Screenshot of nested tags in the Tags view

If you have a lot of tags in Evernote, you can organize them by creating nested tags. Nested tags are tags that are organized as sub-tags under a main tag. With nested tags, there is a main tag and one or more sub-tags. For example, a main tag "Travel" might have multiple sub-tags "Chicago," "New York," and "San Francisco."

Note: Nested tags are not supported with Evernote Teams.

Create nested tags

To create a nested tag, follow the instructions for your operating system below.

  • Mac

    1. Open the Tags view from the navigation menu.
    2. Hover over a tag (the one you want to designate as the main tag), then click the three dots.
    3. Select Create sub-tag....
    4. Add a name for the sub-tag, then click Create.
  • Windows

    1. Open the Tags view from the navigation menu.
    2. Hover over a tag (the one you want to designate as the main tag), then click the three dots.
    3. Select Create sub-tag....
    4. Add a name for the sub-tag, then click Create.
  • iOS

    1. Open the Tags view from the navigation menu.
    2. Tap the three dots in the upper right corner, then tap Edit tags.
    3. Tap the three dots next to the tag you want to designate as a sub-tag, then tap Move tag.
    4. Select another tag to move the sub-tag under.
  • Android

    1. Open the Tags view from the navigation menu.
    2. Tap the three dots in the upper right corner, then tap Edit tags.
    3. Tap the three dots next to the tag you want to designate as a sub-tag, then tap Move tag.
    4. Select another tag to move the sub-tag under.
  • Web

    1. Open the Tags view from the navigation menu.
    2. Hover over a tag (the one you want to designate as the main tag), then click the three dots.
    3. Select Create sub-tag....
    4. Add a name for the sub-tag, then click Create.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I learn more about tags?

To learn more, visit Tags Overview.

How do I organize existing tags into a nested structure?

In the Tags view, click the tag you want to be a sub-tag and drag it on top of another tag you want to move it under. Alternatively, hover over the tag you want to be a sub-tag, click the three dots, select Move tag..., then select another tag to move the sub-tag under.

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