Locking notes on the iPhone adds an extra layer of security. When following the process to lock your notes on iPhone, Notes offers the option to use your existing passcode or a custom password. Once set, the authentication method (Face ID, Touch ID, or custom password) applies to all locked notes.
Notes can be pinned to the top of the screen on iPhone. This makes it even easier to find the most important or frequently used notes. Any note in the Notes app on iPhone can be locked or pinned with iOS 16 or later installed.
Follow these steps to pin a note on iPhone:
Notes can be locked away from prying eyes in iOS 16 and later. Once a note is locked, opening the note requires Face ID / Touch ID or a passcode to open. A custom password can also be set for locked notes.
To lock a note on iPhone:
One of the most useful everyday features on the iPhone is hidden in plain sight. Converting units is already pretty convenient with a search engine, Siri, or a dedicated app. Now thanks to iOS 16, conversions can be made from almost anywhere on the iPhone. Unit conversions are performed directly on inline text within a variety of Apple stock apps.
Just about every iOS update improves the Notes app with additions such as note sharing, password protection, tables, folders and more, making it a much more useful app. iOS 15 continues the evolution with the addition of Tags (think hashtags), which makes it a lot easier to find the note you're looking for. Now you can categorize your notes simply by adding a hashtag (or multiple hashtags) to them, then you can search by hashtag. Here's how to use hashtags in the Notes app on iPhone: