Sticky Notes

How to Manually Sync Sticky Notes on Windows 10 PC

The Sticky Notes app is a preinstalled UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app in Windows 10.

With Sticky Notes, you can create notes, type, ink or add a picture, add text formatting, stick them to the desktop, move them around there freely, close them to the Notes list, and sync them across devices and apps like OneNote Mobile, Microsoft Launcher for Android, and Outlook for Windows.

Starting with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, you can sync and backup notes across your phone, laptop and desktop – all your devices.

Now, you can also jot down a note on your PC and look it up on your phone, using applications such as Microsoft Launcher, Microsoft OneNote for Android and Microsoft OneNote for iPhone.

The Sticky Notes app will by default automatically sync across all your devices that you are signed in to with the same Microsoft account.

This tutorial will show you how to manually sync the Sticky Notes app as needed for your account in Windows 10.

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Sticky Notes in Windows 10

The Sticky Notes app is a preinstalled UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app in Windows 10. This apps allows you to create and save notes to the desktop of your Windows 10 PC. Thanks to a new and improved design, added intelligence and Pen support, it is now easier than ever to quickly capture and add context to all your notes.

Sticky Notes 3.0 has been released to Windows 10 April 2018 and later with new features and capabilities.

Many users find that using an external keyboard with keyboard shortcuts for Sticky Notes on Windows helps them work more efficiently. For users with mobility or vision disabilities, keyboard shortcuts can be easier than using the touchscreen and are an essential alternative to using a mouse. This article itemizes the keyboard shortcuts for Sticky Notes on Windows.

This tutorial will provide you with a list of all keyboard shortcuts for the Sticky Notes app in Windows 10.

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How to Turn On or Off Delete Confirmation for Sticky Notes in Windows 10

The Sticky Notes app is a preinstalled UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app in Windows 10. This apps allows you to create and save notes to the desktop of your Windows 10 PC. Thanks to a new and improved design, added intelligence and Pen support, it is now easier than ever to quickly capture and add context to all your notes.

A new Sticky Notes 3.0 preview has been released with a major update to Windows Insiders who have opted into Skip Ahead.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off confirm before deleting a note in Sticky Notes for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Sign in and Sign out of Sticky Notes in Windows 10

The Sticky Notes app is a preinstalled UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app in Windows 10. This apps allows you to create and save notes to the desktop of your Windows 10 PC. Thanks to a new and improved design, added intelligence and Pen support, it is now easier than ever to quickly capture and add context to all your notes.

A new Sticky Notes 3.0 preview has been released with a major update to Windows Insiders who have opted into Skip Ahead.

If you sign in to Sticky Notes 3.0 with your Microsoft account or work or school account, you will be able to sync your notes to the cloud.

When you sign out of Sticky Notes 3.0, you will not have access to your synced notes again until you sign back in. Any new notes you create will not be synced until you sign in next.

This tutorial will show you how to sign in and sign out of Sticky Notes to sync your notes in Windows 10.

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How to Backup and Restore Sticky Notes app Settings in Windows 10

The Sticky Notes app is a preinstalled UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app in Windows 10. This apps allows you to create and save notes to the desktop of your Windows 10 PC. Thanks to a new and improved design, added intelligence and Pen support, it is now easier than ever to quickly capture and add context to all your notes.

If you use the Sticky Notes app, you can manually backup your settings to manually restore as needed to any account on any Windows 10 PC.

This tutorial will show you how to manually backup and restore your settings for the Sticky Notes app in Windows 10.

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How to Backup and Restore Sticky Notes in Windows 10

Sticky Notes allow you to create and save notes to the desktop of your Windows 10 PC and customize them in little ways through size and color.

In Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 version 1511 and earlier, your Sticky Notes are stored in the StickyNotes.snt database file located in the %AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes folder.

Starting in Windows 10 Anniversary Update version 1607 and later, your Sticky Notes are now stored in the plum.sqlite database file located in the %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState folder.

If you like, you can backup your Sticky Notes, and be able to restore them to any account or Windows 10 PC.

This tutorial will show you how to backup and restore your Sticky Notes to any account on any Windows 10 PC.

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How to Enable or Disable Insights on Sticky Notes in Windows 10

Sticky Notes allow you to create and save notes to the desktop of your Windows 10 PC and customize them in little ways through size and color.

Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14328, the Windows Ink Workspace feature was added that brings together all the ink-powered features and apps on your PC in one curated and easy-to-access UX canvas. Windows Ink puts the power of Windows in the tip of your pen, enabling you to write on your device as you do on paper, creating sticky notes, drawing on a whiteboard, and easily sharing your analog thoughts in the digital world.

Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14352, Sticky Notes got smarter with the addition of the insights feature. Insights give you the ability to create Cortana reminders from your notes that will flow with you across your Cortana enabled devices. You can also ink or type a phone number and it readies itself for calling; write an email address and launch directly to email, write a URL and launch into Microsoft Edge right from the Note. A few jotted-down bulleted items become an easy-to-manage checklist.

Starting with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, smart Sticky Notes help you remember common tasks like reminding you of flight times or offering directions using Maps. Sticky Notes will help users realize the power of their pen and turn their handwriting into a smart digital tool without them having to think twice.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable insights on Sticky Notes for your account in Windows 10.

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