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  1. scott8629's Avatar
    Hello Guys,

    Anyone recommend a good note taking app?
    04-22-2012 02:18 PM
  2. TMavC5's Avatar
    Check out Evernote

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    04-22-2012 02:21 PM
  3. TMavC5's Avatar
    Also check out MSOffice on our phone.

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    04-22-2012 02:22 PM
  4. freestaterocker's Avatar
    OneNote is already built in to Office. I tried evernote but OneNote is better, and it's already there.
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    04-22-2012 04:52 PM
  5. opacityzero's Avatar
    Notepad and Evernote are my top two after trying almost a dozen. I choose Notepad as I needed access to my notes offline too and not have to pay for the privilege. Most note taking apps don't have the ability to group them into folders/categories which eliminated most for me.

    http://www.windowsphone.com/en-US/ap...c-78e7d1fa76f8

    Free, clean interface (no ads) and supports folders to keep them organized. Developer is looking to improve it on xda-developer site too so hopefully improvements are coming.

    UPDATE
    I'm now using the following, MetroNote (better with useability when viewing/editing) and Feather Notes (easily filter notes based on Tags so you can quickly see your groups but when editing, to scroll becomes very difficult). Both use Simplenote to backup with which is free too and works well. Even with the two programs, they sync quite well between each other...if only the two developers could merge their ideas together the result would be even better.

    http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/st...b-f6715646a848
    http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/st...8-c882f74cc135
    Last edited by opacityzero; 03-25-2013 at 10:14 AM.
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    04-22-2012 04:53 PM
  6. Ruand Mehlsen's Avatar
    Personally I like Bubblenotes the most for note taking. It has a clean interface (no ads) it is free, and it is very simple and fun to use. (You store your notes in living bubbles :D)

    Bubblenote | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)
    10-29-2013 03:14 PM
  7. steve_w_7's Avatar
    I have gone through tons of note taking/to-do apps and haven't found anything that tops OneNote. The formatting options allow you to create any kind of list you can imagine (bulleted, numbered, checklist). If you use it on your tablet, make sure you download the OneNote app. The handwriting recognition using a stylus is amazing. If you have access to your SkyDrive account, you can get to your notes on your phone, your tablet or any desktop.

    For jotting down quick, handwritten notes, I use InNote. It is, by far, the best app of its kind out there. It's smooth and quick. You can even share your InNote notes to OneNote.
    10-29-2013 03:33 PM
  8. rdubmu's Avatar
    I have gone through tons of note taking/to-do apps and haven't found anything that tops OneNote. The formatting options allow you to create any kind of list you can imagine (bulleted, numbered, checklist). If you use it on your tablet, make sure you download the OneNote app. The handwriting recognition using a stylus is amazing. If you have access to your SkyDrive account, you can get to your notes on your phone, your tablet or any desktop.

    For jotting down quick, handwritten notes, I use InNote. It is, by far, the best app of its kind out there. It's smooth and quick. You can even share your InNote notes to OneNote.
    I haven't found anything that tops one note. I have it on my surface pro, wife's iPhone, my Lumia 920, our iPad and now on my LG G2. Downside it isn't available on my iMac as an app (web browser only) I love the family room function of windows phone as it let's us share notes between Microsoft Accounts

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    10-29-2013 03:38 PM
  9. Bhanu Prasad's Avatar
    any notes applications where we can share using sms ?
    10-29-2013 11:15 PM
  10. btbam91's Avatar
    OneNote is the best.
    10-29-2013 11:47 PM
  11. cyberden's Avatar
    For information EverNote doesn't allow you to see your notes when you don't have a data connection (for example when roaming on a trip) without having the premium subscription. This is the reason I went back to OneNote.
    10-30-2013 05:02 AM
  12. gapost's Avatar
    My wife wants a note app that will work "like siri." IE, you can speak and it will transcribe the speech into written words into a note app. Anyone know of one?

    And btw, I use Note+ and it's pretty nice and easy.
    10-30-2013 05:45 AM
  13. btbam91's Avatar
    My wife wants a note app that will work "like siri." IE, you can speak and it will transcribe the speech into written words into a note app. Anyone know of one?

    And btw, I use Note+ and it's pretty nice and easy.
    OneNote. From anywhere, hold down the windows key to bring up the speech dialogue. Say "note" followed by the audio note.
    10-30-2013 01:45 PM
  14. gapost's Avatar
    Right, OneNote will make a voice memo, but it won't transcribe the voice to text, like on an email or SMS.
    10-31-2013 07:34 AM
  15. btbam91's Avatar
    When you make a note via voice, it pastes an audio clip as well as text.
    10-31-2013 06:37 PM
  16. jmshub's Avatar
    Right, OneNote will make a voice memo, but it won't transcribe the voice to text, like on an email or SMS.
    I was not aware of this behavior, but I just tried it and it works great! It makes an audio clip and it transcribes what you say.
    10-31-2013 06:46 PM
  17. gapost's Avatar
    Wow, you're right. I didn't recall that this worked like this before, but it makes OneNote even better.
    11-01-2013 06:33 AM
  18. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    Wow, It does work to hold down the windows button, say "Note" and then say the words of the note. OneNote recorded it and transcribes it into text!
    11-03-2013 10:16 PM
  19. wozburger's Avatar
    To all those saying OneNote is best, I wonder if I'm missing something.

    OneNote is OK (for me) but a critical aspect it seems to be missing is the ability to organise notes into notebooks (like I can in Evernote - e.g. I'd like to create DIY, recipes notebooks etc). You can't even do that in the Onenote web app - again, as far as I can tell - I guess it's only available in the full program? I'd prefer to use onenote on my phone as then I can access it under my MS login, but Evernote seems more flexible/powerful.

    If I am missing something here, could someone let me know?!

    Thanks!
    11-06-2013 09:01 AM
  20. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    I use OneNote on all my computers and on my Windows Phone 8 Lumia 822 and all of them organize into multiple separate notebooks, chapters, and pages, etc. They all sync, and are always available on any of the devices and through Internet Explorer. It can track web pages, notes, voice recordings, photos and much more. It can sync and share with others using Rooms, Sharepoint, and Skydrive.
    So, EverNote can keep information in separate chapters. What else do you think makes it seem more flexible/powerful?
    11-15-2013 08:59 PM
  21. rdubmu's Avatar
    To all those saying OneNote is best, I wonder if I'm missing something.

    OneNote is OK (for me) but a critical aspect it seems to be missing is the ability to organise notes into notebooks (like I can in Evernote - e.g. I'd like to create DIY, recipes notebooks etc). You can't even do that in the Onenote web app - again, as far as I can tell - I guess it's only available in the full program? I'd prefer to use onenote on my phone as then I can access it under my MS login, but Evernote seems more flexible/powerful.

    If I am missing something here, could someone let me know?!

    Thanks!
    I will say that nothing beats one note on a Windows 8. On the mobile side, the ipad version is the best, followed by Windows Phone, ios iPhone version, and the Android version is total crap. On my Android LG-G2 I am now using Evernote.

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    11-15-2013 09:58 PM
  22. coderserdar's Avatar
    any notes applications where we can share using sms ?
    you can use awesome note
    you can send notes via sms or e-mail
    and you can lock your note folders
    you can assign a password to specific note folder, note whole application
    08-11-2014 04:54 PM
  23. rdubmu's Avatar
    Is it cross platform and does it sync with a cloud service?
    08-11-2014 05:01 PM
  24. coderserdar's Avatar
    Is it cross platform and does it sync with a cloud service?
    that is for wp8 and above
    you can sync your notes with OneDrive
    08-11-2014 05:18 PM
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