Notes in gallery view—showing the content of each in a thumbnail. Suggested searches appear in the top-right corner, such as locked notes and notes with attachments.

Find that one note when you really need to

Use gallery view to see all your notes as thumbnails, allowing your images to lead you to the exact one you want. If you still can’t find the right note, use powerful search features like searching for images or text inside your scanned documents and more.

How to search your notes

A Mac and an iPad showing the same note from iCloud.

Take notes wherever you go

When you add your internet accounts to Notes, you can keep your notes with you no matter which device you’re using. So, you can save that team roster on your Mac, then have it handy on your iPad when you’re on the field.

How to add or remove notes accounts

A note that includes a description of a photo walk, a checklist of things to do, and a photo of a woman walking by a wall.

A picture is worth a thousand words

Drag and drop pictures, movies, and other files into your notes. You can also add content to notes right from Safari, Photos, Maps, and many other apps.

How to attach photos, files and more

Notes in gallery view after choosing to manage a shared note. You see the people listed who have been added to the note and the options available.

Collaborate with ease

Invite others to view or make changes to a note or to an entire shared folder of notes.

How to share notes and folders

To explore the Notes User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page, or enter a word or phrase in the search field.

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