One of the handier features available on iOS and iPadOS allows scanning documents into the Notes app on iPhone and iPad. But rather than opening the Notes app and then initiating the document scanning process, you can scan documents even faster by using a handy trick that relies on long-pressing the Notes app icon itself.
iPad users with a Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard, or external keyboard can use a keyboard shortcut to launch Quick Notes on the iPad from anywhere. This may be preferable to some users than using the swipe gesture to use Quick Notes on the iPad. If you’re familiar with using the fn+Q keyboard shortcut to summon … Read More
If you regularly use split screen mode on iPad to view two apps side-by-side, and one of those apps is Notes, you may appreciate this little trick that allows you to center a Notes window, hovered above the split view. To use this trick, you must have the Notes app open as one of the … Read More
The iPad has a great feature called Quick Notes that allows you to instantly create a new note on the iPad from anywhere, with just a swipe gesture. You can use the Quick Note gesture with a finger, or with Apple Pencil. And it works with any iPad running iPadOS 15 or later. If you … Read More
The Notes app on modern iPhone and iPad system software versions includes a handy feature that lets you scan text directly into the notes app. The text you want to scan can be printed or handwritten, and the scanning is done directly within the Notes app instantaneously. After the text is scanned into the Notes … Read More
The Notes app is popular for keeping bits of data, jotting down information, maintaining lists, storing text, photos, and so much more. It’s completely reasonable to want to create a local backup of notes from the Notes app, but you may be unsure of how to accomplish that. We’ll discuss a few ways to backup … Read More
You can add secure notes to your iCloud Keychain account and login entries if you’d like to. The notes can serve any purpose, but they can be particularly handy if you want to reference something specific to that login, whether a log of prior passwords, or the purpose of the account, or whatever else. For … Read More
Mac users who want to get the most out of the Quick Notes feature may appreciate knowing that they can set a Hot Corner to make a new Quick Note instantly. When this is active, simply moving your cursor into the designated corner of the screen will open Quick Note.
The Notes app on iPhone and iPad is super useful, allowing you to jot down information quickly for all sorts of purposes. There are various ways to create a new note in the Notes app on iOS and iPadOS, some of them are quite fast and might be new to you, so if you’re an … Read More
If you use the Notes app frequently on the Mac to jot down information and store important data, you’ll be happy to know that the excellent Quick Notes feature has a super simple and near instantaneous keyboard shortcut to go along with it.
Do you want to share a note with a friend, colleague, or anyone? Whether you want to share your own thoughts or have a collaborative note, it’s easy to share notes from the Mac.
There was once a time when scanning a document required a piece of big, clunky hardware. Those times have thankfully long passed and we can scan things using our iPhones and iPads. But did you know that you can use your Mac to scan things too?
Do you utilize the Notes app on your iPhone or iPad for note-taking, making to-do lists, or for writing down any other important information? If you own a HomePod, you’ll be pleased to know that you can also add notes to the Notes app, directly from the HomePod and without typing them out. That’s right, … Read More
Do you want to switch to a different background color while writing down information in the stock Notes app on iPhone or iPad? Similar to how you can change the Notes appearance of the background to blank, grid, or lines, you can also change the background color of notes too.
Do you use the built-in Notes app to quickly write down important information, scan documents, plan things, or make lists on your iPhone and iPad? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can not only collaborate with others on a shared note, but you can also highlight all the changes in these shared … Read More
An easy way to make important notes stand out is to pin them to the top of the Notes app list. If you regularly use the Notes app to take down notes, make to-do lists, and store other valuable information, you may have trouble finding some important notes, and the pinned note feature offers a … Read More
Do you use the stock Notes app on your iPhone or iPad to take down notes, make to-do lists, and store other valuable information? In that case, you may want to learn how you can move your Notes from your device to iCloud, and vice-versa.
Do you use the stock Notes app on your iPhone or iPad to write down important info, manage checklists, scan documents, make to-do lists, quickly jot down notes, draw, or share info? For whatever purpose you use Notes, you may be interested in changing the paper style to lines, grids, or default, whatever is a … Read More