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How to Backup Notes on iPhone

“I always take notes using my iPhone 6. I would like to know how to backup notes on my iPhone 6. I would like a backup to avoid losing them. Thank you very much!”

Just like this user, iPhone users are searching the way to backup their iPhone notes. We use notes app in iPhone everyday. We use it to write down information, important to-do list and any other ideas in our mind. If you want to backup iPhone notes, just read this article. We will show you 3 easy ways to backup notes on iPhone. According to different cases, we introduce 3 ways to backup iPhone notes to 3 different locations. So you can choose it according to your need.

Part 1. How to Backup iPhone Notes to Computer (Windows/Mac)

In this part, we will show you how to backup notes from iPhone to your computer. We will use iPhone Data Recovery software to do this. It can scan your iPhone and backup notes on iPhone to computer just with few clicks.

Step 1. Find iPhone Notes

Install this software on your computer, run it and connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable. The software will recognize your iPhone easily. Click “Scan” button. The software will scan your iPhone to find out all the notes in your iPhone and list them on the interface. This software can even scan the deleted notes on your iPhone. See more about how to recover deleted notes on iPhone.

scan result of notes

Step 2. Backup iPhone Notes to Computer

You can easily preview the notes on your iPhone and select the notes you want to backup to your PC. Click “Recover” button, all the selected iPhone Notes will be backed up to your computer. You can easily check them.

Part 2. How to Backup iPhone Notes to Email (Gmail/Outlook)

If you want to keep your iPhone notes in your email account, you need to follow the steps below. We take Gmail and Outlook as examples.

For Gmail users:

Setup your Gmail account on your iPhone.

Go to “Settings” > “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” > “Add Account” and the select "Google". And then input your Gmail account and password. Turn on “Notes” when you add Gmail to your iPhone.

backup iphone notes to gmail

All the notes on your iPhone will be synced to your Gmail account. You can check them in the “Notes” folder of your Gmail account.

For Outlook users:

For Outlook users, you need to use iTunes to backup iPhone notes to Outlook account. Open iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone. After your iTunes recognize your iPhone, find the “Info” on the left menu after you go to your iPhone’s tab. You can see the “Sync Notes with” under the “Other” section. Choose “Outlook” in the drop-down list. Your iTunes will sync iPhone notes to your Outlook account and you can find your iPhone notes in the “Reminders” folder.

backup iphone notes to outlook

Part 3. How to Backup iPhone Notes to iCloud

It is really easy to backup iPhone notes to iCloud.

1. Go to “Settings” > “iCloud

2. Turn on “Note

backup notes from iphone to icloud

All your notes on your iPhone will be upload to your iCloud backup easily. When you need to restore notes, learn more about how to restore notes from iCloud.

That’s all the 3 ways to backup notes on iPhone. Except backup iPhone notes, iPhone data recovery can also backup contacts, photos, videos, reminders, calendars, text messages and other data on your iPhone to your computer.