OneNote for Android

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  1. 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.

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  2. Full screen to draw or read

    I would like there to be a full screen mode to draw like the one on the windows 10 app, with a single bar with all the drawing tools, gaining the space of the bar where there are the section name and the home keys, insert, draw, view.

    Also I would also like a full-screen mode with a single bar like the one described above to read the notes where for example the keyboard is not opened when you touch the screen.

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  3. Chromebooks

    10inch + Chromebooks should be able to get full featured versions of office and it should count against our full desktop version limits. ****, you could kill two birds with one stone and make it a Linux version because we can use them too.

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  4. Make OneNote keyboard and touchpad friendly for Chromebooks

    On a Chromebook, the OneNote App does not respond normally to the touchpad when trying to select text, or to many standard keyboard shortcuts. The online version does.

    Double tap (using touchpad) does not highlight the word.

    Long press with a finger (on screen) highlights a word with both selection cursors showing.  When using the touchpad or a mouse, the word is not highlighted and only a single selection cursor appears.

    Holding down left corner of touchpad and using another finger on touchpad to highlight text does not work.

    Keyboard shortcuts work better, but not fully, and out of sync…

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  5. Ability to Draw (or at least View) Ink Effects

    I would like to be able to draw/write in the same inks that I have in the UWP version - rainbow, gold, etc. If I can't WRITE in all the inks, I still expect them to SHOW on the screen in the ink that I used in the Windows app version. Everything is just graphics, so it should APPEAR the same on all versions.

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  6. Easiest improvement: minimally add ONE more highlighter (if you're not going to work on anything else more for colors/pens/highlighters)

    ADD A PINK HIGHLIGHTER. Why pink? So that we can at least highlight in 5 different colors: Yellow, Blue, Green (highlighting blue over yellow gives green), Pink, Orange (highlighting pink over yellow gives orange)!!!!! So, give us a pink highlighter!!! This would be very very very very greatly appreciated because it's one small change you could do for the android version and it would make a difference.

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  7. Ink to text Galaxy S4 Tab

    Add the functionality for Ink-to-Text in OneNote for Android Tablets. Not everyone has, or wants, to own a Surface and this feature would be delightful for those of us who use tablets for note taking with customers. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Tab is an excellent device with a lot of capabilities, but the OneNote version for Android is seriously lacking in capabilities like Ink-to-Text

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  8. Ink to shape

    Need the ink to shape feature like ipad please

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  9. Enable Check Box Clicking When Notes Are Read Only

    It would be cool for Android (and probably for all devices that aren't laptops or desktops) to have an option to prevent editing of notes, with the exception of check boxes. I use To Do notes for presentations so I can click of the information as I've presented it. But each time I go to check a box, it thinks I want to edit the page and I have to worry about editing information by mistake.
    I currently work around this by using the pen option to check the boxes instead of the actual To Do List Check. would be…

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  10. Unsynchronized notes are completely lost after logging out and logging back in on Android

    When synchronization is lost (don't know why), the user needs to log out and log back in. But the unsynchronized NEW notes are completely lost. PLEASE fix this !!

    First, the synchronization should synchronize the notes in BI-direction and overwrite a file only when it is a newer version by comparing the dates and times. It is NOT acceptable to just copy the online notes to the phone and erase everything else on the phone. That is just a ridiculous design!!

    Second, the deleted notes on the phone by user and those erased notes by the app itself should be…

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  11. Let OneNote work in slow / not working wifi

    OneNote keeps on "loading notes" if on slow / not workiing wifi.

    See https://pasteboard.co/I88AEXr.png ( i couldn't upload the pic directly here, why not?).

    As long as OneNote hasn't synced using wifi it should work as if it would be offline.

    At the moment, slow / not working wifi will prevent you from using onenote. That's a problem. Please fix this.

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  12. Improve Search Functionality on Android

    Dear onenote team and community, I beg you to vote on this suggestion,

    As I see it, there are two tenants of a virtual notebook:
    1) Content Creation (often from a laptop or tablet)

    2) Content Retrieval (both platforms; but very critical function of a phone, as it is a information consuming device)

    In order for android onenote to become a useful app for consuming content it needs to add:

    1) search within notebook
    2) search within page (with a next button to take you to the next term)

    Currently, android search can only retrieve results from ALL notebooks, and…

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  14. Ability to turn OneNote file into a Office document easily from OneNote.

    Ability to turn OneNote file into a Office document easily from OneNote.

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  15. Allow user to choose where to add new pages (top or bottom of page list)

    Ipad and Windows versions of OneNote allow users to choose where new pages will be added in the Navigation settings (top of page list; bottom of page list; or below current page). This is missing from the Android version of OneNote.

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  16.  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

     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 matching, but I do not get the result on the page.

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  17. More space for notes

    I have a tons of notes saved and It won't sync anymore because I don't have anymore space.

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  18. android widget display section

    I'm a fan of the GTD method on completing tasks by context. It would be really great if I could use an Android widget that displays only a specific section of my notebook. For example, I have a section called "Phone" or "Errands" would be really handy to have displayed on a Android desktop.

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  19. Make the OneNote widget more consistent with the OneDrive widget

    If you look at them side-by-side they are similar but different enough that it's weird. Overall the two widgets need to be more consistent. The size, spacing, and icon style should all be consistent. I wouldn't mind not having the full OneNote name on there, as long as the logo was correct.

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  20. "Cannot open a notebook located on a legacy sharepoint server"

    I setup OneNote/Android for the first time by adding my home account first (@outlook.com) and then my work account (@microsoft.com). When I tried to open a work notebook, i got this error...
    "OneNote cannot open a notebook located on a legacy sharepoint server"

    I found a work around:
    Logout all accounts
    Login to work account first (my @microsoft.com account)
    Login to home account next (my @outlook.com account)
    Open work notebook...opens as expected.

    This appears to be a bug.

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