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iOS Notes syncing works through the IMAP protocol, which in iCloud is integrated into the email service. Although Apple could technically choose to allow for notes syncing without explicitly requiring an email address, they have chosen to make it a part of the email, almost like Notes is its own email folder. You should also be able to sync your Notes using ...


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You can use OptionShift⌘-V to paste and match the current style. This removes all previous formatting, links, etc. If you would like to make this the default action when pressing ⌘V, open System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts, and select Application Shortcuts from the list on the left. Then, hit + to make a new shortcut, select ...


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The iOS Notes app is not able to insert pictures. At best it will paste a url to an image. I suggest you use another note app such as Evernote or Notability.


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Unfortunately there's no url scheme for the Notes app, so there's no way to jump to a specific one. There are two good sites for finding iOS app url schemes, handleOpenURL and the iPhone URL Schemes page on Akosma's wiki. The former has many more urls, but the latter occasionally has something the other doesn't. A quick search in handleOpenURL for "text" ...


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You could just wait for the next iPhone update. While it's not guaranteed to have the ability to add photos, I believe it's likely that it will have the ability to do so. That's because one of the new features in Mountain Lion is a Notes app which synchronizes with iCloud, and one of it's features is adding pictures to notes: Notes in OS X Mountain Lion ...


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The only unremovable Dock icon is the Finder, removing anything else should result in it staying removed. There is nothing special about Reminders and Notes, and it's always annoyed me that they put in icons for things like launchpad etc when they have system wide keystrokes or gestures for the same task. One point to bear in mind tho, is that to prevent ...


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You need a 10.6/10.7 system handy as this doesn't work in 10.8. The method I've previously used is as follows: Plug your iPhone into your Mac and go into iTunes -> Your Device -> Info tab and choose to Sync notes. This should grab the notes out of the On my iPhone section and dump them into Mail.app. Your notes should appear under the Notes section in ...


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You can go in "Terminal.app" and write (if your system is in english): nano /Applications/Notes.app/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/DefaultFonts.plist You will see a long file, but it's easy to understand it's content. You just need to change the ?? value, it is the default font size for each font. When you are done, just control+O to save then control+X to ...


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Took me a while to figure this out so I'll share it if it helps someone else: Instead of tapping on the Notes icon, search for a specific note in spotlight then open that note. After that Notes will work normally again. (Apple knows about the bug but they didn't fix it in time for the release.)


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In Notes.app when you are in the "On this iPhone" section, any notes you create will exist only on the phone (not synced with google or iCloud). The option disappears when all your notes are synced, presumably to encourage you to save to iCloud by default, but the solution is simply to leave one in the "on this iPhone" folder.


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I personally prefer Simplenote because it's simpler, plain text and not that fancy. Well, it's just text snippets and notes for me. Google gets you loads of comparisons: Simplenote and Evernote – in a rather large nutshell Simplenote vs Evernote Evernote vs. Simplenote EDIT If you want to look into Simplenote check out Notational Velocity!


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If you have an iTunes backup, you can browse it with this application and maybe find your note again. The linked app works only for Mac, but here's two alternatives (not tested) : iPhone backup extractor which is a paid multiplatform app iphonebackupbrowser which is less polished and windows only, but free.


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This is actually amazingly simple in Mountain Lion. Open the Notes app. You should have a list of notes folders on the left side. Select the "On My iPhone" folder or whichever folder you want to move notes from. Then select all the notes using Command+A. Drag them to the Notes folder in iCloud. I literally just did this about 5 or so minutes ago. Hope ...


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the way that apple handles notes on the iOS devices is that really they are just specially formatted email messages bing sent to yourself from yourself. This was a bit more obvious in earlier versions of OSX as the notes you would write would appear in the apple email client mail.app. If you want to use you iCloud account to sync your notes then yes apple ...


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There's a difference between syncing with iTunes and over the air sync. If you set up your Gmail account to use over the air sync then when you open up the Notes app (on the iPod), you should notice a back button on the top left that allows you to change which account you use for notes. If you choose your Gmail account and start creating notes, you will ...


