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 ...

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  Microsoft today announced an update for OneNote Online that will improve the co-authoring experience. This update allows users to work with others through shared notebooks stored on OneDrive or Office 365. Today we are happy to announce improvements to the OneNote Online co-authoring experience: The new “People Presence” feature helps you see who else is working on the same OneNote page or is in the same notebook simultaneously, regardless of which OneNote client they are using, so that you can connect and collaborate with them if needed. Improved syncing means your edits are nearly in real-time. This will help you and everyone else to stay on the same page as ideas develop and evolve.   With this update, OneNote has become a great place to collaborate in real-time. Source: OneNote blog ...

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Following the release of OneNote apps for Kindle Fire and Fire phone by Office team, OneDrive today announced the availability of OneDrive apps for both these devices. With this new OneDrive app, users can store, view, and share their favorite photos and important documents right from their phone or tablet. OneDrive is now available everywhere from PCs to Macs, Android, iOS and Windows phones and tablets, and now on your Kindle Fire and Fire phone. OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life. Easily store and share photos, videos, documents, and more. When you upload files from your Android device to OneDrive, you can get to them when you’re on your PC, Mac, tablet, or phone. With OneDrive for Android, you can easily get to, manage, and share files on the go: • Browse all your OneDrive files and files shared with you • Share files by ...

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Microsoft OneNote team today announced the new release of APIs that will help developers to write a full fledged OneNote app. Along with the launch of these new APIs, they have also just turned on the ability to create new notebooks on OneNote Online. This is a feature that has been requested by many of our users and Now that it is available, the OneNote Online experience is more convenient to use than ever before. Creating a new Section Creating a new section is similarly easy. Let’s create a new section called “BIOLOGY 101” in the notebook that we just created. In this case, we will use the “id” property above (0-61528580FB755FBB!460) as the {notebookId} below. POST https://www.onenote.com/api/v1.0/notebooks/{notebookId}/sections Note that we are using the exact same API as the one we are providing to our developer community. We are happy to be making this feature and the API available to you ...

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Microsoft today updated OneNote for Mac with several new features and improvements. Microsoft has added support to create, open, edit, and sync OneDrive for Business notebooks alongside personal OneDrive notebooks in the OneNote client. Find the full list of new features below. What’s New in Version 15.1: •Print – Need to print your notes or a to-do list? Now you can with OneNote for Mac! You can also save your notes as a PDF. •Drag and Drop – Drag pictures from websites or other places on your Mac and drop them directly into your notes. •Formatted Text – We’ve added the ability to copy and paste formatted text between applications. Whether it’s an article from the web or a document in Word, any content you paste into OneNote will look great! •Format Painter – Use Format Painter to quickly copy the format of text in one part of your notes and apply ...

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Microsoft today updated their OneNote on Android app. It includes the ability to take handwritten notes or draw with a stylus or with your finger. Also, it now includes variety of formatting options like font types, font sizes, alignments, and tags. New in this version: • Take handwritten notes or draw with a stylus or with your finger. • Use a variety of formatting options like font types, font sizes, alignments, and tags on your tablet. • Move between your notebooks, sections, and pages with a swipe. • Bug fixes and performance improvements. •Support for LG G3 Download it here from Google Play Store for free. ...

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Microsoft announced the availability of OneNote app for Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet and Fire phone devices. With this release, Microsoft is keeping up its promise of to bring OneNote to every device that matters to you. If you have a Kindle Fire or a Fire phone, you can now use OneNote to capture or access thoughts, ideas and to-do’s while on the go. App Description: It’s time to harness the immense potential of your thoughts and discoveries by taking a note in OneNote, your very own digital notebook. With OneNote, you can capture that flash of genius, that moment of inspiration, that list of errands, or that plain old note that’s too important to forget. Whether you’re at home, in the office or on the go, your notes travel with you. And you can share your notes and collaborate with others, across multiple devices! Key Features: • Sync your notebooks ...

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Microsoft OneNote team today posted a parody video to promote OneNote integration in the Microsoft Surface. This is a parody of “Sexy and I Know It” by LMFAO, watch it above. It was recorded and produced by the OneNote Engineering Team. OneNote Engineering team celebrated the launch of OneNote for Mac early this year by creating a parody of One Day More song from the film Les Misérables. Watch it below. To get OneNote for free and learn more: http://www.onenote.com. ...

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Microsoft OneNote allows users to add information on the web through OneNote web clipper and the email clipper (me@onenote.com). Now, they are further simplifying the process of collecting recipes on the web. When you use the OneNote web clipper or email clipper (me@onenote.com) to clip a recipe, OneNote will now simplify the page down to just the steps, ingredients, and key pieces of information you need most, giving your recipes a simpler, cleaner format in OneNote. Great new feature for all those home cooks! How Microsoft does this? By taking advantage of the Bing platform, we are able to glean the most important parts of the recipe and present them in a useful way directly in OneNote. Bing’s vast knowledge repository, which powers the recipe experience on Bing.com, allows us to dynamically deliver our deep understanding of individual recipes to your OneNote notebook. This feature works on many of the top recipe websites in the U.S., ...

