How to Access iPhone Notes from Gmail

You can syncronizes your iPhone notes with Gmail. This way, you can access the notes on your iOS device from your Gmail account. In case you have not done it already, then here’s how you can sync and access iPhone Notes from your Gmail account.

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How to sync and view iPhone Notes from your Gmail account?

Add your Gmail account

Firstly, to get started, you need to add your Google account to your iOS device. In case you have done it already, then skip this step.

Here’s what you need to do:

  • Launch the Settings app.
  • Scroll down and tap on Passwords & Accounts.
  • Touch the Add Account option.
  • Select Google from the list of options.
  • Key in the Gmail account information.
  • Follow the prompts on the screen.

Turn on Notes

For syncing data from your Notes application to Gmail, you have to turn on the Gmail sync.

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap on Passwords and Accounts.
  • Select Gmail.
  • Enable the bar located to the right of Notes.

Add Notes

Once you turn on notes under Gmail, it does not imply that all the current notes will automatical synchronize to Gmail. The Notes application shall create a brand-new segment called Gmail. Hence, only the notes you create in that section shall be available on your Gmail.

  • Launch the Notes app.
  • Scroll to the Gmail section.
  • Tap on Notes.
  • Hit the Create icon.
  • Create your note.

Access Notes in Gmail

The final step involves accessing notes in your Gmail. You can view your iPhone notes in the Notes label of the Gmail webpage or app. A new label called Notes will get added to your account. Just sign in to your Google account, and click on the Notes label at the lower left corner.

The notes shall appear as regular emails. You can click on them to see the notes synchronized from your iOS device.

How to edit notes?

At present, notes can only be edited from the iPhone or iPad. While notes can be viewed in Gmail from different devices, they cannot be edited. To edit the notes, you will have to open the Notes app on your iOS device.

How to delete notes?

Thankfully, you can easily edit notes from Gmail. In case you remove a note from your Gmail, then it will get removed from your iPhone as well. Hence, you need to be cautious while deleting notes from your Gmail, as they will get deleted from your iPhone too.

How to take Notes in your Gmail through Siri?

  • Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  • Now, scroll down and select Notes.
  • Select the Default Account option below Accounts.
  • Tap on Gmail.

How to troubleshoot Notes not syncing to Gmail?

Turn on Notes in Gmail

In case you have not enabled Notes from your Gmail settings, then your notes will not get synchronized to Gmail. Open Settings, tap on Passwords and Account and select Gmail. Ensure that the Notes option is enabled.

Enter the correct password

Have you recently reset the Gmail password? Well, if the answer is yes, then you need to log in using the changed password.

Delete the Gmail account

You can also re-add the Gmail account after removing it. Move to Settings, select Passwords, and Accounts, and choose Gmail. Now, hit Delete Account. After that, add your Gmail account again.

Sofia Williams is a technology buff, IT expert and works in a leading printer manufacturing company. She loves to read and write about the latest technology concerning major printer brands and researches on the solutions related to lexmark printer support, Epson, Canon etc.

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