Moving Notes to a New Apple ID with iCloud

If you sync notes across devices through iCloud and need to change your Apple ID, you can move notes to your new Apple ID like so:

Please enable Auto-Backup before performing these steps to ensure that backed up copies of your notes exist. To learn more please see this article.

  1. Open Settings (iOS) or System Preferences (Mac).
  2. Log into your old Apple ID.
  3. Open Notability.
  4. If iCloud syncing isn't already on, turn it on.
  5. Wait for your notes to download.
  6. Turn iCloud syncing off.
  7. Tap "Keep on My Device".
  8. Open Settings or System Preferences again.
  9. Log out of your old Apple ID and into the new ID.
  10. Open Notability.
  11. Turn iCloud syncing on.
  12. Your notes will be uploaded to your new iCloud account.
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