Category: Microsoft OneNote

OneNote for Android Now Remembers Where You Left Off in Your Notes

The OneNote for Android app has a new update rolling out that brings a handy new feature to those that use the note taking app.  The app will no remember the notes you were working on and will return you to it when you reopen the app.

The new update is version 16.0.9029.2079 for those keeping score at home and who like to play version number BINGO!.  It is rolling out to the Play Store now and you should get the OTA update for the app over the next few days if you already have it installed.

Microsoft OneNote for Android Update Brings Several Note Editing Improvements

Microsoft OneNote, the company’s note taking app, has a new update rolling out that brings a number of improvements for users.  The new build is version 16.0.9001.2134 for those keeping score at home and has been released to the Play Store.  This update likely brings something for everyone as it is pretty comprehensive.

First, there is a new lasso tool, which allows for you to select ink drawings and other content on your page in a much easier and more controllable way.  The lasso tool on the desktop version of Microsoft OneNote always worked well but it hasn’t been in the mobile version up to this point.  Now you have feature parity, on the lasso at least, across all devices.

Microsoft OneNote Update Brings App Shortcut Support

Microsoft OneNote, the free note taking app from the Redmond based company, has a new update rolling out for Android users.  The update, version 15.0.8827.2090 for those keeping score at home and who like playing version number BINGO!, brings several new features including integration with Microsoft Office Lens.

For those who don’t know, Office Lens is the scanning and whiteboard capturing app that allows to save them as photos.  Now the apps are more tightly integrated so you can capture something with Office Lens while in OneNote.

OneNote for Android Update Brings Password Setting Support

Microsoft OneNote for Android has a new update rolling out that finally brings support for setting passwords on note sections.  The updated build is version 16.0.8625.2040 for those keeping score at home and with it comes the ability to set a password on a section of notes and to open that section using your phone’s fingerprint scanner (or password if you phone doesn’t have one).

Password protection of sections has been in OneNote for a while and while you could open up a section on your Android device, you could not set the password in the app itself.  You had to use the OneNote desktop app in order to set passwords.  No more.  Now you can long press a note section in the app on your device and you will see a new Protect Section option on the menu.  Tap it, set the password for the section and you are good-to-go.

Microsoft OneNote for Android Update Brings Improved Navigation

Microsoft OneNote for Android has a substantial update rolling out in the Play Store today that brings improved navigation to the note taking app.  The update brings the same panel style navigation between notebooks, sections and pages that are in the Windows, Mac and iOS versions of the app.  It makes navigating much faster and easier as well as being the same on whatever device you happen to be using.

The new build for Android phones is version 16.0 for those keeping score and should be hitting devices with OneNote installed over the course of the next few days.

OneNote for Android Update Brings Improved Sharing of Notes

Microsoft has released an update to their popular note taking app OneNote for Android.  The updated build is version 16.0.8067.1772 for those keeping score at home and the biggest new feature is the ability to share a page from the share panel built into Android Marshmallow or later.  This will make it far easier and fast to share thoughts and ideas with others.

The editing tools have also improved in this update.  The ability to cut, copy and past are there now along with other performance improvements to editing tools.  Couple this with the formatting tools being immediately available in the command bar, this overall makes the app easier to use, especially on a phone.

Microsoft OneNote for Android Updates Adds Page Sharing Feature

Microsoft OneNote for Android has a new update that is rolling out which brings a handful of new features to the note taking app.  Perhaps the biggest new feature in the app is the ability to share a page with others.  If you are running Android Marshmallow or later, you can use the Share a Page feature from the Share pane so you can share your notes with others more quickly.  There is also an improved web clipper for Android in this release.  While it is still considered a Preview (translation:  beta) feature, it will allow you to capture anything on your store it in OneNote.

Along with these updates, there is improved Cut/Copy/Paste support along with the ability to access formatting tools quickly through the improved commanding bar in the app.

OneNote Update Brings Better Link Handling Within Notes

Microsoft has rolled out a nice update to OneNote for Android today that greatly improves the handling of hyperlinks within your Notes.  The new update is in the 16.0.7 train (actual build numbers will vary by device) and once you have it, you will be able to open, edit or remove a link within a note.  If you tap to open the link, you will be taking to your default browser.  Previously, in the mobile apps, links could be copied and then pasted into your browser but opening them directly from OneNote wasn’t an option.

The improvement should increase productivity for users of the app, especially for those who share notes with others.

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