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How to Backup and Restore Sticky Notes? Here Are the Tips! Windows 10/8/7 All Supported!

2016-12-26 16:32:22 Posted by Tracy King to Todo Backup Resource

Summary:
This tutorial shows you how to backup and restore Sticky Notes in Windows 10/8/7 with simple clicks. You can either follow to learn how to backup your Sticky Notes or find out how to restore lost Sticky Notes under Windows 10, 8 or 7 with ease. Let’s see how to backup and restore Sticky Notes right now.

Sticky Notes is a built-in app in Windows 10/8/7 etc systems and it allows you to simply creates notes on your Desktop, reminding you don’t forget important meetings, daily routines or some other stuff that you must do at some specific moment. However, it seems that once you close Sticky Notes, it’s not easy to find your last note in PC nor how to restore important Sticky Notes in Windows 10, 8 or 7. 

If you have created backups for Sticky Notes, all these problems will be fixed. But if you don’t have a backup for your lost Sticky Notes, what else can you do to restore the lost Sticky Notes? 
All these problems can be solved now. Just follow this article, to find answers for Sticky Notes backup and recovery in Windows 10/8/7 right now.

Part 1. How to Backup Sticky Notes in Windows 10/8/7?

When you delete a Sticky Notes on Desktop, usually, it would not be possible to find it from the recycle bin. But you can try to follow the below path to check out whether you can find any tracks of the lost Sticky Notes:
C:\Users\login\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes folder (login is the name that you use to log into Windows)

You can also type: %appdata% and hit Enter to find all your Sticky Notes.

If nothing is found, you’ll properly lost the note. How to avoid such a problem? Creating backups for Sticky Notes will be necessary. Let’s see how to backup Sticky Notes now:

Method 1. Manually backup Sticky Notes in Windows 10/8/7

Backup Sticky Notes in Windows 10:

1. Close Sticky Notes app;
2. Copy and past below path in File Explorer:
   %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState
3. Hit Enter to open the Sticky Notes folder > Copy and past the plum.sqlite file to another location (a hard drive or external storage device);

Backup Sticky Notes in Windows 8/7:

1. Open Windows Explorer in Windows 8/7 and copy & past the below path:
   %AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes
2. Hit Enter > Save a copy of StickyNotes.snt file to another (external hard drive or partition). 

Method 2. Backup Sticky Notes in Windows 10/8/7 with free file backup recovery software

Here you may try a free file backup and recovery software to get your Sticky Notes backed up for free in Windows 10/8/7. The process are all the same and you may free download EaseUS Todo Backup Free to start backing up Sticky Notes now:

1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup Free and choose "File Backup".

Sticky Ntoes backup.

2. Find and check StickyNotes.snt or plum.sqlite file that you need to backup from the below path: 

%LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState 
Or %AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes;

Stick Notes backup and recovery.

3. Choose Destination and edit Plan name for Sticky Notes file backup;
Then click Proceed to backup Sticky Notes in Windows 10/8/7 now. 

If you want to know how to restore lost Sticky Notes, please jump to Part 2 to get problem solved. 

Part 2. Restore Lost Sticky Notes with or without backups

Method 1. Restore Sticky Notes with backup

If you have manually created Sticky Notes backups, you may follow below steps to restore lost note:

1. Delete all current Sticky Notes on Desktop; (backup in advance if necessary)
2. Copy and paste your StickyNotes.snt or plum.sqlite file to the below address in Windows Explorer or File Explorer:
  
%LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState (Windows 10)
Or %AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes (Windows 8/7)

3. Tab Copy and Replace > Press Windows + R to open Run dialog and type: stikynot > Hit Enter;

Your Sticky Notes included the backups will be restored now. 

If you have created images for Sticky Notes with EaseUS Todo Backup, you may follow below simple steps to get Sticky Notes restored now:

1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup Free > Tab Browse to Recover;
2. Choose StickyNote.snt or plum.sqlite file backup in in your hard drive or partition and click OK;
3. Choose Recover to original location and click Proceed to get Sticky Notes restored.

Method 2. Restore Sticky Notes without backups

If you don’t have a backup for lost Sticky Notes, don’t worry. You may still have a way out for Sticky Notes recovery on Windows 10/8/7 without backups. 

You may try to Google online, you will find one suitable way to restore lost Sticky Notes.
If you need a all-in-one method to restore lost note with ease in Windows 10, 8 or 7, you may try professional free file recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition. This software allows you to restore 2GB lost files by simple clicks.   

Restore Sticky Notes without backup by free file recovery software.