OneNote for Android

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  1. 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.

    9 votes
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  2. 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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  3. 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…

    2 votes
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  4. 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.

    3 votes
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  5. 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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  6. 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…

    58 votes
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  7. 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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  8. Full functions from OneNote desktop to mobile and window 10

    Please add full functions OneNote desktop for example tag, customize font/color font/font size, customize page/section, highlight ect. to mobile Android/iOS and OneNote for Windows 10

    175 votes
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  9. Drag and Drop fro android devices

    All new Android devices (And I think mostly all of the old ones) are supporting drag and drop feature and running two apps simultaneously. Especially for note taking app to support drag and drop feature is crucial. We have bigger and bigger screens and as well new tablets. And easiest way hove to insert anything to note is to drag and drop it to note. If I need selected images, videos or even texts.

    2 votes
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  10. 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 .

    3 votes
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  11. Please give the capability to convert ink to text on Onenote for Android. This is very useful especially in the Mathematics classroom.

    Please give the capability to convert ink to text on Onenote for Android. This is very useful especially in the Mathematics classroom.

    3 votes
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  12. OneNote on Android: How to remove Warning "connection may charge extra... turn on airplane"

    Hi,

    Since a few months, i have a Warning on Onenote (always when I use my normal mobile internet): "we noticed the connection you're on may charge extra. To turn off data usage, turn on Arplane mode in Settings".

    The Warning civers one third of display (I have Motorolla Motto G4Plus).

    The warning disappears when the mobile is connected to wifi.

    How can I turn off this warning?

    BR

    Leon

    58 votes
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  13. More text editing features

    Hello, I think the android app is missing features on text edition, such as text font and size, styles (heading 1, heading 2...). These are available on PC edition and are very useful to organise and hierarchize ideas. Thanks in advance !

    21 votes
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  14. 28 votes
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  15. Alternative cloud storage/ sync location options

    On the Android app you should consider offering individuals their choice of note storage location for syncing. Not everyone uses OneDrive so it would be beneficial to be able to choose other options e.g. Dropbox, box, mega sync etc etc etc based on existing workplace/ individual sync location policies or practice. Most of these provide a local sync folder and any one note file can be placed there for syncing. People like options....just a thought

    1 vote
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  16. Update Timestamp to latest edit time.

    It should be possible to update the creation timestamp/date that is shown on top of every page. Best would be if the timestamp was showing when page was last updated. Just like in normal Word-documents, we're you have date for last update of document.

    5 votes
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  17. 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…

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  18. Make use of all S-pen features in Samsung

    First, thank you very much for this amazing app! While I love it in my Samsung tablet, there is one thing that Samsung Notes has that I miss in OneNote. That is... the amazing selections of colors and brushes that come with a Samsung Tablet that are not available in OneNote for Android. Would it be possible to integrate them? The writing experience in Samsung Notes is far better than OneNote, although in terms of organisation, syncing with computer... OneNote is far superior

    104 votes
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  19. Include find tags function

    Please add find tags function to Android. So often, I want to remind myself of the tasks I have created at work but am unable to do so without accessing a PC. It would be such a shame to have to go to another provider and use their apps to be able to do this when I am happy with OneNote in every other respect.

    11 votes
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  20. Configurable function for Samsung S-Pen's button

    The Samsung Tab S3 comes with an stylus called S-Pen which features a button for the thumb. In Samsung's note taking app this can for example be used to switch to the eraser.

    It would be a nice feature, if you could configure OneNote to react to this button, for example by cycling through pens (press to go to eraser, press again for the highlighter press again to be back to normal pen), or by acting as certain other pen while you hold the button.

    With such a feature, the button would have a meaningful function and so you can…

    288 votes
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