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How to sync Apple Notes with OneNote

Apple Notes and OneNote are two of the best note-taking apps for iPhone. While Apple Notes has focused on simplicity, OneNote provides all the functionality a power user needs. Although it is not officially available on Windows and Android, you can easily view Apple Notes using OneNote. And with one trick, you can even go ahead and sync your Apple Notes with OneNote.

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OneNote mobile apps now carry Sticky Notes integration. We’ll show you how to add sticky notes using the Apple Notes app and view them using the OneNote mobile app.

The method may seem simple in theory, but you need to follow some steps to enable it. It’s a one-time setup process and you can easily sync Apple Notes with OneNote.

Add an OUTLOOK account in the Mail app

First, you need to add an Outlook account linked to OneNote on iPhone. We’ll use the Mail app to add that. This way, you will be able to check Outlook mail, contacts, notes, and more on your iPhone. Follow the following steps.

Step 1: Open the Settings app on the iPhone.

Step 2: Scroll down to the mailing list.

Step 3: Open Accounts from the following menu.

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Step 4: Click Add Account and select outlook.com.

Step 5: Sign in with your Microsoft account credentials.

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After successful installation, you will see Outlook appear in the same account. Now your Outlook account is ready to sync with your iPhone.

ENABLE OUTLOOK NOTES

Now that you have added an Outlook account on your iPhone, it’s time to enable Outlook email, contacts, and notes on your iPhone. Heres how to do it.

Step 1: Go to the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Open Mail and select Accounts.

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Step 3: Tap Outlook and enable Notes for Outlook.

You can now view your Outlook notes from the default Notes app on the iPhone. Let’s check it out.

CHECK OUTLOOK NOTES

You can view your Outlook notes in the Notes app on the iPhone. Here’s how to access and modify it.

Step 1: Open the Notes app on the iPhone.

Step 2: You’ll find Outlook with iCloud in the Notes app.

Step 3: Expand the Outlook menu, and you’ll see all the Sticky Notes you’ve added via the Windows app or the OneNote mobile apps.

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Step 4: Tap on Outlook Notes folder and compose a new note from the bottom right corner.

Add a new note using the text editor and hit the Done button at the top. Since these notes will be synced with Sticky Notes in OneNote, you won’t be able to use a rich text editor like Bold, Italic, Table, Title, and more. It is a simple text editor for adding words.

Access Apple Notes in ONENOTE

Notes you add via Outlook in Apple Notes can be accessed from Microsoft OneNote mobile apps. Microsoft OneNote for Android and iOS comes with Sticky Notes integration.

Open OneNote on iPhone or Android and go to the Sticky Notes section. You can see your newly added notes here. You can open and edit them with Sticky Notes text editor.

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Edit text with bold, italic, underlined, or bulleted list. You can also add photos from the camera roll. Whatever change you make via the Sticky Notes section of OneNote, you’ll see it work in the Apple Notes app.

Make your default OUTLOOK account in Notes

You can make Outlook the default account for creating notes on iPhone. This means that the iPhone will use iCloud to sync notes between devices. Therefore, you will need to change the default to Outlook so that you can easily view them on OneNote mobile apps and Sticky Notes on Windows.

Step 1: Open the Settings app on the iPhone.

Step 2: Go to the list of notes.

Step 3: Click on the default account.

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Step 4: Select Outlook from the following list.

From now on, Apple Notes will consider Outlook as the default method for creating notes.

Limitations of using Apple Notes with ONENOTE

  • You can’t use the rich text editor that you enjoy with iCloud Notes in Apple Notes.
  • You cannot create folders.
  • The ability to use tags to organize notes is also missing.

Start using Apple Notes with ONENOTE

If the above limitations don’t bother you, you can easily integrate Outlook with Apple Notes and view notes created from OneNote. We hope to see Microsoft and Apple collaborate and provide a better seamless experience using Apple Notes with OneNote on iPhone and other platforms.

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