I recently erased my hard drive and installed Sierra from USB flash, to start fresh. Before doing this, I copied the main 3 files of Notes to external drive. These are: NotesV6.storedata, NotesV6storedata-shm, NotesV6storedata-wal I copied them from: com.Apple.Notes>Data>Library>Notes

I drag the existing V6 files to the desktop, and instead I paste the copied ones from external drive.But nothing happens. I'm probably doing something wrong...

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You probably need to enable the "on my computer" account first. In retrospect you should probably have used iCloud for storing your notes instead.

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