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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Keyboard shortcut for monospaced formatting in Notes app

Is there any way to define a keyboard shortcut for monospaced formatting in Apples Notes app? Any alternative suggestion to quickly format a single line monospaced without using the mouse?
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How to link notes in macOS Notes application?

Is it possible to link to another notes in macOS Notes Application? For example I want to add in link to "Note2" from "Note1". So I click on the link, it will take me to that note.
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Is it possible to add a horizontal line to apple notes on a mac?

On MacOS I see ways to enter checklists and tables but no way to enter a horizontal line. Is this possible to do?
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Can I transfer voice memos and notes from iphone to idrive usb drive?

I am a Linux user and do not use iTunes. There are 2 way usb drives around that allow one to attach them to iphone and transfer media using supplied app as well as use them as USB drive on a computer. ...
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How to connect notes with links in Notes.app?

I have lots of notes and want to connect some of them to each other. We can add links with CMD + K and I know we can run other apps with links like reminders://. Is there any URL scheme to create a ...
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Code markup in Apple Notes app

I am currently running macOS Sierra (10.12.6) and was wondering if there is an easy way to format code (like there is for Title, Heading, etc.) in Apple's Notes app? I'm open to any workarounds to ...
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Mac app for writing handwritten notes

I would like to prepare hand-written notes (via One by Wacom tablet) for my educational purposes, therefore I would like to have a software which has ability to create infinite long (or big enough) ...
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Anyone successfully syncing IMAP Notes with High Sierra?

I regularly use the Notes app with our corporate IMAP server to share notes between my devices. (Corporate policy forbids us from using iCloud or any other 3rd party service.) This used to work fine, ...
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Shortcut of zooming out in Notes

I am using a french keyboard in MacBook Pro. The followings are shortcuts in Notes. Zoom In works perfectly, whereas Zoom Out by Shift + command + , does not work. Does anyone know what's wrong?
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Shortcut to create checklist on Notes (Mac)?

I usually type "* " (or "- ") to start a bulleted list but how do I start a checklist quickly on Mac?
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Notes not opening on OSX El Capitan 10.11.16 on MacBook Pro

Notes will not open either from dock icon or from Finder, even after a forced quit and re-starting of MacBook Pro...just begun happening today during normal MacBook usage. Suggestions?
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How to save note onto Mac instead of iCloud on macOS High Sierra?

I recently upgraded to High Sierra 10.13.1. I can't save notes on my Mac, the only option is iCloud. How can I save the note on my Mac instead of on iCloud?
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How to edit shared iCloud note in native app?

I shared an iCloud note with somebody else to work on it together. I sent a link via E-Mail which points to iCloud.com. The other person opens the link, signs into iCloud and then the note is opened ...
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iPad app to take notes in mathematics

I would like to take mathematical notes with my iPad so that at the end of the process I would have a PDF file of A4 pages. Do you have any idea? PS: I have tried Nebo but it is too complicated to ...
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How To Get Notes On Windows 10?

I switched from my Mac to a PC that runs Windows 10 and have all my notes from the notes app on my Mac. How can I get all my notes? Thanks!
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How can I merge Notes from two Macbooks without using iCloud?

I have two laptops and both have different Notes that are useful to me. Not wanting to share any such data with Apple, they are also not synced to iCloud. So far, I found the path where they are ...
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Unable to pin notes and add tables in Notes, High Sierra

So, two of the key features of High Sierra is that its Notes app has the ability to pin notes and add tables. However, both of the actions are inactive. Is there some trick on using them? I'm using ...
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How can I undo/redo in iOS Notes.app w/o shaking my iPhone?

Are there alternative ways to quickly undo/redo changes?
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How do I resize an image in Notes?

I can't resize an image by dragging and dropping in Notes. How do I resize an image in Notes?
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will signing out of icloud delete all my notes permanently?

I am supposed to, as part of troubleshooting my iCloud account error messages, sign out of icloud then back in. I get the pop-up that logging out will remove all the Notes from my mac. When i log ...
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Convert Apple iCloud Notes to Google Docs

Is it possible to convert some of my Apple Notes that are currently in my iCloud, over to Google Docs? I use about 7 iMacs a week for work but the network here at work has been odd with letting me ...
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macOS Notes app: zooming in on sketches made w/ iPad Pro

I created a sketch in a note (Apple's Notes app, synchronized with iCloud) using 10.5" iPad Pro running 11.0.3. When I open this note on my macbook pro running 10.13, the sketch is tiny and there are ...
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Is there a way to access a previous version of a Note?

I've been using Notes to keep track of billable time. I just realized that I accidentally deleted some text within a Note (not the Note itself, so it won't be in Recently Deleted) that I still need. ...
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Notes as reminders

Is there a way with Apple Notes to set a time to be reminded of a note, as in Google Keep? Or must I set a reminder separately which reminds me to check the note?
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How can I change default font Notes - Sierra, High Sierra

In the actual Notes application there are menu choices for changing the font of a note. However, this doesn't change the default font for new notes. There is also no Preference.../Settings... where ...
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How do I import a Reminder.app lists into a Notes.app checklist?

