How To Use Notes On iPhone 5

How To Use Notes On iPhone 5
How To Use Notes On iPhone 5

Learn how to use Notes Apps on your iPhone 5. Type notes on iPhone, and iCloud makes them available on your other iOS devices and Mac computers. You can also read and create notes in other accounts, such as Gmail or Yahoo!.

  • Use iCloud to keep your notes up to date on your iOS devices and Mac computers:
    • If you use a or email address for iCloud: Go to Settings > iCloud and turn on Notes.
    • If you use a Gmail or other IMAP account for iCloud: Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars and turn on Notes for the account.
  • Choose the default account for new notes: Go to Settings > Notes.
  • Create a note in a specific account: Tap Accounts and select the account, then tap Add icon to create the note. If you dont see the Accounts button, tap the Notes button first.
  • See only notes in a specific account: Tap Accounts and choose the account. If you dont see the Accounts button, tap Notes first.
  • Delete a note while viewing the list of notes: Swipe left or right across the note in the list.
  • Search for notes: While viewing the list of notes, scroll to the top of the list to reveal the search field. Tap in the field and type what youre looking for. You can also search for notes from the Home screen. See How to search on iPhone 5.
  • Print or email a note: While reading the note, tap right curved arrow Send icon. To email the note, iPhone must be set up for email. See How to print with airprint on iPhone 5.
  • Change the font: Go to Settings > Notes.


This article will work on all iPhones using iOS 6; including iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5.

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