and it is very well designed to recover deleted/lost/disappeared or missing iPad notes without backups.
Here how to recover deleted iPad Notes without backup:
Step 1: Connect iOS Device with Computer
Install & launch iOS Data Recovery on your computer. Now use the USB cable that comes with your iOS device so that you can connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your computer. Now click on "Recover" from available option.
Once the software recognizes your device, it will show the interface as shown in the image below.
Tips: Before you run iOS data recovery, you're supposed to download the latest version of iTunes. In order to avoid the automatically sync, don't launch iTunes when iOS Data Recovery is running. It is suggested that you disable the automatical syncing in iTunes beforehand. For this, you have to launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check "Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically".
Step 2: Scan Your Device To Recover Lost Data
Now simply click the "Start Scan" button to start scan of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch for lost or deleted data. The scanning process may last a few minutes, most probably, depending on the amount of data on your device.
Step 3: Preview the Recoverable Data
Once the scan process gets completed, you can see a scan result that is generated by the program. The lost and existing data on your device are displayed in categories. In order to filter out the deleted data on your iOS device, there is a need to select the option. For example: If you want to recover photos then select the option "Photo & Video". Similarly, select messages, contact, Notes, call history, etc to recover respective files.
Step 4: Recover Data from Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch
When you find the data you are looking for, you just have to put the check mark in front of the box to select them. And then, click the "Recover" button at the bottom right of the window. By default, the recovered data will be saved to your computer.
Tips: As for text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click Recover, a pop-up will ask you to "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to Device". If you want to put these messages back to your iOS device, click "Recover to Device".
So that was the 3 ways through which you can easily get back your deleted notes on/from iPad. It is always suggested that you must backup your important files. But in case, if you forget to keep backup of your notes, then you must immediately apply iOS device recovery tool.