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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iOS - how to merge “on my iPad” Notes to iCloud after iCloud already activated?

I keep encountering this problem at friends' and it's always the same thing. They wonder why Notes does not sync up to iCloud. I grab their iPad or iPhone and realize that their notes are written to ...
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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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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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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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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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How to add notes to iCloud via sending an email

I use a lot of notes apps on my iPad IOS 7, and I like the option of adding a note via sending the note to a custom email address instead of opening the app and adding the note manually (Like evernote ...
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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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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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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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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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“Paste and Match Style” OSX Notes Keyboard Shortcut Doesn't Work

I feel like I'm taking crazy pills since nobody else seems to be having this issue. I really can't get the keyboard shortcut for Paste and Match Style to work in OSX Notes. I copy some rich formatted ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to make an AppleScript that edits the next note in Mac Notes

I want a shortcut to edit the next note in Mac Notes. Since there is no menu alternative for this I guess I need to create an AppleScript for it. I've tried to use the Notes library in the AppleScript ...
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How can I send my Apple Notes to text files?

I have viewed the similar question on AskDifferent and it hasn't been helpful. I have about 2000 iPhone notes, synced to my iCloud account, so I can access them on my iPhone or my laptop. I want to ...
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Can Siri add some form of timestamp to a Note?

I'd like Siri to add a timestamp -- I'm not too fussy about the exact format -- of the current day and time to the end of one of my notes in the Notes app. She can find the note just fine, but takes ...
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Can settings on Exchange server cause iOS to change Default Account for Notes?

Originally, my Default Account for Notes on my iPhone was set to "On My iPhone". At some point, though, the Default Account apparently switched to my Exchange account. As my notes are personal and my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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OS X Notes App Search not finding

I’m not sure, but I think the new Notes App has a few bugs. I have the Notes App updated to the new format, and synchronized to iCloud. I select All iCloud on the left pane. In the search box, I ...
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Yosemite 10.10.5 broken NotesV3.storedata symlink

On Yosemite 10.10.5, there is a symlink file named: ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/CoreData/ExternalRecords/728187DE-B1D2-4856-A8C9-3772B28EA0FF/.support/store-file The target ...
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OS X Yosemite, old iPod touch

I originally typed out a long paragraph explaining my problem, but I'm sure you all would rather be watching funny cat montages, so I've changed this to be 'short'. The iCloud syncing feature is very ...
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Notes format from Mountain Lion (V1) to Mavericks (V2): how to migrate?

My previous Mac's hard drive died, but I had backups, so I am migrating all its data to a new Mac. The only problem: my previous computer had Mountain Lion and the new one has Mavericks, so the data ...
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Secondary iCloud Internet Account, Notes doesn't stay ticked!

I have an iCloud account that I use for everything to do with my blog that stays separate from my personal iCloud account. I use Notes all the time for writing posts and I do the primarily from my ...
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After upgrade to Yosemite 10.10.3, Mail v8.2 Notes To Do Lists have disappeared

I just upgraded to Yosemite 10.10.3 with Mail version v8.2 I cannot find my Notes To Do Lists.
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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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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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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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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.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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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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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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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 ...