Microsoft OneNote for Android released


I used to used use Microsoft’s OneNote application all the time but about 4 years ago I switched to Evernote due to its better multi-platform support. But recently Microsoft have pushed OneNote out to more platforms with Windows Phone and iOS versions and now an Android version. The app is free for the first 500 notes and then costs £2.99 to upgrade to the full version.

I am really happy using Evernote so I can’t see me switching back but its good to see Microsoft looking at multiple platforms.

On your PC, phone, or the web, OneNote goes everywhere

Microsoft OneNote Mobile for Android is a note-taking app for capturing all of your ideas and to-dos on the go, brought to you by Microsoft Office.

Create notes with text, pictures, and bullets. Make and manage to-do lists with checkboxes. Then keep your notes in sync using free Microsoft SkyDrive® online storage to access, edit and manage them from virtually anywhere, from your PC or almost any web browser. Access your notes online at

**** With the free version of OneNote Mobile for Android you can access, create and edit up to 500 notes. Once you reach this limit you can still view, delete, and sync your notes. To continue taking and editing notes, you can upgrade OneNote Mobile for Android to unlimited use through an in-app purchase.****

▪ Must have Android 2.3 or higher.
▪ A free Windows Live ID is required to use OneNote Mobile for Android – use an existing ID or let OneNote help you sign up.
▪ Web functionality uses the free OneNote Web App available on SkyDrive, which requires a supported web browser.
▪ OneNote Mobile for Android opens notebooks created in Microsoft OneNote 2010 or the OneNote Web App.

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