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Using OSX 10.8 it is simply not possible at the moment, what you need to do is to access a Mac running 10.7 or lower and sync them to that Mac and move them to an IMAP notes account. Then, you can access the IMAP notes in 10.8 Notes app and drag them all to iCloud. The only manual part necessary is to remove the duplicate notes left "On your iPhone" - they ...


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Just make sure that you have your iCloud notes sync enabled on your iPhone as per: Transfer iPhone notes via iCloud Note that notes which were already on your iPhone before you enabled iCloud Notes sync will not automatically sync to your iCloud account. What I would do in your case is simply email the notes to your @me.com account which you created ...


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Short answer is no :(. That is, unless you can get to the note before iCloud updates it, but that would not be much time at all. Not that they are in the same class, but one can do that with Time Machine. It allows one to go back through, and it has saved and kept track of the changes that have been made to documents.


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That was one of the things I also noticed and found a bit strange - therefore, I developed the app My Photo Note. You can let the app set a link of your photo note into the iPhone calendar - tapping the link will open up the photo note in My Photo Note. My Photo Note is also not free ($1.99 for the full version), but you can try the lite version for free: ...


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Your notes can synchronize with Gmail or iCloud, not both as far as I can tell. To sync a note with Gmail do the following Set up your account and check the notes box in the Mail, Contacts & Calendars preference pane. Go to notes in Mountain Lion Go to View -> Show Folders List -- or -- click the folders list icon in the bottom left side of the Notes ...


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Notes in Mail will be removed in iOS 6, and iCloud only syncs notes between the notes apps. So, Mountain Lion is just a few month ahead of iOS 6 so there is a bit of a missing link between the systems. You can create for every "mail.app-note" one entry in the notes app from iOS and they will be synced to all your devices. So copy and paste every ...


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You have two options: Using Dropbox, save your files on your Dropbox folder and access them on your iPhone through: The Dropbox app, tap on a file. I think Dropbox has a built in text editor, or you can select any text-editing app on your device to view/edit it. Any of the many dedicated text editing apps with built in Dropbox support, such as Elements, ...


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If you search for some local notes with Spotlight or Alfred, the results will contain files like ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/CoreData/ExternalRecords/*/IMAPNote/_records/0/p8.notesexternalrecord. Opening them opens the notes in Notes.app, but they're just empty property lists. The contents of local notes are stored in a binary format ...


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I observe same behaviour on one of my laptops (both use gmail, but different accounts). One of the solutions is to switch to iCloud sync. Notes stop disappearing, but you can't edit anything while notes are being updated... which happens each time you update something. Apple surely was in the rush to roll out that one. I haven't figured out the exact ...


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Aside from making sure you've installed all the latest system software updates, try the following to "reset" Notes on your computer: Quit the Notes application. Turn off iCloud Notes sync on all your devices (on Mac, in System Preferences > iCloud, and on iOS, in Settings > iCloud). In the Finder, pull down the Go menu, hold down Option to reveal ...


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It is possible you have an email account with "Notes" enabled on your iPhone, but don't have the same account set up on your Mac. On your iPhone, in the Notes listing, tap "Accounts" in the upper left corner. Mentally review those accounts. On your Mac, click the Navigation icon that shows two lists next to a box, and makes sure the accounts are the same. ...


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If you previously had Twonky Media Server installed and removed it, that could be the culprit. I had the same issue, though with Lotus Notes (also conveniently called Notes.app), starting/popping up every 5 seconds. CleanTwonkyServerData.command (in /Users/Shared) was the culprit, it might be the same for you.


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The notes should be stored in your backup, at least. Check here Solution is to navigate to ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/Notes and restore: NotesV1.storedata NotesV1.storedata-shm NotesV1.storedata-wal Where ~ is your username. Refer here http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1453392 or here ...


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In OS X 10.9 (“Mavericks”), at least, they’re not stored as individual text documents in a place where you can see them and manipulate them. Even the notes that you choose to save “On my Mac” end up sandboxed in places like ...



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