Fan of sticky notes on your PC? Sticky notes help us to maintain important info at the click of a mouse. When you put some info on sticky notes that only means that you can recall the information whenever you are in urgent need of it. But what happens if you delete accidentally? To negate the loss I am here with a solution to let you know how to recover deleted sticky notes on Windows 10.

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For those who are habituated to put everything on sticky notes; deleting them by accident could be a nightmare. Over here you will know that it is really easy to recover that data and you will not require any data recovery software at all. So get ready to know how you can recover the deleted sticky notes on Windows within no time at all.

How to Recover Deleted Sticky Notes on Windows 10

How to Recover Deleted Sticky Notes Data on Windows 10 Enabled PC

We all know that Windows keep the application data in the temp folder. The Sticky Notes data is also stored right there in the temp folder only. So here is how you can recover that.

Step #1. Go to the C Drive of your PC.

Step #2. Open Users folder.

Open Users folder

Step #3. You will find a folder named ‘Windows Username’ in the Users folder, open it.

Find a folder named ‘Windows Username’ in the Users folder, open it

Step #4. Over here there is a hidden folder called ‘AppData’, open it.

Open AppData

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Step #5. Now open the ‘Roaming’ folder.

Now open the ‘Roaming’ folder

Step #6. Open Microsoft folder.

Open Microsoft folder

Step #7. At last, you will find a ‘Sticky Notes’ folder inside Microsoft folder so open it.

Open Sticky Notes folder

Step #8. Right-click on the StickyNotes.snt file and select NotePad or Word option to Open it.

Click on the StickyNotes.snt file

In the StickyNotes.snt file all your Sticky Notes data has been stored. But while going through the data you may find many scrambled characters. So it is not easy to find the exact Sticky Note you may be searching. So what you should do? You should search a phrase which you have used in the deleted Sticky Note by Ctrl + F and you will find the Sticky Note you are searching.

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All in all, the path to find the deleted Sticky Note is like this.

C.\Users\[Windows Username]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes


Now you know how to recover deleted Sticky Notes on Windows 10. Although you need not worry when you next time delete a sticky note by mistake. But that doesn’t mean you should remain forgetful about it right? Do let us know how this tutorial helped you in recovering your deleted Sticky Notes. You can give your views here in comments.