Sticky Notes is a built-in app in Windows 10 which can place nice colorful notes right on your Desktop. Today, we will see how to easily backup and restore Sticky Notes in Windows 10 in order to transfer them it to another Windows 10 PC or restore them after you reinstall the operating system.
The new app stores your sticky notes data in a database file named plum.sqlite. When you need to back it up, you have to create a copy of the plum.sqlite file.
How to Backup Sticky Notes in Windows 10
- Close the Sticky Notes app.
- Copy and paste the following path in File Explorer's address bar:
- Press Enter to open the target folder.
- Copy and paste the plum.sqlite file to another location. It can be a folder on your hard drive or a folder on an external backup device.
If you re-installed Windows 10, you will be able to retrieve your sticky notes quickly using the backup file you created. You can put this file to its original folder location or transfer it to a new user profile.