The Notes app stores all your entire notes history on your iPhone or iPad, and they plays significant role in our daily life as well as work as we take down notes for important meetings, family birthday, customers meetings, or even great idea came upon us all of a sudden. So it would be the least thing to lose them. So safeguard all the treasured notes, it would sound a great idea to export and transfer them to your computer. By doing so, you can make more storage space for newly-generated data at the same time.
Well the following question would be how to export the notes and then transfer to Mac. There are an assortment of applications claimed to be able to extract all the Notes and move to computer. iFonebox
is such kind of application, recovering a variety of data including Contacts, Notes, Calendars, Reminders, Messages, Safari Bookmarks, Voice Memos and Photos etc from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch as well as from iTunes/iCloud backup file. So if you have backed up your iPhone or iPad with iTunes/iCloud, you can choose to export notes from the iTunes/iCloud backup file. This article is going to walk you through the detailed steps for exporting notes from iOS devices.
There are a couple of things you need to prepare before we get started.
iFonebox (Full Version);
An iPhone, iPad, or iPod (This article is going to use iPad to show how to move the notes to Mac OS computer);
A Mac with iTunes installed. (Both Windows version and Mac OS version are available and here we would like to take the Mac version for demonstration.)
Apple lightning cable;
Note: You can download the trial version to have a try but you need to pay for the full version to complete the notes exporting and transferring.
Step 1: Install and Run the full version of iFonebox, if you are going to export the Notes from your iPad, get your iPad connected to your computer and hit the button of “Start” at the bottom of the interface after your iPad is detected.
Step 2: Choose Notes by clicking on the iCon of Notes.
Step3: Preview and transfer. You can choose whatever you want to transfer to your Mac OS computer, and what’s more you can do modifications about the extracted notes.
Or you can simply sync the Notes on multiple devices and it only takes no more than a few steps. Go to your Settings app and select the iCloud tab to set up Note syncing from your iPad. Toggle and switch iCloud account “on”. Create an iCloud account because it is necessary and easy. You will just have to add a prefix to @iCloud.com. While you are in your Settings app, double-check to make sure that your email account note-syncing option is on. This will automatically sync your notes to your OSX Mail.app or a third-party mail service. Tap the “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” tab and then select any or all email accounts that you would like to sync your notes with. When the account editing window pops up, switch it on. If you have more than one email account with the Notes app sync selected, you can manually select one of them to be your default email. Tap the “Notes” tap and then select, “Default Account.” All email accounts that sync with your Notes app will be listed. Tap the one you would like to be your default.
This is very helpful when you don’t have the device at hand. For example, if you have synced your notes to your Gmail account, you can find the note you are looking for by searching for it in your mailbox from any Web browser.