How to use Evernote for Apple Watch

How to use Evernote for Apple Watch
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How to use Evernote for Apple Watch

Install Evernote on your Apple Watch

Apple Watch hero

To install Evernote on the Apple Watch:

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone
  2. Tap My Watch
  3. Tap Evernote, then tap the switch to install Evernote
  4. Once installation has completed, tap to open the Evernote app from the Apple Watch

Explore the home screen

From the Apple Watch home screen, you can create and search notes in Evernote, and scroll through a few of your most recently viewed notes.

Apple Watch home

Dictate notes

  1. Tap the green plus (+)  button
  2. Speak to transcribe your notes into text
  3. Tap Save

Notes are automatically synced to Evernote and can be edited from any desktop, phone, or tablet client.

Search notes

  1. Tap the magnifying glass.
  2. Tap the microphone, then speak your search terms.
  3. Use the Digital Crown to scroll through search results (top five shown). Use Handoff to view more results on your phone.
  4. Tap a note to view it. Use Handoff to view entire note on your phone.

From your Apple Watch you can view business cards you've scanned into Evernote and check off tasks.

Apple Watch contacts and checklists

Create reminders

Apple Watch reminders

  1. Tap the green plus (+) button
  2. Use your voice to create a new reminder
  3. Tap the blue alarm clock to set a reminder time: Today, Tomorrow, Next Week, or Next Month
  4. Tap Save
  5. When reminder notifications appear, you’ve got three options:
    • Mark as Done
    • Snooze
    • View

Frequently asked questions

What are the requirements for Evernote for Apple Watch?

  • iPhone 5 or later model
  • iOS 8.2 or greater
  • The latest version of Evernote for iOS (7.6.6 or greater)
  • Bluetooth is enabled and paired to your Apple Watch
  • Need to be logged into your Evernote account on your iPhone

What languages does Evernote for Apple Watch support?

English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Finnish, Croatian, Indonesian, Korean, Malay, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Can I view business notes?

Support for business notes is not available in the current version.

Can I view my Evernote notebooks and shortcuts?

Access to Evernote notebooks and shortcuts is currently not available.



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