Microsoft Updates OneNote For Android With Handwriting Support, Tablet Optimized UI And More

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OneNote for Android Tablets

 

Microsoft today updated the OneNote for Android app in Play Store with which enables you to take handwritten inked notes, have a tablet optimized experience, and personalize and format your notes. This is major update and I’m sure all OneNote for Android users will be happy to use it. One of the most requested feature added in this release is the new handwriting support, you can now draw with your stylus and even with your finger. Your notes will sync across all your devices, helping you access them easily and stay organized.

Handwriting and drawing is even easier on Android devices, which come with an active digitizer. Just bring your pen to the screen and start writing. To add text or an image all you need to do is tap the page with your finger and bring up the cursor. Once done, just bring your pen back to the screen and start writing. You can add life to your notes by changing the pen color and thickness. To customize a pen, tap on the selected pen or tap and hold on an unselected pen.

This update also gives you the ability to customize your pages. You can change the page color for visual appeal or add grid lines or ruled lines to your pages to assist in handwriting or drawing. These options can be found under the View tab; you can find these options in the overflow menu on your Android phones.

Another great news in the update is that the app has been completely redesigned the UI to fit Android tablets. The new tablet navigation lets you scan through your notebooks and sections so you change to your notes quickly. Just like OneNote for iPad, you now have ribbon based navigation. They have added many new formatting options: font type, font size, font color, highlight color, text alignment and heading styles. You can even organize your notes better by inserting tags to your notes.

You can download OneNote for Android from Google Play today

Read more about it here.

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  • Willem Evenhuis

    Great, now if they could only fix these longstanding issues, onenote would be (almost) perfect!