iOS 11 How To: Pin a Note to the Top of Your Notes List

Posted in How To, iOS on 02/11/2017 by Chris Hauk


With the release of iOS 11, Apple added the ability to pin a note to the top of the list in the Notes app. It easy to do, and only takes a few seconds. Well, I guess that depends on how many notes you have saved, and how long it takes you to find it.

How To Pin a Note to the Top of Your Notes List in iOS 11

1.) Open the Notes app on your device running iOS 11.

2.) Find the Note you wish to pin to the top of the Notes list.

iOS 11 How To: Pin a Note to the Top of Your Notes List

3.) Swipe right on the note.

4.) You’ll see an orange “pin” icon appear on the left. Tap that.

5.) Scroll to the top of your Notes list, you’ll now see the “pinned” note at the top of your list, under the “Pinned” heading.

6.) To unpin a note, swipe right on the note again, and tap the orange “pinned” icon.

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Chris Hauk

MacTrast Senior Editor, and self-described "magnificent bastard," Chris Hauk owns Phoenix Rising Services and writes for everyone's favorite "bad movie" website, Big Bad Drive-In.

His first Apple product was an iPod Classic 9 years ago, and he has since added a MacBook Pro, a number of iPads, iPhones, and multiple Apple TVs to his collection.

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