Evernote has long been one of the finest note apps. Laden with several highly useful features designed to organize personal and professional projects with the desired convenience, it continues to be favorite among a lot of iDevice users. And, I’m one of them.
Evernote has now decided to limit free account and hike prices. Honestly speaking, the decision has disappointed many users. If you want to switch your loyalty from Evernote to the stock Notes app for iOS and macOS, follow this complete guide to migrating all of your files with ease.
How to Transfer Files from Evernote to Apple Notes on iPhone and Mac
- Export Individual Notes from Evernote to Notes on iDevice
- Move All Evernote Files to Notes At Once Using Mac
How to Export Individual Notes from Evernote to Notes on iPhone and iPad
Unfortunately, you can’t exports all of your Evernote files at one go from your iOS device. If you want to migrate a number of files, it would take a lot of time.
Step #1. Launch Evernote on your iOS device.
Step #2. Now, select the Note you want to export. Then, tap on the More icon (three dots) at the bottom right corner.
Step #3. Next, tap on Share icon in the menu.
Step #4. Now, you have to select Export Note in the share sheet. A Mail window will open with your .enex file attached → You need to enter your own email address then tap on Send at the upper right corner.
Step #5. Next, close Evernote app and open Mail app on your iPhone/iPad.
Step #6. Choose the email which you have sent yourself.
Step #7. Now, you need to long-press on the .enex file to access the Apple extensions window.
Step #8. Tap on Add to Notes. In the popup window, you have to Import Notes.
Step #9. Quit the Mail app and launch Notes app. Tap on the new Imported Notes folder. In case there are already imported folders, the file may be named with a number.
That’s done! You will have to repeat these steps to export more notes.
How to Move All Evernote Files to Notes At Once Using Mac
With your Mac running OS X 10.11.4 or higher, you can transfer all of your Evernote files to the Notes app at once.
Step #1. Launch Evernote on your Mac.
Step #2. Next, you need to sign in to your Evernote account. Then, click on Edit in the Menu bar at the top left corner of the screen.
Step #3. Now, you have to choose Select All from the drop-down menu.
Then, you need to choose File in the Menu bar at the top left of the screen → Click on Export Notes from the drop-down menu.
Then, you have to Name the file.
Step #4. Now, select where to save the file. I’m going to save it in a separate folder to access it easily → Click Save. The data will be exported as .enex file.
Step #5. Launch Notes app on your Mac. Next, you need to click on File in the menu bar at the top left corner of the screen → Select Import to Notes from the drop-down menu.
Up next, choose the .enex file you saved from Evernote → Click on Import.
Finally, click on Import Notes in the popup window to confirm.
That’s it! Your Evernote files have been saved in a folder named “Imported Notes” in iCloud.
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