# How to import notes from Simplenote notes app?

The following steps will help you import your notes from Simplenote easily.

  1. Open Simplenote app on Desktop or Login to https://app.simplenote.com.

  2. Open sidebar and click on Settings. Open sidebar and click on Settings.

  3. Go to Tools tab in Settings Go to Tools tab

  4. Click on Export notes to download your notes as a .zip file.

  5. Go to Notesnook Importer and select Simplenote from list of apps. Go to [Notesnook Importer](https://importer.notesnook.com) and select `Simplenote` from list of apps.

  6. Drop the .zip backup file you exported earlier from Simplenote in the box or click anywhere to open system file picker to select the backup. Drop the .zip backup file you exported earlier from Standard Notes in the box or click anywhere to open system file picker to select the backup.

  7. Click on Import 1 file button to start importing.

  8. Click on Download .nnbackup to download the file. Click on `Download .nnbackup` to download the file.

After you have downloaded the .nnbackup file, go to Notesnook app and restore backup file to get all your notes.