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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Keyboard shortcut to focus on the list of notes in the Notes application

In OS X, when you're focused on the list of notes in the Notes app pressing tab moves the focus to the selected note. Is there a shortcut to focus back on the list? I tried shift-tab, escape and a ...
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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 not same on phone as on MBP

So, I have an exchange account with my work. At home I have this exchange account setup on 3 of my Apple devices (iPad, iPhone, MBP) and at work I use Windows and Outlook 2010. At work, within ...
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Notes Missing from Spotlight

Question relates to OS X Mavericks. I'm pretty sure that Spotlight used to show iCloud notes from Notes.app but it no longer does so. When I go into Spotlight preferences the checkbox to get Spotlight ...
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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.
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Autonumbering in notes on Mac

I regularly use the autonumbering feature in Notes: starting a list with 1. and typing text and return automatically generates 2. etc. However, occasionally i seem to be able to change the seed ...
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What is the quickest way to send some text from desktop\laptop to iPhone?

I usually send emails to myself, but I wonder if there is a better way to share something quickly from my PC\laptop to iPhone.
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Adding auto timestamp in Notes

I need to edit the 'notes' a lot in os x 10.9. What I want is, everytime I add some information, I want to have a timestamp log pasted in the notes section. Can anyone guide me with instructions on ...
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Secure Notes missing in Maverick

Had new hard drive installed and Maverick installed. Now my "secure notes" within utilities, keychain, are gone! The answers all seem to pertain to Notes, which IS in iCloud. How can I get my ...
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Notes 10x Duplication (Without iCloud)

My notes.app is going crazy. When I create a new Note and then hit save, the note is not only duplicated but 10x duplicated. I have icloud sync deactivated. As far as I can see, the note is ...
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Syncing notes between Notes.app and Windows

I would like to sync notes between my Apple devices (the default Notes app on iOS and Mac) and Windows. To elaborate, I use Windows in work and the majority of my content is made there and then ...
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A single shortcut that changes text color in Notes?

When using Notes I often find myself changing the color of the text (usually to blue or red) as an additional way to indicate emphasis (alongside italics and bold). The shortcut for displaying the ...
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How do I pin notes to the top of the list in Notes.app?

In Notes.app (the default notes app that ships with Mac OS X since 10.8), is it possible to pin notes to the top of the list, regardless of existing sort order? You can pin notes to the desktop (i.e. ...
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Notes.app on OS X crashing whenever I make an edit in the iOS app

Notes.app on OS X crashes whenever I make an edit in the iOS app and it syncs back down to my Mac. When it crashes, I just open up the app again, and everything is synced up and works perfectly. The ...
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Can I search for a string of text inside Notes.app on an iPhone 5c (iOS 7.1)?

I use Mac's Notes app on my MacBook Air (Mavericks). I can readily search for any specific note just using command - F. It finds notes containing the string of text either in the title of the note ...
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Why am I not prompted to 'Keep notes on iPhone' when I disable Notes in iCloud settings?

Other things like Contacts, Reminders, Calendars, and Safari data all prompted me to 'keep data on iPhone' when I toggled them off in iCloud settings, but not Notes! I want to keep my notes on my ...
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Which text editors support both tabbed windows & rtf documents?

I am looking to change my text editor / note taking app for OS X. I require only the following: Tabbed windows: I don't want every document open in a new window. For some reason this seems to be an ...
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Are there iPad handwriting apps that allow you to insert space between lines?

I prefer to take notes and design code by hand. There are several good apps (Penultimate, Readability, Noteshelf, etc.), but they all seem to lack something I really wish they had: the ability to add ...
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How to change the date created and date modified of a note in Notes.app?

I'm trying to merge all of my text-based notes into Notes.app. My notes are all over the place: some in text files, some in email drafts, etc. I can of course just copy and paste the text of such ...
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How to add notes to iCloud via sending an email

I use a lot of notes apps on my iPad IOS 7, and I like the option of adding a note via sending the note to a custom email address instead of opening the app and adding the note manually (Like evernote ...
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Why are my iPhone notes being emailed to me?

I just realized that some of the notes in my iPhone (i.e. in the standard "Notes" app) are emailed to me soon after I write them. There is no "to" address in the email so I can't tell what address ...
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Old notes in iPhone not syncing with iPad through iCloud

I have notes taken in last two years in my iPhone. However only last two months' notes in iPhone are synced with my new iPad through iCloud. Do you know why? Do you know how can I sync all notes?
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What protocol does iOS use to sync Notes to a server

I was wondering which protocol the native application for notes on iOS is using to keep the data in sync with iCloud. My aim is to host the notes on my own server, but I could't figure out the ...
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iOS turn off word byte matching

Is there a way to turn off iOS's matching of space separated collections of letters? Let's say I have the below line in (for example) the factory supplied "Notes" app: Find ways to deal with iOS's ...
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Lost iPhone notes

I lost all my notes after I restore my new iphone 5s from backup files of my iphone 4s. It was stupid of me for not checking the notes were there in the 5s before factory restoring the 4s. Is there ...
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Where do my notes written in the Notes application on my Mac get saved?

