4 Workarounds to Transfer Notes from iPhone to Computer

Notes is a useful app on iPhone which allows you to take down your thoughts, ideas, afflatus, to-do list, minutes of meeting, etc. There are various reasons why people to transfer their iPhone notes to PC or Mac. It is a great way to backup important notes; it is more convenient to read, edit and manage notes on a larger screen; you can delete notes from your phone to free up storage space after you backup them on the computer. However, unlike photos, you are not allowed export notes from your iPhone to the computer directly. Considering iTunes doesn’t provide option to sync notes between your devices, you need to use some workarounds to transfer notes from your iPhone to computer without iTunes. This article shows you 5 ways to finish this task.

Way 1: Get iPhone Notes on Computer via Email

If you want to import only one or a few iPhone notes to your computer, you can email them to your own mailbox and log in to your email account on the computer to access these notes. Here are steps to perform the notes transfer process:

Way 2: Import Notes from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop

If you are a user of Mac, there is a much easier way to achieve the notes transfer. That is to use the AirDrop service, which enables the transfer of files between two iOS devices, two Mac computers, or a Mac and iOS device. Follow steps below to transfer your notes from iPhone to Mac with AirDrop:

Way 3: Sync iPhone Notes to Mac or PC using iCloud

When it comes to the data sync between Apple devices, iCloud is always the first way users think of. It is a cloud storage and cloud computing service built into every Apple device which allows you to wirelessly access and change your files from all your devices set up with the same iCloud account. You can upload your notes or other data to iCloud and then access them on macOS or Windows devices. Here’s what you should do.

Note: You can only read your iPhone notes on iCloud.com, not download it or copy and paste to your computer. That is, you can just sync notes with iCloud and view them on your browser, but you can’t export iPhone notes to computer.

Way 4: Transfer Notes from iPhone to Computer by iPhone Manager

If you want to export iPhone notes to computer as PDF or text file, you need a third-party software for help. Jihosoft iPhone Manager is a professional tool which helps you backup and transfer your iPhone notes, photos, videos, music, text messages, contacts and more data to your computer.

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Here are some features of Jihosoft iPhone Manager:

Now, download and install Jihosoft iPhone Manager on your computer and start transferring your iPhone notes to the computer.

Bonus: Extract Notes from iPhone Backup to Computer

As we have mentioned above, Jihosoft iPhone Backup can be used to export what you want from an iTunes backup. The whole process will not result in any data loss. If you need to extract iPhone notes from the backup file, follow these steps:

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