How to Pin Notes on Mac running macOS High Sierra

You can now Pin a note in the Notes app on Mac running macOS High Sierra to easily find an important one; without having to dig deep!

Finding the most important note is made a lot easier with the introduction of a neat feature called “Pinning.” So, you can now pin important note in the Notes app on macOS High Sierra to quickly access it.

Notes app for iOS 11 has also got pinning. Head over to this post, if you wish to pin notes on your iPhone and iPad. When you pin any note, it’s displayed at the top of the list. If you ever don’t want it to be shown at the top of the ladder, you can easily unpin it. Let’s check it out.

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How to Pin-Unpin Notes on Mac

How to Use Pinning in Notes App on Mac in macOS High Sierra

How to Pin Notes in Notes App in macOS High Sierra

Step #1. Open Notes app on your Mac.

Step #2. On the left side of the screen, check out the bar that shows all the notes in a particular folder. Locate the one you wish to pin and select it.

Click on Folder and Select Note on Mac in macOS High Sierra

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Step #3. Now, if you are using Trackpad, swipe right from left on the note in question. A hard swipe automatically pins the note. A gentler one reveals “Pin” icon; then, you need to click on it.

If you don’t have Trackpad, once you select the note you want to pin, click on File menu at the top and select Pin Note.

Pin Notes on Mac Running macOS High Sierra

That’s it!

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From now on, the pinned note will be shown at the top of the list.

Once, the task is accomplished, you may want to unpin the same. Let’s check out that too.

How to Unpin Notes in Notes App on macOS High Sierra

Step #1. Launch Notes app on your Mac.

Step #2. On the left side of the app, you will see a bar that displays all the notes in a particular folder. The pinned note will appear at the top.

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Click on Pinned Note in Notes App on Mac

Step #3. Now, use the trackpad to swipe right on the note.

A hard swipe will automatically unpin the note. A gentle swipe brings up the unpin button; click on it to unpin the note.

If you are not having the trackpad or not want to use it for any reason, click on File menu and click on Unpin Note.

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Unpin Note from Notes App on Mac running macOS High Sierra

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Jignesh Padhiyar
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