How to solve disappearing iOS notes!

I recently asked about disappearing iOS notes and now I've found the solution!
Turns out they were being synced with Yahoo Mail, and stored in a folder called Notes.
To stop iOS notes syncing with Yahoo (and effectively being deleted from the Notes app) just go to Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Yahoo, and set Notes to Off.

Hope that helps someone :D

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JanSt / MOD  May. 27, 2013 at 21:21

Good tip. Thanks. Promote it to the frontpage...

iGuy  May. 27, 2013 at 21:46


Should mention that unsyncing has removed ALL Notes from the app (they've been copied to Yahoo), it's almost like I'm starting Notes afresh, but at least any new notes should stay in there! Will advise if not!! ;)

JanSt / MOD  May. 27, 2013 at 21:55

I'm not a fan of most cloud services and syncing, anyway, tbh... Whenever possible I drag'n'drop from MY composter to MY phone and back. But certain things are getting harder and harder to do the olden way - contacts on many phones cannot be exported to sim etc etc.


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