Locking a note for the first time
To lock a note, slide it for more options and tap . You will be prompted to set up a one-time password, in addition to being able to use Touch ID or Face ID as a quicker alternative (if available).
Important: Remember to set it with a password hint as there is currently no way to reset it.
Unlocking a note
To unlock a note, simply tap as you normally would and you’ll be asked to authenticate before the content is shown.
When a note is unlocked, all notes stay open.
until the master lock is applied.
You will have to re-unlock the notes again when you:
- Quit the app
- Lock or reboot your device
- Enter into background for longer than 30 seconds
To remove a lock, slide the note for more options and tap the .
What happens to my other devices?
Lock status is instantly synced, so locking a note on your iPhone means it stays protected on your iPad too. If any of your devices don’t have Touch ID/Face ID set up, we will ask for the one-time password instead.
Can I change my password?
Of course. You can manage your password under Settings -> Security -> Change Password. Note that it might take several moments for this to take effect on other devices.
I’m having trouble using Touch/Face ID
Make sure you have allowed Noted to access ‘Touch/Face ID’ in your iOS settings. You can find this by going to Settings -> Noted -> ‘Allow Noted to Access’. By enabling, the app will use this method instead of the password, unless manually disabled.