How to save email into Evernote

How to save email into Evernote
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How to save email into Evernote

With Evernote Premium and Business, you can save emails directly into Evernote (up to 200 daily) using your unique Evernote email address. Save your travel reservations, email announcements, weekly automated reports, or anything you receive as an email, to Evernote, and access them from anywhere. Note: Basic accounts can try this feature out, but are limited to five test emails.

Find your Evernote email address

Your Evernote email address is a unique address you can use to save emails into Evernote and looks something like this: To find your Evernote email address, go to your account settings:

  • Mac

    Select Help > Account Settings... from the menu bar. Your email address is in the 'Email Notes to' section.

  • Windows

    Click Tools > Account Info from the menu bar. Your email address is next to 'Email notes to'.

  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

    Select the Account tab to access your account menu, then select Settings > Evernote Email Address.

  • Android

    Tap the 3-dots button in the upper right, select Settings > Account Info, then scroll down until you see your Evernote email address.

  • Web

    The new Evernote Web: Click your name in the upper left corner of the browser window, then select Settings from the dropdown menu. Your email address is in the 'Email Notes to' section.

    Older version of Evernote Web: 
    Click on your profile photo, then select Settings. Your email address is in the 'Email Notes to' section.

Pro tip

Once you've located your Evernote email address, save it as a contact in your email address book with a name that is easy to remember, such as "Evernote Upload".

Save emails into Evernote

To save emails into Evernote, open an email, forward it to your Evernote email address (enter your Evernote address in the recipient field), and click Send. Your email appears as a new note inside Evernote that uses the email subject line as the title.

Before you send an email into Evernote, you can add special characters at the end of your subject line to specify which notebook you'd like to save it to, which tags you'd like to use, and any reminders you'd like to add to the note:

  • !Reminder: Use the exclamation point (!) to set a reminder. To add an alarm to the reminder, add the word tomorrow, or a date with numeric year, month, day separated by slashes. For example: !, !tomorrow, !2013/06/24
  • @Notebook: Notes will go into your default notebook unless you specify one using the at (@) symbol and notebook name, such as @travel. You do not need quotes if you have a space in the notebook title. For example, you would write @International Travel or @My Notebook.
  • #Tag: Add tags using the pound or hashtag (#) symbol, such as #manchester #england

Standard format:

Email Subject: [Title of note] ![optional date for reminder] @[notebook] #[tag]

Note: You can use any combination of these characters, but to ensure correct sorting behavior, always add the reminder first, followed by the notebook, then the tags.


Send party planning ideas into your Events notebook, tag with anniversary, and set a Reminder:

  • Email Subject: 5th-Year Celebration !2013/06/24 @events #anniversary

Send hotel reservations into the Travel Planning notebook and tag with japan:

  • Email Subject: Hotel Reservation @travel planning #japan

Append an email to an existing note

To add some text to an existing note, put a " +" at the end of your subject line and we'll place the body of the email into the most recent note with that title.

Automatically file email into notebooks with related notes

By default, emails sent into Evernote go into your default notebook. If you frequently save emails into Evernote and organize them with similar notebooks and tags, you can enable auto-filing. When you forward an email into Evernote, auto-filing will look for similar notes inside your account and apply the same notebook and tags.

Enable auto-filing from your personal settings in Evernote Web.

Automatic email filtering or forwarding

You can also set up your email client's automatic email filters to automatically forward every email from a specific sender or with a particular subject.

For example, you can configure your email application to forward any emails sent from "Google Analytics' with "weekly report" in the subject line to your company's "Reports" notebook.

Reset your email address

To reset your incoming email address, go to your 'Account Settings' page, select 'Account Summary', and click Reset in the 'Email Notes to' section. This is useful when you've shared your incoming email address with others and want to revoke access to your email at anytime.


You can let Evernote automatically organize your emailed in notes using our auto-filing feature. Once you enable auto-filing in your account settings, we'll check to see where you've placed similar content and how you've tagged it in the past. It's built using the same intelligent algorithms that power the smart filing feature in our Evernote Web Clipper. If you have auto-filing enabled, but want to put your notes into a specific location, simply specify a notebook and/or tag in the email subject. Using the notebook or tag names will override auto-filing for that note.




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