I want to transform my list of reminders in Reminders.app into a checklist inside a note in Notes.app. I tried dragging the list from the list of lists from Reminders to Notes and that didn't work. I ...
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Why do Notes not sync?

iCloud Notes not syncing says the solution is to update to El Capitan or log out of iCloud. But I am now on 10.13 and have had to log in to iCloud many times due to updates and new devices. All (...
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Recovering Notes from Water Damaged iPhone

I washed my iPhone SE with my clothes in the washing machine on warm for about an hour. It didn't go through the dryer, but sat in the wet clothes for an extra hour after the cycle was complete. I ...
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How can I move my notes from iCloud folder to GMail folder

Only iCloud folder displays in the move menu. Even though GMail folder is normally present.
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iPod Touch 9.3.5: Noting app that zeroes in/highlights the word upon search

For months I've been trying to find a "Noting app that zeroes in/highlights the word upon search", but to no avail. Does someone perhaps know of any such app?
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How to recover a folder deleted in Notes app?

My saved Notes on my iPad were accidentally deleted. I tried to find a folder for the "recently deleted" and there is none listed, how do I find it?
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Note taking apps on macos that allow drawing (using the iPad pro as another monitor w/ duet (or similar))

tldr: I need a whiteboarding/drawing/notes app that will also let me add text using the macbook's keyboard I have one macbook and one iPad pro. I use the ipad + pencil to sketch ideas and write math ...
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I accidentally deleted a note in iCloud

I deleted a note from iCloud in my iPhone, I thought that it was only an extra copy of the actual note, so I deleted it. I tried to find ways to recover the note but it seemed impossible. I was ...
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Possible to use local and icloud notes in OSX Mavericks Notes.app?

I just had a situation arise where I have a single note that has a sensitive password in it, that I don't want shared in the cloud. I would like it to only be "On My Mac", which I recall being able ...
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My notes appear in mail in invisible mailbox

It started with me finding spotlight results from Mail when I searched for my notes. Apparently the content of hundreds of my notes are in my gmail account, according to Mail. I have not had notes ...
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Can an AppleScript write to a Notes.app document?

I would like to write text to a "Note" (as opposed to a standard .txt or .rtf file), because Mac Notes automatically sync to an iCloud account, across devices. (I understand that one can use various ...
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Notes - iCloud.com vs me.com

I am having a problem seeing all of my notes between my devices. Unfortunately, my primary iCloud account is @me.com. When my newer computer was set up, it was set up with @iCloud.com since @me.com is ...
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How to delete orphan images from Notes.app on Mac

I have an image that shows in the “Browse attachments” view in the Notes app on Mac, but when I right-click on it and choose Show in Note, it doesn’t return any note, as it was deleted previously. Is ...
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How can I extract locally stored Notes from iOS without enabling the cloud?

A family member has been using an iPhone since around 2012 and regularly uses the Notes feature to store various things to remember. At some point, syncing of notes was no longer supported by Apple as ...
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Disable spellcheck and autocorrect in Notes forever

I've googled plenty of guides about disabling spelling and grammar in mac's Notes, and while unchecking the items in the edit menu works fine for the note I'm currently on, it turns back on for each ...
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Folders in Apple Notes app

How do you determine what folder a note resides in, in the Notes app? I have about 20 folders and put 30 or so notes in many folders. All databases use to have some way to view a path.
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How do I hyperlink 'text' within a note in the macOS Notes app?

If you copy and paste a link from Safari into the Notes app, it is pasted as text that is also hyperlinked. However, I haven't been able to find a way to do this in the Notes app directly. I've ...
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Are password-protected notes encrypted?

I can't find anything about encryption on Apple's sites, but are password-protected notes using E2E encryption?
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Is it possible to share iCloud Notes read-only?

I've just written up instructions for my Mum on how to use the AppleTV but I'm scared she's going to accidentally delete the contents of the note. Is it not possible to share a note "read only"? ...
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Notes no longer sync from iOS (iphone and ipad) to OSX (macbook)

I've got a Macbook pro running OSX 10.10.5, an iPhone 5s running 10.3.2 and an ipad mini 4 running 1.3.2. Ive noticed that notes that I make on my iPhone or iPad don't seem to be syncing with the ...
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Mark up tool for Notes in macOS

Is there a way to use the mark up tool in notes? Or something that works like that would? I want to be able to put shapes with text on top of copy pasted images. So I want to use a shape, be able to ...
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What format does the apple notes sqlite db date use?

I want to extract the note texts and modification dates from an sqlite notes database extracted from an iOS device backup. But I can't figure out how to convert the date format to a readable date ...
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Is it possible to lock all notes, and automatically lock new notes, on Notes app?

I see that it's possible to password protect specific notes I wonder if this can be done automatically to new notes so that I don't need to do it every time, if I want encrypted notes Is it possible ...
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Are all Notes.app notes stored in iCloud encrypted?

This page makes it unclear: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202303 It notes "Encryption is available only when you use the latest iOS or macOS and upgrade your Notes app." - and the latest version ...
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How are Notes Preferences Stored in MacOS?

Does the Mac Notes app store its preferences in a plist somewhere, or does it have a different method of storage? It doesn't seem to use ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.notes as most system apps do. I'...

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