- Jun 22, 2018
- - 0 comment - By Jagadish P
How to Backup and Restore Sticky Notes on Windows 10?
Sticky Notes has been around for many years found on every one’s desk with littered pieces of yellow paper. However, it is the modern application offered with Windows 10 that has made it immensely popular. The software version is pretty cool and you can post the notes anywhere on your monitor. So, let’s talk about how you can backup and restore Sticky Notes on Windows 10.
Sticky Notes on Windows 10 – A Life Saver!
The smart and simple designing ensures that all your notes can be captured in a quick and easier manner. The choice is ultimately yours whether you wish to use a surface pen to write on your laptop display (provided it’s a touchscreen) or want to type utilizing your keyboard for entering your notes. You can create reminders with Cortana easily and will never ever forget a note again. This app can help you detect cell numbers, emails and addresses with just one click. All you need to do is to tap the text highlighted for opening Skype, email or maps.
The only caveat while using this app is that the notes do not sync with the cloud and there is no way you can save your notes outside your device. This implies that if your device breaks down, then there is no way you can retrieve your notes back. However, if you follow the right set of instructions, you can create a copy of database which can be restored on your device, in case of any software breakdown.
Steps to Backup Sticky Notes on Windows 10
Here is a guide that describes how you can take a backup of your notes as well as restore it in a step by step manner. Let’s first start with the backup process.
Step 1: Open the Run command. You can do this using the keyboard shortcut Windows key + R as well.
Step 2: Upon opening the run command, enter the following path and click Ok.
Step 3: Copy the plum.sqlite file with a right click using your mouse.
Step 4: Choose the folder location where you wish to export the backup using the File Explorer key. The shortcut key is Windows Key + E. You can as well use a flash drive for exporting the data or save the information in the One Drive folder.
Step 5: When you're in the desired folder, just right-click and select Paste option.
You will be able to restore your notes on the same device or on any other device you wish to by following the steps mentioned.
Restoring Backup of Sticky Notes
Follow the steps mentioned below for restoring your Sticky Notes on your device or on any other Windows 10 device.
Step 1: Open File Explorer with the shortcut Windows + E.
Step 2: Access the folder where you had backed up your Sticky Notes file in the previous process.
Step 3: Copy the plum.sqlite file. Open the run command (Windows + R) and type the following path. Click Ok.
Step 4: Paste your file in the folder where you wish to take the backup.
Replacing the existing plum.sqlite file will delete the existing notes on your device. Open the sticky Notes app after following all the above mentioned steps. Your notes will appear on your desktop in the same place where you have created them.
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