Top Alternatives to Microsoft OneNote

What is replacing Microsoft OneNote?

Top Alternatives to Microsoft OneNote

  • Evernote.
  • Google Keep.
  • Notion.
  • Bear.
  • Notability.
  • Zoho Notebook.
  • Simplenote.
  • Notejoy.

How can I get OneNote for free?

Where to get it. Download Microsoft OneNote for Android — Tap this link on your Android phone or tablet to install OneNote as a free standalone app.

Why is Calendar missing from teams?

Regarding to the problem that the calendar tab is missing, there is a chance that someone changed the related policy. To check it, please contact Office 365 administrator to go to Microsoft Teams admin center and then follow the steps below: In Pinned apps section, please check whether Calendar is in the list.

Can you use OneNote without a Microsoft account?

OneNote is free to download and use Unlike other Microsoft programs, you never have to pay anything for OneNote. This is true no matter what kind of device you have — Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, or Android. On a PC, you can download OneNote for free from the Microsoft Store.

How do you add tags to OneNote app?

Now that you have verified that you want to customize your tags in OneNote, you can try the following steps below:

  1. Click Home on the ribbon.
  2. Choose find Tags.
  3. Select Customize Tags on the lower right.
  4. Click on the New Tag box.
  5. Then create your own Tag.
  6. Click on OK.

How do I customize OneNote toolbar?

Open the OneNote Options Window (From “File” tab -> “Options” Item), Click “Customize Ribbon” item.

  1. Click “New Tab” button to create a new tab, rename it as “My”.
  2. Click “New Group” button to create a new group sub of the “My” tab.
  3. Click “Choose commands from” list box, choose “All Tabs”.

Is OneNote worth using?

OneNote is a compelling, well-loved application. Now that it’s free and untethered from Windows, it’s a compelling option no matter what platform you use. It’s more feature-filled than Evernote and offers better support for styluses and handwriting.

How do I edit styles in OneNote?

In “Gem for OneNote” -> “Edit” tab -> “Change” group -> “Quick Style” -> “Save selection as a new quick style”. In Quick Style window, we create a new Heading 1 quick style: Style Name: TH1. Font name: “Tohoma”…Customize and Apply Headings Style in OneNote

  1. Font name: “Tohoma”
  2. Font size: 18.
  3. Color: Orange.
  4. Bold: Yes.

What is the purpose of OneNote?

OneNote is a note-taking application. It provides a hub for all of your notes, which can be organised into separate notebooks, and individual sections within notebooks. It is compatible with a range of digital formats, meaning it’s possible to pin multimedia documents as well as simple text.

Can you mention someone in OneNote?

Currently it’s not possible to @mention people inside OneNote. Even though you’ve implemented templates for meeting minutes and action items for example. It would be much more easier to introduce the attendees with @mention or even better, to assign action items directly to people by @mention them.

Is there anything better than OneNote?

1. Evernote. Evernote is probably the most popular note-taking app and the best OneNote alternative out there. The app brings all the features that you can think of and is one of the most complete note-taking apps you can find.

How do I create a custom tag in OneNote?

In default, OneNote has provide 29 tags. But, OneNote also has the customize tag feature. From “Start” tab -> “Tags” group -> “Tag” list -> on the bottom of the list, click “Customize Tags”. In “Customize Tags” window, click “New Tag…” button.

What is the best way to use OneNote?


  1. Follow a specific structure. Your first OneNote page should tell users how to use and update the OneNote.
  2. Use Tags properly. They make it easy to find to-do lists, etc.
  3. Chose an organization structure. At TierPoint, we group our notes by application/technology. Make OneNote work for you, not the other way around.