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.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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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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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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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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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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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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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 OX X 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why did my iPhone Notes stop syncing with Gmail?

I just logged into Gmail and noticed that the last note to sync was from 6 days ago, even though I have newer notes on my iPhone. When I try to test it now by deleting, updating, or adding a note, it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...