OneNote for Android

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  1. Don't remain running in the background unnecessarily

    OneNote for Android currently forces itself to stay running in the background using on average 22MB of RAM. That isn't very much but if the app doesn't need to be running all the time it would be better if it didn't. Looks like it is because it leaves a Service called ONMSyncNotificationRemovalService running all the time. Perhaps it is just a simple case of a developer forgetting to call stopSelf or stopService when it has completed its task that requires it to remain running in the background.

    The Android SDK documentation calls leaving a service (app) running unnecessarily "one of…

    11 votes
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  2. Allow users to minimize the ribbon in the Android version of OneNote

    While the ribbon is useful, it would be optimal to allow us to minimize it when it is not needed, such as for long periods of text entry. I like to have my onscreen keyboard be fairly large, and with the size of the keyboard and the ribbon, the actual screen space of what I'm entering is quite small. It would be much easier if the ribbon could be minimized that way there would be more screen space for your text entry.

    6 votes
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  3. Please make OneNote available in more countries

    It's not possible to install the application through Google Play because "This item cannot be installed in your device's country."

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  4. [BUG] OneNote for Android auto-scrolls to top after touch-input on slide past #40 (printed page)

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_mobile-onenote/onenote-for-android-is-scrolling-to-the-top/c3573cc3-111a-4bdf-a281-308c95951216?page=1&msgId=7624eee2-247b-40cc-b3d1-6afdda4c75b8

    Device 1:
    Tablet
    Nvidia Shield Tablet
    Android 5.0.1 Stock
    Device 2:
    Phone
    SM-G900A
    Android 4.4.2 custom ROM
    I'm having a strange issue with my OneNote pages. Normally, I use my finger to tap in order to bring up the cursor to start inputting text. However, I have noticed that on any page consisting of multiple slides imported from powerpoint presentations, it will not let me tap to input text after the 39th page. When I tap an area beyond some invisible horizontal threshold occurring around the 39th slide, it automatically places the cursor at the top of the entire…

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  5. Add Link to Text in Android/iOS

    Especially for the Android Tablets and iOS (mobile). It would be nice if we could insert hyperlinks on text so we can record references to online materials. This would benefit students who take research notes on their tablets using OneNote on the go without needing to use the desktop app.

    7 votes
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  6. Synchronisation with OneNote files anywhere

    Many people store their datas on a private NAS. This is possible with OneNote 2013, why not with Android version?

    7 votes
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  7. I need onenote for Android and I am in Egypt and it is not listed as available in google play

    Onenote for Android is not available in google play for my country, Egypt, we need it and unfortunately I couldn't find any promised plan for rolling it out to us any soon… .please make it available for all users worldwide.

    6 votes
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  8. Highlighting

    On Windows, there is a method of highlighting in Microsoft Word, where the highlighter button can be clicked on with no text selected, so that the mouse cursor can then highlight text merely by selecting it. Such simple highlighting functionality would work wonders in the OneNote app for Android.

    4 votes
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  9. Long time OneNote user now has Galaxy Note 4. Need to know how to connect the stylus button to the eraser

    Connecting the stylus button to the eraser is a much faster way to make corrections than going to the stylus bar to switch back and forth between inking and erasing. How do we make this work?

    5 votes
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  10. Galaxy Note 4 poor image quality.

    I thought I had the perfect product for project estimating until I noticed that the pictures I was taking in One Note were very low resolution compared to what my Galaxy Note 4 will normally take. I need to take pictures of wiring diagrams and see detail when zoomed in but if the pictures can't maintain resolution than this product is useless to me. Please help

    6 votes
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  11. attachments android

    Allow android the capability of attaching files. This would make moving to one note easier

    5 votes
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  12. Create Nook HD+ patch

    The OneNote app use to work with my Nook HD+, now the current version is not compatible with my device. I use onenote or I used Onenote daily.

    Help, bring back oneNote the nook Hd+.

    The software verses have always worked with the Nook until the current upgrade for Android 4.1.

    The nook runs a nook software version of android currently nook 2.2.0 . I have checked and I have the most up to date verison nook has. Could ya' ll just patch the app to work with my device . Please :-)

    5 votes
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  13. Ruled pages

    In addition to drawing/writing. The ability to make it a ruled page would be great. I love taking notes on my surface pro 2 but it's not possible all the time so I have to use my note 3. Evernote and papyrus are currently dominating this area. Give one OTE ruled pages and papyrus won't be able to compete

    6 votes
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  14. Text Wrapping in list view

    It would be great to have text wrapping in note titles in list view.

    6 votes
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  15. Improve or give the option of having higher quality images for tablet viewing

    The issue I am describing has been described by others on office forums. The PDF's printed to onenote on the PC look spectacular on the computer but when viewing the same file on my tablet some page look very blurry. I have tested this on a Samsung Galaxy note 10.1 2014 edition and a Galaxy Note 4 and the same result. In addition inserting the PDF locally would be a lot easier.

    5 votes
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  16. Asian language support

    My language (Korean) is not correctly displayed in Onenote Android.

    It displayed OK in the section list, but all broken inside the pages. (didn't test about other languages)

    It works ok only when I set android itself to Korean, which is sometimes hassle. Please review and correct this problem!

    4 votes
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  17. Improve send to Onecote to send full text

    Currently sharing with OneNote from an android app or browser sends a link to the given page rather than the text itself. This also applies when I email a note to the default email address. This needs to send full text rather than just sending a link. This may be a limitation with Android but will be a killer feature.

    Secondly send to OneNote on a desktop browser sends a Screenshot of the page. This is hardly desired it should rather send all text and formatting.

    5 votes
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  18. Add whiteboard and document mode when creating a new photo page on Android

    This is available in the iOS version - would be really nice to have it on my Android as well.

    5 votes
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  19. Make OneNote for Android available all over the world in the Play Store!

    Make OneNote for Android available all over the world in the Play Store! We don't have it in Saudi Arabia

    5 votes
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  20. Android: Fix Unicode (Tamil) rendering

    Please fix Unicode rendering problem inside notes. Please see: http://i.imgur.com/xrYUitO.png The text is gabbled.

    3 votes
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