Notes

Take notes to new heights
with Samsung Notes


Take note of everything with Samsung Notes. Write, draw, and highlight in a variety of styles and colors with the S Pen. Add photos and voice memos, and save your notes with searchable tags. And whenever inspiration strikes, simply pop out the S Pen to quickly jot down notes on your locked screen.

* Service availability may vary by country or region, service provider, device model, and OS version.

A tablet and phone with S Pens lie on a desk. The tablet shows an annotated graph with the text "The Selling of Summer". The phone shows an illustration of a coffee cup with the text "Always coffee".

Ready for when inspiration strikes

Take notes fast—anytime, anywhere. There’s no need to turn on your screen or pause your
video content—just pop out the S Pen to get started. It’s that easy.

Just start writing


Screen Off Memo is ready when you are. Just take the
S Pen and start writing—even when your screen is off. Jot down a quick shopping list at the grocery store or an idea for your next great novel. When you’re done, you can save to Samsung Notes, or pin to the Always On Display.

A closeup view shows a person in a supermarket holding a phone and S Pen. The phone screen shows the handwritten text "Shopping List" and a checklist with the items "carrot" and "apple".

Watch, note, and learn


Watch a video or online class and take notes at the same time—all on one convenient screen. Simply press the S Pen button and tap the screen twice to access the pop-up notepad window. Adjust the size and transparency as you like, and bring the lecture hall into your home.

A closeup view of a tablet screen shows a video of a woman drawing graphs on a chalkboard. A person is drawing another graph with the S Pen on the transparent pop-up window on the same screen.

Mark up PDFs with ease


Annotate documents for work or study on the go. Import PDF documents—large and small—and write directly on them with the S Pen. Add your own notes and diagrams, highlight, strikethrough, and underline—the freedom
is yours. And when you're done, simply save and share.

A closeup view of a tablet with an S Pen shows a PDF document with graphs and the text "Sales by Region" and "Daily Tracking by Region". The line graph is annotated with the handwritten text "Point".

Sync your notes and audio recordings

Never trawl through a voice recording to search for a specific moment again. When you take notes while you record audio. Your notes will be time-stamped to match the voice recording. Audio bookmark is the perfect tool for those important meetings, interviews, or lectures.

A screenshot shows a synced audio recording and note entitled "Sketch". Below the audio file, the text: "What is graph description writing and why is it important?" and hand-drawn graphs are shown.

From handwriting to text and beyond


Write first and edit later with the S Pen. Jot down notes on the fly, and then straighten things up with a simple tap. Highlight the important stuff by changing text color and thickness. Or transform the messiest of S Pen musings into readable digital text in a flash.

A screenshot shows handwriting converted to text with options "copy" and "convert". A 2nd screenshot shows tilted handwriting with options: "straighten; show clipboard; move forward; move backward".

Sync your notes across all your devices


Now you can sync your notes seamlessly via Samsung Cloud, so you can pick up right where you left off—on your phone, tablet, or PC. Enjoy access to all your notes, anywhere and everywhere.

A laptop, tablet, and phone show the same album of photos, entitled "Traveling memories with my new family". Above the devices there is a blue auto sync icon with 2 arrows.

*Each device should be registered with a single Samsung Account.

Unleash your creativity with S Pen

Whether you’re taking a note or creating a work of art, the S Pen is your all-in-one super tool. And with it's low latency and high pressure sensitivity, you’ll get a smoother, more responsive writing and drawing experience. Note-taking has never been more flexible—or more fun.

An illustration of a young man on a skateboard which has been drawn with the S Pen. The S Pen is superimposed on the illustration, with its tip poised at the end of one brush stroke.