Questions tagged [notes.app]

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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Macbook Notes app can't access data

I was using the notes app just fine when I closed and reopened it to a pop-up message saying that it couldn't access my data. I tried reopening the app several times and restarting my computer. The ...
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iCloud - Check the storage used by Notes?

I recently created a note with some large photos (~100 MB in total) in Notes and the note is synced with iCloud. I want to check the storage used by Notes, how do I do that?
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How create a new email account to sync my notes in iCloud? [closed]

In order to access Notes from my iPhone in iCloud, I am told I must create a NEW gmail account for iCloud, suggested as me.com. Precisely, how do I enter a name? Notes is "On" in my ...
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Restore a deleted Note - no Deleted Notes folder?

I put my phone in my pocket unlocked and when I took it out again it had opened Notes, deleted my growing task list and made a new empty note. I opened Notes on my Mac, and saw the note in question, ...
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Lost iPhone notes, Gmail account

I recently migrated from an iPhone 5s to an iPhone 12 Mini on 8/30/21. I have a few Notes accounts, some of which are linked to certain gmail accounts (so within a few minutes of my writing a note on ...
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Add note to phone number without using contacts in iOS

Can the iPhone accomplish what I'm describing below? On my Android when I view recent calls I can: Tap phone number Tap i Tap add note Type a note such as "May order 1000 widgets". Now the ...
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Notes and M$ Outlook prevent using a custom keyboard layout

The included notes app and M$ Outlook switch off the custom layout I'm using automatically and switching back doesn't work (or instantly switches again?). This is extremely annoying and keyboard ...
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Unwanted Spaces in Notes app

This is a screenshot of document I made using notes. I don’t understand why is there space between the text and figure because while writing I wrote just below it.
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Alternative to Apple Notes that uses the Notes database?

Is there an alternative app to Notes on Mac that still uses the Notes database? In other words, is there an app that provides a better different front end than Notes but still stores and reads from ...
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Does Mac Notes always pull all notes from iCloud?

I've always tried keeping offline backups of all cloud services over the years, like my calendars, contacts, notes, etc. With iCloud stuff, specifically Notes, it's not so easy - there is no export or ...
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Reminders: prevent app quit on CMD+W

I'm used to closing only the open windows when pressing CMD+W. However, when all Reminders windows are closed, the application itself quits. How to prevent this behavior?
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Siri Keeps Trying to Redirect Me to Asana When I Edit a Note

Having trouble with Siri. It keeps thinking that editing a note (from the default Notes app) somehow involves the Asana app: Me: "Siri, edit note" Siri: "What would you like it to say?...
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Notes can't be opened right now

Today my Mac got stuck while i was playing some video so i had to hold the power button to do hard restart, and then i started noticing that the Notes app stopped working. It is not loading the notes. ...
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Notes app on macOS spins forever when trying to sync with iCloud

MacOS 10.14 A few days ago the Notes app stopped syncing with iCloud. New messages and changes to old ones no longer appeared on my Mac. I went into iCloud Preferences, turned off Notes, and then all ...
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Multiple tabs in apple notes

is there a way to open multiple notes in apple notes at the same time. It is the app I use for note taking at the moment (I keep changing but recently I've been using apple's default apps) and if I ...
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Get the contents of a note from Apple Notes programmatically [duplicate]

I want to get the contents of a note from Apple Notes programmatically. Any solutions?
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Arrow Key Navigation on iPad External Keyboard Sometimes Causes Cursor to Jump

The Problem I am using a Logitech K480 Bluetooth keyboard with a 7th generation iPad (iPadOS 14.6) and I often notice that when I am navigating a body of text I have typed (e.g. in the Notes or ...
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Notes not appearing on PDF when reopened

I bought my first MacBook Air and am having trouble with the Preview app. I am reading a PDF and have highlighted some important phrases and added notes(or memos) for future references. So here is ...
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Why Notes app use a lot of resource/energy?

I use macOS Big Sur on my MacBook Pro early 2015. Usually, I very rarely open the Notes app, I just using it for copy-paste only, maybe 4-10 times or 2-5 minutes in every 12 hours, but usually I ...
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Apple Notes: Could someone help write a script for me that opens Notes.app, creates blank new note, opens note in sep window, bring to front?

The kind of shortcut I'm looking for is essentially: double-click an icon on right screen, launch "NEW NOTE", POP it to FRONT, so I can immediately begin typing or paste my selection into. I'...
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How can I make a keyboard shortcut to strikethrough text in the Notes app?

Since Apple decided to give us shortcuts for all the text options except strikethrough, how can we do this with one keyboard stroke? I saw some other solutions, but I want my Cmd+Shift+x shortcut back!...
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Sharing an iPhone Notes Folder, it disappears from Mac Notes and from iCloud Notes. Why? How do I share Notes without hiding them from myself?

Notes seems to work well for syncing my own notes with myself between my iPhone and my Mac. But when I go to do something simple with someone else, like sharing a shopping list with my wife, it breaks....
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Is there a way to prevent apps from disappearing after clicking on a different app?

I have an issue with my MacOS where if I have two apps say chrome and notes, and I try to click on the chrome app the notes app would disappear and go into the background. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Shared note folders not visible in icloud notes

As soon as one shares a folder in Apple's notes app, be it in the web version or in any of the apps, the folder vanishs from the web version. So the question is: How can one view shared folders on the ...
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Possible to create a blockquote in Apple Notes?

