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How to Recover Accidentally Deleted Sticky Notes

Posted by Jean to File Recovery 2015-07-07


Is it possible to recover accidentally deleted sticky notes content on Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10? This page introduces two ways of sticky notes recovery. Get in and take them both.

How to Restore Deleted Sticky Notes?

"Anyone has an idea on how to recover accidentally deleted sticky notes contents? I am a big fan of sticky notes program and I get used to writing down everything by creating sticky notes on Windows desktop. That's it, one, two, three...then more and more sticky notes there. However, today a total of 12 pieces of notes were accidentally deleted and they were not going to recycle bin! How to perform sticky notes recovery?"

Now you got two ways to restore sticky notes and regain the contents written on them. One is to look for the sticky notes .snt files by your own search, and the other is to leave the mess to online data recovery service.

Solution 1. Locate Sticky Notes File Folder and Find .snt Files

Once you delete a sticky note, you delete it permanently, like the aforementioned case, you can't even find it in Windows recycle bin. Don't worry. There is one clue you may search for. Usually, the sticky note contents are automatically saved to a file named as StickyNotes.snt which located at "%AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes\StickyNotes.snt". Technically, you can open the file by using text or notepad. 

Solution 2. Download EaseUS Data Recovery Software to Restore Sticky Notes in Windows 7/8/10

You can also directly use file recovery software to restore sticky notes contents. This method differs a little from the former one. Since many of people told us that their computer doesn't have the path in solution one, is that the end of the recovery attempt? Not exactly, when the case can not be solved by the former method, people should feel no hesitate to turn to EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, which goes compatible with Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista.

In fact, not only sticky notes .snt files, the program can recover many types of files. It offers an easy way to recover deleted files, even recover deleted recycle bin files. Learn how to recover accidentally deleted sticky notes on Windows with EaseUS data recovery software.

Step1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select disk partition or storage location where you lost files and click "Scan".

select the type of file and start to recover sticky notes contents.

Step2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will start a quick scan first;
After the quick scan, a deep scan will automatically start to find more data;

select hard drive to scan the lost sticky notes files.

Step3. Preview and restore lost data;
You can preview found data by file types, select found data and click "Recover" to save them to another safe spot in PC/storage device.

choose the recoverable .snt file and recover.