I'm using the Notes app that comes with my Mac, but I can't find where the notes are getting saved in the Finder. Where can I find these files?
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How to recover missing notes since Mavericks update?

Very recently I've updated my computer via the Mac App Store to Mavericks. Today when I opened Notes I noticed the background had changed but even more startling was that all my notes were gone! It ...
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Losing entries in Notes

I have lost entries in Notes on my iPhone 4s twice. Notes has kept entries from January 2013 through March 2013 but has lost all entries May 2013 through October 13. In October I even re-entered all ...
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IPhone5 - Notes disappear on their on

From my IPhone5 four different categories of notes have just simply disappeared. How can that happen --- no I did not accidentally delete them. Where have they gone and how do I get theP
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Change The Default Font & Size In Notes

How can I Change The Default Font Size In Notes DefaultFonts.plist onamac 10.9 Go to /Applications/Notes.app/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/ Add myself to read & Write permissions. But when I ...
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The Notes App is now gone from my Macbook Air. How do I get it back?

The Notes app is now gone from my Macbook Air. It used to be in the doc and sync'd with my iPhone and iPad. Earlier today, I saw the icon still there, with a question mark on top of it, and I could ...
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Notes on iOS 7 crashing on Startup

After upgrading to iOS 7 the standard Notes app crashes when starting it. I'm running iOS 7.0 and have reproduced this after a clean power down of the phone.
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Help needed to recover Unsaved 'Notes' on Mac OS X 10.6.8

I had written some notes on the phone with a client and Outlook crashes and lost my notes. They were indepth... and I am embarrassed about asking the client to run through all the information again... ...
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Search inside Notes app in OSX 10.8

As far as I can tell, the search function in Notes only shows you which notes have that string. Is there a way to find the occurrence of the term inside the note itself (without copying to a text ...
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How do I import Notes from my iPhone to my iPad?

For some reason, I can't import Notes from my iPhone to my iPad via iTunes - is there a fix for this?
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My Dashboard k-notes widget has suddenly turned all my notes blank. Any ideas?

I'm running OS 10.6.8 on Macbook pro . My Dashboard k-notes widget has suddenly turned all my notes blank. I tried (without success) using the solution posted here in response to the question below, ...
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how can i transfer notes from my i phone to my computer?

i had broken the face of my iPhone and cannot see anything on the screen. i use my phone for business porpoises and i need the "notes" app's contents on to my loner phone while my is being repaired. ...
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Syncing OS X Notes with iCloud

I can sync notes when I am connected directly to the internet but not via our corporate lan. Our network has http/https open but most other ports are blocked. Which ports does the OS X Notes app use ...
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Deleted NOTE on iOS

I don't have notes sync to any email account, I don't have iPhone backup. I deleted a very important note, and I would like it back. (I am using standard "Notes" app ...
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Syncing old phone with new computer - what is this message?

I have a new Mac but I'm using my iPhone. Previously I had "Notes" synced between my phone and the old Mac. Now I have notes on my phone that I don't want to lose, and I'm trying to set up the iCloud ...
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Notes.app on Mountain Lion: How can I change the default folder view?

I use the Notes app with iCloud. The 'Notes' folder under 'iCloud' is set as my default account under Notes > Default Account > iCloud. This ensures that new notes are created in iCloud instead of on ...
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iPhone Notes synced on different accounts do not push to the Mac

Mac does not receive all notes from Phone. Apparently I changed the default to Gmail and now those notes do not appear on the Mac. I have tried changing Mac settings and accounts. Is there a way to ...
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Mac Notes Keeps Opening Up every 5 seconds

Yesterday, I decided to set up iMessage on my Macbook Pro. And ever since then, Mac Notes keeps opening up every 5 seconds. I close it, or force quit, and it opens again in 5 seconds. But even when ...
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Vanishing images in Notes browser app

What I like about Apple's note app is that it supports pictures. However, when I use the browser interface, the pictures disappear after I inserted them and switch to another note. Also, they are not ...
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Notes keeps prompting me for POP passwords

The Apple Notes app (Mountain Lion) keeps asking me to enter passwords for my various email accounts (POP) that I've added to Mail. Mail does not prompt me to re-enter any passwords, but sometimes ...
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How to force OS X Notes application to lose formatting when I paste text from clipboard?

While I do find Notes.app very useful, especially due to the iCloud integration with iOS counterpart apps, I am very annoyed about the text formatting used by the application. I just want to be able ...