An application provided with the original iPhone, and made available on the Mac in Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion. Used to record text notes, and can be synced using iCloud or other services.

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OS X Yosemite, old iPod touch

I originally typed out a long paragraph explaining my problem, but I'm sure you all would rather be watching funny cat montages, so I've changed this to be 'short'. The iCloud syncing feature is very ...
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Make selected text in Notes the default style (no custom fonts, colors, bold, underline etc)

I'd like to be able to select some text in Notes and hit a key or something to make that selected text go "default". No bolds, italics, fonts, or big/small sizes. Is there any such feature?
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iOS - how to merge “on my iPad” Notes to iCloud after iCloud already activated?

I keep encountering this problem at friends' and it's always the same thing. They wonder why Notes does not sync up to iCloud. I grab their iPad or iPhone and realize that their notes are written to ...
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Notes format from Mountain Lion (V1) to Mavericks (V2): how to migrate?

My previous Mac's hard drive died, but I had backups, so I am migrating all its data to a new Mac. The only problem: my previous computer had Mountain Lion and the new one has Mavericks, so the data ...
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Secondary iCloud Internet Account, Notes doesn't stay ticked!

I have an iCloud account that I use for everything to do with my blog that stays separate from my personal iCloud account. I use Notes all the time for writing posts and I do the primarily from my ...
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Can Siri add some form of timestamp to a Note?

I'd like Siri to add a timestamp -- I'm not too fussy about the exact format -- of the current day and time to the end of one of my notes in the Notes app. She can find the note just fine, but takes ...
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Can settings on Exchange server cause iOS to change Default Account for Notes?

Originally, my Default Account for Notes on my iPhone was set to "On My iPhone". At some point, though, the Default Account apparently switched to my Exchange account. As my notes are personal and my ...
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After upgrade to Yosemite 10.10.3, Mail v8.2 Notes To Do Lists have disappeared

I just upgraded to Yosemite 10.10.3 with Mail version v8.2 I cannot find my Notes To Do Lists.
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How do I disable the Notes App on ipads?

My students are using the Ipad Notes app to pass notes in class. Some are not appropriate either. Is there a way to disable the Notes app on an ipad?
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Notes on a different account (@gmail) and have icloud account. Unable to see the notes on icloud

I have notes on my iphone. However the notes are in different account and not on the icloud account and I am unable to see the notes when I login to my icloud account. I have notes back up turned on. ...
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What keyboard shortcuts exist for Notes app is OS X?

I can do cmd-N to create a new note. What I'd like to learn how to do is: get the cursor in the search field, then use up down arrows with enter to select the right note it would be great to also ...
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Newlines are removed when sending text file from MacBook to iPhone via AirDrop

How can I send text from my computer to the iPhone while preserving new lines? When I try to AirDrop a plain text file created in TextEdit (on my MacBook) to my phone, and choose to open the file in ...
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Unable to clear formatting in Notes app

I'm trying to get into using the Notes app for just keeping track of my thoughts while I'm working. As I'm typing away I might decide to make some text in italics and then later revert back to normal ...
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How to transfer notes on the iPhone between different IMAP account?

After adding a new email account (call it gmail-2), my default note app account has been accidentally changed to the new gmail account(gmail-2). I did not realize it until after tons of notes to it. ...
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Notes synchronisation with google account, uncountable notes generated

I have setup my macbook to sync with my google account for notes and apparently for each note that i start to write on my mac several versions, i believe all versions of the notes (after each ...
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Accessing previous backup version of notes

When I transitioned from iPhone 5 to 6, my local Verizon store rep said that she could transfer my data. Long story short, not all of my notes transferred. The Cloud has my current notes due to ...
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How to access notes missing on iCloud?

I have lost my notes on my previous Apple ID (email). When I tried updating my new ID, I lost my notes. I changed to my old email address again but am not able to retrieve my old notes. How to access ...
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Moving iOS Notes into OS X Notes

I'd like to do a few things, either: Safely move my iOS notes to the OS X Notes app That is, sync my existing notes with the OSX Notes app and then delete the couple of thousand notes from the iOS ...
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How to move line up/down in Notes on macbook using keyboard shortcut?

I know it is possible in xcode with ⌘ + ⌥ + [ or ⌘ + ⌥ + ]. But it doesn't work in Notes. Any ideas?
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Sync Notes from Mac and iOS Devices Without iCloud

I did some research, and discovered that people have had nightmares with syncing notes from the Notes app via iCloud, in that all of the notes get permanently deleted. Before seeing these ...
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How to tune Notes on OS X to use plain text or not to reformat quotes?

As technical guy, I do hate the markup support in Notes.app and I would prefer to be just a smart text one. Here is my wishlist: Use a different font, like a fixed width one Drop any ...
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Notes iCloud sync fail Yosemite and IOS8

Notes appear not to be syncing reliably. There are other questions but appear to be about older versions. No two of iCloud, IOS and Mac seem to be fully in sync. (iCloud and IoS do appear to be in ...
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Creating local archives of iCloud documents

How can I download archived versions of my iCloud data at will? iCloud's security is no match for user error, as I have experienced on one recent unfortunate event. Luckily only a few Notes.app notes ...
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Notes.app: Notes from iCloud show title but bodies are blank!

