How to create your own templates

How to create your own templates
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How to create your own templates

 

With Evernote Plus, Premium, and Business, you can create your own templates from existing notes. If you prefer to use pre-made templates, visit our website to choose from dozens of free templates. Learn how easy it is to use templates.

Create a template

You can turn any note you already have into a template, to be used over and over again. Once you’ve got the note in a format you want to save, follow the steps below to save it as a template.

  • Mac

    Create the note that you want to use as a template. Click the Options menu (three dots) in the upper right corner, select Save as template..., then give it a title and click Save. To view your saved templates, create a new note and click Template in the note body.

  • Windows

    Create the note that you want to use as a template. Click the Options menu (three dots) in the upper right corner, select Save as template..., then give it a title and click Save. To view your saved templates, create a new note and click Template in the note body.

  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

    Create the note that you want to use as a template. Tap the Options menu (three dots) in the upper right corner, select Save as Template, then give it a title and click Save. To view your saved templates, create a new note and tap Template in the note body.

  • Android

    Create the note that you want to use as a template. Tap the Options menu (three dots) in the upper right corner, tap Save note, select Save as Template, then give it a title and click Save. To view your saved templates, create a new note and tap Template in the note body.

  • Web

    Create the note that you want to use as a template. Click the Options menu (three dots) in the upper right corner, select Save as template..., then give it a title and click Save. To view your saved templates, create a new note and click Template in the note body.

Update or edit saved templates

If you have a template that you’ve already saved, but want to update or edit it, simply apply the template to a new note, make the desired changes, then save it as a new template. You can then delete the old version.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I sort or reorder my saved templates?

No. Templates are displayed in the order that they’re updated, with the most recently updated first.

How do I update a saved template?

To change the name of a saved template, hover over it in your template gallery, click the Options menu (three dots), then select Rename template.... To update the content of a saved template, you need a Plus, Premium, or Business subscription. To update the content: create a new note, apply the template, make the desired changes, then save it as a new template.

Can I share my templates with others using Evernote’s online template gallery?

At this time, we’re not accepting submissions for our online template gallery.

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