You’ve been diligently taking notes on your iPhone, but now you need to undo an accidental deletion or maybe even a whole bunch of notes. Here’s how!
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How to undo in notes on iPhone
If you make a mistake while typing in the Notes app on your iPhone, there’s no need to worry. You can easily undo your last action.
- Tap the Notes icon on your iPhone’s home screen to launch the app.
- Type a few lines of text into a note.
- Tap the Backspace key on your keyboard to delete some of the text you just typed.
- Tap the Undo button at the top of your screen to undo your last change.
How to redo in notes on iPhone
If you have recently made a change to a note in the Notes app on your iPhone that you want to undo, you can do so by tapping the “Undo” button. If you have changed your mind and want to redo the change, you can do so by tapping the “Redo” button.
How to Undo in Notes Using Shake to Undo
In order to undo in Notes on your iPhone, you will need to shake your device. This can be done by either holding your iPhone in one hand and shaking it back and forth rapidly, or by placing your iPhone on a flat surface and moving it back and forth.
Once you have initiated the shake, a pop-up window will appear on your screen with the option to “Undo Typing.” Tap this option and the most recent thing you typed into Notes will be erased.
How to Undo in Notes Using the Undo Button
If you accidentally delete something in your Notes app, don’t worry! You can easily undo the change by tapping the Undo button.
- Open the Notes app and find the note you want to undo changes in.
- Tap the Edit button in the top right corner of the screen.
- Tap the Undo button in the bottom left corner of the screen. Alternatively, you can also shake your iPhone to undo changes (this may not work with all iOS devices).
- Tap Done when you’re finished making changes to your note.
How to Undo in Notes Using Finger Gestures
Whether you’re jotting down a quick note or writing a longer document, the Notes app for iPhone and iPad has some handy features to help you get it done. Here’s how to use them.
One of the great things about using the Notes app is that you can easily undo and redo your changes. This is especially useful when you’re making corrections or editing something you’ve already written.
To undo your last change, simply shake your device. A popup will appear asking if you want to undo your change. Tap “Undo” to confirm.
You can also redo a change by shaking your device again. This time, the popup will ask if you want to redo your change. Tap “Redo” to confirm.
If you want to undo multiple changes at once, tap and hold on the Undo button in the top-left corner of the screen. A menu will appear with options to undo up to 20 changes at once.
How to undo in notes on iPad
The iPad and iPhone Notes app has a handy undo feature. If you accidentally delete something, you can simply shake your device to undo the last action.
How to delete in notes on iPhone
There are two ways to delete notes on your iPhone. You can either delete them one at a time, or you can delete all of them at once.
To delete a single note:
- Open the Notes app and find the note you want to delete.
- Tap the trash can icon next to the note.
- Tap Delete Note in the pop-up menu that appears.
To delete all notes:
- Open the Settings app and tap Notes.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and tap Delete All Notes.
- Tap Delete Notes in the pop-up menu that appears.
How to copy in notes on iPhone
If you want to copy text in a note on your iPhone, you can do so by selecting the text and then tapping Copy. To paste the text, simply tap and hold where you want to paste it, and then tap Paste.
How to paste in notes on iPhone
Open the Notes app on your iPhone.
Tap the note that you want to paste into.
Tap and hold the text field where you want to paste the text, then tap Paste.
How to search in notes on iPhone
There are a few different ways to search for notes on your iPhone. You can use the search bar at the top of the Notes app, or you can ask Siri to find a note for you.
If you’re not sure which note you’re looking for, the search bar is the best way to find it. Just open the Notes app and type what you’re looking for into the search bar. You’ll see a list of notes that match your query.
If you know which folder your note is in, you can narrow down your search by tapping the folder name in the search results. This will show only notes from that folder.
If you’re still having trouble finding the right note, ask Siri to help you out. Just activate Siri (either with “Hey Siri” or by pressing and holding the Home button) and say something like “Find mynote about vacation.” Siri will search through your notes and try to find the one you’re looking for.