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How to Change the Background Color of Notes on iPhone and iPad

Monday March 29, 2021 10:18 am PDT by
In iOS, you can set the system appearance to Dark or Light Mode, which changes the look of every native app on your Apple device, including Notes. If you set your iPhone or iPad to Dark Mode, for example, each note in the Notes app appears by default as white text on a black background. However, Apple Notes also allows you to switch the background color of individual notes or all of your...

How to Share Folders in the Notes App on Mac

Thursday May 14, 2020 10:55 pm PDT by
On Macs running macOS Catalina and later, Apple has fleshed out the features of the stock Notes app, enhanced the viewing and search functions, and made it easier than ever to generate, share, find, organize your notes. In earlier versions of macOS, for example, users were limited to sharing individual notes in Apple's stock app, which could be frustrating for heavy note-takers....

How to Share Folders in the iOS Notes App

Thursday October 10, 2019 6:58 pm PDT by
In iOS 13, Apple fleshed out the feature set of the stock Notes app while enhancing the viewing and search functions in such a way that it's now easier than ever to generate, find, and organize your notes. In particular, there are new options to share entire folders of notes with friends or colleagues, including the ability to share your notes in a read-only capacity. Keep reading to learn...

How to Migrate Your Notes From Evernote to Apple Notes

Friday October 26, 2018 5:09 am PDT by
Apple's stock Notes app has come a long way since it first appeared on Mac, with password protection, tables, and document scanning being just a few of the top features it has gained in recent years. These and other improvements offer compelling reasons to migrate from a rival note-taking platform, especially if you've been paying for the privilege. Evernote users in particular may feel...

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Notes Created in iOS 15 and macOS 12 Betas May Not Show Up on Earlier Versions

Tuesday July 6, 2021 4:12 am PDT by
If you've installed the public beta of iOS 15, iPadOS 15, or macOS Monterey on any of your devices, you may have already tried out some of the new features Apple has added to the Notes app, such as the ability to use @ user mentions in shared notes and the long-desired support for tags. However, some users have discovered that notes containing instances of these two new features don't show...
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Note-Taking App 'Google Keep' Gains Intelligent Organization Feature

Thursday June 30, 2016 3:21 am PDT by
Google has announced a smart new organizational feature for its note-taking and to-do list app, Google Keep. The app can now intelligently categorize users' notes by topic, such as food, books, and travel, and entries can be searched by keyword using topic shortcuts which appear in the search bar. Google Keep, which also offers a web interface, includes other features like list support, ...