I'm using Apple Notes for lots of things lately (especially after discovering the Safari note taking workflow described here). Often I want to indicate a section is a quote, much like I can with ...
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Is there a way to create a shortcut in Finder to an Apple Note?

I like to use Apple Notes to organize details and checklists for my projects — it's very convenient. However, it would be more convenient if I could access a project note directly from the project ...
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Notes in Mojave launches FaceTime

Is there a preference or anything that would somehow launch Facetime when opening Notes app? This is really bizarre. This happened for High Seira and Mojave when I migrated my data to High Sierra or ...
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Stop Apple Notes in iPad auto creating unnecessary hyperlink on handwritten text

This is happening sometimes when I start drawing on ipad notes
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Is Notes sync broken on iOS 14 and macOS Mojave 10.14?

I remember that I read somewhere that notes in iOS 14 will not be compatible with notes in Mojave. But I cannot find any more updated information. Some claim that they only stop working after one ...
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does there exist an app that can sync to iCloud notes?

Is there any app, That iCloud notes can sync to ? I wanted to have a backup of my iCloud notes I know iCloud is already supposed to be a backup, but I have heard of people having problems or notes ...
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Backup iCloud notes?

I have 7000 important notes on Mac notes. I once moved them to iCloud to back them up. Recently, I tried to log out of iCloud briefly to fix a bug, and it almost deleted all my notes. I really need a ...
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How to get all selected handwriting to copy as text?

In Notes, I “select all" my hand-writing. Now I'm supposed to be able to tap 'copy as text'. But this option is never offered except for short selections. Never for longer selections made with “...
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Configure Native Notes.app to Use Monospaced by Default

For every carriage return on a monospaced line, the following line resets to the default Body format. I used this post as a reference but everything's outdated and I don't find anything else recent ...
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BigSur Notes app - how to search for 'aws'?

When I search for 'aws' in Notes app, it shows all matches for 'was'. This pretty much makes it impossible to find notes with 'aws', given that vast majority of my notes have the word 'was' in them. ...
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How to set default styles for Notes app

In the MacOS Notes app, I would like to set my own default font colors for different markup styles (headings, mono, title, etc). For example, when creating a new note all the headings would be green ...
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I can no longer share Notes - previously been able to do it but when I create a new one I am no longer able to share that one

Iphone 12 I have previously been able to create and share notes. I'm trying to do a new one and I can no longer share them. I've tried several people and none work. What would have changed that's ...
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How can I restore iPhone from iTunes Backup BUT keep iCloud Notes?

I lost my old iphone SE (gen 1) and most recent backup was 6 months ago (iTunes, no iCloud backup). I want to restore to a new iPhone SE (gen 2020) with the older iTunes backup BUT keep or somehow ...
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How can I backup my Icloud synced notes locally?

I have both a macbook running 11.1 Big Sur and iPhone running iOS 14. I have lots of notes that I'd like to locally backup just in case. Ideally I can export them to a folder so I’m sure they are ...
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How can I limit the number of results returned by an expensive filter expression in AppleScript?

In my Apple Notes automation on macOS Big Sur, I’d like to load any 5 notes whose name contains a substring. For example, if I know that I actually have 5 notes that match the query, I can write ...
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MacOS misbehavior with Fonts in the Notes app

I can't figure out if I'm in a certain mode or if there's a bug in the app but whenever I try to increase or decrease the font of text in the Notes app the direction is always to go Bigger Format ->...
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Airdopped notes from Ipad to Mac disappear

I am trying to send some notes taken on an iPad mini 5th gen, latest iOS, to a 2019 MBP, latest macOS, using airdrop. The two devices see each other correctly, the Mac correctly accepts the note, ...
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Editing a pages document that is accessed via a note in the Notes app?

I have attached a pages document (.pages) within a note (on MacOS Notes App). When I open the pages document from that note though, if I try to make changes it says the original document could not be ...
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Disable shape recognition in Notes on ipad

I just updated to iOS14 for iPad. There does not seem to be an option anywhere to turn off shape recognition. Besides downgrading back to iOS13, is there any way to turn this off? Turning off ...
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How do I use AppleScript to open the first note in a folder, in a different order than most recently edited?

This is a followup question to How do I use AppleScript to open a specific note from Apple's Notes application?. In that answer, the author is able to open the first note in a list based on time ...
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Restore lost notes from Backup device

I am using MacBook Pro which is running macOS Catalina 10.15.4. Recently my MacBook was suddenly shutdown. I actually don't know why it has happened but After booting again I found there is no Notes ...
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How to format selected text in monospace in Apple Notes app?

When I select a text and hit Command+Shift M, It format the whole line instead of the selected text. Example: This is a code expected: This is a code What I have: This is a code
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All notes mysteriously disappeared across all synced devices. Can I recover?

All of my notes that are synced through iCloud have just disappeared across all of my synced devices. I use this application every day and would really like to get these notes back, but I can't ...
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Accidentally emptied a Note, which was then automatically deleted

I accidentally emptied the content of one of my Notes by selecting all and then pressing on the "return" key - removing everything. I then quickly exited from my, now empty, Note, which my ...
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Store notes within folders (alternative Dropbox Paper)

I would like to store a note or text document within a finder folder and have that sync across all my devices and my wife's devices. And be accessed from the note/text app itself. This is currently ...
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Notes.app list search in a specified folder in mac

The macOS Notes.app list search will search all the folders in the current account. I am wondering if it can be done in one specified folder.

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