Manage Your Notepad
|Manage Your Notepad|
You can sort your Notepad items by category and put them into different folders, delete unwanted items, and share items with other people.
When viewing a list of items or an individual item in Notepad, touch the status bar at the top of the screen to quickly return to the first item or the beginning of the item you are viewing.
Use App Lock for Notepad or Lock a Note
Enable the app lock for Notepad: Go to, enter the lock screen password or customize the app lock password as prompted, and then turn on the switch next to Notepad.
Lock a note: Open the note you need to lock in Notepad, go to, and follow the onscreen instructions. To unlock the note, go to .
If your device supports fingerprint or face unlock, you can use fast authentication by performing the following: Go to Unlock with Fingerprint ID and Unlock with Face Recognition., then enable
Sort Notepad Items by Category
To sort the notes into different folders by category, you can add labels in different colors.
- On the All notes screen, swipe left on an item, select or to move this item to the top, or add a star mark to it.
- On the All notes or All to-dos screen, swipe left on an item, touch , and select a notebook for this item.
Touch and hold a note or to-do item, select the ones you want to classify under the same category, then touch .
Items in an Exchange account cannot be moved.
Share Notepad Items
To share a single note or to-do item, open the one you want to share from the All notes or All to-dos screen, touch , and share it as prompted.Notes can be shared by touching As image, As text, Export as document, or To another device.Handwritten notes cannot be exported, and other types of notes can be exported into TXT or HTML files. You can search for saved notes in Files.
To share multiple notes, access the All notes screen, touch and hold a note, and select the ones you want to share. Then touch and share them as prompted.
Print Notepad Items
On the All notes screen, open the item you want to print.
Go to, then select a printer and configure printing settings as prompted.
Delete Notepad Items
On the All notes or All to-dos screen, swipe left on an item, and touch to delete it.
Touch and hold a note or to-do item you want to delete, select or drag over the check boxes of any other notes or to-do items you want to delete as well, then touch .
To restore a deleted Notepad item, touch All notes or All to-dos, select the item you want to restore in Recently deleted, then touch .