How do I use the S Note application on my Samsung Galaxy Note3?

Last Update Date : Apr 20. 2018

How do I use the S Note application on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3? 





S Note lets you create notes using the keyboard or the S Pen or both. You can add images, voice memos, videos and much more. Choose from predefined templates or start with a blank note. With S Note you can quickly share your thoughts and ideas with others.


To quickly create a note press and hold the S Pen button and double-tap anywhere on the screen.


1.    From the Home screen touch Apps Apps > S Note SNote .


2.    The first time you open the application you will be shown an introductory screen. Touch Start to begin using S Note.


3.    Select your cover style from the Select cover style screen and touch Next.


4.    Select a Portrait template or a Landscape template and touch Next.


5.    Select an account with which to synchronize S Note. Touch Set later to skip this process and move on. Touch Start to begin.


Creating S Notes

There are a wide variety of options available when creating S Notes. Some features may not be relevant when you have selected certain S Note templates.

To start creating a new note, from the notebooks page touch Add . Touch Tick in the top-right corner to save your note. When creating/editing a note touch Add next to the page numbers at the bottom to add pages to the note.


Touch PenOnly to switch to Pen only mode PenMode1 . When in Pen only mode S Note will only let you draw in the S Note with the S Pen. You will still be able to interact with S Note's menus and controls using your finger.






  • Handwriting mode: select the settings for your pen tip. You can adjust the size and color of the tool.
  • Text mode: switch from handwriting mode to text entry mode. You can add text to the note using the keyboard.
  • Eraser mode: switch to the eraser tool and erase areas of the note.
  • Selection mode: switch to the mask selection tool.
  • Undo: undo the last action.
  • Redo: redo the last undone action.





Touch Objects to insert one of the following objects into your note:

  • Voice memo: add an existing voice memo or record a new voice memo and add it to the note.
  • Images: add an image from your Gallery take a new photo or add a photo frame to the note.
  • Video: add a video from your Gallery or YouTube or record a new video and add it to the note.
  • Easy chart: add a chart to the note using Easy chart.
  • Illustration: add an illustration from available clip art or draw a shape.
  • Clipboard: open your clipboard and add a recently clipped object to the note.
  • Scrapbook: open Scrapbook and add a scrap to the note.
  • Maps: add a map to the note.
  • Idea Sketch: add an Idea Sketch object.

Page Options


Touch SNote to access the following page options:

  • Add page: add a new page to the note.
  • Delete page: delete the page currently being viewed.
  • Add tag: add a tag to the page.
  • Index page: create a text and colour index for the page. The text will be used for Air View information display and the colour appears on the edge of the page as a visual indicator.
  • Add template: add a page formatted with an existing template.
  • Background: add a background to the page.
  • Show grid: select a grid and display it on the page during creation/editing. Grids can help you arrange content in an orderly fashion.

S Note Preview Notebook


From the notebook view:


1.    Touch and hold a notebook

2.    Drag it down toward the bottom of the screen to open a preview of the pages within.

3.    Touch a page to open it.



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