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How to Scan Documents with Notes App on iPhone & iPad

Jan 21, 2020 - 6 Comments
Place the document in the viewfinder

Did you know you can scan documents with the Notes app by using your iPhone or iPad camera? Scanning documents is a great way of removing your reliance on paper and it makes it easier to find things in your digital life, too. The Notes app on iPhone and iPad is perfectly suited to the … Read More

Where are Notes Stored on Mac?

Jan 15, 2020 - 4 Comments
The Notes icon for Mac

Want to access Notes data on your Mac? Wondering where Notes are stored on the Mac? This article will show you where Notes are stored locally on a Mac and how to access that data. This of course assumes you use the Notes app, with or without iCloud, and if so all Notes will be … Read More

14 Notes App Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad

Mar 29, 2019 - 1 Comment
Notes app keyboard shortcuts for iPad

The Notes app for iPad has a variety of handy keyboard shortcuts available for usage within the app when a keyboard is connected to the device. If you’re a Notes app user and use an iPad with an external Bluetooth keyboard, a keyboard case, or with an Apple Smart Keyboard, you may find this collection … Read More

How to Create New Notes from the Lock Screen of iPhone or iPad

Jan 30, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to create notes from the lock screen of iPhone or iPad

Do you use Notes often on an iPhone or iPad and want quick access from the Lock Screen to create a new note? With a simple settings adjustment, you can gain the ability to have quick note creation capability directly from Control Center and the locked screen of an iPad or iPhone.

How to Save Media Taken in Notes App to Photos on iPhone and iPad

Jul 31, 2018 - 5 Comments
Notes icon in iOS

The Notes app on iPhone and iPad is obviously useful for keeping notes for many purposes, and the latest versions of iOS Notes app includes a great feature that allows capturing photos and videos directly into Notes on iOS. But depending on how your Notes app settings are configured, you may find that the media … Read More

How to Take Photos or Videos Directly in Notes for iPhone and iPad

Jul 25, 2018 - 6 Comments
The Notes app of iOS

The Notes app on iPhone and iPad is a great place for note taking, as well as being a great repository for storing various clips of data, sketches, lists, and much more. Another wonderful feature of the iOS Notes app is the ability to take photos or videos and embed that media directly into a … Read More

How to Export Notes as PDF on Mac

May 10, 2018 - 3 Comments
The Notes icon for Mac

The Notes app for Mac is a great place to jot down notes, lists, tasks, tidbits of information, URL and links that you don’t want to bookmark, gather collections of pictures and other info, password protected notes, and much more. And thanks to iCloud Notes, you can also automatically have those notes sync to other … Read More

How to Sort Notes on iPhone or iPad by Name Title or Date

Apr 20, 2018 - 1 Comment
How to sort notes in iOS

The iOS Notes app is a popular way to collect notes of various things, draw sketches and doodles, maintain an image or picture collection, keep some note data password protected and secure, and much more. By default the Notes app for iPhone and iPad will place the most recently edited note at the top of … Read More

How to Change the Default Notes Account in iOS

Dec 27, 2017 - 6 Comments
Change Notes default account in iOS

The Notes app in iOS is ever useful and offers a great place to store whatever little tidbits of text, checklists, pictures, doodles and drawings, shared notes with other people, password locked notes, and other data points you wish to preserve in some organized manner on an iPhone or iPad. And as for storing, the … Read More

How to Pin Notes in iOS for Easy Note Access

Oct 12, 2017 - 3 Comments
How to pin notes in iOS Notes app

If you use the iOS Notes app often and juggle a myriad of individual notes lists, you may find the new notes pinning feature to be helpful. By pinning a note to the top of the Notes list, you can access any particular note easier and faster than ever before, without having to scroll through … Read More

How to Search in Notes on iPhone and iPad

Jul 27, 2017 - 27 Comments
Search in Notes on iPhone and iPad

Are you looking for a specific note on the Notes app of your iPhone or iPad, but you can’t quite remember which note it was or where to find it? Maybe you have a bunch of notes and you want to quickly get to one about a particular topic? No problem, you can search through … Read More

How to Share Notes from iPhone, iPad for Collaborative Editing

Oct 6, 2016 - 8 Comments
Share Notes in iOS

The Notes app in iOS now allows you to share notes with other iPhone, iPad, and Mac users over iCloud. This Note sharing feature is extremely useful, enabling other invited people to view and edit the same shared note that you are using in a collaborative fashion, and of course other people can invite you … Read More

How to Reset Notes Password in iOS

Jul 25, 2016 - 3 Comments
Notes icon in iOS

Many users are password protecting Notes on iPhone and iPad, which offers a secondary security layer for especially personal or private data stored within the Notes app. Because the Notes app uses a different password from the general password used on the iOS Lock Screen, and different from the password used by an Apple ID … Read More

How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone & iPad

May 10, 2016 - 48 Comments
How to restore and recover deleted notes in iOS

The Notes app for iPhone and iPad is widely used by many users for many purposes, whether for keeping a shopping list, password locked personal notes and data, a diary, sketches and drawings, checklists, or whatever else you may want to keep handy on an iPhone or iPad. Because much of the Notes data is … Read More

How to Password Lock Notes on iPhone & iPad

Apr 5, 2016 - 14 Comments
Use Touch ID or enter a password to view the note

The latest versions of the Notes app for iOS allow users to password protect particular notes within the app, making it an excellent place to store personal information and private snippets that you’d like to keep away from prying eyes. In addition to password protection, Notes in iOS also allows users to lock and unlock … Read More

How to Password Protect Notes on Mac OS X

Mar 24, 2016 - 11 Comments

The Notes app is an excellent place to store clips of useful information, and now that you can password protect notes within the Mac app, you can securely keep more personal information within the Notes app of Mac OS X as well. This is a great feature available to new versions of the Notes app, … Read More

How to Add Checklists to Notes in iOS & Mac OS X

Jan 25, 2016 - 23 Comments
Notes icon in iOS

Notes app includes a variety of enhanced features for iOS and OS X users, but one that is particularly useful is the ability to make checklists easily in the app. As you probably guessed, the checklists are interactive, so you can check things off your own created lists or notes easily to help you keep … Read More

How to Use the Drawing Tools in Notes for iPhone & iPad

Oct 7, 2015 - 74 Comments
Notes icon in iOS

The Notes app in iOS now allows you to draw, sketch, and color, using your finger or a stylus on the touchscreen. This is a really fun feature that is quite well done, and you’ll find the Notes drawing ability is particularly great on the larger screened iPhone and iPad models, but it works well … Read More

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