How to Insert a Picture Into the Notes App on an iPhone

The Notes app on your iPhone is a very handy tool to have when you need to jot down an idea or piece of information so that you don’t forget it. Whether you are making a list for the grocery store, or you had an idea about something for work, being able to write that information down can save you some frustration later.

You might think of the Notes app as mainly a text-based application, but you can also add a picture to a note that you have created on your device. Our guide below will show you how to quickly and easily insert a picture from your camera roll into one of your notes.


Add a Picture to a Note on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 8.1.2. These same steps should work for other devices running iOS 7 or iOS 8.


Step 1: Open the Notes app, then open the note to which you want to add a picture, or create a new note.

open the notes app



Step 2: Tap and hold at the point where you wish to insert the picture, then select the Insert Photo option.

select the insert photo option



Step 3: Select the Moments or Camera Roll option, based upon how you want to find the picture that you are inserting.

select the location of the image



Step 4: Select the picture that you want to insert, then tap the Choose button at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

touch the choose button



Your picture will then be inserted into the note.


Do you have a picture on your iPhone that you would like to email to someone? Read this article to learn how. newsletter

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