Starting with iOS 9.3, Password protection has been added to Notes to ensure the security of confidential information stored in the application. The program provides for setting a separate password, different from the one used for Apple ID or iCloud accounts, so it’s not surprising that many iPhone and iPad owners forget or lose it.
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In such a situation, you will need to set a new password, but remember that by resetting it, you will be able to access the application, but not the old notes protected by the previous password. As a result, it may happen that different notes in the application will be protected by different passwords.
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How to reset your password in Notes on iPhone and iPad
Resetting your password in Notes allows you to set a new password for future notes. Here’s how to do it on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch:
one… Open the menu “Settings»By clicking on the corresponding icon on the home screen.
2… Select and click on the section “Notes“.
3… Click on the item “Password“.
four… Select the option “Reset the password»To set a new password. Then you will need to enter your Apple ID password and click on the link button Forgot your password?…
five… Confirm your intent, then enter a new password and hint (recommended).
If you save your password through iCloud Notes or Keychain Access, a new password will automatically be set in the “Notes»On all your devices – iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.