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 can I migrate my Evernote notes to Apple’s Notes?

How can I quickly migrate my notes from Evernote to the new version of iOS’s Notes shipping with iOS 9? Most notes are just text or simple images with text.
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Notes.app asks to verify a certificate each time I start it

Every time I open Notes.app on El Capitan, I get a popup asking me to verify a certificate. The certificate is about one of the websites I manage, but I don't get why it asks about it when I open ...
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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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Notes script to access notes in specific folder?

I have tested this Notes export script (https://github.com/alexwlchan/notes-export/blob/master/notes-export.scpt). It seems to work, but the issue is that I want to specify a specific Notes folder to ...
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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 change the default font and size in Notes on El Capitan?

Editing DefaultFonts.plist doesn't seem working anymore on the pre-release build 15A279b of El Capitan: sudo vim /Applications/Notes.app/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/DefaultFonts.plist It still ...
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See all notes on iOS9

After the update to iOS9 which allowed notes to be in rich text, only the notes "on my iPhone" were converted to this new format. The notes associated with my gmail weren't. Before the upgrade, I ...
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How can I preserve indentation in Notes.app on OS X?

Suppose I've got a text formatted like this: To do: To buy: milk I would like the Notes app to keep the indentation level as I enter a new line: To do: To buy: milk ...
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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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Notes.app crashing continuously in El Capitan

Since enabling iCloud sync for the Notes.app in a preview beta of El Capitan, the app started to crash every time I open it. I've tried removing the plist file, the com.apple.Notes folder from ...
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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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Sync Google Keep to Apple Notes

I have an Android phone with a lot of notes in Google Keep. Is there an easy way to sync all my notes to my Mac so I can add, delete, and modify notes on both devices? (I've seen some paid apps, but ...
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Why do i need a new email account to sync my notes in iCloud?

I'm trying to sync Notes from mac to iPhone. But when I turn on Notes in iCoud, it says that I require an iCloud email address. This is unexpected since my Gmail account is alreadyh linked with my ...
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Lost all previous notes after upgrade to El Capitan

I upgraded my MacBook Pro to El Capitan (MacBook Pro, Late 2011, 16GB RAM) and the Notes app is gone! All the notes for 3 years and the App. I've spent hours on the phone with Apple techs, but it is ...
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Send To function stores Apple Notes locally instead of to IMAP server

Apple Notes ignores the default location for storing Apple Notes. Send To function stores Apple Notes locally instead of to IMAP server. There's no option to select a different location. Steps to ...
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Restore or view previous iPhone Notes versions after Undo-Redo

Sometimes after I Undo text in iPhone 6 Notes and then try to Redo it, I get the message of Redo (or Undo) Set Writing Direction but there is no option after that to redo the erased text. Is there a ...
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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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OS X Notes: Make a checklist account restrictions

I am using 10.11.2 and noticed the (very useful) "make a checklist" option in Notes is greyed out for mail accounts, but works fine for "On My Mac" notes. Is there any way to get this working for ...
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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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Is it possible to attach a notes inside a notes

I have to refer a notes form other notes. For example if I have a separate note for 'Bill' and 'MoreInfo'. In my main note I need to have link for this two other notes. Is it possible to do so??
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Notes created via Siri don't sync with Gmail until they're manually edited

For years, I've successfully used Siri to create notes that were then synced with Gmail, as described here: http://lifehacker.com/5569758/seamlessly-sync-iphone-notes-to-a-gmail-account A few weeks ...
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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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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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Why were my notes deleted when I permanently deleted emails on gmail site

Why were my notes deleted when I permanently deleted my emails from gmail account. Can I get my notes recovered? My notes on Apple phone were lynced to Mac I am told.? Can you help
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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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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 can I force an index of all the Apple notes?

Copied all my local notes to Apple's iCloud notes. It's been a few days and they haven't indexed yet. I found if I edit a notes file then it gets indexed. I don't want to edit all my notes apps as ...
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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 ...
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Pencil by FiftyThree – Work with Apple Notes.app in iOS 9?

