Starting with iOS 9.3, Notes introduced password protection to help keep sensitive information stored in the app secure. The program requires you to set a separate password than the one used for your Apple ID or iCloud account, so it’s no surprise 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 it is worth remembering that resetting it will allow you to access the application, but not old notes protected by the previous password. As a result, it may turn out that different notes in the application will be protected by different passwords.
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How to reset the password in the Notes app on iPhone and iPad
Resetting your password in the Notes app will allow you to set a new password for future entries. Here’s how to do it on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch:
one. Open the menu “Settingsby clicking on the corresponding icon on the home screen.
2. Select and click on the “Notes“.
3. Click on “Password“.
4. 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?.
5. Confirm your intention, and then enter a new password and hint (recommended).
If you save your password through iCloud Notes or Keychain Access, a new password will be automatically set in the “Notes» on all your devices – iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.