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How to Recover Accidentally Deleted Sticky Notes

Updated on Apr 08, 2018 by Jean to File Recovery


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 Recover Deleted Sticky Notes?

"Does anyone have any 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, 1, 2, 3...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 way is to look for the sticky notes .snt files by your own search, and the other way is to leave the mess to online data recovery service.

Solution 1. Recover Sticky Notes From Find .snt Files

Once your sticky notes disappeared for some unknown reasons or are accidentally deleted, your best chance is to recover your data by navigating to the C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes directory, right click on StickyNotes.snt file where saved all the sticky note contents, and select "Restore Previous Versions". This will pull the file from your latest restore point, if available.

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 recover sticky notes contents. This method differs a little from the former one. Since many of people told us that they weren't able to find the solution by following the above-recommended pathway on their computers. Is that the end of the recovery attempt? Not exactly, when the case cannot be solved by the former method, people should feel no hesitate to turn to EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, which goes fully compatible with Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista.

In fact, besides restoring 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.

To recover Sticky Notes, follow these steps:

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

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

Step2. The program will first start a quick scan to search all the lost Sticky Notes, and then start a deep scan to find more files.

select hard drive to scan the lost sticky notes files.

Step3. After the scan, all the recoverable Sticky Notes found by the software will be listed. You can filter and preview them by file types, and then select out those you want. Finally, click "Recover" to retrieve and save them to another safe spot in PC/storage device.

choose the recoverable .snt file and recover.