How to Retrieve Lost Apple Notes?

“I keep number of notes on my Mac system to place useful information, reminders, and other personal stuff. It makes me very easy to get instant information of things that I want to remember. But, today all the notes that were in dashboard have just disappeared without any prior notice. These carry very important information and I can’t lose them at any cost; is there possible solution to restore Apple Notes on Mac? Please let me know.”

Sticky Note is an amazing application to create text markings just like how one does using paper sticky notes. On Apple computers, Sticky Note is referred as Apple Note, specifying that the application is only for Apple devices working with OS X or iOS. Sticky note is a stand-alone application to make note of reminders in an easy and quick way. For most of the Mac users as well as Windows computer users, Sticky Note is simply a handy tool to create all text markings during a video chatting, video conference or online conversations in both business and home users.

Apple Notes can be used to write down telephone numbers while on call, important information during online seminar, etc. without having to search for any documentation application to type the text. And Apple computer users can synchronize these Sticky Notes on to other gadgets like iPad, iPhone, etc., like any other files that users collaborate from desktop. These Sticky Notes are saved as .snt files and can be lost in various occasions from Apple computers, most probably due to:

  • Incorrect OS X update that may trigger missing of files like Sticky Notes on Mac hard drive
  • Incorrect synchronization of Apple notes from Mac desktop / notebook to iPad and other iOS devices
  • Unknown logical errors on Apple computer which may cause disappearing of Notes

But, lost Notes are not permanently gone from Mac computer. You can make use of excellent Mac file retrieval tool to get them back.

Lost Apple Notes Recovery tool:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is the best utility to bring back lost Apple Notes on Mac computers. This tool can excellently retrieve lost Notes as well as Microsoft Office files, PDFs, iWork files, compressed files and others of different file formats with much ease. Its high-tech modules can even restore files deleted from Trash or Terminal on Mac OS X machines. It works well to extract lost Notes from MacBook, Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac pro computers. Using this tool, you can extract deleted, missing, hidden or lost files and folders from Mac hard drive as well as external hard disk, USB pen drive, SSD, FireWire drive, memory stick and other compatible storage devices on Macintosh machine. This utility is suitable on Mac OS Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks OS X versions.

Procedural steps to bring back Sticky Notes on MacBook:

  • On your Mac machine, download and install Yodot Mac File Recovery software
  • Run the application and wait till main screen appears
  • Now, click for “Lost File Recovery” option to get back lost Apple Notes
  • In next screen, select the drive / volume from which Sticky Notes are lost on Mac system
  • As scanning process ends, recovered Notes and other files with be listed in two distinct view types - ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’
  • Toggle between view modes to glance at restored Sticky Notes
  • Then, save these files to known destination location on your MacBook by clicking on Save option

Remember these points:

  • Frequently check Sticky Notes on your Mac system for useful information that needs to be copied into other files
  • Before removing any Sticky Note, read its content and then delete if it is no more required

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