How to Copy All of the Text from a Note on Your iPhone

The steps in this article are going to show you a quick way to copy all of the text that is contained within a note in your iPhone’s Notes app. That copied text can then be pasted into another app.

  1. Open the Notes app.
  2. Select the note containing the text that you wish to copy.
  3. Touch the Share icon at the top-right of the screen.
  4. Tap the Copy button.

Do you use the Notes app on your iPhone to create drafts of things that you want to write? or have you imported or exported data from another app into one of your notes?

If so, then you may have encountered a situation where you wanted to copy all of the text within one of your notes, then paste that text into another app. Unfortunately this can be pretty annoying if you use the copy option that’s available when you tap and hold on text in the note.

Luckily there is a simpler and faster way to copy all of the text within one of your iPhone notes. Our guide below will show you how.

How to Copy a Note on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.1.3. By completing the steps in this guide you will be copying all of the content within one of the notes in your iPhone’s default Notes app so that it can be pasted into another location.

Step 1: Open the Notes app on your iPhone.

open the Notes app

Step 2: Choose the note containing the text that you would like to copy.

Step 3: Tap the Share icon at the top-right of the screen.

tap the Share icon

Step 4: Choose the Copy option.

how to easily copy and entire note on an iPhone

You can then open an app where you want to paste the content, tap in the field where you are going to paste it, then choose the Paste option.

how to paste the copied note

If you only wish to copy part of the text in one of your iPhone notes, then you will need to use the standard copying method for the device. You can accomplish this by tapping and holding on the part of the note you wish to copy, then moving handles and choosing the Copy option.

how to copy part of a note on an iPhone

Find out how to change the default Notes account on your iPhone if you would prefer that the iPhone create new notes in a different location than it currently is.

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