I have been using notes.app for a while, especially for its ability to use iCloud to sync. Everything has seemed fine, though it seems like some of my older notes' bodies are showing up blank. I ...
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Deleting notes in ipod

All my notes are synced to my gmail account and can be accessed. Now if I delete all my notes on my ipod, would it also delete all my notes in my gmail because it syncs. I do not want the notes in ...
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restore notes iCloud IMAP

I've deleted "notes" IMAP folder. Now I have no notes on Macbook, iPhone, iPad. Please help me to restore my notes. I have TimeMachine backup.
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How to copy iPhone Notes to Pages

How can I copy all of my IPhone Notes that are in ICloud into a Pages doc. I have been googling this for a couple of days but haven't found any answer. I don't want to use iTunes & a computer. ...
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Notes (Mac) can't connect to IMAP account, Mail can

Lately when I try to use the Notes app on Mac OS X 10.8.5, I get a message saying "Notes can't connect to the account JW IMAP", and asking for my password. If I enter the password, then a minute ...
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IPhone Notes to Pages doc

How can I copy all of my Apple Iphone 5s Notes into a Pages document? I am using ios 7. I haven't tried anything since I don't have any idea how to do this.
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Notes.app is blank

I'm having a very weird problem. I'm not sure when it started happening or what I did but I cannot seem to fix it. When I open up my Notes app, its entirely blank. If I attempt to create a note and ...
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icloud notes not fully loading on ios 8.1, OSX Yosemite & icloud.com

I'm about to upgrade my Mac OS X to Yosemite version 10.10.1, but since its broken on icloud.com and iOS 8.1, I'm asking this question. I have a critical Notes page in my iCloud account which is ...
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Notes not syncing to and from iCloud from OS X Yosemite

Okay, this is extremely frustrating and weird. I've had syncing of notes to iCloud turned on for a while, and I was never really able to figure out when the notes were synced. It always seemed pretty ...
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Can I use OS X Notes app from 10.9+ on 10.8

I recently read a question which explained that the ability to search Notes was introduced in OSX 10.9 and above. Earlier versions will show you which note a search query exists in but will not ...
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Notes deleted after updating to Yosemite

My notes have been deleted after updating the OS on my Macbook Pro from Lion to Yosemite. How can I recover them? MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011)
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Counting selected notes

Suppose that I select many notes in the Notes app. Is there a way to see how many notes are selected? I can swear that it did that before but it is not doing it any more. I don't know if it was ...
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Notes saved as a document?

Can I save a Note I created in my documents? I don't know how to saVE A NOTE to my documents or elsewhere, I have tried all I know. I know there is textedit, but I have had it lose some important ...
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How to get calendar notes on your phone to show in outlook calendar?

My iPhone syncs my calendar events to outlook. However, when I take down some notes on the phone event, they don't show... Is there an easy way to get them to sync? This would save me a ton of time.
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Lost notes on MacBook

I have 3 different Apple products: iPad, iPhone and MacBook. I had written separate notes on all three. Somehow, the MacBook's notes ended up getting on my iPhone too. I didn't want excessive notes on ...
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How To Stop Sticky Notes From Flickering?

This is really weird, but I tried to open up a new sticky note to paste in a link, and when I tried, the new sticky note started to flicker really fast and I can't right click, close it, or write on ...
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How do I create itemized lists on Notes for iPhone?

Notes for Mac automatically indents and turns hyphen + spacebar into an emdash, and prepares the next indented emdash when pressing return at the end of an item. Notes for iPhone faithfully continues ...
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Recommendation for an iPhone app that will leave a note on the lock screen until cleared?

I'm sure most of you are familiar with the idea of leaving a note on the door / on top of your keys / somewhere where you'll have to see it before you leave, in order to remind you to do something / ...
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Does syncing iphone to a new computer erases notes linked to the gmail account?

I have an iPhone with a bunch of items in the notes app I don't want to loose. The notes are linked to a gmail account. I want to switch iTunes library for that iPhone. Going from a PC to a mac. ...
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Calendar, reminders… All Gone

I was doing research on my iPad mini which involved taking screenshots and then cropping them, my iPad got to 5% so I decided to call it a night. I was about to set an alarm so I checked my calendar ...
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Unable to edit notes on my macbook pro 11

I have recently purchased a MacBook Pro (2.6GHz, i5, OS X 10.9.4). I have an iPhone 4. Notes application was working fine on both my devices although I did notice that I have lost few notes from my ...
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Can my iPhone automatically send me an email when I turn it on?

I had my iphone repaired by someone advertising on eBay. I opened the package containing my iPhone 4s and when I turned it on, an email appeared in my gmail account that I sent to myself, which I ...
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Export all notes on Mac OS X 10.9.4

Is there a way to export all notes? I have already an iTunes-account but I don't want to add this Mac to the existing iTunes-account. I read about Gmail but I don't want to create another account. ...
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Notes.app - how to access history?

Since notes.app seems to accrue a "rolling history" of data and doesn't automatically save out versions of your files to disk in any reasonable way (date stamped, etc), I was wondering if anyone knows ...
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Can Notes.app undo?

I had some very critical data that I'd taken down from a meeting in a note inside of Notes.app. I did the following: Select all hit key 'x' (meant to choose 'command-x') I went to another app, then ...
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How to transfer/copy Notes from one iDevice to another without using restore method?

I tried using iCloud account. But it did not seem to work. basically, I signed into iCloud on both iDevices with same Apple ID. And making sure Notes was set to on. Newly created notes will show ...
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Notes disappeared from iPhone

All notes have disappeared from my iphone and cannot be found on my computer or iCloud. Why am I backing up my computer? Are they hidden somewhere? They aren't in Mail, either.