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 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 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 do I disable the Notes App on ipads?

My students are using the Ipad Notes app to pass notes in class. Some are not appropriate either. Is there a way to disable the Notes app on an ipad?
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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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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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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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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 on a different account (@gmail) and have icloud account. Unable to see the notes on icloud

I have notes on my iphone. However the notes are in different account and not on the icloud account and I am unable to see the notes when I login to my icloud account. I have notes back up turned on. ...
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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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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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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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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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Newlines are removed when sending text file from MacBook to iPhone via AirDrop

How can I send text from my computer to the iPhone while preserving new lines? When I try to AirDrop a plain text file created in TextEdit (on my MacBook) to my phone, and choose to open the file in ...
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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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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 ...
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How to transfer notes on the iPhone between different IMAP account?

After adding a new email account (call it gmail-2), my default note app account has been accidentally changed to the new gmail account(gmail-2). I did not realize it until after tons of notes to it. ...
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Notes synchronisation with google account, uncountable notes generated

I have setup my macbook to sync with my google account for notes and apparently for each note that i start to write on my mac several versions, i believe all versions of the notes (after each ...
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Accessing previous backup version of notes

When I transitioned from iPhone 5 to 6, my local Verizon store rep said that she could transfer my data. Long story short, not all of my notes transferred. The Cloud has my current notes due to ...
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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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Moving iOS Notes into OS X Notes

I'd like to do a few things, either: Safely move my iOS notes to the OS X Notes app That is, sync my existing notes with the OSX Notes app and then delete the couple of thousand notes from the iOS ...
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Sync Notes from Mac and iOS Devices Without iCloud

I did some research, and discovered that people have had nightmares with syncing notes from the Notes app via iCloud, in that all of the notes get permanently deleted. Before seeing these ...
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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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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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How to move line up/down in Notes on macbook using keyboard shortcut?

I know it is possible in xcode with ⌘ + ⌥ + [ or ⌘ + ⌥ + ]. But it doesn't work in Notes. Any ideas?
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How to tune Notes on OS X to use plain text or not to reformat quotes?

As technical guy, I do hate the markup support in Notes.app and I would prefer to be just a smart text one. Here is my wishlist: Use a different font, like a fixed width one Drop any ...
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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 OSX 10.9 and above. Earlier versions will show you which note a search query exists in but will not ...
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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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Notes.app: Notes from iCloud show title but bodies are blank!

I have been using notes.app for a while, especially for its ability to use iCloud to sync. Everything has seemed fine, though it seems like some of my older notes' bodies are showing up blank. I ...
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Creating local archives of iCloud documents

How can I download archived versions of my iCloud data at will? iCloud's security is no match for user error, as I have experienced on one recent unfortunate event. Luckily only a few Notes.app notes ...
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Deleting notes in ipod

All my notes are synced to my gmail account and can be accessed. Now if I delete all my notes on my ipod, would it also delete all my notes in my gmail because it syncs. I do not want the notes in ...
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restore notes iCloud IMAP

I've deleted "notes" IMAP folder. Now I have no notes on Macbook, iPhone, iPad. Please help me to restore my notes. I have TimeMachine backup.
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How to copy iPhone Notes to Pages

How can I copy all of my IPhone Notes that are in ICloud into a Pages doc. I have been googling this for a couple of days but haven't found any answer. I don't want to use iTunes & a computer. ...
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Notes (Mac) can't connect to IMAP account, Mail can

Lately when I try to use the Notes app on Mac OS X 10.8.5, I get a message saying "Notes can't connect to the account JW IMAP", and asking for my password. If I enter the password, then a minute ...
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IPhone Notes to Pages doc

How can I copy all of my Apple Iphone 5s Notes into a Pages document? I am using ios 7. I haven't tried anything since I don't have any idea how to do this.
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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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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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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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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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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 ...