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revised How do I migrate my existing Apple Notes from iOS 4 into SimpleNote, EverNote, or some other notes app?
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comment How do I migrate my existing Apple Notes from iOS 4 into SimpleNote, EverNote, or some other notes app?
I had exactly 75 notes, and I ended up copying them one-at-a-time from Notes to Simplenote on my iPhone. I would open Notes, select all, copy, then use the iOS 4.0 fast app switch to go into Simplenote, click the plus icon, paste, and then switch back to Notes and repeat. Probably took ~15s per note once I got going (select all and copy didn't always work). The whole thing probably took me 15 minutes total, split between several downtimes when I had nothing else to do. Just updating this in case anyone else runs into the same "data migration" problem and wonders about their options.
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comment How do I migrate my existing Apple Notes from iOS 4 into SimpleNote, EverNote, or some other notes app?
@Jared: It might not even be possible; I have not looked at the iOS SDK, so I'm not sure what is feasible. Maybe that's why, to the best of my knowledge, it hasn't been done yet?
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comment How do I migrate my existing Apple Notes from iOS 4 into SimpleNote, EverNote, or some other notes app?
@Jared - About 100.
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comment How do I migrate my existing Apple Notes from iOS 4 into SimpleNote, EverNote, or some other notes app?
Actually, I think this problem affects any iOS device (doesn't even need to be running the lastest 4.0 version): iPhone 3G/3GS/4, iPod Touch and iPad. All I need is for EverNote or SimpleNote or someone else to offer a simple "Import existing notes from my phone" option, and I bet a bunch of more people would switch over and start using the app. But maybe Apple does not have a public API to access their Notes?
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comment How do I migrate my existing Apple Notes from iOS 4 into SimpleNote, EverNote, or some other notes app?
Thanks for this suggestion. Unfortunately I'd have to email each of my notes 1 at a time, and when I tried this on 1 note it removed all hard returns from my note (and inserted asterisks for 2 HR's for some reason) so I'd have to reformat each one. Not an ideal solution.
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comment How do I migrate my existing Apple Notes from iOS 4 into SimpleNote, EverNote, or some other notes app?
If I could get the notes onto a website (e.g. gmail), then I agree that migrating then via AutoHotKey or some other macro tool would be doable. But all my existing notes are stuck on my phone for now.
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comment How do I migrate my existing Apple Notes from iOS 4 into SimpleNote, EverNote, or some other notes app?
Good idea, but the problem is syncing with Gmail. I've enabled gmail-syncing on my iPhone, but there is no way to move my existing notes from the "On My iPhone" account into the "Gmail" account so it will sync. The best I can do is to cut the contents of an existing note (thus deleting it), and paste into a new note, given that I've made gmail the "default account" for new notes.
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comment Web application to sync with Apple Notes
Got it. When I search Stack Exchange I see some questions that cover overlapping areas, so I was trying to avoid creating a another question with a lot of the same info when we could just refine this one a little, and have all the info in 1 place. But if migrating your notes into a new app/site is not a concern of yours, then I can certainly add another question and link back to this.
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