Go to your Notability Library and tap lib-btn-settings.svg in the bottom left corner.

Settings Tabs 


    • Version Setting (we recommend always updating to the newest version of Notability)  
    • Sign up for our Notability Newsletter
      • We'll occasionally send you updates on what Ginger Labs has been up to!
    • Support Diagnostics


    • Plan
    • Restore Purchases
      • Note: If you find that your Plan is being displayed incorrectly, tapping "Restore Plan" should resolve the issue. Notability Settings > Subscription tab > Restore Plan. Ensure you are logged into the same Apple ID that was used to purchase Notability and/or our optional Plus subscription.


    • Learn more about Auto-Backup here.

Manage Accounts

    • The "Logged In" section lets you know which accounts you're logged into. 
      • Note: Being logged into a Notability account is not related to note storage. When you create a Notability account, it'll allow you to share note links with others via the Link Sharing feature and access the Notability Gallery. It is not used for anything else.


    • Learn more about iCloud Syncing here.


    • Change Notability's look and feel.


    • Adjust default note title
    • Adjust default note paper
    • Adjust default note view 
    • Adjust default media options


    • Adjust default font, style, size, color
    • Enable or disable spellcheck
    • Enable Tap anywhere to start typing


    • Language allows you to change the default language for Handwriting Recognition and Search.
      • Learn more about that feature here
    • Enable Straight lines
    • Enable Shapes Detection 
    • Enable Tap-and-hold for zoom writing
    • Enable Left-handed Mode which moves the toolbar to the bottom of the screen.
    • Enable Palm Detection


    • Allows you to reset your password for locked subjects.
      • Learn more about this feature here.
    • Enable Face ID.


    • Note Undo Redo gestures can be customized.
      • 2 Finger Tap (2 finger tap to undo, 3 finger tap to redo)
      • 3 Finger Swipe (3 finger swipe left to undo, 3 finger swipe right to redo)

iOS Sleep Timer

    • Prevents your iPad from going to sleep while Notability is open.


    • Changes how fast Notability speaks text.