Skip navigation

restore lost "Notes" from Time Machine

4155 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Sep 17, 2012 1:02 PM by Bill3 RSS
Bill3 Level 2 Level 2 (270 points)
Currently Being Moderated
Sep 17, 2012 7:33 AM

I accidentally deleted some notes from "Notes" on iMac.  I was synching f]with iCloud, so they are gone there.  I have time machine. 

 

Where are files for previous notes kept so I can rstore from Time Machine?  (I looked in library>mobile documents, the notes documents area is empty.

 

Bill

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.1)
  • Stephen Spark Level 4 Level 4 (2,380 points)
    Currently Being Moderated
    Sep 17, 2012 11:27 AM (in response to Bill3)

    From what I can see Notes are now stored in a hidden folder. Even when you find them in Time Machine they are not recoverable. Send Apple feedback http://www.apple.com/feedback/ . This bug should be fixed as soon as possible.

     

    Read https://discussions.apple.com/message/19171700#19171700 for info on where they are now stored. To open your Library folder open a Finder window then click the Go menu pressing the Option key on the keyboard to make Library appear.

     

    Notes should be recoverable by entering Time Machine with the Note app open as other apps work. When I open the folder mentioned in the thread then open Time Machine all deleted and modified Notes get marked as "(Null)" and contain no data.

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.