How to Lock Notes with Password or Touch ID on iPhone/iPad?

2023-04-08 14:51:24/Posted by Alleny Gavinto iOS Transfer Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

People like to note down something on iPhone or iPad with the built-in Notes app, such as schedule, to-do list, accounts & password, investments, and so on. And obviously, there are lots of private information in these notes and you may wish to keep private from anyone else that might use your device, right? Therefore, you need to learn how to lock note on iPhone or iPad with password or touch ID

After iOS 9.3, Apple users can directly encrypt notes on iPhone or iPad with password or touch ID. Of course, you can also unlock iPhone note in the same way. Now, we'll show you the detailed steps in the following contents.

How to Set A Secure Note on iPhone or iPad?

To be honest, it is really easy for all of you to lock a note on iPhone Notes app. Here are the steps:

Step 1. Directly open Notes app on iPhone or iPad, then choose the note you want to lock.

Step 2. Tap on the note and click the options icon in the top right corner as the below picture shows.

Step 3. Now, a pop-up section will appear, and you need to find "Lock Note" and tap on it.

Step 4. Create a password and verify again on the new window. After that, you can click "Done" to confirm your password.

lock iphone notes

If you wish to secure the iPhone note with touch ID, you can slide the option "Use Touch ID" option in the password creating and vertifing process.


How to Open A Locked Note on iPhone or iPad?

Step 1. Find Notes app on iPhone or iPad, then tap the locked note on it.

Step 2. Click "View Note" and choose "Enter password" or use Touch ID directly.

view locked notes on iphone

How to Remove A Lock from Note on iPhone?

Step 1. Launch Notes on iPhone, then tap on the locked note you wish to remove the password.

Step 2. Click "View Note" or the lock button in the top right corner.

Step 3. Directly use Touch ID or enter password to unlock the notes.

unlock note from iphone

Step 4. Click the icon beside the lock button, then a pop-up section will appear. Here, just choose "Remove Lock".

unlock iphone notes

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Alleny Gavin
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A chief editor at MobiKin, brings over a decade of experience in technical writing and holds a B.A. in English Literature. With a background as a Project Manager in the IT industry, he has authored 1000+ articles on, offering expert solutions for iOS issues. Gavin, a tech enthusiast, effortlessly recommends software with passion and extensive expertise in smartphones and software.
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