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How To Save Items From Notes To Photos On iOS

Save Items From Notes To Photos On iOS
Written by Hassan Abbas

Have you ever try to save items from Notes to Photos on iOS? Or else do you want to save images, videos, or scans taken in Notes to photos on iOS? While using the Notes app on your iPhone or iPad for not just note-taking, but taking images, videos, and scans to reference within your notes. Then you can simply save the items to your Photos app.

It means that if you like to use that take for something else, you can then find it very easily in Photos besides opening the Notes app for it. Probably you thought that it happens all along, just to discover currently that it’s not.

Come let’s check how to automatically save images, videos, and scans taken in Notes to Photos on iPhone and iPad.

Save items from Notes to Photos

Probably you need to take a picture for your assignment, a video for a home project list, or a scan for a business note. Here’s how to store those items to Photos.

Step 1:

Head over to your Settings and select Notes.

Step 2:

Move down to Media and enable the toggle for Save to Photos.

Easy, right? And you can provide it a quick test if you want to. Head over to the Notes app, take a photo, video, or scan, and then move to your Photos app to ensure that it’s there.

Taking photos, videos, and scans in Notes

While having a note that you need to add an image, video, or scan to as a reference, this is the best way to keep things all together. But if you can’t do it before, then come let’s check how to:

Using your note open, click the spot where you like to add the item. You’ll then view the camera icon in the toolbar. Simply click it and then select to Capture a Photo or Video or Scan Documents. (Also, you can add an item from your Photo Library.)

That item will appear inside your note. And if you turned on the setting above, it will save automatically in your Photos app.

However, the feature is not available for some types of Notes accounts such as Exchange or Gmail.


Here’s all about “Save Items From Notes To Photos On iOS”. You can always move to the Notes app and browse for attachments such as those mentioned here. But after saving all types of things to the Photos app can come quite handy! Are you going to turn on this setting or probably you already have? Let us know your thought in the comments section below!

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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