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OneNote Mobile for Android!

Microsoft has released OneNote Mobile for Android.

There are two versions:

  • Free: The Free version lets you create, edit and read up to 500 notes. Once you hit 500 you'll still be able to view and delete notes but you won't be able to create more unless you upgrade...
  • Paid: $4.99. Unlimited use.

Features

  • Both versions sync with Microsoft SkyDrive (which, in turn, syncs with Microsoft OneNote 2010)
  • Take photo notes by snapping a shot from within OneNote
  • Checkboxes
  • Text highlighting
  • Spell checker
  • Support for hyperlinks
  • Tables

Requirements

You'll have to have at least Android 2.3 and a (free) Windows Live account if you want to sync. On the desktop you'll have to have OneNote 2010 (or later). OneNote 2007 doesn't sync to SkyDrive.

How Do I Get It?

You can download it from the Android Market on your phone or send it to your phone from the web here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does it support syncing notebooks on a SharePoint server like Office 365?

A: No. Only the Windows Phone version of OneNote Mobile supports that.

Q: How do I move OneNote for Android to the SD card of my device?

A: That's not supported in the current version.

Q: How do I search my notes in the Android version?

A: Sorry, search isn't implemented in the current version.

Q: Does the Android version support password-protected sections?

A: No, none of the mobile versions of OneNote currently support password-protected or encrypted sections.

Q: You said it supports Hyperlinks but I created a Hyperlink to another page in OneNote and when I sync to OneNote Mobile and try to use the link it says "OneNote Cannot Open This Link"?!

A: Yeah, OneNote Mobile doesn't support internal hyperlinks yet, sorry about that.

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