I deleted my Gmail account from my iPhone 6 and then I signed in with my Yahoo email account. However, I didn’t realize that all my notes were connected to my Gmail account. Unfortunately I restored my iPhone 6 not knowing what I was doing and lost all notes. How can I recover lost notes due to changing an email account? Thanks for your help. iPhone 6, iOS 9.
In short, this user lost notes because of changing an email account, so he wanted to recover those lost notes after email account changed. This is not a difficult problem.
Usually, most people will add their email account in Mail, Calendar, Contacts settings so as to sync some data like contacts, notes, calendars, from PC to iPhone or iPad. Some people may feel confused about what I said. For example, when you go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, you can add accounts like your Gmail account. After a Gmail account was added, turn on Notes and you can sync notes from your computer to your iPhone or iPad. So I have listed a few situations for you to recover lost notes when related to email account problem.
Part one. Recover lost notes from iPhone due to changing an email account
Generally speaking , if you don’t delete any notes from your Gamil or other email account, then don’t worry. You have to do nothing but add your email account again in your iPhone. Then all notes will be synced from the email sever to your iPhone. Also, if you don’t need to save those notes on your iPhone, you don’t have to add the email account in your iPhone. Just go to email in your computer and then, extract some notes you need on your computer.
Tips: add your email account back to your iPhone is just suitable when you don’t delete any notes from your email account. Otherwise, you have follow the second situation.
Part two. Recover deleted notes from email account on iPhone or iPad
If you happen to delete some notes from your email account on iPhone and you need to recover them, then, I have another method to help you recover those deleted notes with iFonebox, which is a professional iOS data recovery software to recover deleted notes from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, including notes deleted from Gmail or other email accounts. Plus, iFonebox is able to extract and restore lost notes from iTunes or iCloud backup of you get one. One more attractive feature for iFonebox is that you can recover lost notes back to your iDevice directly, quite cool.
Firstly, launch iFonebox, Choose Recover from iOS Device. Please connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer so as to scan and transfer found notes back to it.
Then, you can scan notes from iPhone or iPad. Just click on Notes item to start scanning process.
Last but not least, preview and select lost notes to recover. You can pick out those deleted notes and then, click Recover to Device to end the process.
The above are two situations I offered to you to recover lost notes due to email account changing. Hope you can get back your lost notes successfully. Any questions or suggestions are welcomed. PS: if you want to recover other deleted data like contacts, messages, voice memos, photos, calendars,etc, iFonebox can also help you.