How to Lock Notes on iPhone 8/8 Plus/X in iOS 11 with Simple Steps

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Myra Updated on Jun 05, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

The Notes App on your iPhone can be used as a diary. Thus it's entirely necessary for you to learn how to lock notes on your iPhone. To keep others from accessing the notes on your iPhone, you can lock notes on your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X in iOS 11 using the way introduced in this article. Besides, the ways to remove lock for notes, change the password for notes and back up notes are also provided. Read on to get the details.

How to lock notes on iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus/iPhone X in iOS 11

Tip 1: Lock notes on iPhone in iOS 11 selectively

To keep notes on your iPhone from being accessed by others, you can follow the steps below to learn how to lock a specific note on iPhone.

Step 1: Open Notes App on your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X.

Step 2: Click the note you want to lock and tap on the Share button.

Step 3: Tap on Lock Note and set the password for the note. When it's finished, click Done.

How to lock notes on iPhone 8/8 Plus/X  in iOS 11

Tip 2: Remove lock for notes on iPhone 8/8 Plus/X

If you want to remove the lock for a locked note, follow the steps below to learn how to make it.

Step 1: Go to the Notes App on your iPhone and find the note you want to remove lock for.

Step 2: Click the note, tap on View Note and then enter the password you have set to view its detail.

Step 3: Tap on the Share button and choose Remove Lock.

How to remove lock for notes on iPhone

Tip 3: Change the password for notes

While if your current password is known by other can you want a new password for your locked notes, you can set a new password following the steps below.

Step 1: Open Settings App on your iPhone in iOS 11. (Under Settings, you can also turn off location services on iPhone to protect your privacy.)

Step 2: Scroll down to chose Notes.

Step 3: Go to Password and click Change Password.

Step 4: Enter both your old password and the new one to change the password for your notes.

How to change password for notes on iPhone

Tip 4: Back up notes on iPhone 

Backing up your iPhone notes to the computer is an excellent way to prevent complete data loss of your iPhone data. To transfer notes from your iPhone to the computer, a completely free tool you can use is MobiMover Free. MobiMover is a free iOS data transfer and file management tool, which means you can use MobiMover to back up iPhone/iPad (in iOS 8 or later) contents to the computer, sync files from computer to iPhone/iPad, share files between two iOS devices and manage iPhone/iPad data from the computer. You can transfer notes, contacts, messages, photos, videos, audios and more using the tool. For example, you can add ringtones to your iPhone 8 using MobiMover if you need. Follow the steps below to back up the notes on your iPhone quickly. Please note that MobiMover Notes transfer only supports iPhone or iPad device running iOS 10 or the earlier version. 

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer, launch EaseUS MobiMover, then unlock your iDevice and click "Trust" in the prompt asking for your permission. Among the options, choose "Phone to PC" > "Next".

connect device and launch EaseUS MobiMover

Step 2. Select the category or categories you want to transfer from your iPhone/iPad to computer. You can click the default path and then set a custom storage path for the notes to be transferred. Afterward, click "Transfer".

select files and set custom path

Step 3. When the transfer process has finished, you can view and manage the notes on your computer with ease.

start transferring notes from iPhone/iPad to computer

With MobiMover installed on your PC, you can enjoy the conveniences it can bring you when it comes to iOS data transfer and file management. Don't hesitate to equip your computer with this powerful tool and make it your good helper.