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Microsoft today announced a new website where OneNote users can share feedback and suggestions for improving OneNote. Currently, Microsoft relied on feedback from Microsoft Answers forum, social media, etc, for feedback from its users, this new feedback site should allow them to collect direct feedback from users. Also, they have separate sections for OneNote users and OneNote API developers. Today, we’re excited to announce a new and easier way to send us suggestions on how we can improve OneNote—the OneNote Feedback & Suggestions website. Our new site consists of two forums, one for OneNote users and one for software developers. In either forum, you can see suggestions submitted by other members of the OneNote community and vote for your favorites. You can also type a short description of your own idea into the “Enter your idea” box. If your suggestion matches an existing one, you can vote for it—you get ...

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Microsoft OneNote team today announced the new partnership with Mod Notebooks. Mod is a paper notebook service that allows you to sync your notes to the cloud so that you can access your hand written notes from any device through OneNote. OneNote is the one place to bring together those ideas in one digital destination to be organized into a larger portfolio or shared with others. How it works? Step 1: Enjoy your new Mod notebook. Fill it in 2 days or 2 years. We’ll digitize it when you’re ready. Step 2 Once you’ve filled your notebook, mail it back to us using the pre-paid shipping envelope hidden in the back cover (shipping included). Step 3 We scan and digitize it for free within 5 days. Have the notebook recycled or returned to you. It’s your choice. Step 4 Enjoy your notes from anywhere in beautiful Mod app or OneNote. ...

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Back in March, Microsoft announced a cool new feature in OneNote service which allowed users to add notes to your OneNote via email. You can use any ‘Email this’ button you find online everywhere to send content to OneNote. Just use me@onenote.com as To address and your linked email address as From address. Today, they have updated the service to make even easier than ever to clip the web. You can now send an email with a URL to me@onenote.com, OneNote service will clip a screenshot of the webpage along with the email’s contents into your OneNote notebook. Consider the following scenarios, Find an article in a news reader app? Share it via email and type me@onenote.com. Browsing the web on your smartphone? Hit “Share”, pick Email, and send it to me@onenote.com. Friend emailed you a funny link? Forward it to me@onenote.com. To get started, just send an email containing a single URL ...

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Microsoft was expected to announce a Surface Mini device at an press event on May 20th. But, it never happened as Microsoft chose to announce only the Surface Pro 3 device. Later we reported that Microsoft decided to delay it for some reasons. According to Bloomberg, Microsoft was not confident that the product offered enough differentiation from the competitors to release in the market. Microsoft didn’t want to repeat the same mistake it did with Surface RT. Another report claimed that information from supply chain of component manufacturers hints us that the device might be coming later this year. Neowin reported that Microsoft has already produced thousands of units and Microsoft has just delayed it to offer more compelling product in the market after sometime. Earlier this month, the existence of Surface Mini was confirmed by the user guide released for Surface Pro 3. In some places, Microsoft has mentioned Surface ...

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Microsoft today posted a new video on how OneNote in being used in the education. They highlighted Cary Academy’s teachers using OneNote in the classroom.  Take a look at how the teachers at Cary Academy in Cary, North Carolina, seamlessly integrate OneNote into their classrooms to elevate the education of students through presentation, organization, and real-time collaboration with both students and other educators. Microsoft OneNote is your digital notebook for keeping track of what’s important in your life. Jot down your ideas, keep track of classroom and meeting notes, clip from the web, make a to-do list as well as draw and sketch your ideas.  OneNote is your one place to capture and organize everything. Whether you’re at home, in the office or on the go, your notes travel with you. They are automatically saved and synced in the cloud, so you always have the latest on all your devices. Share notes with friends and ...

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Microsoft OneNote API team today announced a new beta of the API with additional features. They have added support for querying OneNote pages in Beta. This allow developers to call the API to query the pages a user has access to regardless of which notebook or section they are in. And it includes querying for pages in both notebooks owned by and shared with the user in a single call. For instance, you can now use the API to: Build a list view of pages a user has saved to OneNote via your app and allow them to open the page in OneNote or OneNote Online. Build a “Save to OneNote” location picker that gives users full context of their notebook hierarchy (notebooks-> section groups-> sections-> pages) when choosing a save location. Query for pages containing a keyword or phrase in the title. For instance, a news app that saves ...

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Microsoft today blogged about OneNote on the new Surface Pro 3 integration. People from Windows, Surface and OneNote teams worked together to create this instant note-taking experience that’s like taking notes on paper–but way better. In the video above, you’ll learn how to take a note whenever you want, have your notes with you all the time, clip and write on whatever you see on your screen, and how to customize your note-taking experience using OneNote. To take a note whenever you want, click the Surface Pen and then write your note. It doesn’t matter if your Surface Pro 3 is locked or unlocked, or if your screen is off or on. Clicking the pen will always let you take a note. To take a clip of whatever you see, double-click the Surface Pen, and then select the region you want to clip. The selection is placed in your Quick Notes in ...

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