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One way to sync notes to and from the iPhone iOS devices
There's no way to sync notes taken on the iPhone Notes app to the Mac. Bummer! So here's a tip to keep a list of memos that will sync over the network to your Mac and your iPhone.

Simply create an email message on your iPhone, or in your IMAP email account on your Mac. Type in a subject, and write your memo in the body of the email message. Don't send it., though. Instead, save the message, and your Drafts folder becomes a makeshift notepad that updates the content whether you make changes on your iPhone or on your Mac.

[robg adds: As an alternative, Macworld's Jonathan Seff offers up using a dummy address book entry to store syncable notes. The comments to his entry offer some additional solutions. The real solution, of course, is for the iPhone notes to sync to your Mac via a special folder (or some mechanism). Hopefully in iPhone 1.1....]
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One way to sync notes to and from the iPhone
Authored by: ever on Jul 17, '07 02:30:36AM
Specifically, October 2007:

"Ever email yourself a reminder that gets lost in your inbox? Mail lets you write handy notes you can access from anywhere. Brainstorm ideas, jot down meeting notes, scribble a phone number — notes can include graphics, colored text, and attachments. Group notes into folders or create Smart Mailboxes that group them for you. Since your notes folder acts like an email mailbox, you can retrieve notes from any Mac or PC." ... [or iPhone!]
http://www.apple.com/macosx/leopard/features/mail.html


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One way to sync notes to and from the iPhone
Authored by: ocdinsomniac on Jul 18, '07 07:08:00AM

Just a sidenote to this hint: There is no obvious way to save an email. There is no "Save" button in a new email on the iPhone. To save a draft email, hit the "Cancel" button. You will then be prompted to save your email to the Drafts folder.

-systemsboy



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One way to sync notes to and from the iPhone
Authored by: homepup on Aug 04, '07 08:02:14PM

I use a similar method from both my iPhone and Blackberry (yes, I'm an über-geek).

I have pre-set rules that look for a couple of certain letters in the subject of an email (like CE [create event], CN [create note], etc.) that then runs an applescript in Entourage to then add the message as an event, note, etc. It's waiting for me when I get back to the office.



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One way to sync notes to and from the iPhone
Authored by: UIGuy on Apr 07, '08 11:21:32PM
Thanks for posting these great workarounds! When I recently ran into the same idea with email drafts, I googled it right away and found your post. I had been writing reviews on other iPhone Note apps and glad I read about these alternative approaches to syncing notes. I further elaborated the Addressbook and the Email Drafts Workarounds at http://immotion.net/blog/post/iPhone-Notes-Review-Part-III---Workarounds-and-Final-Recommendation.aspx with screenshots and notes on the user interface aspects as well!


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One way to sync notes to and from the iPhone
Authored by: stevense on Jan 05, '09 02:28:31PM
I found couple of programs which work only for unlocked iPhones with openSSH installed. One is for Mac and other for Windows. There is a third one written in java, which should work on either of those platforms.

www.ichalkaranje.com/inm/

http://lifehacker.com/372530/sync-notes-between-your-iphone-or-ipod-touch-with-iphonenotes

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