OneNote for Android

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  1. Why is the android version of OneNote so watered down?

    For any religious user of Onenote on Windows, the contrast in functionality between the Windows version and the android version is just painful. Simple things like page size formatting (i.e. setting paper size preference - A3, A4, Letter size, Tabloid size etc) are not available on the Android app. These things matter when you want to print out your notes. It is super frustrating to have handwritten notes that randomly spill over onto the next page when you are trying to print out notes that were taken on the android version because you have no ability to limit the page…

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  2. Audio recording and note taking

    The ability to record my lecturer and take notes at the same time would be fantastic.
    Currently if I record the audio them it locks out the whole app so that recording is the only thing I can do, making a fantastic feature totally useless.

    12 votes
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  3. Allow Fullscreen

    Distractless fullscreen is important to fully compete with pen and paper.

    3 votes
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  4. Feature parity with iOS

    Make Android app have feature parity with iOS. It's an absolute disgrace that the Android version has been left in such a weak state. I'm forced to use the Samsung SNote app while I wait for OneNote to support even basic functionality like lasso select and redo actions. This is coming from a very long term supporter and advocate of OneNote on tablet PCs.

    163 votes
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  5. Full screen writing mode. I would like all the purple header to disappear so i have more room to write and read.

    Full screen writing mode. I would like all the purple header to disappear so i have more room to write and read

    3 votes
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  6. Add move to SD

    I know hundreds/thousands people have probably already sent this to you, but enable "move to SD card" for android. At this point, your application is useless to me because it lacks this feature on my tablet. I have a 128GB SD card sitting there with less than 2% used, in a 32 GB tablet, and can't synch my notebooks even though I have all that empty space, because OneNote insists on using 20-something GBs of my internal storage space. Without SD card functionality your app is straight up garbage for anyone who deals with large amounts of data or multimedia…

    3 votes
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  7. Page size on Screen

    I have just started using One note on Laptop and on My tablet. I am mainly using for University.

    One Feature that would help would be to be able to set a page size to write and on the infinite page you would have the lines where that size of page would stop so you stop writing .

    this would aid the printing of the notes. even though when printing from my laptop the software cuts the notes into A4 a few lines get cut .

    5 votes
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  8. Straight lines and basic shapes

    Graphing would be so much easier if this was possible. Having to graph on a line that looks like anything but a straight line isn't easy.

    4 votes
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  9. Allow flight mode message to be dismissed

    When mobile device is on roam a constant and annoying message that can't be dismissed takes up valuable screen space. This message should either be able to be dismissed, or removed completely.

    As a European I constantly use my phone on roam in many countries at no additional cost. This message is redundant in that case.

    As a non-US user my mobile network offers me good rates for the rest of the world that do not cost more than I want. Therefore this message is redundant.

    At least it should be dismissed, and should be able to be turned off…

    1 vote
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  10. Chinese font on the mobile phone is abnormal!

    OneNote for Android has a problem for a long time:
    I set the Chinese default font XX on the computer version of OneNote, so now the first few Chinese characters entered on the mobile version of OneNote are the default font XX, and then suddenly changed to Microsoft Yahoo font. This is simply ridiculous! !
    Many Chinese users have the same problem, but OneNote has not fixed this bug, never.

    2 votes
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  11. Notebook List navigation bug regression

    The OneNote for Android "new icon" release contains the Notebook List navigation bug. This was fixed previously during this year.

    The Notebook list will change the list focus to the last accessed notebook when synchronizing each notebook. This impacts a user's ability to navigate the notebook list when the number of notebooks require scrolling.

    Videos documenting the issue within Android Emulator.
    https://youtu.be/zU1gePCrm3w
    https://youtu.be/OdvbqoSTzwc

    The issue is reproducible on any Android hardware device.

    This has been reported in the Android Google+ group before it was shutdown.

    1 vote
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  12. Sticky notes for ordering tasks and priorities/memos, notebook for notes and plans

    Would be nice if sticky notes could have more colors like the onenote sections, and you could give them a label, and reorder the sticky notes by priority within a label

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  13. add next/previous instance buttons in search/find on page

    what's the point of a digital note taking software if it doesn't have the proper search/find on page function?
    onenote for android will highlight everything you search, but will only navigate to the first instance of the word you search. there is absolutely no way to jump to the next instance/word. this has made this software useless.
    i imported everything from evernote to onenote before finding out this defect. guess I have to stick to the evernote.
    please fix this! it is such a basic function and not that hard to implement!

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  14. Galaxy Tab S4 - S Pen Usability Issue When Highlighting Text

    OneNote for Android has a basic usability issue when you highlight text using Samsung’s S Pen on the Galaxy Tab S4.

    If you use the S Pen to highlight a word, you cannot drag the handles to highlight words either side of the selected word using the S Pen.

    To select words either side of the highlighted word, you must use your finger or another non-S Pen stylus to move the handles to the desired location.

    In contrast, Word for Android allows you to move the handles with the S Pen.

    Can you please include this basic functionality to OneNote…

    1 vote
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  15. left hand

    Currently using one note as an android app on my pixelbook, and loving it accept for one occurrence which I believe is due to the fact I am left handed. When ever I try and write something near the left hand side of my screen my palm triggers some short cut to swap to another screen. I would really love to use this app but with out a lefty mode to prevent those shortcuts from happening the app is just not usable.

    2 votes
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  17. onenote android app search function

    Dear Community,

    I'm using onenote very active and it's a great tool. Nevertheless there is one thing I would like to have improved on onenote Android app.

    I'm collecting contact data in onenote, from email, from telephone , from anywhere, just as a quick container to get all new contact details in one place.

    So my notes can have hundred of lines. If I'm going to search in onenote on my computer, cursor will jump to the matching text strings.

    If I search on my mobile phone Samsung S7 edge, I only get the pages, where the text string is…

    59 votes
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  18. Widget to display entire note

    Would be awesome to have a widget similar to that of Google Keep that lets you display an entire note on your homescreen (e. g. a to-do list).
    Lacking this feature prevents me from switching to OneNote completely.

    3 votes
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  19. Have the Android app open for OneNote when a OneNote link is used from another app.

    When I was using Evernote, I was able to copy the link to any note and past it in an event in Google Calendar. When I saw the event on my phone, I was able to click the link in the notes area and the mobile app for Evernote would open. The Notion app does this too. It's only OneNote that doesn't. Why?! Whenever I click OneNote's note links, it opens a web page in my browser where I have to log in. Please - have OneNote for Android open on mobile when links to notes in OneNote are used…

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  20. Navigation Panes improve

    First of all I would like to have the possibility to adjust the width of the columns of notebooks, sections and pages as I like on the windows 10 app.

    Furthermore it is essential to have the possibility to choose whether to show the sections or pages permanently.

    2 votes
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