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4 stars out of 5
· 11/29/2015
MS Keep / Note

- Jot down all your notes in one place. Create shopping lists and use checkboxes to mark completed tasks. - Increased functionality on WP 10 (vs 8.1). - Easy to create notes on WP 10: Swipe down (from the top of the screen) and tap note (left tile by default). - Create a notebook for each topic Wish it had: - Increased functionality on Windows Phone - Virtual folders / tags / labels: Like Google Keep - Colours: Google Keep :) - great to distinguish between app categories or to prioritise notes. - Personally I prefer Google Keep for its simplicity, and ease of customising to your own needs. - OneNote seems like overkill in some aspects and too rigid vs Keep Still, its the default note taking app for Windows. Windows Phone 10. Lumia 630.

5 stars out of 5
· 11/23/2015
No more paper!

Since I start using this app, I began to manage my notes and thought for my works. It also helped my keeping my lyrics and poems I always like to read. I'm not saying that this app is perfect in any way but I give it 5 stars because Microsoft did a great job!

2 stars out of 5
· 11/21/2015
Learning curve

I have access to an earlier version on my work computer. I need to transfer thousands of notes from Evernote, but if I can't move notes from one section to another I will be lost. Update - I discovered that if you right click on a note you have the option to copy or move a note. Beginning to see how it could be useful.

4 stars out of 5
· 11/28/2015
Just needs a LOCK

This IS a cool app, but it does not have a lock control. But EVERITHING else is awesome!

5 stars out of 5
· 11/16/2015
Nailed it. Darn near perfect now

The universal version for Windows 10 started out simplistic, but has slowly gained good functionality. The latest full screen drawing as well as working spell check were definitely needed and are awesome. I would like to see the ability to move notes to other sections, handwriting conversion and the ability to turn off display of authors. UPDATE: Pen button issues were resolved in last update. Also a handy color pallet was integrated into the menu bar. Just add the ability to move pages to different sections and this has everything I need. UPDATE 2: Added the auto shapes thing and also the ability to copy or move pages so this is going to be sufficient for me to use 98% of the time. With Audio recording and handwriting recognition this would be a 100% replacement for the 2016 in office version. Again, great work OneNote team!!!

5 stars out of 5
· 11/15/2015
my go to notebook!

it's simple & basic. it does what it's supposed to. you make notes, lists, you can even draw and it stores it for you and syncs them with all your other devices. it's a good way to save paper and never be without your notes because it will always be accessible at any time.

4 stars out of 5
· 11/15/2015
Great app

Simple, easy to use, and looks great. Has less features than the desktop version for obvious reasons, but very nice indeed. Use it all the time in class for jotting down quick notes.

4 stars out of 5
· 11/21/2015
Search by typing 'note'

Please don't make use type One... to search for Onenote. Whenever note comes to mind, we people usually search for 'note'. But there are no results. Instead, we have to search by typing 'one...'.

1 stars out of 5
· 11/24/2015
this is not the Onenote I was looking for

I saw some videos about OneNote with all kinds of useful functionality but the version I have (the only one I can find) is missing most of the great features - it is super-simplistic. I can't even search based on tags. I like having multiple notebooks with multiple pages but without a search feature it doesn't let me be any more organized than I was before - how am I supposed to find anything?

1 stars out of 5
· 11/14/2015

I HATE THIS APP SO MUCH!!! I bought this 1K sp4 device hoping to take notes in class efficiently but it keeps crashing and freezing!! The pen color option is also limited. I am in organic Chemistry. I NEED MORE COLORS TO DRAW THE STRUCTURES. Why can't I have more than 8 colors to chose from in such a "high tech" device while my friend has 20+ color pens which probably cost her $20 to buy. Also, when I try to open it, there's this white box area and you can't write over it. I don't know if anyone else is experiencing the same thing. Ugh I hate this I'm switching back to pen and paper.

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  • Draw and write --- Use your device's pen or your finger to add ink to your notes with multiple types of pens and highlighters
  • Quickly take a note --- Jump straight to a blank page by clicking the Note button in the Action Center and on supported pens
  • Work together --- Share your notebooks with colleagues, family, and friends and edit them together in real time
  • Share to OneNote --- Send websites, recipes, documents, and more to OneNote using the Share Charm, Microsoft Edge, Clipper, Office Lens, and dozens of other apps and services
  • Recent Notes --- Quickly access your most recent notes, complete with visual previews of each page
  • Make lists --- Quickly write to-do lists with check boxes
  • Search --- Search and find anything in your notes, including handwritten ink and the text in pictures
  • Paper --- Take notes on a white background, or add a grid or ruled lines for easier drawing and writing
  • Customize formatting --- Style your notes with tables, bullets, colors, and more

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• Automatically transform your drawings into shapes • Move/copy pages and sections to keep everything organized, just the way you like • Share a copy of a page from your phone to other apps like Outlook Mail • Quickly insert a photo from your phone’s camera • Copying and pasting content on your phone just got easier • Additional bug fixes and improvements

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