iPhone Notes Backup: How to Backup Notes on iPhone

How to back up your Notes

Quick Guide:

Step 1: Download, install and activate TouchCopy.

Step 2: Run TouchCopy and connect your iOS device.

Step 3: Choose the Notes Tab and your device's notes will be loaded.

Step 4: Select the Notes you wish to copy.

Step 5: Hit 'Copy Notes' and choose where to save to.

iPhone Notes Backup

Detailed Descriptions of the steps can be found below.

What TouchCopy can do with your Notes

The Notes editor allows you to view, copy and print notes from your iPod, iPhone or iPad to your computer.

Viewing Your Notes

To view the notes available on your iPod or iOS device, click "Notes" in the TouchCopy categories list.

This will display the Note editor. On the left side, you can select what Note you'd like to see displayed on the viewing area on the right. You can also use the search function to find a particular note in your device.

Locked notes TouchCopy is unable to access Notes which are "Locked" and password-protected on your device.
You can remove the lock from a note by opening it on your iPhone, tapping the menu (3 dots), then tap to "Remove" the lock.

Saving Your Notes

iPhone Notes Backup- Save the selected Note/Notes from your iOS device to your computer by clicking 'Copy Notes' (PC), or choosing an export format on Mac.

For Windows PC users: After selecting a note and clicking "Copy Notes", you will be able to save your notes in a variety of different formats: PDF, HTML or Plain Text.

You'll then be prompted to choose the way you would like your notes to be saved. You can export them with the name of the notes only, you can choose to have the date you created the notes included or the date that they were last modified.

If you would like to save all your notes in a folder, you can also select the option to “Copy Folder Structure”, which will save your notes in a folder with the same folder structure as they are saved on your device.

TouchCopy Notes Settings

For Mac users: Simply select a note from the list on the left of TouchCopy, then choose to "Copy as PDF", "Copy to TXT" (plain text export) or "Copy to Mac" (HTML file export).

If you wish to filter your notes by date, you can use the "Date Rage" button. Here you can set a range of range which will tell TouchCopy to only show notes created between those dates.

Printing your Notes

To print notes, simply make a selection of notes that you would like to print, then hit the "Print" button in the TouchCopy Notes toolbar. This will bring up your computer's standard print settings. Once you're happy with the settings, hit print!

Viewing notes on your iPod (Click Wheel models)

To view Notes on a click wheel iPod select Extras from your main iPod menu, then select Notes. Your iPod will need to be disconnected from your computer before you can access the main iPod menu.

Viewing notes on your iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

On iOS-based devices, notes are viewed using the "Notes" application on the device.

Transferring notes from iPhone to Android

Now that you've copied your notes from iPhone to computer, you can also now transfer them to an Android device if you wish.

Check out our guide to find out how to transfer iPhone notes to Android.

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