Using Quick Notes iOS 16

Apple has provided an easy method for writing notes and key points without launching the Notes app. With the release of iOS 16 and its many features, Apple has provided its customers with Quick Notes, which allows them to take notes from other programs or simply save them to the folder without even opening the notes application on their smartphone. This feature is worth learning more about, believe me. In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to use quick notes on iOS 16 and later devices.

What are Quick Notes iOS 16?

Quick notes allow you to take notes anywhere on your device. It really comes in handy; you can write everything down and take quick notes. Or maybe you’re in a meeting or tiptoeing notes from a guide, or want to capture your thoughts that suddenly pop into your head, this is where quick note taking comes into play.

How to Add Quick Notes to Control Center iOS 16?

Adding quick notes to the control center is a must as you get a shortcut directly accessible from the drop-down menu.

  1. Go to the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Click on the Control Center.
  3. Find Quick Note under the more controls section.
  4. Tap the Quick Note plus icon.

How to use Quick Notes on safari iOS 16?

You are searching the web and want to write down some information from it, so instead of typing everything one by one, you can simply select the text and add it to the quick notes. Here’s how to do it.

  1. In the safari app, go to the web page you are currently reading and want to take notes from.
  2. Select the text or paragraph you want to save in quick notes.
  3. Long press on the text and drag the cursor over the text.
  4. You will then get a popup, tap the popup’s arrow until you see the new quick note option.
  5. Click here.
  6. This will create a new quick note with the text you selected.
  7. You can even add text or notes to this document.
  8. Click save.

You can even save the link to the web page in the quick notes.

  1. Open the web page in the Safari app.
  2. Tap the share icon at the bottom of your screen.
  3. Select Add to Quick Note or New Quick Note option.
  4. Click the Save button.

Note: This method is not only limited to safari app, you can use this method for any application.

Where are the quick notes stored for iOS 16?

Quick notes are stored on your device and you can find them quite easily.

  1. Go to the Notes app on your iPhone.
  2. On the main page of the Notes app, you will see that a new folder has been created called Quick Notes.
  3. Click the Quick Notes folder.
  4. Here you will find the list of all quick notes you have made.

Is there a difference between notes and quick notes?

You have to open the notes app to type something in, but when it comes to quick notes, you can share them from any application and also take notes from other applications without even opening the quick notes app. Just select the text or page and click the share icon to save it to the quick notes folder.

Until next time, with another topic. Until then, Toodles.

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