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Forgot Notes a password :(

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Nov 15, 2017 12:18 PM in response to UknownUser In response to UknownUser

Hello UknownUser,


Thanks for asking the Apple Support Communities for help with Notes. Here are the options you have from this help article: Keep your notes secure with password-protection




If you forgot your notes password

You can unlock a note only when you enter the password that it's locked with. If you forgot your password, Apple can't help you regain access to your locked notes.

You can reset your password, but this won’t give you access to your old notes. It will, however, let you password protect any notes that you create from that point forward with the new password. This could lead to you having multiple notes with different passwords.

If you have multiple passwords, you can't tell which password you should use when you look at your notes in the Notes list. When you open a note locked by your old password but enter your current password, you'll see an alert that you entered the wrong password with a hint for your old one. If you then enter the correct old password, you get the option to update that note's password to your current one.

Thanks and have a great day.

Nov 15, 2017 12:18 PM

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