Notes on Android

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Use Notes to quickly add checklists, agenda items or facilitate a research project without the disruption of switching apps.

Viewing Notes

To view and manage your Notes:

  1. Open Panel toggle button Panels from the left side of the bottom toolbar;
  2. Swipe left to Notes panel icon Notes (between History and Downloads) or tap on the Notes panel icon Notes icon.
  3. Tap on a note to view the full note.

Creating a new note

To create a new note:

  1. Tap on the Add new note button Add Note button in the bottom right corner;
  2. Enter the note text. The note will be saved automatically;
  3. When you’re finished, tap on the Back button in the top left corner to return to the list of notes.

To discard the new note, tap on Delete button Delete in the top right corner.


Creating a new Note from a web page

To make a note of something you found on a web page:

  1. Select the text you want to turn into a note;
  2. In the menu that appears, choose Copy to Note.
Highlighted text with Copy to note context menu shown

The note will be added to the folder you viewed last.


Creating a new Notes folder

To create a new folder for your Notes:

  1. Select the note or notes you want to group under a folder and tap on the Move to button Move button.
  2. Tap on New Folder.
  3. Give the folder a name and choose a parent folder.
  4. Tap on the Back button in the top left corner to create the folder and exit the dialogue.

Editing Notes

To edit a note:

  • Tap on the note you wish to edit.
  • Make the changes. They’ll be saved automatically.
  • When you’re finished, tap on the Back button in the top left corner to return to the list of notes.

Moving notes

To move a note to a different folder:

  • Long press on the note(s) you wish to relocate.
  • Tap the Move to button Move button, to select an existing folder or create a new one.

Deleting Notes

To delete a note, open the note and tap on Delete button Delete in the top right corner.

To delete multiple notes at once:

  1. Long press on the first note and then tap on the other notes you wish to delete.
  2. Tap on Delete button Delete in the top right corner.

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