If you connect an external keyboard to your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, you can control most of the interface using the keyboard shortcuts listed here.

Global

Action New version Older versions
New note
(or in Notebook view = New notebook)
⌘ + N ⌘ + N
Show/Hide Sidebar (iPad only) Not available ⌘ + option + S
Navigate through notes Not available ←↑↓→
Open a selected note Not available ⌘ + ↓
Sync Not available ⌘ + control + S
Cancel/Close a search or dialogue Not available esc

Application-wide

These shortcuts will work when the Evernote application is active.

Action New version Older versions
New task ⌘ + T Not available
Jump to search bar Ctrl + ⌘ + E Not available
Show All Notes list ⌘ + Option + 1 Not available
Move back ⌘ + [ Not available
Show keyboard shortcuts ⌘ + / Hold down 'command' key

Note Editor

These shortcuts will work when you are editing a note.

Action New version Older versions
Bold ⌘ + B ⌘ + B
Italic ⌘ + I ⌘ + I
Underline ⌘ + U ⌘ + U
Strikethrough ⌘ + T ⌘ control K
Highlight ⌘ + Ctrl + H ⌘ + Ctrl + H
Bulleted List ⌘ + Shift + U ⌘ + Shift + U
Numbered List ⌘ + Shift + O ⌘ + Shift + O
Checklist ⌘ + Shift + C ⌘ + shift + T
Undo Ctrl + Z Not available
Redo Ctrl + Y Not available
Increase Indentation Shift + ⌘ + ] ⌘ + }
Decrease Indentation Shift + ⌘ + [ ⌘ + {
Align Left Not available ⌘ option {
Align Right Not available ⌘ option }
Align Center Not available ⌘ option |
Close note Not available ⌘ W
Note info (of the open note) Not available ⌘ shift I
Edit title (of the open note) Not available ⌘ L
While editing title, use tab to edit note body Not available Tab

Search

Global search

Action New version Older versions
Search Not available ⌘ Option F
Save search Not available ⌘ Control S

Searching within note

Action New version Older versions
Search note Not available ⌘ F
Next search result Not available ⌘ G
Previous search result Not available ⌘ ⇧ G

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