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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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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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 ...
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Sync iOS Notes with Exchange

Why is it that I can sync Apple Notes with Exchange on Mountain Lion but not with iOS 6? Is there any way to sync iOS notes with Exchange like I can with iOS Reminders?
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how do I leave myself a permanent note on my iphone?

OK, this is an incredibly basic question, but I have looked far and wide and cannot find a simple answer anywhere. I want to record some PERMANENT notes to myself on my IPhone, such as my office ...
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How can I sync notes in iPhone with macbook pro and vice versa by using either bluetooth or using USB cable?

I have iPhone 4 and macbook pro. I have some notes in my iPhone. I would like to sync those notes to my iPhone. How can I sync notes in iPhone with macbook pro and vice versa by using either ...
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How to synchronize new Notes from iPad to Mac

I upgraded my iTune to iTune 11, and no longer find the option to synchronize note. I do not like to use iCloud (no WiFI or Cellular), but cannot figure a way to synchronize (or download) the note on ...
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Web clipper for Ipad

While browsing on my Ipad2 we'd like to take notes and save whole websites (not just bookmark them). The Evernote add-on on Chrome (on my PC) gives the exact functionality that I'm looking for. Is ...
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Why can't I see some of my notes from my iphone on my macbook?

There are some notes that I created on my iphone and i can't see them on my macbook pro. I have icloud turned on everywhere and I do see certain notes synced across my devices but some are just on ...
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Notes - Setting up for use with iCloud

Why do I have to enable 'Notes' in both "Settings > iCloud > Notes" and also in "Mail, Contacts, Calendar" > [iCloud account name] > "Notes"? If I do not set both of these 'Notes' to 'On', the iCloud ...
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iCloud seems to delete Notes taken on my Mac when offline

I have just set up the Notes.app on my MBP (Running OSX 10.8.2) to link up with my iCloud account so that I could begin working with synchronised notes. I make a lot of notes while I am out and about ...
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iPad iOS6 built-in Notes app - where are the notes stored?

I was thinking about migrating a majority of my text-based notes from Evernote to the built-in Notes app. Evernote wants 4.99 a month to store off-line notebooks on your mobil e device. I currently ...
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Can iCloud notes be synced with different accounts?

Is it possible to synchronize notes with different accounts? For example, if I write something in my notes - my friend will open his notes with his account and see the change. Is this possible?
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Automator & AppleScript: How do I import the texts of Notes and Reminders as PDFs and RTFs?

I would like to export and save the Notes and Reminders documents or texts as PDFs and RTFs, keeping or preserving the formatting and the background of Notes or Reminders, but the Notes doesn't have ...
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New Notes Will Not Sync From Mac to iPhone or iCloud

If I create a new note on my iMac (OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion), it will not appear on either iCloud or my iPhone 5 (updated with the latest iOS). However, I CAN edit existing notes and those changes do ...
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Why do i need a new email account to sync my notes in iCloud?

I sync reminders fine but now i want me notes to sync from my mac to the iphone but when i turn on notes in iCloud it says i have to create an icloud email address (even though my gmail account is ...
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Why are notes not being saved when using Notes on my macbook pro?

I keep having this issue where I will Add a note to Notes Close the app Come back later and open it and its no longer there. There is no Save button on the so assume that once i click "+" and add ...
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Why might pasting an URL link into iCloud from a PC make that link inactive on iOS in notes?

If I paste a link/URL into the notes app from my iPhone, it works fine, I can tap on it and have it open in Safari. When I try to paste a link from my Windows computer, via icloud.com, the note shows ...
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Apple's Notes forgetting notes — why?

I started to use the default Notes app over iPhone, iPad and Macbook. After it sends me an email about the note, the note gets removed. I want to keep the notes. My friend suspected a time-drift bug ...
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Notes disappearing right after creation

Sometimes a note in Notes suddenly disappears. It usually (always?) happens just in a few seconds after the creation, while I'm still editing the note. What causes this kind of behavior and how can I ...
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Downloading Notes app notes without iCloud?

Is there any way to get notes from the iOS 6 Notes app off of an iPhone without requiring an internet connection (or thus iCloud)? iTunes Sync, which did Sync Notes on iOS 5 to Mail app on OS X ...
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Can Apple's Notes handle pictures pasted from Clipboard?

I was viewing an article and taking random screenshots from interesting parts and pasting them in Notes. Today I open Notes and the pictures are gone, and Notes crashes if I try to select the missing ...
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Can I remove the lines in the Notes.app and change the line spacing?

The only reason I use the Notes.app and not Stickies.app is iCloud sync. I enjoy the customization (colors, fonts, minimized view) and minimalism (plain background, thin borders) of Stickies over the ...
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Open Notes.app notes in an external editor

I'd like to be able to search for words within the notes that I write in Notes.app. Since the search bar only narrows the list of notes, and doesn't actually highlight the word, I'd like to be able to ...
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How can I recover notes missing from the Notes app?

I recently opened the Notes app and found that about a month's worth of notes are missing. There is a gap between August 5th and September 3rd. (This time period includes a note I wrote while in an ...
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iCloud prompts me to create a free @me.com email address to turn on Notes sync

I'm very aware this question is probably about to become obsolete with the release of iOS 6 at some point soon, but thought I'd ask anyway. I have an iCloud account set up on my phone with the email ...
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How can I sync notes from the Mac OS Notes app to plain text?

I'd like to sync my notes in the Mac OS (Mountain Lion) Notes app to plain text files. E.g., if I have a note called "shopping list" in the Notes app, I'd like to find a way to automatically export ...
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Where are notes stored in Mountain Lion

I ha a hard drive that died recently in my macbook, I've replaced the hard drive etc so no issues there. Unfortunately, it appears I wasn't backing up the notes app to iCloud, and I really need to get ...
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Sync Notes on iphone with a txt file on windows PC

Is there any way to sync a txt file on the windows filesystem with a Notes file on the iOS device- iphone or ipad. I regularly take my notes on my PC but want them to be viewable on my iPhone. Could ...
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Is there a Mountain Lion dashboard widget that displays notes from iCloud?

I am using the notes functionality in iOS as well as MacOS. My notes sync through iCloud. Works super. Now, I'd like to have the notes displayed in my MacOS dashboard. Is there a notes dashboard ...
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Sync notes with Mac and iPhone

I have recently upgraded to Mountain Lion. I like the Notes application but my notes do not sync with iCloud. The Notes checkbox is checked under System Preferences as is my Calendar and Contacts. ...
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Create Note from iCloud.com

Is it possible to create a new note soley by logging into iCloud.com? Also, though I can see my existing notes synced up there, I cannot edit them. Is this the default behaviour or a bug?
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How do I sync notes between two macs with the new Notes.app in Mountain Lion?

I've tried the following to sync notes between two macs with the new notes.app in Mountain Lion: System Preferences > iCloud and check the "document and date" service. System Preferences > Mail ...
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How does data get “imported” into ML's new features?

I'm a little concerned about upgrading to Mountain Lion right now because I'm not sure how some of the data I have on my machine will get shoehorned into Mountain Lion's new apps and features. Does ...
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Easy way to get *all* Notes to synchronize via iCloud?

I have tons of notes on my iPhone. When iCloud came out, I created an account. Now I have the Notes App in Mountain Lion, but only notes added after the iCloud account creation date are showing ...