How to Transfer Notes From iPhone to iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you planning to upgrade your iPhone and want to transfer all your important notes to the new device? Well, you’re in luck!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of transferring notes from your old iPhone to your new one. So let’s get started!

Gather Your Tools

Before we begin, make sure you have the following items:

  • Your old iPhone
  • Your new iPhone
  • A stable internet connection

Step 1: Backup Your Old iPhone

The first step is to create a backup of your old iPhone using iTunes or iCloud. This will ensure that all your notes are safely stored and can be easily transferred to your new device.

Option 1: Backup with iTunes

If you prefer using iTunes for backups, follow these steps:

  1. Connect your old iPhone to your computer and launch iTunes.
  2. Select your device when it appears in iTunes.
  3. Click on “Back Up Now” to start the backup process.
  4. Wait for the backup to complete.

Option 2: Backup with iCloud

If you prefer using iCloud for backups, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure your old iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. Go to “Settings” on your old iPhone and tap on your name at the top.
  3. Select “iCloud” and then “iCloud Backup”.
  4. Tap on “Back Up Now” and wait for the backup to finish.

Step 2: Set Up Your New iPhone

Now that you have a backup of your old iPhone, it’s time to set up your new device. Follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your new iPhone and follow the on-screen instructions to set it up.
  2. When prompted, select “Restore from iTunes Backup” or “Restore from iCloud Backup”, depending on the backup method you used.
  3. If using iTunes, connect your new iPhone to your computer and open iTunes. Select your device and choose the latest backup from the list.
  4. If using iCloud, sign in with your Apple ID and choose the latest backup from the list.

Step 3: Transfer Notes

After setting up your new iPhone, it’s time to transfer your notes. Follow these steps:

Option 1: iCloud Sync

If you use iCloud to sync your notes, make sure it is enabled on both devices. Here’s how:

  1. On your old iPhone, go to “Settings” and tap on your name at the top.
  2. Select “iCloud” and make sure “Notes” is turned on.
  3. Repeat the same steps on your new iPhone and ensure that “Notes” is enabled.

Your notes should now sync automatically between both devices. If not, try manually syncing by opening the Notes app and pulling down to refresh.

Option 2: Using a Third-Party App

If you don’t use iCloud or prefer a different method, you can use third-party apps like Evernote or Microsoft OneNote to transfer your notes. These apps allow you to sync your notes across devices seamlessly.


Transferring notes from one iPhone to another is a breeze with the right tools and methods. Whether you choose iCloud sync or a third-party app, you can easily access all your important notes on your new device. So go ahead and enjoy your upgraded iPhone without losing any valuable information!

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