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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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 ...
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Syncing Notes with Gmail & iCloud

In the Mail, Contacts & Calendars Preference pane, you can have Notes synchronize with a Gmail account. I've already got it setup to work nicely with iCloud, but.. Where do I go in Gmail to read ...
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Moving notes to iCloud

I just upgraded to mountain lion and noticed that I can only see notes in iCloud in the "Notes" application. I have several notes related to a mail account that I would like to see on the Mac or move ...
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Can I increase the default font size for the Notes in Mountain Lion?

Can I increase the default font size for the Notes in Mountain Lion? The text is too small, I would like to see big characters when I create a new note instead. UPDATE: <dict> ...
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Is there a way to save notes to the iPhone itself and not to any account for syncing?

On the iPhone and presumably applies to the iPad as well, running iOS 5.1.1. Right now, I've got my iCloud and Gmail account on my phone syncing everything including notes. When creating a note using ...
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How do I create a global keyboard shortcut to create a new note in Notes.app or Reminders.app?

The new Notes app is great but How do I create a new note without switching to the Notes app first? Same goes for Reminders.app.
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Removing Reminders and Notes from the dock?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion today, I'm noticing the Reminders and Notes apps now having been added to the dock. Great way to discover those apps if you're not aware of them, but I'm not going to ...
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How do I “pin” Notes in Mountain Lion?

The official feature list for Mountain Lion says that individual notes opened into their own windows from the Notes app (1.0) remain "pinned" open "even if you close Notes", but this isn't true. ...
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Move iPhone notes to iCloud

So, today 10.8 released, and I have empty list of notes on my mac. But I have some notes on iPhone, which are not in iCloud. How to move them into iCloud?
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iPad and iPhone can sync with each other on Notes — how about adding info on the Mac or PC?

Right now the iPad and iPhone can sync with each other for any Notes added or edited, so one note added on the iPad will go to the iPhone automatically, and I think this is done by sync'ing with the ...
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How to sync Notes over iCloud?

I am having trouble getting my iPhone to see the notes that are stored on my iCloud account. So, my computer is running OS X Lion, on System Preferences > iCloud the "Mail and Notes" option is ...
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What happens when 2 clients modify the same iCloud synced Note?

Does the Notes app handle sync concurrency issues gracefully, or does it only decide to keep one version of a note if 2 clients modify the same note? For example: Turn on airplane-mode on an iPad ...
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Can I recover a deleted iCloud note?

I'm syncing my iPhone's Notes to iCloud. If I delete one of these notes, is it permanently deleted, or is there a way for me to recover it?
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How do I insert a picture into the Notes app?

I use the Notes app for keeping track and sharing the extended notes with fellow physicians in cardiology studies. There are a lot of pros to this app and I would find it very much useful if I could ...
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How to make the “shake” commands easier?

When I want to undo some typing on Notes or Pages, I have to shake my ipod-touch like a crazy (and afraid that it may throw from my hand). Isn't there a way to configure the "shake sensitivity", or ...
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Possible to access/restore past versions of Notes in iCloud?

If I mistakenly delete or otherwise mess up a Note that is stored in iCloud, is there a way to restore a past version of the Note?
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How can I avoid notes to be deleted from the iPhone when I delete them on my Mac Email app?

Since the last software update on my iPhone 3 all the notes that I writte on the iPhone appears in the mail.app on my mac as income mails. When I delete the notes at the Mail.app, they are also ...