Does the Pencil by FiftyThree work with the new drawing features in Apple’s Notes app in iOS 9? Apple Notes app is not listed on their list of compatible apps. The vendor offers a software ...
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Copy and Store notes on iCloud and device

I have all my notes now stored on my iCloud but I also wish to copy and store them on my device. Can I do this?
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How to undelete notes on iPhone “Notes” app?

iPhone has a default "Notes" app which allows us to store notes. Stored notes can be deleted by hitting the "Delete Note" button: How do we recover a note that is accidentally deleted? Is there ...
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Notes paragraph horizontal scrolling

Once I copied some text from this webpage, and when i pasted it in Notes a horizontal scrollable paragraph appeared: I'd like to know how to recreate this rectangular paragraph without having to ...
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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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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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Where do closed notes in OS X Notes app go?

When you close a note in the OS X 10.9 Notes app it leaves no trace, there's no warning and no revert. It's just appears to be gone. Very unMac like to me. It's in user interface design 101 that if ...
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How to migrate 'local notes' or 'on my mac' notes to iCloud?

I've seen so many questions asked about it, and I found a proper solution today while working. See below. I searched around, and everyone's answer has been either 'copy all of your notes manually' or ...
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Move iPhone notes to iCloud

I have OS X 10.8, and there is an empty list of notes on my Mac. But I have some notes on my iPhone, which are not in iCloud. Instead, they are local notes in the "On My iPhone" folder. How to move ...
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How to sort notes with Notes.app on El Capitan

In the previous versions of Notes.app there was a possibility to sort the notes, either by creation dates or by 'last updated' dates. I can't do that with El Cap, that's a bit annoying, I want my ...
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Notes from iCloud account don't sync with devices when added as secondary account

I have a "work" iCloud account - a couple of Macs and stuff at work which use that account. I added that iCloud account under Mail etc settings on my iOS 9.0.2 iPhone. However even though Notes is ...
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Cannot connect certain Google Account

I've upgraded my macbook pro to El Capitan. I had changed my google password after that. And Mac asked me to reenter my password. But when I did some error occurred, so I deleted that account from ...
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How to Sync Notes El Capitan to iOS 9 via IMAP

Yes, I know Apple says this will no longer work. But it continues to work just fine on iOS 9 devices. Both iPad and iPhone iOS 9 devices continue to sync via my IMAP account. I enter or modify a note ...
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AppleScript & Notes App

Is it possible to use AppleScript to change the font in the Notes App? I am not very familiar with AppleScript, so I may have missed something, but my attempts to change the font have failed. The ...
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sync outlook notes to iphone 5 notes [closed]

Since I downloaded IOS 9.1 to my iphone 5 outlook notes from my computer are not synced onto my iphone 5. There used to be two categoriges on the iphone notes "from my computer" and "from my phone". ...
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Re-arrange items in checklist in Notes 4 app in El Capitan

The Notes 4 app bundled with El Capitan is revamped. It now includes a checklist feature. This feature becomes available after you agree to "upgrade" (convert) your existing data. Is there some way ...
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How to store note only on my Mac in Notes 4?

I'm trying the new Notes.app version 4 with El Capitan. I "upgraded" my existing data to be compatible wit the newly revamped version of this app. I have an "iCloud" group on the left panel, with a ...
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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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Why does the Notes app show on the lock screen?

The Notes app occasionally shows on my lock screen. I understand that apps can show on this screen based on my location (ex: my AT&T app shows when I'm near an AT&T store) but I don't know why ...
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Notes app stopped synch with El Capitan

These days I upgraded to El Capitan (hombre!). Now the notes app stopped synching over iCloud. I remember having skipped the "Upgrade if you have iOS 9 devices" since I have only a 3GS (yes, from the ...
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Unable to copy images from Notes to Gmail

I am trying to copy and paste some images from the Notes app to an email I am composing in gmail but the images don't show up in gmail. Has anyone encountered this and knows a way to fix this?
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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 ...